Clyde Glazener, Pastor Emeritus
Dr. Glazener is a native of Oklahoma and attended Oklahoma Baptist University. He holds the B.D., M.Div. and Th.D. degrees from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He retired from Gambrell Street Baptist Church after 21 years of faithful service.
Dr. Glazener has served as adjunct professor in Greek and in New Testament at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and various other educational institutions, including the B.H. Carroll Theological Institute. He has been Chair of the Trustees of Grand Canyon University and has been active on associational and convention committees and boards in Arizona, Arkansas, and Texas. He served two terms as Chair of the Executive Board of the Baptist General Convention of Texas and then was elected President of the BGCT at the El Paso convention meeting in November 1999 and 2000.
He has served as Pastor of Southern Baptist churches in Arizona, Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas:
- Gambrell Street Baptist Church, Fort Worth, Texas (Retired April 2013)
- Southside Baptist Church, Tempe, Arizona
- Calvary Baptist Church, Little Rock, Arkansas
- First Baptist Church, Bedford, Texas
- First Baptist Church, Clayton, Oklahoma
- * Ceres Baptist Church, Red Rock, Oklahoma
- * First Baptist Church, Lamont, Oklahoma
- * Central Baptist Church, Crescent, Oklahoma
*indicates part-time pastorates (student or bi-vocational)
Clyde and Kaye have five grown children.