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The Lord has literally saved my life several times, so I'm very fortunate and blessed to be where I am today. But for Him things would be much different.

Up until this past May (2014) I taught a couple of business computing (MIS) courses at East Carolina University, but decided late last year that 8 years of dealing with the atmosphere at a secular university was enough. So presently I'm self-employed again, learning several new lines of work (!) and still working on computer problems for home users and small businesses, something I've done either full- or part-time for 17 years now.

I'm pretty level-headed, take a practical approach to life, love animals and the outdoors. Am very health-and-fitness-conscious, am a vegan, believe in natural remedies and in staying away from mainstream medical methods (pharmaceutical drugs etc.) as much as possible. As a result I hardly ever get sick, and most people think at first that I'm right much younger than I am, even with the gray. Bike riding is a favorite activity; I normally try to get in 40-50 miles a week when it's warm. A great way to stay in shape and see the sights. So I hope you like to ride bikes!

I became an SDA in the late 1970s, then left the church and played the prodigal for a long time. Finally grew up in 2000-2001, and now might finally be ready to settle down with the right SDA lady....assuming that the Lord gives His go-ahead. He's in charge. If a special lady and I ever do get together, first and foremost it needs to be for the purpose of helping each other, and other people, to make it into God's kingdom.


Basic Information

LocationGreenville, NC, USA


About Me

Height6' 1" (185 cm)
Relationship StatusSingle - never been married
About ChildrenI do not have children, but would welcome yours
Children home0
Religious Involvementonce or twice a month
EducationMaster's degree
Field of Workself-employed, various -- computer tech, pecan grower, aspiring B2B copywriter, investor
EthnicityCaucasian / White
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish


Fun Facts

Self-descriptionFun, intelligent, studious, practical. Work hard, play hard
MusicClassical, Gospel/Religious Music
MovieAction/Adventure, Documentary, Western
Favorite TV showsnature documentaries, Duck Dynasty, 60 Minutes
Outdoor activityBasketball, Biking, Camping/Hiking/Fishing, Gardening, Photography, Sailing, Sunbathing, Swimming, Traveling/Sightseeing
Indoor activityCharity/Volunteering, Computers, Cooking/Culinary arts, Movies/TV, Music, Reading, Shopping, Weightlifting
My idea of a great triphiking/camping in the mountains, or relaxing on NC's Outer Banks or a Caribbean island, sightseeing
FoodAmerican, Chinese, Indian, Italian, Japanese, Mexican, Thai, Vegetarian/Vegan
Favorite restaurantsany place where you can find something vegan (not fast food), and that doesn't serve alcohol
Schools attendedUniversity of North Carolina, East Carolina University
TimelinessI am usually on time
As for fashionI dress to be comfortable


Match Preferences

AgeBetween 40 and 60 years old
DistanceWithin 500 miles of Greenville, NC, USA
HeightBetween 5' 1" (154 cm) and 6' 0" (182 cm)
Body TypeSlender, Athletic, Average
EducationTechnical School, Associate degree, Professional degree, Some College, Bachelor's degree, Graduate Student, Master's degree
Relationship StatusAny
Religious Activityonce or twice a month, every week
EthnicityCaucasian / White, Hispanic / Latino, Native American



What I'd like to do on a first date...

A light dinner (or lunch) and a walk by some water, where we can talk.

My past relationships have taught me...

To wait! Don't rush. Don't get into it too quickly. Look beneath the surface and find out who the person is, make sure there's a basic compatibility before getting too involved. It's easier to get into a relationship than it is to get out of one, obviously, so make sure you can become (and remain) good friends before becoming anything beyond that.

To me, being an Adventist means...

Being a part of God's last-days remnant on earth. Being different, being called to deliver a distinctive message and not being afraid of doing that, though it may mean standing alone or meeting opposition at times. The truth isn't always popular. Romans 12:18 applies, but so does Acts 4:20.

In five years, I see myself

Finding or building a home in the woods, away from the city, moving towards becoming more self-sufficient. Learning to grow a good portion of my own food. Becoming more and more like Jesus in character. Perhaps finding a permanent mate.

My favorite Bible passage is...

II Chronicles 20:20 -- "Believe in the Lord your God, so shall ye be established; believe His prophets, so shall ye prosper." With the attacks we see being made on the SoP these days ("The very last deception of Satan will be to make of none effect the testimony of the Spirit of God"), this verse says a lot.

One final thing I'd like to mention...

Two things -- one that ladies might want to know, since I've seen that this can put some people off, is that I'm definitely a 'gun guy'. Own a number of handguns, rifles, shotguns. I have a concealed handgun permit, and tend to exercise that right where legally allowed when out and about. I don't hunt...vegans don't eat animals, so there's no need kill them, for food or sport. But I do see a need to have firearms around for personal protection and the protection of family, friends, neighbors. Target shooting's fun too; I used to take students out to the range every now and then, and they enjoyed that. But the present point is that if you're uncomfortable around firearms, we probably wouldn't make a good match, unless you're willing to learn about guns with the goal of 'making friends' with them.

Finally, I've thought more than once that the Lord might just intend for me to stay single for the rest of my time here on earth -- Jesus did, Paul did. There's nothing wrong with remaining unmarried (1 Cor. 7:8). But then the thought has also suggested itself that maybe He doesn't want that. So why not put out some feelers and see what He might set in motion. Companionship with the right person can be a great thing.

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fall 2006 at ECU

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