Jon serves as a resource consultant for northeast Indiana congregations. He is a chaplain at Parkview Regional Medical Center, a consultant, and an adjunct faculty member of spiritual formation and church management at Bethel College. He served 15 years in higher education as a faculty member and administrator at Fort Wayne Bible College, Goshen College and University of Saint Francis. He then served 16 years as an executive pastor in the Missionary Church, where he is ordained. He has degrees from Wheaton College (BA), Northern Illinois University (MA) and The University of Texas at Austin (PhD in rhetoric).