Philip was born in Oklahoma City and moved to Abilene, Texas at 5 years old. He lived in Abilene from first grade through college. He is an Eagle Scout and has a degree in Bible from Abilene Christian University. Philip and Gaye were married June 1975. They have lived in the Rio Grande Valley (Texas) and San Antonio, before moving to Katy in 1990. They have three children: Kimber Scott, and her husband, Ryan live in Katy with their two children; Caleb Bailey and his wife, Tara, live in Katy with their two children; Kenzie Wilson and her husband, Danny, live in Katy with their three children.
Philip has traveled five of the seven continents and participated in numerous evangelistic campaigns, both domestically and internationally. He enjoys teaching the Bible – both in private and public. He and Gaye have worked extensively with teens and married couples. He has been an Executive Consultant for over 35 years. Philip enjoys traveling with Gaye, having time with his 7 grandchildren, wilderness trekking, walking, yard work and reading.