Bishop Clarence McClendon
biographyClarence McClendon was born and raised in Dacatur, Illinois,a nd began preaching at age 15. He assumed his first pastorate at age nineteen and today serves as the Senior Pastor of Church of the Full Harvest International, a rapidly growing global, multicultural congregation.
Under the umbrella Clarence E McClendon Ministries (CEMM) Dr McClendon is Founder and President of the Siloam Bible College and Clarence E McClendon Leadership Institute, dedicated to empowering 21st Century leaders of today with a vision for tomorrow, and the Full Harvest Network of Church Ministries and Entrepreneurs.
Bishop McClendon also hosts Gathering Force Crusades, annual conferences held in major cities across America that draw in excess of 10,000 people to each location throughout the year.
Dr McClendon serves on the Bishop’s Council of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship in charge of Fellowship Relations and has accepted a seat on the College of Bishops of the International Communion of Charismatic Churches, both of which are interdenominational fellowships where he continues to build a reputation as a force for reconciliation and harmony across ethnic, denominational, generational and geographic lines. He also serves as a board member of the Do Something Foundation, a think tank of America’s top young leaders. He is seen as a voice of authority regarding some of society’s most pressing issues.
As an accomplished author he has penned ‘The X Blessing’ and ‘And When You Pray: The Key To Accessing The Presence Of God’ with other book projects forthcoming. His musical accolades include the Stellar Award nominated CD ‘Shout Hallelujah’.
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