Derek hails from South Central LA and Inglewood. He and his wife Anisa have been married 26 years and have three children. Derek has earned a BS, MDiv and DMin in Business Finance, Pastoral Ministry and Discipleship. He has worked in the healthcare industry for 27 years in accounting, finance, sales, sales management and account management. Dr. Clark has served as Adjunct Professor of biblical interpetation and spiritual formation at Biola. He serves currently as bivocational pastor-elder in the Crossbred Urban Church plant.