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is our Associate Pastor of Discipleship and Young Married Adults.  He joined the staff at First Woodway in the summer of 2008 after serving 8 years with the Baptist General Convention of Texas.  He served as a Director of Baptist Student Ministry at Stephen F. Austin State University, Hardin-Simmons University, and Trinity Valley Community College.  Chris has also served as an Associate Pastor and Youth Minister at churches in San Augustine, Mount Enterprise, and Sanger, TX.  He received his undergraduate degree from Stephen F. Austin State University and his Masters degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Chris and his wife Hollie have been married since 1994.  Hollie is a speech pathologist and wonderful mom.  They have two handsome redheaded boys named Seth and Justin.

Chris enjoys a good steak and loves to end every day with a bowl of ice cream.  He also enjoys reading, playing golf, and most sports that are worthy to be put on TV.


Life Verse: 1 Thessalonians 2:8: “We loved you so much that we were willing to share not only the Gospel of God but our lives as well, because you had become so dear to us.”