Pastor Chris was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee to teen parents who divorced when he was only three. By the age of twenty-two he was a heavy drug user and dealer. Later that year, Chris woke up in a hospital room after a drug overdose and made a decision to connect with God.
Over the next 35 years, Chris’ journey has taken him from a life in the projects to leading one of the largest and fastest growing churches in America with nine campuses, a global online campus and an international campus in Costa Rica. He has had the opportunity to speak all over the world and has impacted tens of thousands of lives.
As the Senior Pastor of Faith Promise Church, Chris has seen thousands find hope and fulfillment. It is his desire to help others find their true purpose and use their God-given gifts to reach their full potential in life.
Pastor Chris is the author of five books: The Climb of Your Life, The Plan of Your Life, Without, Called Out and New Rivers New Roads.
Pastor Chris and Michele, his wife of thirty-three years, have three grown children, three granddaughters and a grandson.