Loves & Passions
To see individuals, couples and families to be and become all that God intended.
Life changing moment
In 1982, during a bout with cancer, I learned that God truly has all things in
control and that He cares even when we doubt that He does.
Favorite Bible story
When Christ renamed Simon and called him Peter, i.e.; “Rock.” Christ views us in
terms of our potential and doesn’t over focus on our weaknesses and limitation.
What I want my legacy to be
I desire to raise up godly generations within my own family.
Person who had a significant impact on my life
Dr John F. Gates, Chairman of the Philosophy department at Crown College. He believed in me and inspired me to
wholeheartedly pursue knowledge and wisdom.
People would be surprised to know that…
I sold books door-to-door during college and seminary during the summers in Mississippi, Delaware, and Arkansas.
I am married to Lin. We have two daughters, Stephanie and Lindsay, and three grandchildren – Ella, Jonah and
M.Div. – Bethel Theological Seminary ABD, D.Min. – Colgate Rochester Divinity School Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Clinical Member, The American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy