Pastor James Siekbert has been pastoring CLBC for 28 years. He was raised in Milford, Ohio where he attended First Baptist Church of Milford. Pastor Siekbert received Jesus Christ as his Savior as a young person and surrendered to preach as a teen. God used the messages, the opportunities for service, the missions emphasis, and Bible printing emphasis to greatly influence his life. He attended Tennessee Temple University and learned under the ministry of Dr. Lee Roberson. Pastor Siekbert married Debbie. They will have been married for 36 years. They have six adult children and ten grandchildren.