Born December 4, 1964, in Louisiana, Missouri.
Born again, September 17, 1972, (John 3:3), at Calvary Baptist Church in Bowling Green, Missouri.
Called to the ministry, as a junior in high school, (Matt. 4:19).
Married Julie M. Stuerman on August 20, 1983.
Graduated from Fairhaven Baptist College in May of 1987 with a B.A. in Pastoral Theo;ogy.
Moved to Jefferson City, Missouri, in September 1987 and began evangelistic work, to start a church. Held the first service of Old Paths Baptist Church, on October 11, 1987. Old Paths Baptist Church was formally chartered and organized in the fall of 1988. In the spring of 1989, the church moved to their own property and began an extensive building program.
Daughter, Tiffany, was born February 25, 1994.
Oversaw the LORD's work at Old Paths Baptist Church, from its' beginnings in a meeting room at the local Best Western Motel, to the completion of a new church building on its' own property, resigning as Pastor in June 1998, as the LORD led.
In July of 1998, moved back to Chesterton, Indiana, to serve as Dean of Students at Fairhaven Baptist College, until August of 2005.
Came to Anchor Baptist Church in August of 2005, to serve as the Assistant Pastor.
Ministry experiences include; King's Kids helper, Elementary boys Sunday School teacher, Bus ministry, Nursing home ministry, Jail and Prison ministry, Children's church, Assistant pastor, Youth pastor, Senior pastor, Church planter, Camp Director, Camp evangelist and President of a youth fellowship.