Chris Francis is a passionate church planter, preacher and writer known for his transparency, insight and love for Jesus. He began his career as an aspiring film director in Los Angeles, California. Through a series of events God led Chris into full-time ministry, working for a large church overseeing their small groups. A few years later, he joined a team that was moving to New Jersey -- his home state -- to plant a new church on the Jersey Shore. After serving as the associate pastor there, he was sent out to lead the way in planting a 2nd church. Chris is ordained through the Christian & Missionary Alliance, serves as lead pastor of True Life church, helps train future church planters, and still loves movies. He is married to the love of his life Jess, and together they have three young daughters - Kayla, Sienna and Tessa.