Cal has served as a Presbyterian Church in America pastor and missionary to Japan since June 6, 1958. His depth of experience has given him unique insight into the needs and challenges that pastoral families face. Cal served as Vice President/Operations with PIR Ministries for many years; assisting in the formation of the ministry alongside its founder, Dr. Chuck Wickman.
Cal and his wife, Dorothy, have been married for 57 years. They have three children and 14 grandchildren.
Residing in Virginia Beach, VA, Cal and Dot continue to oversee the vital prayer initiative that is at the heart of PIR Ministries.