Pastor & Staff
Pastor Chris grew up in Rockingham, NC. He trusted Christ when he was 7 years old in Sunday School. He surrendered his life to preach at the age of 16. After high school, he attended Crown Bible College where he met his wife, Crystal. After college, he and Crystal began ministering at Eastside in June of 2009 as the Assistant to the Pastor Chuck Perkins. For 13 years, he served under Pastor Perkins in various ministries including: children, youth, soul winning, nursing home, and Sunday School. On October 2, 2022, he became the fourth pastor of Eastside Baptist Church. Pastor Chris has earned a MDiv in Pastoral Leadership and a Doctorate of Theology. He and his wife, Crystal, have three daughters, Abigail, Emma, and Olivia.