I was born in Weatherford, TX on January 20, 1952. I was licensed into the Gospel Ministry in January of 1971 and ordained in April of 1976. I served as a youth director for 6 years and have now been serving as a pastor for 42 years. I have been the pastor of First Baptist Church of Clairemont since September 2000. I have served as a trustee with the International Mission Board, an executive board member with the California Southern Baptist Convention, and now the team leader of the Credential Committee of San Diego Southern Baptist Association.