Chris Hodges


Chris Hodges is founding and senior pastor of Church of the Highlands with campuses all across the state of Alabama. Since it began in 2001, Church of the Highlands has grown to more than 46,000 people attending each weekend and is known for its life-giving culture and focus on leading people to an intimate relationship with God.

Chris has a deep passion for developing leaders and planting life-giving churches. He co-founded ARC (Association of Related Churches) in 2001 which has launched hundreds of churches all across the USA. He also founded a coaching network called Grow which trains and resources pastors to help them break barriers and reach their growth potential. Chris is also the founder and Chancellor of Highlands College, a ministry training school that trains and launches students into full-time ministry careers.

Chris and his wife Tammy have five children and live in Birmingham, Alabama, where Church of the Highlands began. He speaks at conferences worldwide and is the author of Fresh Air and The Daniel Dilemma.

CULTURE
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VEHICLE
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