Salvation Army official who served from 1999-2002 as the organization's sixteenth General. Also a songwriter, he wrote ten Christian-themed musicals.
While serving his compulsory military term, he spent two years in the Royal Army Education Corps in Germany.
Jesus Folk, The Blood of the Lamb, and Spirit were among his most popular Salvation Army musicals.
He was the middle of five children born to Salvation Army Officer parents.
He was succeeded by John Larsson as the General of the Salvation Army.