Chris Hodges Biography
Chris Hodges is an American evangelist and also known as the founder and senior pastor of the Church of the Highlands. Likewise, he entered the ministry in 1984 as a youth pastor at Bethany World Prayer Center based outside Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
How old is Chris Hodges? – Age
Hodges is 59 years old as of 2024. He was born on June 21, 1964, in Baton Rogue, Louisiana, the United States of America, where he also grew up.
How tall is Chris Hodges? – Height
The evangelist stands at an average height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.7 m).
Chris Hodges’s Mother, Father – Family
Pastor Chris was born and brought up by his parents in Baton Rouge. However, he has not revealed details about his parents and siblings to the public.
Chris Hodges’s Education
Chris’ educational background involves a BA from Colorado Christian University and also a Masters of Ministry from Southwestern Christian University.
Is Chris Hodges Married? – Wife
Pastor Chris got married to Tammy Hodges. In addition, the couple is blessed with five children known as Sarah, Michael, David, Joseph, and Jonathan. Tammy, Chris, and their children resides happily together in Birmingham, Alabama.
Chris Hodges Son
His son Michael Hodges is well known as a former Greystone campus pastor. Later in 2017, his role was withdrawn following his alleged moral misconduct. He besides returned to public ministry at Freedom House Church in Charlotte. Prior he assumed the role of campus pastor, Michael served as a church staff since 2015.
Chris Hodges Career
In 1986, after marrying the former Tammy Hornsby they relocated to Colorado Springs where he worked as a youth pastor and also senior associate pastor for the New Life Church. Later, he returned to the Bethany World Prayer Center in 1994 known as an associate pastor and hosted a daily television program called “Lifeline”.
Hodges moved to Birmingham together with the main purpose of founding a new church in 2000. Furthermore, he mobilized the Association of Related Churches, a non-profit involved in church developments, and started recruiting leaders for the new Church of the Highlands. Likewise, the church’s first service was held in February 2001 at Mountain Brook High School’s auditorium. The church was one of the fastest-growing churches in the country and also it constructed its own campus in 2007.
The Church of the Highlands operated by 2020 more than 20 satellite campuses and also claimed over 60,000 members. In addition, his participation along with the Evangelicals for Trump Coalition and his social media interactions together with wight-wing provocateur Charlie Kirk led to increased questioning of his cultural insensitivity in regard to African-Americans, Which became brought into sharper focus during the 2020 George Floyd Protests.
The Church of The Highland
Moreover, the Church of The Highlands is not a denominational church but a Christian multi-site megachurch. Besides, its mother church is located in Birmingham, Alabama, the United States of America. The church became the largest in Alabama and the second-largest church in the United States along with an average of 60,000 attendees per week as of 2020. Pastor is as well the church’s senior pastor.
Chris Hodges’s Net Worth
An American pastor and the founder of the Church of the Highlands has an estimated net worth of $3 million.
You can find and follow Chris on Twitter using the account name: @chris_hodges