Bill grew up in a small town in Wyoming. He married Nancy in 1967 and graduated from the University of Wyoming in 1968 with a BS in accounting. Nancy and Bill moved to Dallas, Texas where Bill graduated with a ThM from Dallas Theological Seminary, and Nancy graduated with a BS in Nursing. They moved to Seattle where Bill served in the accounting department of CRISTA Ministries for 39 years. He has gone to CRISTA missions projects in Africa and Asia and Haiti. Bill and Nancy have two grown children and four grandchildren and have been happily serving the Lord at ACC since 1972.