Clay is a Western South Dakota native, growing up on a Cow-Calf operation near Belle Fourche, SD. Clay has spent 12 years in full time ministry. Since January 2019 he has been serving the people of Prairie Home Church as their Pastor. Clay has been married to his best friend for just over a decade. They have been blessed with four children. They are currently in the process of implementing regenerative agriculture practices on a piece of land in Meade County, SD.