Bishop Sam N. Clements is the General Overseer for the Church of God of Prophecy. He accepted the call to full-time Christian service in 1962, received license as a minister the next year, and was ordained as a Bishop in 1972. In addition to his 28 years of pastoral ministry he was appointed state overseer to Arkansas/Oklahoma and, later, to North Carolina, between 1993 and 2000. He served as North American General Presbyter for 14 years (2000 – 2014). He has worked with the Church’s international, state, and regional boards and committees and has traveled widely throughout the world. He completed studies at the Church’s Bible Training Institute and holds an honorary doctorate from Kingsbury Bible College in Florida. Bishop Clements lives in Cleveland, Tennessee, with his wife, Linda. They are blessed with three sons: Greg, Gary (deceased), and Gerald, along with three beautiful daughters-in-law and seven grandchildren.