Chris Hodges Biography
Chris Hodges is an American evangelist and the founder and senior pastor of the Church of the Highlands. He entered the ministry in 1984 as a youth pastor at Bethany World Prayer Center outside Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
After marrying the former Tammy Hornsby in 1986, the duo relocated to Colorado Springs where he served as a youth pastor and senior associate pastor for the New Life Church. He later returned to the Bethany World Prayer Center in 1994 as an associate pastor and hosted a daily television program called “Lifeline”.
In 2000, Hodges moved to Birmingham with the main purpose of founding a new church. He mobilized the Association of Related Churches, a non-profit involved in church developments, and began recruiting leaders for the new Church of the Highlands. The church’s first service was held in February 2001 at Mountain Brook High School’s auditorium. The church became one of the fastest-growing churches in the country and it constructed its own campus in 2007.
By 2020, the Church of the Highlands operated more than 20 satellite campuses and claimed over 60,000 members. However, his participation with the Evangelicals for Trump Coalition and his social media interactions with wight-wing provocateur Charlie Kirk led to increased questioning of his cultural insensitivity with regard to African-Americans, Which was brought into sharper focus during the 2020 George Floyd Protests. Chris later apologized for his hurtful actions.
Chris Hodges Age
Pastor Chris is 59 years old as of 2023. He was born on June 21, 1964, in Baton Rogue, Louisiana, the United States of America. In addition, Hodges celebrates his birthday on June 21st every year and his birth sign is Cancer.
Chris Hodges Wife
Pastor Chris is married to Tammy Hodges. The couple is blessed with five children namely Sarah, Michael, David, Joseph, and Jonathan. Chris, Tammy, and their children live happily together in Birmingham, Alabama.
Chris Hodges Family
Pastor Chris was born and raised by his parents in Baton Rouge. However, Hodges has not disclosed details about his parents and siblings to the public. We promise to update you once the information is available.
Chris Hodges Height
Pastor Chris stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.7 m).
Chris Hodges Son
His son Michael Hodges is a former Greystone campus pastor. However, in 2017, his role was withdrawn following his alleged moral misconduct. He later returned to public ministry at Freedom House Church in Charlotte. Before he assumed the role of campus pastor, Michael worked as a church staff since 2015.
The Church of The Highland
The Church of The Highlands is not a denominational church but a Christian multi-site megachurch. Its mother church is located in Birmingham, Alabama, the United States of America. As of 2020, the church was the largest in Alabama and the second-largest church in the United States with an average of 60,000 attendees per week. Pastor Chris Hodges is the church’s senior pastor.
Chris Hodges’s Net Worth
Pastor Chris has an estimated net worth of $3 million. His income is mainly from his successful career as an American pastor and televangelist.
Christ Hodges Salary
Hodges receives an approximate annual income of $110,000 from his megachurch in the United States of America.