Clint started at The Point in 2016 following the retirement of Mike McAlister. His time as an undergraduate at Middle Tennessee State University formed in him a passion for reaching the lost on state school campuses. He is now almost finished with the MDiv at Harding School of Theology (Memphis, TN). Some of his interests there and beyond include New Testament backgrounds, intercultural studies/ministry, and languages (Koine Greek, Mandarin Chinese). He and his wife, Linli, married in Hangzhou, China, in 2011. Their firstborn child, Luke, is a native Houstonian–born shortly after the family’s move to Houston.
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CCSF Board President
Long-time supporter of the student ministry at the University of Houston, Dale values his own college experience of being active in the Christian Student Center at the University of New Mexico. Holding an MBA from the University of Houston, and retired from telecom engineering and from education, he serves in church leadership and other ministries. He and his wife, Mary Charlotte, have three grown children and six grandchildren.
CCSF Board Member
Rhonda has served with us for a number of years, being the key person for many aspects of the annual gala fundraiser dinners. We welcome her as she officially begins service as a member of the Board. She is a CPA with her own business tax practice and business consulting firm. She has been on the board of other non-profits in the past and is passionate about helping people.
CCSF Board Member/Treasurer
Kirk Blackard is retired from a career with Shell Oil Company. He is Chairman of the Board of Bridges To Life, a faith based prison ministry operating throughout Texas and in several other states. Kirk has authored several books, including Restoring Peace, the centerpiece of the ministry curriculum, and Reconciling the Bible and Science with Dr. Lynn Mitchell, showcasing Lynn’s teachings on science and the Bible.
CCSF Board Member/Vice President
Steve Sandifer served the Southwest Central Church of Christ as a minister for 37 years and has been involved with the Student Foundation most of that time. A graduate of Abilene Christian University (MA), Steve and his wife Jo, have two sons with two wonderful daughters-in-law and 6 grandchildren. Southwest Central has supported the UH ministry from its inception. Prior to is work with Southwest Central, he helped plant a church in Skelmersdale, Lancs., England (1972-77).
CCSF Board Member
Jim Taylor graduated from Abilene Christian University in 1989 and from South Texas College of Law in 1993. He is an attorney with the firm of Beck, Redden, & Secrest, LLP and practices in the area of business litigation. He, along with his wife and two sons, are members of West University Church of Christ where he serves as an elder. For the last seven years, he has worked with the college and young professional group.
CCSF Board Member
Phil’s career was in Human Resources; He retired in 1995. He has a BS Mechanical Engineering degree, an MA in Management, and 2 years of graduate work in Industrial Psychology. His professional passions are helping young adults find the right career and college education so they live a balanced life. He and his wife Barbara are members of SWCCC. His Christian passions are Foreign & Inner-city Missions, Encouraging Evangelists, buying bibles, and remembering he is a struggling, grateful, saved sinner. They have one daughter that lives in MD.
Amy now serves as our UH Registered Student Organization sponsor (RSO). She continues to be an advocate for our ministry and a resource.
CCSF Financial Administrator
Don is the Administrative Minister at Bering Dr. Church of Christ . He has been in ministry for 40 years, serving as a pulpit minister and an education minister in churches in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas. As a native of Arkansas, Don received his ministry training at Harding University. He has also done graduate work in religious education at Abilene Christian University and in business/accounting at the University of Houston. He is married to Joan Howard, the Director of Bering Drive Christian School, and they have six children.