Chris Hippe (M.Div., Faith Evangelical Seminary) serves as the Lead Pastor of City Central Church in Tacoma, Washington. As the Lead Pastor, he is deeply committed to seeing the Bride of Christ empowered and restored to be the spotless Bride of Christ. His highest call as a pastor and teacher is the training, equipping, and restoration of the saints for the works of the ministry in preparation for the Lord’s return. In addition, Chris also serves as the Director of Freedom Immersion trainings and as an Adjunct Professor of Biblical Theological Studies at Faith International University. His heart for training and equipping believers has taken him locally and globally. Chris resides in Tacoma with his wife Jena and their four children.