Dr. Avaritt earned doctoral degrees in Ancient to Modern Philosophy, Social Science, Theology and Biblical Linguistics, Classical Literature, Education and Counseling. For the past twenty-five years, he has been an Academic Instructor for a number of colleges and universities in North Carolina and Texas, with twenty years of service at one college in Texas. He was actively involved in Christian ministry, with a special emphasis on Family Services regarding death and dying issues and grief recovery; and officiates funeral, burial, and memorial services as requested. Dr. Avaritt enjoyed speaking to churches, college classrooms, conferences and other formal settings, writing short stories, poetry, and Biblical articles for journals worldwide. He distributed weekly devotionals to Bible study teachers, leadership ministers, missionaries, pastors and evangelists located throughout the United States, Africa, and Central America.