Originally from Indiana, Chris has a B.S. from Indiana State University (1978), where he majored in Biology and competed as a gymnast. During college, he discovered God’s grace and went on to receive his Master of Theology degree (1983) from Dallas Theological Seminary and his Doctorate of Ministry from Gordon-Conwell Seminary (1999) under Haddon Robinson.
Chris and his wife, Becky, have two grown children: Daniel and Melissa (married to Josh). In his spare time, Chris enjoys rooting for the Cubs and never gives up hope that this might be the year again.