1998-August 31, 2014, Central Baptist Church, Hobart, IN

Senior Pastor Served as administrator, preaching, teaching, counseling in a suburban church.

  • Preached expository messages weekly.
  • Ongoing development of outreach ministry, including two annual community-oriented activities: Hobart Community Cookout, and Community Christmas Carol
  • Led church back into state and national fellowships.
  • Elected chairman of local pastors’ fellowship and revitalized the program, gaining praise from peers.
  • Published in The Baptist Bulletin.
  • Led church to seasons of growth, development and optimism.

1989-1997, Sherwood Hills Baptist Church, Indianapolis, IN

Senior Pastor. Served church in preaching, leadership, and all administrative areas. Set and achieved goals. Spiritual as well as numerical growth achieved during tenure.

  • Preached expository messages weekly.
  • Construction of debt‑free building program.
  • Developed leadership-training program in the church.
  • Led a team to develop a missions policy that is used as a model in church programs.

1984-1989, Inland Manor Baptist Church, Hobart, IN

Senior Pastor

  • Led heavily indebted church to debt free status.
  • Began outreach ministries to community resulting in numerical growth.
  • Instituted a job fair in our disadvantaged community.


Master of Theology, Grace Theological Seminary, Winona Lake, Indiana

Bachelor of Religious Education, Baptist Bible College (now Clarks Summit University), Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania


Inland Manor Baptist Church, Gary, IN


Association of Certified Biblical Counselors

Evangelical Training Association

Evangelical Theological Society

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