Cliff Hartley was born the first time, August 14, 1943 and born the second time as he trusted Christ as his personal Savior at the age of 12 in 1955 in his home town of Coal Grove Ohio. He married his child-hood sweet heart, Jeanie, on May 18, 1963. Together, they have been serving Christ for more than 40 years. His family consists of his older son Brett and his wife Tatiana, their children, Madison, Josh, and Taylor. Also, his younger son Todd and his wife Sue, and their children, Cara and Nathan. He accepted the call to preach the gospel and received his education at the Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, graduating in 1975.
He has pastored 3 churches: Ironton, Ohio; Jacksonville, Florida; and Millersburg, Ohio. He also served as Interim Pastor at the Southview Baptist Church in Galion, Ohio and FBC Wooster in Wooster, Ohio. Presently he serves as Pastor Emeritus at the Northside Baptist Church in Millersburg, Ohio and as Director of Missions for the Buckeye Central-Erie Baptist Association. He has written several gospel tracts and is the author of: Saturday Night Musings; Are You Ready for the Rapture; and Five Simple Words. He is active in revival ministry throughout the state of Ohio.
“Nevertheless I am continually with thee: thou hast holden me by my right hand. Thou shalt guide me with thy counsel, and afterward receive me to glory. Whom have I in heaven but thee? and there is none upon earth that I desire beside thee.” Psalm 73:23-25