Chris is the Executive Pastor providing central support for both campuses. He and his wife Lani, along with their three children Elyse, Miles, and Will, are incredible supporters of Vista’s church and people, leading in their local community of Hilliard as well as the surrounding areas.

Chris provides leadership, vision, and guidance to the church and loves to tell anyone who will listen about the greatness of Jesus and the things that God is doing in our communities. He has a passion for developing leaders, and he especially enjoys teaching people about their identity in Christ.  He loves challenging others to live fully in that identity, reminding them of how incredibly loved we are by our King.

Chris also enjoys exploring kingdom partnerships with other churches and leaders. He deeply values unity within the church and the shared care of our people and community.