Chris has been on staff with New Salem since March of 2013.  He also has been a music teacher in the Cobb County School System for the last 21 years. His ministry background includes working as a Children’s pastor, music minister and youth director, as well as leading youth and children’s choir programs.  

Chris holds a Bachelor of Music Education from Kennesaw State University and a Master of Arts in Religion from Liberty Theological Seminary.  

While he has a love for music, Chris’ heart is to set the example that worship is not simply about music, but a lifestyle that we choose everyday.  Chris and his wife Racheal have two sons, Travis and Cody.