Clay joined the staff of First Baptist Church in 2003. He graduated from Ouachita Baptist University in 1999 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biblical Studies. He went on to earn his Master of Arts in Christian Education from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Clay was previously on staff at First Baptist Church, Arkadelphia, Arkansas, for two and a half years. He has also served on staff at North Beach Baptist Church in Perth, Western Australia, and as a student ministry intern here at FBC. Clay leads and directs the Junior and Senior High Student Ministry. Clay is married to Stacy.