Pastor Chris has served as senior pastor of New Salem Church since 2003. He earned a BA in Biblical studies from Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA and an MA in Counseling from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Wake Forest, NC. Chris is originally from Steubenville, OH. After graduation, he joined the U.S. Navy and served four years. He continued his service in the Army National Guard for two years while studying at Liberty University. It wasn’t until after his time in the Navy that Chris desired to go into the ministry and accept the call of God in his life.
Interesting facts about Pastor Chris
Favorite Scripture: Romans 10:14
Favorite Movies: Heaven Can Wait, Dumb and Dumber, Jeremiah Johnson
Favorite Kinds of Music: Rock, Praise and Worship
Favorite Holiday: Christmas – “A true time to reflect on what really matters in life.”
What brought Pastor Chris to the ministry? A desire to teach the Bible to people and to glorify God in that endeavor.