James Clinkscales is a native Texan from Hillsboro. He graduated from Texas A &M, Commerce.
There he met his wife, Janie, and married right after graduation in 1969.
He has worked in Sales, living in Dallas, Oklahoma and Cincinnati until entering Southwestern Baptist Seminary.
James served on staff at Lake Country Church from 1982 to 2002 as Associate Pastor and Business Manager for both the School (LCCS) and Church.
He also worked on all building and property expansions and was involved in every ministry and spiritual awakenings of Lake Country Church during the early years of the church.
Retired in 2002 to work in Hospice Chaplaincy in DFW area and is now back on the leadership team of Lake Country.
James and Janie have three sons, who all graduated from Lake Country Christian School. They live in Colorado, Kentucky and Maryland. They also have five granddaughters.