Chris is an ordained elder in the United Methodist Church, Minnesota Annual Conference. He graduated from McMurry College in Abilene, Texas, Asbury Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky, and Luther Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota. Some of Chris’s early and formative ministry experiences took place at Sacramento Assembly, a Methodist camp in New Mexico. He has served in settings from youth homes to homeless shelters and in roles from itinerant evangelist to church pastor. He is uniquely gifted in his ability to mentor children and youth and to communicate the gospel to them.