A soldier, a cop, a preacher, a bounty hunter... Clay has always striven to get the most out of life.
Dr. Clay A. Kahler founded Sharing the Word Ministries, which included the radio program, Sharing the Word, heard in San Diego California and Ray County Missouri. He served as the Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church in Orrick Missouri, but is now on sabbatical to write. He served as professor of theology and New Testament Greek at three institutions of higher learning. Clay has written for Preaching Magazine, Christianity Today and To His Glory, as well as a number of other journals and periodicals. He is the author of six books and is currently working on several new projects.
Prior to entering into ministry, Dr. Kahler served in the United States Army, including service in Desert Shield and Desert Storm. Following his military service, he began a career in Law Enforcement.
He worked four years with the Village West Police in Louisville Kentucky as a patrolman and as a trainer. He was recruited away from the department and into corrections and became the Director of Training and CERT Team Commander in a federal detention facility in San Diego California for the U.S. Marshals.
Clay has served as the President of the San Diego County Southern Baptist Pastor's Association, on faculty at Southern California Bible College, on faculty at the Southwest College of Biblical Studies, and served as the Founding President of the Soldiers of the Cross - Christian Motorcycle Club.
Clay has a Bachelor of Arts degree, two Master's degrees, and a Ph.D. in Theology and Expository Preaching.
Simple Theology: Theology for the Rest of Us
Against Protestant Popes
Torn Asunder: A Biblical Look at Divorce and Remarriage
Salvation: God's Greatest Miracle
The Unashamed: The Inductive Method of Bible Study
The Fallen- A Novel
Name: Clay A. Kahler
Lives in: Basehor, Kansas
Unique traits: Law Enforcement, Military Expert