Stephen Countryman, Minister

Stephen and Tina Countryman are the parents of four children: Abby, Luke and Zeke are young adults, Phoebe is still at home and in Clifton Middle School.

Before coming to Clifton Church of Christ in 2013, the Countryman family spent 5 years in Thailand as Missionaries, and 16 years in St. Paul, Minnesota, where Stephen was an Urban Minister.  Stephen earned his Bachelor of Arts in Bible Degree at Oklahoma Christian.  His Masters in Religious Education (M.R.E.) at Abilene Christian University.

Special Interests are fishing, hunting, sports, FFA, and anything related to the Green Bay Packers.

Stephen has an appreciation for Clifton Church of Christ being Word driven, Spirit-led, and the folks being so friendly.  He feels it is a great place for him to honor God by sharing Jesus Christ and growing in His likeness.




Melissa Christensen, Secretary


Melissa is an import to Clifton, but is a native Texan.  With a degree in education, and a background in teaching as well as medical administration, Melissa enjoys helping others.

After coming to Clifton in 2012, Melissa and her husband Doug, have grown accustomed to the intimacy of Clifton.  They enjoy the Norweigan culture, and the variety of artistic talents.