Cultural Impact Team Mission Statement:
In order to be the watchman over Christian values in society,
our mission will be to inform, equip, alert and mobilize
our brethren of significant issues confronting us daily.
We are to be the salt and light to our community.


Jim Davis


Jim Davis, Pastor of Grace Bible Church, San Marcos, TX


Carl Clauss, Chairman of the CIT Team, Grace Bible Church

Carl was born in New Jersey and enlisted in the Air Force in 1969 and served until 1973. He earned his Bachelors of Education from Southwest Texas State (now Texas State) in 1977, and a Masters Degree in 1980. He was coach and taught History at Wallace-Orchard ISD from 1978-1980, Alamo Heights ISD from 1980-1983, and Hays CISD from 1983 until retiring in 2008. From his extensive research and passion for educating on the history of our country, he founded America's Christian Foundation in 2012, and gives lectures and seminars nationwide. He has been married to his beautiful wife Sheri for 31 years and has a 29 year old daughter Katherine, who lives with her husband Adam and two children in Dallas. He resides in Kyle and attends Grace Bible Church in San Marcos.

"I believe we must pray and act in order to return America to its biblical foundation." -Carl Clauss

Paul Terrell

Paul Terrell, Member of the CIT Team, Grace Bible Church

Paul grew up in Richmond, Virginia.  He attended Austin Peay State College in Tennessee and the University of Richmond in Virginia.  Paul served three years in the army as a Paratrooper in the 101st Airborne Division, and four years in the National Guard as a Squad Leader in an Armored Recon Battalion.  He was employed by The NCR Corporation as a programmer/analyst and later as a Data Center Manager.  He retired in 1992, and started his own business as an independent insurance agent.  He retired in 2005.  He and his wife Joan were drawn to Grace Bible Church because of the Church’s faithfulness to the Word of God.

Paul became a member of the CIT group at Grace Bible Church because of the moral issues of today.

Teach me to do thy will; for thou art my God: thy spirit is good; lead me into the land of uprightness. Psalm 143:10 KJV


Barry DeaKyne Sr, Member of the CIT Team, Grace Bible Church

Barry like Carl Clauss, was born in New Jersey and, unlike Carl, enlisted in the Navy in 1965 and served in the 7th fleet Western Pacific during the Vietnam war. He has an Applied Science degree from Rutgers University and holds a double Gold Seal License in Steam and Refrigeration and an Industrial Waste Water Treatment License. Most of his work career was at Merck Pharmaceutical as the Chief Engineer until retiring and moving to the great State of Texas in 2003. Soon he was back to work, getting certified (CFM) and currently oversees facility operations nationwide. Barry attended Grace Bible Church because of Randall Price, theologian, archaeologist, and research author who is founder and President of World of the Bible Ministries and previous pastor.  Barry has a keen interest in archeology and history, and a background in science, with a special interest in creation vs. evolution.  Barry has four sons, a granddaughter and grandson, and lives in the central Texas Hill Country with his wife Barbara of 23 years.

"The evidence in support of a Creator God is overwhelming." - Barry DeaKyne