- Ph.D. Religion, Baylor University (1993)
- M.A. Biblical Studies, Assemblies of God Theological Seminary (1978)
- B.S. Mathematical Sciences, Penn State University (1975)
- Professor of Greek and New Testament, Southwestern A/G University (2007-pres.)
- Professor of Greek and New Testament, Central Bible College (1996-2007)
- Associate Pastor, Oak Cliff Assembly of God, (1994-1995)
- Adjunct Professor of Greek, Southwestern Assemblies of God University (1990-1995)
- Seminar Speaker (1991-1995)
- Graduate Assistant, Baylor University (1987-1988)
- Lecturer in Biblical Studies, Valley Forge Christian College (1983-1986)
- Math Teacher, Central Dauphin School District (1982-1983)
- School Administrator, Calvary Christian School (1980-1982)
- Lecturer in Bible and Theology, Continental Theological Seminary (1978-1980)
- Ministerial Credentials: Assemblies of God (1981-Present)
- Professional Memberships: Evangelical Theological Society
- Society for Pentecostal Studies
- Society of Biblical Literature
- Messiah (passion play) The Oaks Fellowship Dallas, TX. Easter 1994, 1995. Principal Role: Jesus.
- Messiah (passion play) Crossroads of Life Dallas, TX. Easter 1996, 1997. Principal Role: Jesus.
- Joseph of Arimathea in various churches and universities since 2006. Writer, director, principal actor.
- Grace in Galatia in various churches and universities since 2004. Writer, director, principal actor.
- Selections from Shakespeare mostly in college and university settings.
- Wife, Maja Starner
- Two children, Kali and Kaleb