Rev. B. W. McClendon, Jr., BBA, MATS
The Rev. Billy Wayne McClendon, Jr., a native of Longview, Texas, is the son of the Rev. Dr. B.W. McClendon, Sr. and Bernetta Ann Simon McClendon. After accepting his call to preach in 2001, he enrolled in Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary in Austin, Texas. He finished with his Masters of Theological Studies degree emphasis in Pastoral and Community leadership. He graduated in 1995 with his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from East Texas Baptist University in Marshall, Texas with double majors in Management and Marketing and minors in Business Information Systems and Economics.
He is currently in the process of entering either Perkins School of Theology at SMU or Brite Divinity School of Theology at TCU for a Doctor of Ministry.
Rev. McClendon faithfully served as a member of the St. James Missionary Baptist Church in Austin, Texas where his father, Dr. McClendon serves as Senior Pastor. He was a servant-leader throughout many ministries at St. James which included: Director of Church Ministries, Youth Director (ages 0 to 30), College Ministries, Young Men Ministries, Wednesday Night and Church School, Technology Ministries which included church computer networking, internet, computer lab, software deployment, and website development. He was a member of the Church Council. He was one of the first instructors for the St. James School for Biblical Studies, teaching the Bible and Technology Integration course for a year. While faithfully serving the St. James church he also was a teacher and coach for the Austin Independent School District. And was made a member of the District Council by the Superintendent.
Upon accepting a new job offer from the Mansfield Independent School District to teach and coach, and moving to Ft. Worth, Texas, he joined the Truevine Missionary Baptist Church of Ft. Worth where the Rev. Jack A. Crane serves as the Senior Pastor. Again he served wherever Pastor Crane needed him until finally settling in as the Pastor of Young Adult Ministries. (I.M.P.A.C.T.)
In November of 2015, Rev. McClendon was called to Pastor the County Line First Baptist Church of Pilot Point, Texas. Where he has served the last 4 years as servant pastor.
Rev. McClendon is married to the former Robbie Lynn Miller. They have been celebrating their union since April 4, 1998. With this union God has blessed them with two handsome sons, Billy Wayne III (Tre) and Christopher Earl Simon, and one precious daughter, Sarai Rose. Rev. McClendon has an older daughter Yasmine Jenell and now granddaughters named Aaliyah and Layanna.
He believes in the infallible Word of the Lord and he always uses the phrase “If you work the Word, the Word will work for You!”
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