Education

  • Ph.D. in Youth Concentration/Foundations, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
    • Dissertation: A Study of the Difference in Faith Maturity Scale Scores Between Adolescents Who Do and Do Not Listen to Contemporary Christian Music
  • M.A.R.E.in Youth Concentration/Foundations, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • B.A. in Social Studies Education/English, Louisiana Tech University

Selected Publications

  • Contributing author to 'The Educational Ministry of the Church,' Second Edition
  • 'Collegiate BACE and Mentoring,' Baptist Association of Christian Educators
  • 'Does Contemporary Christian Music Make a Difference?' Youth Ministry Update
  • Contributing author to the Student Discipleship Training Network

Related Experience

  • 32 years of Christian Education and Ministry Experience
  • Served in nine churches in Louisiana, Texas and Missouri

Professional Organizations

  • Association of Ministry Guidance Professionals (AMGP)
  • Baptist Association of Christian Educators (BACE)
  • Association of Youth Ministry Educators (AYME)
  • Association of Institutional Research (AIR)
  • Faculty Senate, SBU
    • President-Elect, President - Twice, and Past-President - Twice

Honors and Awards

  • 2005 Faculty Newcomer of the Year at SBU
  • Who's Who Among America's Teachers, 2005/2006
  • Faculty of the Year from Student Government Association, SBU, 2008
  • Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America, 1988

Church/Community Service

  • Attends Hopewell Baptist Church
  • Faculty Sponsor of SBU BACE
  • Mission Trip Leader for Team Thailand, SBU
  • Interim and Pulpit Supply