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Dr. Clay Stauffer, Senior Minister at Woodmont Christian Church (Nashville), is a fourth generation Disciples minister, following in the footsteps of his father, grandfather, and great-grandfather.

Clay earned degrees from Texas Christian University, Princeton Theological Seminary, and the University of the South. Before being called to Woodmont, Clay served The Riverside Church in New York City, Christ Church in Lausanne, Switzerland, and Lindenwood Christian Church in Memphis.

In 2010, Clay was named one of Nashville's "Top Forty Under 40" by the Nashville Business Journal, honoring the top young leaders in the city for their leadership, gifts, and accomplishments. In July 2011 he received the Fred Craddock Award for excellence in preaching during the General Assembly of the Christian Church. He writes on a regular basis for the Faith and Values section of the Tennessean, and does some church consulting and leadership training on the side.

Clay and his wife, Megan, live with their two children in Nashville, where he has served on the boards of the Nashville Food Project, Faith Family Medical Clinic, the Disciples Divinity House at Vanderbilt, the Phoenix Club of Nashville, the Downtown Rotary Club, and Woodmont Preschool Board.




Books by Dr. Clay Stauffer
Preaching Politics: Proclaiming Jesus in an Age of Money, Power, and Partisanship