Education: I have a B.A. in Physical Education and English from Marshall University
I also have an M.Div. from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas
I am working on a D.Min. from Trinity Theological Seminary in Newburgh, Indiana
Sermon or series that made a difference: Preaching through the following books:
Preaching a series on "the Glory that Follows".
Teaching on "Suffering in the life of the believer".
Family: I am married and have 3 grown children and 4 grandchildren
Best advice given to me about preaching: "Share Christ in the power of the Holy Spirit and leave the results to God."
Books that have had an impact: "The Cost of Discipleship" - Deitrich Bonehoeffer
"Dark Night of the Soul" - St. John of the Cross"
Madame Guyon’s writings
The Divine Romance - Gene Edwards
Writings of T. Austin Sparks
G. Campbell Morgan
Hobbies: I like to play golf, work out at the gymn and hunt for wild game. I like to spend time with my family and love on my grandchildren.
Something funny that happened while preaching: I once preached an entire sermon with a pencil behind my ear while my wife tried to signal me that it was there.