Background: Born September 26, 1951. Raised in Indiana.
Mother was a homemaker, father in heavy construction work.
Ordained in 1973 at Calvary Baptist in Evansville, Indiana. Also served
churches in Virginia, Florida, North Carolina and Texas. Served in many
positions of church leadership.
Education: Bachelor of arts, Indiana University. Master of
divinity and doctor of ministry degrees from Southwestern Seminary. Post
graduate work in England at Oxford's Regent College studying the history of
revival and Great Awakenings.
First Job: Vocational evangelism.
Biggest Challenge: Developing a high-performance team.
Long-Range Goal: To glorify God by cultivating a biblical
lifestyle (Titus 2:11-12) by fulfilling and completing the work God has given
me to do (1 John 17:1-4).
Likes Most About Job: Stretching people in vision and
seeing God shape a team to impact North America with the gospel.
Likes Least: Unending meetings.
Favorite Scriptures: "For I know the plans I have for you,
declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you
hope and a future." (Jeremiah 29:11)
"I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel
you and watch over you." (Psalm 32:8 NIV)
Hobbies: Golf, hiking, reading.
If I Could Change One Thing In My Life: I would have 48
hours in every day instead of 24.
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