Chris Clark

Chris Clark, Missions Pastor

Birthday: August 13

Originally from: Jackson, MS 

Education background: B.A. in Christian Ethics from Union University, Jackson, Tennessee • MDiv in History/Theology from Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary, Cordova, Tennessee • DMiss candidate at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky

I started working for CFBC: August 2016

My family: Wife – Ashley, kids – Thomas (12), Maggie (11), Mary Taylor (9)

My role at CFBC: Missions Pastor

Personal story: Rural MS roots.  Pastor's kid.  Saved as a child by the grace of God.  Could never have imagined all the places I’ve been able to go.  Believe the best ones are ahead.  

Favorite book of the Bible: Leviticus…no wait, that’s a typo.  Romans!

Recent books I’ve enjoyed: Knowing God by J.I. Packer, The Mission of God by Christopher Wright, The Sending Church Defined by Zach Bradley

Most fulfilling part of my job: mobilizing others to go.

Places of service available in my ministry: Short term missions

Spiritual gifts: Teaching and Leadership

My hobbies: running and coffee

I hope heaven includes: running and coffee

The smartest thing I’ve ever done: marry my wife

The best way to pray for me: wisdom to lead; humility to serve