Pastor Chris

Chris and Deni have been married for 15 years and have 6 children: Christopher, Anna, Ian, Graciella, Fiona and Margaret.

Deni received her B.A. in Political Science from Seattle Pacific University before receiving a Juris Doctor from Trinity Law School and is nearly finished with an M.A. in Faith and Culture. She home schools the kids and enjoys guiding their educational and personal growth.

Chris was born in Los Angeles but grew up in L.A., Dallas and Las Vegas, Nevada. He’s been serving in ministry for more than 30 years serving as a Ruling Elder in the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA) and the Orthodox Presbyterian Church (OPC) before ordination as a Minister in the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church (ARPC).  He received a Juris Doctor from Trinity Law (05) and an MA from Trinity Graduate School (TIU-TEDS) in Chicago (08). He’s currently finishing an M.Div at Fuller Theological Seminary.

After college he worked in the international legal department of World Vision International on child protection, human trafficking and human rights cases while administrating the World Vision trademark in 180 countries.

He has served in many churches most recently being called in January 2018 to Pastor Graceview Presbyterian Church.

When he was young he worked in television and music working on “The People’s Court”, “Jeopardy”, “Top of the Pops” and “Soul Train”. He’s been nominated twice for Dove Awards by the Gospel Music Association and twice received Los Angeles Music Awards. He was the host of the live “Apologetics.com” radio program on KKLA 99.5 FM in Los Angeles for 16 years dealing with the relationship between the Christian faith and culture.

Contact Pastor Chris at GraceviewPres@gmail.com