Born: Raleigh, NC
B.A. from Iowa State University in Journalism and Mass Communcations 1986
Mastor of Divinity in Christian Education from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary 1990
Family: Amy and I were married in 1993. Our daughter, Ashley, is married to Luis and works as a software engineer. Our son, Jared is finishing up college at Belmont University in Nashville, TN. He is a motion picture production major.
I love history (especially American), music (play piano, guitar, and bass. Trying to learn the drums), college football and basketball, and hanging out on our patio at night.
youth minister in Cassville, GA; collegiate minister intern at Virginia Commonwealth University, collegiate minister at Iowa State University, collegiate minister at Pacific Church of Irvine, CA, pastor at Pleasant Plains Baptist Church, Jackson TN, community chaplain in West Des Moines, IA (North American Mission Board), pastor Waukee Baptist Church (since January 2010)