Bachelors, Bishop College, 1979. Masters, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, 1981. Doctor of Divinity (honorary), Bethany Theological Seminary, 1987.
Doctor of Ministry, Triune Bible College and Seminary, 1990.
Youth minister, Prosperity Baptist Church, Los Angeles, 1975-1976; minister of evangelism, Concord Baptist Church, Dallas, 1977-1979; associate minister, Control Baptist Church, Pittsburgh, 1979-1981; senior pastor, Morning Star Baptist Church, Portland, Oregon, 1982-1991; senior pastor, Macedonia Baptist Church, Pomona, California, since 1991.
Executive board directors National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Pomona, 1994. Invitee White House Inauguration, 1988. Member National Baptist Convention American (board directors since 1982), San Gabriel Valley Baptist Association of Pomona California and Vicinity, Inc.
(founder, executive director since 1991).
Married Esther Ann Craven, October 1, 1988. 1 child, Kimberly Josephine.