B.A. Philosophy, University of Arkansas
Master of Divinity w/Languages, Theology - New Orleans Baptist
Doctorate of Theology - Andersonville Theological Seminary (Dissertation in Progress)
was ordained May 31, 1981 by Bethel Missionary Baptist Church in Bentonville, AR and has served 34 years in pastoral/teacher
and music ministries for churches in Arkansas, Missouri and Mississippi. His experience also includes substitute teaching
as the elementary and secondary levels, martial arts instructor, drama ministries in cast and management and as a Hospice
Chaplain. He is present the senior pastor for First Baptist Church Centerview. He has 5 grown children and 6
In his spare time he enjoys reading, singing and playing several instruments, and
woodworking. He has a commercial pilot's license and is certified deep water in SCUBA.
Acts 17:11 These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of mnd,
and searched the scriptures daily, whether those things were so."
Teaching Statement: My
desire is to awaken fresh insight and hunger within the student for God's Word; to encourage them to search the scriptures
for themselves; and finally, to provide them with the necessary basic tools to properly interpret and apply the Bible
to their daily lives.