I. Personal Background
- Raised in Parkersburg, WV; a member of the Camden Avenue church of Christ.
- Married the former Diane Petty, August 2, 1975.
- Children: Jennifer and Justin
- Two grandsons, Emmett and Evers Burton.
II. Educational Background
- Parkersburg High School, 1971; A.A. degree from Ohio Valley College—1973; B.A. degree in Bible from Harding University—1975; M. A. degree from Alabama Christian School of Religion (now Amridge University), Montgomery, Alabama—1984; Post-Masters work at Amridge University—2007–2015
III. Work Experience
- Preached for the following congregations: Cairo, WV; Eight Mile Ridge, Reader, WV; Hillview Terrace, Moundsville, WV; South Thornton Street, Piggott, AR; Willow Avenue, Cookeville, TN; College and North, Mountain Home, AR.
IV. Mission Experience
- “Project Italy”—1971 and 1972; Guyana and Suriname, South America—1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, and 1992; India—1996, 1999, 2003, and 2005.