Phil has been on a spiritual path since the age of seven. He graduated from Northwest Nazarene University in 1960 where he was preparing for the ministry. Several life changing events mark turning points on his path, the latest of which was discovering A Course in Miracles some 15 years ago. In 2006 he co-founded The Foundation for the Holy Spirit with Regina Dawn Akers and David Fishman. Phil now serves as Chairman-Minister of the Board of Directors.