Pastor Profile: Jim Barclift

Pastor Profile:  Jim Barclift

Oct 28, 2014

Pastor Profile: Jim Barclift





Birth date: February 8, 1950

Place of birth: Elizabeth City, NC



Current Position:

Pastor of Seventh Day Baptist Church of Houston, TX

Hospice Chaplain with Houston Hospice




Wife: Cindy

Daughter: Allison Tinker

Son-in-law: Jeremy Tinker

Brother: Ronnie Barclift




  1. S. in Business Management, Virginia Tech
  2. of Divinity, Houston Graduate School of Theology



Former positions:

Pastor, Langham Creek Friends Church, TX

Hospice Chaplain for 21 years




My first job was:

Construction Supervisor,

Newport News Shipbuilding & Drydock,

Newport News, VA



Personal hero:

My dad, James Barclift



Favorite childhood memory:

Working on family farm



Favorite Bible passage:

John 3:16



Favorite author:

Jerry Bridges



If given an all-expense paid vacation I (we) would: travel to mountains



A great answer to prayer was: my wife’s healing



A project I’m excited about: Church growth



My vision for SDBs:Revival


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