Chris began his ministry at Saint Andrew in May of 2020. He is excited to be in Olathe, KS after spending most of his life in Texas and New Mexico. Before coming to Saint Andrew, he served Rush Creek Christian Church in Arlington, TX, Los Altos Christian Church in Albuquerque, NM and River Oaks Christian Church in Fort Worth, TX.
Chris’ education includes a Bachelors in Business Administration from Texas Christian University, a Master of Divinity from Brite Divinity School, and a Doctor of Ministry from Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary. He recently became a Certified Financial Education Instructor with the National Financial Educators Council.
Chris celebrates a joyful marriage to his wife Jennifer of over 23 years. Jennifer is also an ordained minister with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and grew up in Raytown, MO. They have two fantastic children. Their daughter, Sara, begins college as a freshman at Butler University with a focus in pharmacy. They also have a son, Walker, who is in middle school.
Chris’ interests outside of church includes golf, reading, hiking, nature, travel, and art.
Chris currently serves the wider church of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the following ways: Chair of the Board of Christian Board of Publication/Chalice press, Board member of Bethany Fellows, and serves as a member of the General Board of the denomination.