• Bachelor of Arts in Communications with Journalism emphasis from California State University at Fullerton.
  • Master of Theology (Th.M.) in Pastoral Ministries from Dallas Theological Seminary
  • 28 years as pastor of Northgate & Risen King Community Church in Reno and Sparks, Nevada
  • 6 years as associate & managing editor of Young Ambassador magazine for Back to the Bible Broadcast in Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Husband of Jeanie, who is first grade teacher at Esther Bennett Elementary School in Sun Valley, Nevada.  She also holds a Master of Arts in Biblical Studies from Dallas Seminary and a Masters in Special Education as well as B.A. in Education from University of Nebraska in Lincoln, NE.
  • Have three adult daughters, Abby, Annie and Amanda.  Amanda is married to Brandon.  All still are members and attend at Risen King.
  • Hobbies:  Love to fish, especially trophy trout fishing.  Enjoys hiking and reading.
  • Author of “The Jesus Deception:  Which Jesus Deserves Your Allegiance”—still looking for a publisher.
  • Available for speaking engagements —Bible conferences, etc.