Bachelor, Azusa Pacific University, 1955. Master of Divinity, Fuller Theological Seminary, 1960. Master of Theology, Princeton Theological Seminary, 1961.
Doctor of Ministry, San Francisco Theological Seminary, 1982.
Assistant pastor Park St. Church, Boston, 1961-1964. Pastor 1st Covenant Church, Los Angeles, 1964-1969, Whitworth Presbyterian Church, Spokane, Washington, 1969-1974, University Place Presbyterian Church, Tacoma, 1974-1980, Fletcher Hills Presbyterian Church, El Cajon, California, 1980-1986, Valley Presbyterian Church, Paradise Valley, Arizona, since 1986. Adjunct professor Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, since 1987.
Moderator Presbytery of San Diego, 1984.
Trustee San Francisco Theological Seminary, San Anselmo, California, 1988-1998, Princeton (New Jersey) Theological Seminary, since 1998.
Married Carol Ann Erickson, June 26, 1954. Children: Sharon Becker, Alicia Roma, Tamara Callahan.