I attended Western Baptist Bible College, (now Corban University) where I earned a BA in Bible. Then I attended San Francisco Conservative Baptist Seminary earning a Bachelor of Divinity in Theology. I also attended Western Conservative Baptist Seminary receiving a Master of Divinity in Christian Education. I have served as Youth Pastor and Christian Education Director in three churches and attended Shasta College, earning an AA degree in Computer Science. I have worked in various capacities in Grace Baptist Church and Liberty Christian Schools since moving to Redding in 1982. At Liberty I have taught Bible, Geography, Consumer Math, Driver's Ed, Choir, and Drama classes, but mainly taught Typing, Computer Applications, and Accounting classes.