CSN Chairman, Pastor of Financial Ministries, Executive Director of PEACE Centers and Local PEACE, CFP®Saddleback Church, Lake Forest, California
Chris is living out his passion: teaching people God’s way of handling their finances and helping other churches build financial stewardship ministries. In early 2004, Chris “retired” from a successful career in the financial services industry and joined the staff at Saddleback Church as the Pastor of Stewardship.
In his role at Saddleback, Chris directs the ministries focusing on biblical financial stewardship, including the Financial Freedom Workshop, Estate Planning, Financial Coaching, Compass, Financial Peace University, etc.
Additionally, Chris runs the church’s PEACE Community Resource Center, the benevolence ministry, and he previously managed Saddleback’s $47 million “Extending the Vision” building campaign.
Chris and his wife, Jenifer, have been married for 26 years and have two sons, ages 19 and 15.