Clara was born in Washington, D.C. and grew up in Texas. She moved to the Bay Area after graduating from Southern Methodist University. She came to know Christ as a young working professional and discovered that the most rewarding and meaningful purpose in life was serving God and loving people. She and Pastor Daniel have been ministering to married couples and singles for over 20 years and they were part of the founding team to move to Silicon Valley to help start the church. She works as a realtor in Palo Alto and enjoys event planning, interior decorating, and cooking.
Pastor Daniel and Clara have been married for over 20 years and have one son, Michael.