My wife, Valerie, and I live in Kissimmee, Fl. Val and I have been married 33 years. We have four adult children and six grandchildren. Val is a medical records professional and I work in higher education. We both enjoy walking, hiking and camping. My other hobby is playing guitar-
I am currently serving as the Assistant Dean and as a Professor in the School of Congregational Ministry at Johnson University Florida. I teach courses related to the practice of ministry and biblical studies, such as the following:
Exegetical Methods for the English Bible
Foundamentals of the Christian Faith
Introduction to Pastoral Ministry
Biblical Teaching & Preaching
Leadership and Life in Ministry
Leading Established Churches
Foundations of Youth & Children’s Ministry
My Educational Background:
B.A., Biblical Studies/Teaching, Johnson University Florida;
B.A., Biblical Studies/History, Milligan College;
M.A., Biblical Studies/Old Testament & Hebrew, Cincinnati Christian University;
M.Ed., Instructional Computing, University of South Florida;
D.Min., Pastor Care, Lincoln Christian University.
I've served as an adjunct professor for Colorado Christian University (2 years) and Hope International University (2 years). I have 15 years of experience in church ministries, and worked 9 years in information management.
Before joining the staff and faculty at Johnson University Florida (2011), I served for 10 years as the Spiritual Development Minister at LifeBridge Christian Church in Longmont, CO.