Meet Cliffe & Stuart

Clifee Knechtle

Host & Founder of Give Me an Answer
Senior Pastor at Grace Community Church in New Canaan, CT


Cliffe Knechtle loves to converse with skeptics and truth-seekers to discuss the reasonableness of Christianity at universities around the U.S, such as Harvard, MIT, UCLA, and Stanford.

Born in New York City and educated at Davidson College in North Carolina, Cliffe later attended Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, just outside of Boston. He began working with Inter Varsity Christian Fellowship and various churches around the country upon his graduation from seminary in 1979.

He is happily married to his best friend, Sharon, and they have three children. Cliffe is the senior pastor of Grace Community Church, New Canaan, Connecticut.

Stuart Knechtle, Give Me An Answer, GMAA

Stuart Knechtle

Co-Host of Give Me an Answer
Assistance Pastor at Grace Community Church in New Canaan, CT


Went to Gordon Conwell theological seminary where he received a Masters of Divinity and a Masters of mental health—marriage/family therapy. He is now the Assistant Pastor at Grace Community Church where he oversees the small group ministry, does psychotherapy, oversees the young families ministry, and teaches/preaches. 

Stuart got a passion for defending the faith of Christ when he graduated from seminary. That was when he joined his dad, Cliffe, in touring college campuses. He now also frequently debates atheist professors, politicians, and public atheist figures online.