Chris is an avid student of the Scriptures and has spend nearly 14 years teaching Bible and Apologetics first to college students and then to first responders. Chris graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biblical Studies from Multnomah University. Chris’ studies included Worldview, Apologetics, Bible and Theology. Chris served several years as a Pastor at Sunset Presbyterian Church. In 1998 Chris began in the emergency services as a Reserve Officer and Chaplain where he served 12 years with a number of Police and Fire agencies. He worked with the Ministers and Police Program as the liaison to pastors and ministries with Portland Police Chief Mark Kroeker. He worked as the administrator of two different medical centers before coming to Responder Life full-time in 2005, as a co-founder and Vice President of Development and was made the President of Responder Life in 2010. In 2013, Chris joined the Navigators to continue working to build disciple makers in the first responder culture around the U.S. and continues to serve at Responder Life as a speaker and trainer. Chris is married to Kristy and they have five sons, Cameron, Kellan, Keenan, Cai, and Kade. Chris and his family currently live in Sandy, Oregon.
Chris is currently working to develop a first responder mission at the Navigators, through the Navs Military Ministry.