Chris is the Associate Pastor at Central Church. His primary role is leadership in worship, spiritual formation, jail ministry, and collaborating with staff of all age-level ministries. He has a passion for the church of Jesus Christ being externally focused, building bridges with the Gospel, and embodying inclusive joy thru ministry with Central Church. He is married to Pastor Jane Lippert with whom he shares two amazing daughters, Hannah and Rachel. He claims to encounter God as much while biking and paddling as he does in the sanctuary.