Training and Experience: I successfully completed the three year Spiritual Directiors Institute, in 2001 at the Mercy Center. I have been practicing retreat and individual direction for 17 years. I’ve served in Pastoral ministry in Independent Bible, Baptist, Congregational, Non-denominational, Evangelical Free, congregations for the past 48 years. I‘ve served as Adjunct Staff –men’s spirituality program Mercy Center for the past 4 years.
Denominational Affiliation: Inter-Denominational
Specialties: My wife Charlotte, and I co-direct Eagle’s Wings Ministries, providing spiritual practices and support for transformative living. We specialize in Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius, and contemplative retreats, for pastors, lay-leaders and seekers. We provide retreats for churches – leadership, young adult, youth, all-church. I also work with men at Mercy Center and in one-on-one direction.
Style of direction: I use the contemplative model of direction, assisting the directee in listening for the movements of the Spirit and discern the movements of their own hearts.
Personal Information: I am married to Charlotte. We have two adult daughters with 4 grandchildren, who live much too far away. I love sports, exploring, outdoors, exotic cars, movies, antiquing and good food. I am actively engaged in my own formation and sees monthly his own spiritual director, and therapist as well as participating in workshops, pilgrimages, retreats to support my spiritual work toward greater wholeness and freedom.