Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
D.Min. Ministry Liberty Theological Seminary 2015
M.S. Strategic Studies Air University 2004
M.A. Religion Liberty Theological Seminary 1996
M.Div. Divinity Liberty University 2007
B.S. Aeronautical Engineering United States Air Force Academy 1985

Air War College, Maxwell AFB, AL
Canadian Forces College, Intermediate Service School, Toronto, ON
Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, AL
Safety Officer School, University of Southern California, CA
JPME Phase II, Joint Forces Staff College, VA
Joint Command and Control Course, Hurlburt Field, FL
Standardization and Evaluation Pilot, F-15E
Instructor Pilot, A-10A and F-15E
Mission Commander
Joint War Planner
Free Fall Parachuting, USAF Academy
Sailplane, USAF Academy

Private Ground
Instrument Ground
Commercial (Single-engine) Ground
Advanced (Multi-engine) Commercial Ground
Flight Instructor Ground
Private/Instrument/Commercial/Instructor Flight
Airplane Aerodynamics
Advanced Aerodynamics
Aviation Safety
Introduction to Unmanned Aerial Systems
Unmanned Aerial System Designs and Applications
Small UAS Operations
Medium UAS Operations
Leadership in Aviation
Gas Turbine Systems
Aviation Physiology
Airline Prep

God's Word

Small Arms Training, USAF Academy
F-15E Formal Training Unit, United States Air Force
A-10A and F-15E Mission Ready/Flight Lead/Mission Commander/Instructor Flight Training, United States Air Force
Liberty University, School of Aeronautics, Associate Dean and Professor 2010-2015
San Diego Christian College, Department of Aviation, Director and Professor 2015-2018

"Who Pushes the Pickle Button?", Center for Strategy and Technology, Air War College, Air University 2004.

"Netted Bugs and Bombs: Implications for 2010" BiblioGov (12 September 2012) ISBN-10 : 1249354323 ISBN-13 : 978-1249354321.

"Flight Lead: The Mission of A Father and Husband" (2015). Doctoral Dissertations and Projects. 1041.

Pastor, Shadow Mountain Community Church, Encinitas Campus, El Cajon, CA
Lay Pastor, The Grove Community Church, Riverside, CA
Small Group Leader and mentor
Bible Study leader of "The Prop" which is a college age bible study in our home
Sunday School teacher

Vice Chair Board, Mission Safety International
Board Member, International Association of Missionary Aviation
FAA Safety Team member and presenter
Delivery of meals for the needy
Missionary Aviation Leadership Summit founder and facilitator

Married 33 years to my best friend and love of my life
Blessed with seven children
Hobbies are whatever my kids are doing or involved in

Ephesians 2:8-9 For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast.

All academic studies are ultimately a study of God. He is the author and center of every discipline: science, mathematics, history, language, etc.

We are a finite mind attempting to understand an infinite mind.