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 50,000 people attending and is known for its life-giving culture and focus on helping people on a clearly defined spiritual journey.
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 that trains and resources pastors to help them break barriers and reach their growth potential. Most recently, Chris started Highlands College, a ministry training school that trains and launches students into full-time ministry careers, and serves as Chancellor.