Pastor Chris is an ordained minister with the Assemblies of God. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Pastoral Ministry/Theology and a Master of Arts in Theology from the University of Valley Forge. Pastor Chris has been in ministry for 18 years. He served as youth pastor/worship pastor at New Life A/G in Tamaqua Pennsylvania from 2002 until 2005. He served as Youth/Associate Pastor at Abundant Life A/G in Birdsboro, PA from 2006 until 2012 when he took his first Lead Pastor, position at Kinport Assembly of God in Cherry Tree, PA.
Pastor Chris and his wife Jessica met each other through their church youth group while they were both teenagers. Jessica is a licensed minister with the Assemblies of God. She also attended UVF and graduated in 2010 with a BS in Psychology and is a recent graduate of Indiana University of PA where she received a BS in teaching with an emphasis in Middles-Level English Language Arts. They have three children. Tessalyn (12), Meredith (10), and Roman (9).