meet the staff
Clay was born in Morganton, North Carolina. Though he lived for short periods of time in Tennessee and South Carolina, he grew up in Forest City, North Carolina. Clay became a Christian after his first year in college. Shortly after receiving Christ, he answered God’s call to the ministry. Clay has a B.A. from Gardner-Webb University, a Master’s of Divinity with Biblical Languages, and a Doctorate of Ministry from Southeastern Seminary. Pastor Clay is married to Caryn, and they have two sons, Graham and Lawson. He enjoys playing with his boys, baseball, reading, hunting and fishing.
Robert was born in Covington Kentucky. He graduated from Charleston Southern University and Southeastern Seminary with a MDiv in Church Music and Education. Robert has served at churches in Georgia and South Carolina. He came to Grey Stone in 1995 and things have never been the same! He has a love for golf that is rivaled only by his love for his family and Bojangles. Robert also loves to play music in his office loud enough for the pictures to rattle on the walls throughout the church. Robert is married to Diane, and they have two children, Caleb & Callie.
Randall serves as our Pastor for Education and Evangelism. His range of ministry includes equipping our Bible Studies & Life Groups, SoulCare Help Groups, Discipleship, and Missions. He received training at FSU; Southern Seminary; New Orleans Seminary, and is completing a Doctorate at Trinity Seminary. Randall is married to Shannon, a National Board Certified School Teacher. They have two sons, Nick & Connor. He enjoys history, movies, coaching soccer, travel, and spending time with his family. His favorite verse is Luke 10:27.
Herb was born and raised in Tacoma, Washington. He is a graduate from the University of Washington and a proud Husky! Prior to joining Grey Stone, Herb was an evangelist with the Mike Hagen Strength Team. Herb loves the students in Durham and has created a vision to reach as many students as possible in the Bull City for Jesus. He is currently finishing his Masters of Divinity degree from Southeastern Seminary. Herb enjoys fitness, basketball, golf, and smoothies! His wife, Lela, is a Nurse at the VA Hospital. They have two sons, Herbie and Theo.
Family & Worship Pastor
BJ was born in Montana, but moved to the Durham area at the age of 2, so he claims to be Durham born and bred! He majored in Business and Psychology at Appalachian State and UNC Wilmington, and then went on to continue his education in Biblical Studies at Liberty University while serving as a Worship, Student, and Administrative Pastor in the RDU area. BJ is married to his beautiful wife Nicole, who is a CPA. They have two sons, Devlan & Drew. He enjoys music, sports, movies, and all things Duke!
"Jamo" was born in Concord, Mass and moved to the Durham area around the age of 3. Jamison earned his B.S. in Marketing at UNC Greensboro and Graduated with his M.A. from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in December of 2016. Jamison became a staff member of Grey Stone Church in May of 2015 and loves serving the kids and families of Grey Stone. Jamison is married to Emily and they have a toddler named Ellie. If you hear "Pastor Jamo" don't worry, thats the name our kids and families know him by.
Jerry was born in Mullens, West Virginia. He graduated from West Virginia University and attended the Duke-Fuqua School of Business. He has served at Grey Stone since January of 1995. Before coming to Grey Stone, Jerry worked in the business sector and taught at a private business college. Jerry and his wife Frances have two children, Neil and Christa.
Becky was born and raised in Durham and has been a Ministry Assistant at Grey Stone since 2008. She has one daughter who is married and has 2 step sons; they live in Kernersville, NC. She has been a member of the Summit Church (Homestead Heights Baptist Church) since 1983 and feels very fortunate to have two church families. Becky enjoys spending time with family and friends.
Graphic & Media Designer
Erica, originally from Orlando, Florida, has moved many places up and down the eastern seaboard, but has always made her way back – calling NC home! Majoring in Art & Design at North Carolina State University (Go Pack!!!) , she has an extensive background in photography, videography marketing, & advertising.