Chris has been married to Buffy since 2001. They have 3 children, Laura, Isaac and Annie. Like most stories with God, He called them to change. Chris was a Mechanical Engineer for 13 years when He nudged them to move. He completed a Master's of Ministry from MVNU and 1 year internship at Shepherd Church of the Nazarene. Since then, he was an Associate Pastor for 2 years at Cooke Road and mentored by Pastor Wesley Frederick before becoming Lead Pastor in March 2012. Buffy is a leader in her own right. Having taught Spanish in Grove City Christian and Columbus City Schools, interned at GCCN, lead numerous Bible Studies and small groups, and was a Children's Pastor at Lifepoint. Chris and Buffy make an excellent team who complement one another.