Dr. Yancey Arrington serves as the Teaching Pastor at Clear Creek Community Church, a multi-campus congregation of 5,000 in the Bay Area of Houston. He is passionate about and coaches others on gospel-centrality, preaching, theology, leadership, and church planting. He is the author of Tap: Defeating the Sins That Defeat You and is currently finishing a book on preaching. Yancey holds a BA in Religion from Baylor University, a Masters of Divinity with Biblical Languages from Southwestern Seminary, and a Doctor of Ministry from Covenant Seminary. He is husband to Jennefer and father to three boys, Thatcher, Haddon, and Beckett.

Yancey’s Favorites

Authors: 1) Cormac McCarthy, 2) Flannery O’Connor, 3) C.S. Lewis

Books: 1) Blood Meridian, 2) Lonesome Dove, 3) The Chronicles of Narnia, 4) The Lord of the Rings

Band: Radiohead

Food: TexMex (Chuy’s, Lupe Tortilla’s, Pappasito’s) and Texas BBQ (Did someone say brisket?)

Drink: Topo Chico

Movie: Star Wars (The Original – A New Hope)

NFL: Texans and Cowboys

MLB: Houston Astros

NBA: San Antonio Spurs

Soccer: Chelsea FC and Houston Dynamo

NCAA: Baylor

Spectator Sport: College football

Place: Texas Hill Country (Arrington Ranch outside Hunt, Texas)

City: Austin, Texas

Boots: Lucchese

Dance Hall: Crider’s

Dance Move: The Texas Two-Step

Punctuation: Oxford comma

Guitarist: Stevie Ray Vaughn

Theologians: John Owen, Jonathan Edwards, D.A. Carson, N.T. Wright

Language: Spanish

Article of Clothing: 1) Baseball caps, 2) jerseys