Baptized by a Navy chaplain at age 11, Dennis pursued Biblical teaching at two Baptist churches through his teen and college years, preparing him for a call to ministry. He continued his education at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Texas and eventually moved to Carlsbad, CA to take a position as a Youth Pastor. By 1988, Dennis and his wife, Judy, were serving as Sunday school teachers, and in 1993, Dennis dedicated himself to promoting adult Christian education. Now a member of The Church at Rancho Bernardo, Dennis teaches CRB’s Bible Basics class. Dennis was the Appliance Operations Manager at Websense.