P. O. Box 512 201 S Ellis St (Across from Court House) Groesbeck, TX 76642 (254) 729-5355
775 LCR 786 Groesbeck, TX 76642 email@example.com Cell: 731-307-8121 Home: 254-729-9227
Clif and his wife, Brenda, have three children. Two are married. His youngest, Taylar, is a senior at Martin College, preparing to become an elementary school teacher. Before moving to Groesbeck Clifton was a minster for the Landmark Church of Christ in Kaufman, Texas. Prior to that, he had preached a total of 19 years for two congregations in Tennessee.
Clif did his undergraduate work at Sunset International Bible Institute and at Oklahoma Christian University. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Bible, and in 2011 he earned a Master’s Degree in Biblical Studies from Sunset International Bible Institute’s Graduate School of Religion. He is also a graduate of the Florida State Fire College and a graduate of Central Florida Com. College for Emergency Medicine. Clif worked 21 years as a Professional Firefighter / Paramedic. In fact, he still is a licensed EMT-P/ Paramedic, as well as, a certified Hazmat Officer (Operations Level) and an Engine Operator. During his years in emergency services he was also the chaplain for various fire and police agencies.
Clif’s preaching is not only biblical, but also practical to issues facing folks today. His sermons are relevant and urgent, with the goal to exalt Jesus Christ and draw people to obey the gospel, which is also the goal of the Groesbeck church of Christ.
Richard was born and reared on a farm in West Texas where he attended and graduated from McAdoo High School in 1961. He obtained his higher education from Lubbock Christian College, Abilene Christian College, Navarro College, and Amber University. Richard preached in Roaring Springs, Texas while attending ACC. He preached at Medina (1966-67). Richard began preaching at Groesbeck in 1967. He has been involved in summer youth camps annually since 1959. Those camps include: Camp Sunset, Camp Blue Haven, Camp Bandina, and Camp Crossfire. Recreationally, he enjoys travel, yard work, family history, and fishing. Richard’s special interests include Restoration History with an emphasis on Central Texas, and a specialty in Limestone (and surrounding) counties. His family includes his wife, Sondra. They have two married daughters living in Dallas and Fort Worth and a minister son, living and working in Waxahachie.