Helge (1951) studied at Columbia International University, S.C. and Fuller Theological Seminary, CA (USA), as well as pedagogic in Kristiansand Norway.
Helge and his wife Anne Lise served as missionaries to Japan for a period of twelve years. Since returning to Norway in 1991, Helge has been involved with church-planting and church development. He is presently pastoring Lyngdal Ev. Luth. Free Church, Norway. Anne Lise & Helge have four adult sons and two grandsons.