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BIRTH: Boston, MA December 26, 1933


North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC (M.Ed. 1990)
Berkeley Divinity School at Yale, New Haven, CT (M.Div. 1959)
Yale College, New Haven, CT (A.B. 1956)


Deacon: June 11, 1959, The Rt. Rev. Walter H. Gray, Episcopal Diocese of CT​

Priest: March 15, 1960, The Rt. Rev. John Esquirol, Episcopal Diocese of CT​


2014-      Acting Priest-in-Charge, St. James' Episcopal Church, Livingston, AL

2009-14  Retired
2005-08  Priest-in-Charge, St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Greensboro, AL
2003-05 Retired

1994-     Priest-in-Charge, St. Alban's Episcopal Church, Gainesville, AL
1994-2003 Rector, St. James' Episcopal Church, Livingston, AL
1989-93 Math Instructor, Cape Fear Academy, Wilmington, NC
1988-89 Math/Computer Ed. Coordinator, Hale High School/St. Timothy's School, Raleigh, NC
1986-88 Principal, St. Timothy's School, Raleigh, NC
1985-86 Self-employed computer education consultant & programmer
1981-85 Math & Computer Science Instructor, Danvers High School, Danvers, MA
1969-81 Asst. Headmaster and Science/Math Master, Tower School, Marblehead, MA
1966-69 English & Humanities Master/Chaplain, Watkinson School, Hartford, CT
1961-66 Rector, St. John's Episcopal Church, Sandy Hook, CT
1959-61 Curate, Trinity Episcopal Church, Torrington, CT​


2001-06 Assistant Professor of Statistics, University of West Alabama, Livingston, AL
1994-00 Math Instructor, University of West Alabama, Livingston, AL
1986-89 Assistant to the Rector, St. Timothy's Episcopal Church, Raleigh, NC
1969-86 Assistant to the Rector, St. Michael's Episcopal Church, Marblehead, MA
1970, 73-79 Camp Director, Indian Pond Scout Reservation, Piermont, NH
1966-69 Assistant Camp Director, Camp Pomperaug, B.S.A., Union, CT
1966-69 Assistant to the Rector, St. Michael's Episcopal Church, Litchfield, CT


2018-19, Grand Prelate, Grand Commandery of Knights Templar, York Rite Masons of Alabama

2008-09, 2012-13, 2018-19, Illust. Grand Chaplain, Grand Council of R.S.M., York Rite Masons of Alabama

2005-06, 2010-11, R.W. Grand Chaplain, Grand Lodge of Alabama, F.&A.M.
1994-2011, Asst. Scoutmaster, Troop 9, B.S.A., Livingston, AL
1989-94 Sometime Assistant to the Rector, St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Wilmington, NC
1989-90 Member At Large, Cape Fear Council (Wilmington, NC), B.S.A.
1986-89 Commissioner, Occoneechee Council (Raleigh, NC), B.S.A.
1986 Acting President, North Bay Council (Peabody, MA), B.S.A.
1982-86 Vice President, North Bay Council, B.S.A.
1978-86 Council Representative to National Council, B.S.A.
1978-82 Council Commissioner, North Bay Council, B.S.A.
1971-72 Adult Leader Training Staff, Gilwell Park Int'l Scout Training Centre, London, England
1962-66 Director, Diocesan Young People's Fellowship, Diocese of Connecticut
1962-65 Chaplain, Fairfield Hills Hospital (Mentally Disturbed), Newtown, CT
1961-66 Conference Director, Camp Washington, Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut
1957-78 Boy Scouts of America: various positions on Unit and Council levels​

HONORS: Doctor of Humane Letters, University of West Alabama; Pillar of West Alabama (West Alabama Community Foundation); Phi Kappa Phi (academic honor); Kappa Mu Epsilon (mathematics honor); Silver Beaver, St. George Award, Vigil Honor (B.S.A.); Knight Companion of the Red Cross of Constantine, (York RiteFreemasonry); Knight of the Royal Order of Scotland (York Rite Freemasonry); Knight Commander of the Court of Honor (Scottish Rite Freemasonry); Inspector General Honorary of the 33º (Scottish Rite Freemasonry); Knight Priest of the Jerusalem Tabernacle XXXII, HRAKTP (York Rite Freemasonry); Knitht Commander of the Temple (York Rite Freemasonry);  Cryptic Mason of the Year (2019, Grand York Rite of Alabama).

ACTIVE MEMBERSHIPS: Freemasonry, American Mensa, Ltd., Intertel

HOBBIES AND OTHER INTERESTS: Writing, ancient history.

PUBLICATIONS: The Many Faces of Faith, Eerdmans, 2001; The Uttermost Part of the Earth, Eerdmans, 2005; All the People in the Bible: An A-Z Guide to the Saints, Scoundrels and Other Characters in Scripture, Eerdmans, 2008​; All the Places in the Bible, XLibris, 2013.



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