Hometown: Born and raised in Grandfield, Oklahoma
Immediate Family: Wife, Joy; 2 sons, Ben & Jordan; 2 daughters, Meredith & Beth. 5 grandchildren.
Education: B/S Degree Finance, Oklahoma State University. Master of Divinity/ Doctoral Studies, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Doctor of Ministry, Andersonville Theological Seminary.
Years in Ministry: Forty-two. Pastor of five churches. Served with North American Mission Board for over five years.
Life Verse: Joshua 1: 9, "Have I not commanded you? Be strong and of good courage: do not be afraid, nor be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go."
Odd Hobby: Reading about Native American life in Frontier America.
Favorite Food: Probably Mexican with a good hamburger a close second.
One Great Passion: Preaching the Gospel and being a pastor.