June, 2008: Ordained Elder in The United Methodist Church and received as full member of the North Texas Conference of The United Methodist Church
December, 2004: Awarded Doctor of Ministry Degree, Perkins School of Theology. Dissertation project topic: An Evaluation of the Pastoral and Evangelistic Impact of a Multi-Media Enhanced Worship Service for the Single Adult Ministry at Lovers Lane UMC, Dallas, TX.
1999-2000: Auburn Theological Seminary, NYC, New York: Colleague Program for Directors of Theological Continuing Education.
1988-1995: Dallas Theological Seminary, Dallas, TX: Master of Theology/Christian Education. Graduated Magna Cum Laude, recipient of Mary T. Seume Award; twice named (1991, 1992) in Who’s Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities.
1967-1971: Rice University, Houston, TX: B.A./Anthropology.