Bachelor magna cum laude, Wichita (Kansas) State University, 1984. Master of Arts, Wichita (Kansas) State University, 1986. Master of Divinity, Southern Methodist University, 1990.
Various positions, 1st United Methodist Church, Wichita, 1979-1984;
associate pastor, 1st United Methodist Church, Wichita, 1988-1991;
pastor, St. Peter's United Methodist Church, Topeka, 1991-1994;
pastor, Grantville United Methodist Church, Topeka, 1991-1997;
graduate teaching assistant, U. Kansas, since 1997. Graduate teaching assistant Wichita State University, 1984-1986, U. Kansas, since 1997. Associate dir single adult ministry 1st United Methodist Church, Dallas, 1987-1988.
Chaplain Hospital Corporation of America Wesley Medical Center, Wichita, 1988-1989.
Active Big Brothers/Big Sisters American, Wichita, 1979-1986. Board directors Bread of Life Walk to Emmaus, Wichita, 1988-1991. Member National Communications Association, Speech Communications Association, Alban Institute.
Married Kim Annette Jackson, September 15, 1984.