Clark Taylor was born near Beaudesert in a farmhouse in 1937.
By the age of 16 he
was running stock camps on his
familyâ€™s property in the Northern Territory.
grew up as a real â€˜Aussie Blokeâ€™ â€" fighting in the pubs and working hard, rounding up wild cattle and branding them, living under the stars eating damper, corned beef and the like.
In 1959 Clark
attended a Billy Graham crusade where he
became a Christian.
made a habit of making Jesus his
then went through six years of theological college.
found this very difficult as he
had left school at a very young age and was almost illiterate.
had to learn subjects such as Greek and Hebrew.
wife Anne while she
was also at Bible College
and they fell in love and subsequently married.
Clark became a Methodist minister.
had encounters with God which left him able to hear from God and move in what we call a â€˜Word of Knowledgeâ€™ and he
started to see people healed.
As this didnâ€™t really gel with the Methodist ministry at the time, he
left and eventually Clark
and Anne founded Christian Outreach Centre
The Brisbane COC grew to 5000 members, and Clark
and Anne trained ministries to start over 200 other Centres as well.
During the early eighties, Clark
ran a program called â€˜A New Way of Livingâ€™ which was aired on Channel Nine, Sunday mornings.
This program was incredibly popular, and people still recognise him today from that program.
In 2000, Clark and Anne founded WorshipCentre.
reflects Jesus in his
preaching and moves powerfully in healing and Word of Knowledge.
has a way of relating to all people and is a very â€˜realâ€™ person.
messages are simple and bring real, practical answers to peoplesâ€™ lives.
A tangible presence of God is a mark of the meetings he
and Anne now divide their time between WorshipCentre
, itinerant ministry and taking some well-deserved time to go caravaning and fishing.