is a native of Charleston, South Carolina. He holds degrees from Mars Hill
College, Wake Forest University and
Southeastern Seminary. He became
Board Certified with the Association of Professional Chaplains upon completion
of studies at
Hospital, NC Baptist School of Pastoral Care and the Patrick B. Harris Hospital.
He served as pastor for seventeen years before becoming the first full time
chaplain at Harris Regional Hospital in Sylva, NC. Since his retirement from
the hospital in 2000, he has served as interim pastor in six churches. He is
author of the book, "Laughter Was God's Idea" csabooks.com
as a preferred Wedding Officiant for the world-renowned Biltmore Estate, the
number one wedding destination in the Asheville and Western NC area, as well as
a preferred Wedding Officiant on the vendor list for dozens of other wedding
venues in the area.