Professor of Youth Ministry/Practical Theology; Haggard School of Theology, Azusa Pacific University: 2003 – 2007.
Executive Board of The International Association for the Study of Youth Ministry (IASYM) 2001-2004
Chairman; Graduate Studies in Youth Ministries; Northern Baptist Theological Seminary, Lombard, Il.; 2000- 2003; Presently serve as Visiting Lecturer in Youth Ministry.
Chairman; Department Youth Ministries/Adolescent Studies; Judson College, Elgin, Il.; 1992-2002
Founder & Director; International Center for Ministry to Adolescents (ICMA); Elgin, Il.; 1997- 2002.
Executive Board of North American Association of Youth Ministry Educators (YME) 1999-2001, Chair of the Board, 2001. Chair of the YME National Conference held in Oct. 2001; Theme: “Teaching Youth Ministry in the Midst of Change”.
Lecturer in Youth Ministry/Counseling; Trinity International University Graduate School, Deerfield, Il.; 1992 -1995.
Psychotherapist with specialties in Adolescent development and disorders, and gender and sexual dysfunction; Center for Counseling and Psychotherapy, Hoffman Estates and Barrington, Il.; 1991 – 2000. Hospital staff privileges at Alexian Brothers Medical Center, Elk Grove, Il. with Living Hope Services, 1991 – 1993.
Director of Adolescent Care Ministries; Student Ministries Youth Specialist; Willow Creek Community Church, South Barrington, Il., 1992 – 1994.
Pastor in Charge of Student Ministries; Trinity Bible Church, Phoenix, Az. 1987 – 1992.
Minister to Youth; Calvary Memorial Church, Oak Park, Il. 1981 – 1987.
Minister to Youth; Homewood Baptist Church, Homewood, Il. 1979 – 1980.
Minister to Youth; Salem Baptist Church, Orland Park, Il. 1987 – 1979.