- Born & raised in North Dakota
- Graduate of Sioux Falls (SD) Seminary M.Div.
- Started ministry at Temple Baptist in January, 1998
- Family: Married to Linda since 1977, 3 adult children, 4 grandchildren
- Enjoys golf and reading
Favorite Quote: “If the highest aim of a captain were to preserve his ship, he would keep it in port forever.”
Favorite Verse: Philippians 3:12 “Not that I have already obtained this or am already perfect, but I press on to make it my own, because Christ Jesus has made me His own.”