Chris is a Desert Storm Veteran who served 20 years in the U.S. Navy before retiring in 1998. Sensing God's call to ministry, he went on to Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary where he completed a Masters of Divinity Degree. Chris was called to Pastor Lakeside Fellowship (now Freedom Fellowship ) in 2002. His mission in life is to help people fall in love and stay in love with God. Chris and his wife (Peri) have three children and four grandchildren.