Skip was born in Washington, DC in 1958. He lived in suburban Washington until he was nine when his family moved to Annapolis, MD. He graduated in 1980 from Wheaton College with a degree in Bible. He met his wife Kathy late that summer and were married in August of 1981. They went north to Philadelphia where Skip earned his M. Div. at Westminster Seminary in 1985. He has served in PCA churches in Macon GA, Lexington KY and South Bend IN. He ministered for seven years at Arden Presbyterian where he had the title of Pastor of Children’s Ministries and Adult Education. He also serves as the Stated Clerk of Western Carolina Presbytery. God has blessed Kathy and Skip with three children all of whom have graduated from Covenant College. Matthew lives in Charlottesville, VA with his wife Shannon along with Jack (the best grandson ever); Brian in Chicago with his wife Nino; and Kelly in Chattanooga with her husband Isaiah Smallman. Kathy is a Learning Disability Therapist