Dr. Clay Burgess

Pastor and Lead Communicator - Connect Church

Dr. Clay Burgess


BA from University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, 1989
MDiv from Southeastern Theological Seminary, 2000
ThM from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, 2016
DMin from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, 2008


Executive Committee and Board of Directors, instructor in Personal Discipleship and Disciplemaking

Ministerial Areas of Interest

I have two advance degrees in preaching and communication. I enjoy helping people have access to God’s Word so that they can advance in God’s Word.


I have been married to Stephanie for over 28 years. We have three sons.


I enjoy baseball, UNC sports, and spy novels.