Lead Pastor / Elder
Chris Bass is the Lead Pastor of Christ Redeemer Church. He's been married to Brandi since July 2000 and they have five children: Haley, Daniel, Abigail, Emma, and Samuel. Having not grown up in a Christian home, Chris came to faith in Christ when he was 21 and began serving in full-time vocational ministry two years later. Since then Chris has ministered in a variety of contexts from helping to start a new church in a Yacht Club on Lake Conroe to planting and pastoring Redeemer Fellowship Church in Watertown, MA.
Chris attended seminary at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Texas, where he received his Master of Divinity (M.Div.). He then went on to further his studies at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Kentucky, where he received his Master of Theology (Th.M.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in New Testament. Chris is the author of That You May Know: Assurance of Salvation in 1 John (B&H Academic, 2008) and “A Johannine Perspective of the Human Responsibility to Persevere in the Faith through the Use of MENO and other Related Motifs” (Westminster Theological Journal 69 ). Chris enjoys spending time with Brandi, reading a good book, watching/coaching various sports, and hunting and fishing with the kids.
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