As Minister to Students, Chris oversees Dawson’s middle school and high school ministry and leads our student ministry staff. Chris is passionate about connecting students with God’s Word. His desire is to see students graduate from Dawson Student Ministry with a strong, Scriptural foundation that will remain with them for the rest of their lives. Previously, Chris served churches in Cleveland, MS, and Ridgeland, MS. He is a graduate from Liberty University (B.S. Religion, 2014) and New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (Masters of Divinity, 2017), and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Preaching from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Chris is married to Kayla with whom he has one son, Grayson (2017), and a daughter, Madilyn Kaye, due in February 2020. He enjoys spending time with his family, coffee, golf, hunting, and fishing.