Chris spent her childhood on a farm in central Illinois enjoying all things peaceful. That was until she met her husband Bob, a pastor, and began a three-decade ministry adventure. Together they have worked with students in Chattanooga, TN and Winter Springs, FL, served a church in Ormond Beach, FL and planted a church in Newnan, GA. Chris has taught Science in all levels of secondary education, and has a special place in her heart for teenagers and young college students. In 2013, Chris received a Master of Arts in Counseling from Reformed Theological Seminary in Orlando, FL. She and Bob have one adult son who lives in Arlington, VA.