Indonesian authorities stripped a bar and restaurant chain in the capital Jakarta of its operating permit after police charged six employees with blasphemy over a promotion offering free drinks for people named Mohammed or Maria.
Pastor Clayton was born in Youngstown, Ohio and raised in Cleveland, Ohio attending Cleveland Baptist Church. He accepted Christ and was baptized at the age of 11. Pastor Clayton and Sharon were married in 1984. He has served as an Assistant Pastor, Christian School Principal, Evangelist, Global Church Planter, and Pastor. In 2015, he and his wife Sharon, moved to North Canton to assume the Senior Pastorate of Village Baptist Temple.
Pastor Clayton graduated from Baptist Bible College Canada in 1984 with a Graduate of Theology Degree and a Bachelor of Theology Degree in 2000. He then went on to receive a Doctor of Divinity degree in 2003 from Great Plains Baptist Divinity School. In 2008 he received a Doctor of Divinity from Faith Way Baptist College of Canada.
Pastor Clayton and his wife, Sharon, share a love for the church. It is their desire to see Village Baptist Temple grow in faith and numbers for God's glory. God has blessed VBT with beautiful facilities in a wonderful location. Please feel free to visit any of our services; Pastor and his wife would love to meet you.