- Membership in
the California Bar Association
- California Real
Estate Broker's license
as a Family Law Specialist
as a Real Estate Investment Specialist
as a Real Estate Management Specialist
as a Mediator and Arbitrator
- California Lifetime
Leadership and Management Training
- Financial Management
Certification from the Christian Management Association
- Numerous non-profit
management institutes including Christian Management Association,
Georgetown University; the Organizational Management Institute (Washington,
D.C.) and the Institute for Successful Church Leadership.
across the United States and abroad
- Executive, Legal
and Church Conferences in Moscow, Singapore, Johannesburg, Israel,
India, Indonesia, Panama, Jamaica, Canada, the United Kingdom and
throughout Latin America.
- Mission trips
throughout the world.
Administration: Since the Spring of 1991,
involved in Church, Denomination and Para-Church Administration including:
- Serving as the
Director of Corporate Services/General Counsel for Campus Crusade
for Christ (1991-1993)
- Organizing and
directing Campus Crusade's Legal Ministry International
- Served as General
Counsel to the Administrative Team of Crystal Cathedral (1992-1993)
- Serving heavily
in various ministries within the church, including the Men's Ministry,
Care Ministry (establishing the Alzheimer's/Dementia Ministry)
and serving as part of the Ministry Team. Currently, serving as the
Lead Pastor for the Sunday evening service.
- Serving as General
Counsel and Assistant to the Executive Director of Churches Uniting
in Global Mission (CUGM)
- Served as Chairman
of the Reformed Church in America Classis Financial Committee
- Served as Classis
Administrator for the Reformed Churches in Southern California
- Served on the
RCA Commission on Judicial Business and the Commission on Church Unity
as a Minister in the Reformed Church of America.
Attorney at Law:
Admitted to practice in California and before the U.S. District Court
in 1965, and before the U.S. Supreme Court in 1993. Have served as
- Executive Director
of the Grandparents Rights Center
- General Counsel
to the Crystal Cathedral
- General Counsel
and Director of Property Management for Campus Crusade for Christ
- General Counsel
to Churches Uniting in Global Mission (CUGM)
- Classis Administrator/Stated
Clerk for the Classis of California-Reformed Church in America
- Note: Currently
serving as consultant and conciliator to churches and religious non-profit corporations
under the auspices of "TheChurchCounsel.com"
- Associate Professor
of Business and Real Estate Law, California State University (1965-1986);
Lecturer in Religious Studies, California State University (2010).
- Adjunct Professor
at Simon Greenleaf (now Trinity) University (1994 - Present) - specializing
in Apologetics and courses relating to the teachings of Francis Schaffer
and C.S. Lewis.
- Teacher in the
MAT (Ministry Associates Training) Program of
the Reformed Church in America.
- Instructor at
California Graduate School of Theology.
Judge Pro Tem/Mediator:
- Service on the
American Arbitration Panel 1965-1985
- Arbitrator and
Judge Pro Tem for the Los Angeles County Superior Court
Certified Conciliator with the Institute of Christian Conciliation,
serving as mediator and/or arbitrator.
- Founder and Executive
Director of the Legal Ministry International, a ministry of Campus
Crusade for Christ.
- University Advisory
Board for California State University (C.S.U.L.B.)
for six years
- Business Advisory
Board for Long Beach City College
- West Coast Advisory
Board for Grace Theological Seminary
- Alumni Association
President at C.S.U.L.B. for two terms
- Director of
C.S.U.L.B' s Law Alumni Affairs for six years
- General Counsel/Vice
Chairman, Board of Trustees to Simon Greenleaf
(now Trinity) University for five years.
- Named Alumnus Of The Year,
California State University Long Beach School of Liberal Art.
PROFESSIONAL, AND CHURCH RELATED ACTIVITIES
- California Bar
Association: Long Beach Barrister President, Board of Governors (six
- Chamber of Commerce:
President-Seal Beach, California (two terms)
- Long Beach Chamber
of Commerce Board of Directors (two years)
- Chamber of Commerce
Business Person of the Year in 1987
- Kiwanis International:
Club President, Lt. Governor, Kiwanian of the Year
- Who's Who Biographical
Listings: Who's Who in California; Who's Who in the West, International
Who's Who in Community Services and Who's Who of American Lawyers
- Various voluntary
positions within the Alzheimer's Association.
- U.S.C. Law Journal
- Christian Legal
Society Quarterly (U.S.A.)
- Christian Law
- Lawyers Christian
Fellowship Journal (Great Britain)
- the Forum (Moscow).
Church Affiliation: Ordained Minister (Reformed Church in America).
Have served as General Counsel to the Crystal Cathedral (R.C.A.) and have served as
Classis Administrator/Stated Clerk and Chairman of the Financial Review
Committee for the Southern California Reformed Churches in America.
Previously served as the Executive
Pastor for Crystal Cathedral Ministries and Shepherd's Grove Church, as well as serving on the local and international
Crystal Cathedral Ministries Board of Directors. Other services include, adjunct Chaplain
for the Department of Veteran Affairs (USV#14987), as Counsel
for the RCA Classis of California, the R.C.A. Commission on Judicial
Business, and the R.C.A. Commission on Church Unity. Have also served as Chaplain/Major
in the California State Military Reserve. Currently holds the status of
'Pastor Emeritus' at Shepherd Groves Church in Southern California.
Dr. Steve Douglass,
President (Campus Crusade For Christ)
Dr. Luder Whitlock, President (Reformed Theological Seminary)
Dr. Homer Kent, Jr., President Emeritus (Grace Theological Seminary)
Samuel Casey, Executive Director of Advocates International
Rev.Robert (Bobby) Schuller III (Crystal Cathedral Ministry)
Telephone: (714) 658-2519
Fax (714) 538-8680
P.O. Box 2817, Orange, California, 92859
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