Chris was called to Cowee in November of 2016 to serve as Minister of Students and Families after previously serving the youth at another church in Macon County, NC. Chris is originally from Florida and moved to Sylva, NC for school where he would eventually graduate with a Bachelor’s degree from Western Carolina University. Chris has a heart for our students and a heart for missions. He also enjoys the outdoors, hunting, fishing, hiking, and sports! Chris is married to Lindsay and they have six children- Tyler, Kason, Kori Grace, Kade, Karter Ellis, and a very special foster child!