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I am a Christ-follower devoted to developing leaders after God's heart.


I earned a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Chapman University (1979), an M.Div. from Bethel Seminary in San Diego (1983), a D.Min. in Church Leadership from Bethel (1997), and an Ed.D. in Instructional Technology and Distance Education (2001) from Nova Southeastern University. I also completed post-graduate studies at Harvard Graduate School of Education (2003).

My previous experience includes ten years in the defense industry and commercial business and over fourteen years in various ministry positions. He has held positions as a Principal Analyst for Analysis & Technology, Inc., Senior Project Engineer for Hughes Aircraft Company, Unit Manager for General Electric, and General Manager for Burdick Companies. In my most recent position I served as the Director of Strategy for Online Education for Bethel University and as Vice President of Operations and Strategic Initiatives. In ministry he has been a Deacon, Elder, Ministry Director, Associate Pastor, and Executive Pastor. I completed 29 years of active and reserve duty in enlisted and officer ranks in the U.S. Navy.

I serve as a consultant and teacher in the areas of leadership formation and development, spiritual and personal formation, legacy, organizational systems, and small group dynamics. I have taught in many schools, churches, and organizations.

I am the President and Founder of Heart of a Warrior Ministries, a ministry dedicated to helping men live lives of integrity and honor under the authority of God.

My wife and I have been married for 41 years. Our daughter and her husband have given us 6 wonderful grandchildren. They are the joy of our life.


travel, history, movies, reading, writing, technology, exercising, weblogs, leadership, spiritual formation, ipodding, men's ministry, spending time with my wife and our grandkids.