Chris grew up in Troy, Missouri and spent most of his childhood and high school years playing sports. He became a follower of Jesus his senior year of high school and went to Central Methodist University to play baseball and pursue a BA in Religion and Church Leadership.
While attending Central, he met his wife Haley, and they now live in Old Town St. Charles with Haley's many succulents (cacti or other plants that store water in their leaves). Chris graduated in May of 2019 with his MDiv from Covenant Theological Seminary.
Chris and his wife love hiking, Thai food, American folk band Bon Iver, and any kind of sport. When he has downtime, you can find Chris on a mountain, celebrating Taco Tuesday, or reading classic novels at Picasso's Coffee Shop.