Jerry graduated from Porterville High, and then from Pepperdine University. He continued his education at Sunset International Bible Institute in Lubbock, Tx. Jerry has been preaching and teaching for 50 years, from Texas to California, Hawaii, and Michigan. He also spent 15 years in Barnaul, Russia as a teacher and Director at the Barnaul Bible Institute. While preaching and teaching, he became a licensed California contractor and got a pilot’s license for small planes. Jerry’s interests include large gardening projects, song leading, and increasing his knowledge and use of computers for worship. He is an instructor at the yearly Texas Normal Singing School held in Abilene, Texas.