Pastor Chris was born and raised in Des Moines, IA. He graduated Hoover High School in 2002. After a long spiritual journey through college, he ended up in Minneapolis, MN to study Business Administration and Biblical Studies at North Central University. After graduating, he returned back home to Iowa to serve Lifesong through its worship and youth ministries.
In Spring 2015, he became the Associate Pastor and partnered with the new Lead Pastor, Somkong Vong. After leading Lifesong faithfully for 6 years, Somkong voluntarily stepped down as the Lead Pastor in order to focus on her ongoing battle with ovarian cancer. In October of 2021, Chris was voted in as the new Lead Pastor.
Chris has been married to his beautiful wife, Mone, since 2009. They have 6 amazing children that keep them plenty entertained and busy.