BENTONVILLE – Clay Crosse, considered one of the top Christian male vocalists of the 1990s and winner of numerous Dove awards, has joined First Baptist Church, Bentonville, as worship leader.
Crosse, 46, performed Oct. 21 at the Northwest Baptist Association Annual Meeting held at Charity Baptist Church in Rogers.
Prior to singing “Holy is The Lord, God, Almighty,” Crosse told the crowd he is grateful to be an Arkansas Baptist after “46 years as a Tennessee Baptist.” Crosse is a native of Memphis, Tenn. Crosse said he has been in Arkansas for about two months.
Crosse’s first album was released in 1995. "I Surrender All" was the most successful single from the album. He won “Best New Artist of the Year" at the 25th GMA Dove Awards.
He and his wife, Renee, have four children and work together through the Holy Homes marriage enrichment ministry www.holyhomes.org.