1025 Clough Pike Cincinnati, OH 45245 ~ office@cloughpike.com

Pastor Josh Carter


Josh came to Clough Pike with his family in 2014 as our Senior Pastor. Josh was born near Columbus, Ohio and grew up in Cincinnati. Josh and Mandy were married in 2005 and have loved serving Christ together since they were in high school. God has used them in mighty ways to love and lead churches in Charleston, SC, New Orleans, LA and Memphis, TN. They have two boys Kai and Asher who love to sing, play outside, and of course cheer on the Buckeyes with dad!

Josh has earned a B.A. in Christian Studies from Charleston Southern University as well as a Masters of Divinity with a specialization in Evangelistic Church Growth, Theological Masters, and Ph.D. in Evangelism and Missions from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.

Fun Facts About Josh

Places I've Lived
Cincinnati OH, Memphis TN, New Orleans LA, Charleston SC, Greenville SC, Schenectady NY, Groton CT, Evanston IL, Lexington KY, Utica OH
Favorite Bible Passage
Jeremiah 20:9 "If I say, "I will not mention him, or speak any more in his name," there is in my heart as it were a burning fire shut up in my bones, and I am weary with holding it in, and I cannot."
Favorite Books (apart from the Bible)
Barefoot Church - Brandon Hatmaker, Deep and Wide - Andy Stanley, Pursuit of God - A. W. Tozer, A heart for community - John Fuder & Noel Castellanos, That's why I'm here - Chris Spielman


But if I say, “I will not remember Him Or speak anymore in His name,” Then in my heart it becomes like a burning fire Shut up in my bones; And I am weary of holding it in, And I cannot endure it. ~Jeremiah 20:9