Bachelor, Oral Roberts University, Tulsa, Oklahoma, 1981. Master of Arts, Abilene Christian University, Texas, 1988. Doctor of Philosophy, Whitefield Theological Seminary, Lakeland, Florida, 1999.
Pastor Fountain Gate Church, Abilene, 1981—1991, Belmont Church, Nashville, 1991—2002. Director Mansfield Group, since 2002.
Married Beverly Darnall, January 20, 2007. Children: Jonathan Carter, Elizabeth Annual.