B.C. Ed. – St. Louis Christian College (Education and Christian Ministries)
M.Div. – Lincoln Christian Seminary (Pastoral Care & Counseling, Church History)
M.A. Webster College (Counseling)
D.Min. (ABD) Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
Additional Schools Attended
Moody Bible Institute
University of Arizona
Southwest Missouri State University
U.S. Army Provost Marshal General School
Preaching – Since 1958. Ministries include:
Rock Port Christian Church/New Hartford Christian Church, Illinois
First Christian Church, Waynesville, Missouri
Fisher Church of Christ, Illinois
Mountain View Church of Christ, Tucson, Arizona
New Galilee Christian Church, Winfield, Missouri
Philadelphia Christian Church, Philadelphia, Missouri
Chaplain – John Knox Village of the Ozarks (1975-1980)
Board of Directors (past) – Arizona Evangelizing Associations
Board of Directors (past) – Missouri Operation for Vigorous Evangelism
Certified Family Life Educator: The National Council on Family Relations
Charter Member: American Association of Christian Counselors
Professor – CCCB since 1980
Dean of Students – CCCB (1981-2006)
Vice President of Student Life – CCCB (Fall 1981 – 2006)
Two years in U.S. Arny Military Police (20 months in Camp Zama, Japan)
One Year Active Reserve
Farmed until 1955
Married to Shirley Brannin, May 2, 1958.
Accepted Christ 1955.
Raised in rural areas, mostly in IL.
Born April 8, 1935.
Two children, three grandsons, two granddaughters.
Listed in Who’s Who in America