John Gardner has served on the ClearView staff for 30 years in a variety of roles as Minister of Music, Minister of Education/Administration, Minister of Missions and now Associate Pastor, Pastoral Care and Senior Adults. In 2005, he retired after serving for 32 years from LifeWay Christian Resources having served in the Church Music Department, Church Resources Division and as the Associate Vice President for Corporate Affairs.
John is a graduate of the Oklahoma Baptist University with a Bachelor of Church Music Degree and the University of Arkansas with a Master of Music Education and Administration.
John has been married to his wife, Kaye for 52 years and has three grown children, John (deceased), Hank and Marni and Kim and Gary Stinson with both families as ClearView members. They have 5 grandchildren, Morgan, Logan and Camden Gardner and Garrett and Sally Kaye Stinson.