Founder and president of the Genesis Proclaimed Association, a ministry dedicated to finding harmony in the Bible, science, and history. He earned a B.S. from the University of Missouri and a Master's degree in theology from Evangel Theological Seminary in Virginia. Under the pen name "Dick Fischer" he has been published in The Washington Post, Perspectives on Science and Christian Faith, Cosmic Pursuit, and Teachers of Vision. He is an active member of the American Scientific Affiliation, Alliance for Science, Interdisciplinary Biblical Research Institute, and the Christian Educators Association International.