Pastor Roy A. Cloudt has nine years of advanced training beyond his high school years receiving a BA (1953), from Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi; BD (1956) and ThM (1959) from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and has served in the ministry for 63 years. He pastored his first church at the age of 20 at First Baptist Church of Van Vleck, Texas. While receiving training at Southwestern Baptist Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas he served the First Baptist Church of Lavon, Texas and the First Baptist Church of Howe, Texas. Before coming to Baytown, Pastor Cloudt served the Calvary Baptist Church in Denison, Texas. He served as pastor at Second Baptist Church, Baytown for nine years before establishing Grace Bible Church, and has been the pastor/teacher there since 1975.
He and his wife Joyce celebrated 61 years of marriage June 1, 2015. Joyce is a faithful and loyal supporter of his ministry and has served as pianist and organist for many years. She has developed children’s literature for the church and has served as a children's teacher. The Cloudts have two daughters: Carla Jo Hill and Sheila Joi Cloudt and one granddaughter, Mackenzie Lee Hill.
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Associate Pastor and Music Minister
John McReynolds has been a believer in the Lord Jesus Christ since the early 1970’s. He has been an avid student of the Word of God almost since the beginning of his Christian life. For well over thirty years he has studied Scripture under Pastor Roy Cloudt and other excellent Bible teachers that seek to teach the Word of God from the original languages of the Bible, in their historical context, and teaching categories of doctrine developed by comparing Scripture to Scripture.
John is a minister of the Gospel, having been licensed by Grace Bible Church in 2002. He serves here today as the Music Minister and Associate Pastor. John has been married to Linda for over 40 years. They have one daughter, Holly Williams, who lives in Florida with her husband Don. John has a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry and serves as the Quality Assurance Manager for a manufacturing company in Houston, Texas.