Christopher J. Harris
Pastor, Teacher, and Consultant in Tampa, Florida
Widely known as a Pastor of practical wisdom, who’s also a skilled leader, proficient administrator, strategist, gifted communicator, with a balanced charismatic ministry, Christopher J. Harris is the Executive Pastor at the well-publicized and culture changing multi-ethnic church, Crossover Church of Tampa, Florida with Pastor Tommy “UrbanD” Kyllonen.
Previously, he served as Director of Ministry Operations and also a member of the pastoral team at the historic mega-church, Fellowship Church of Chicago, with Pastor Charles Jenkins. He transitioned into this role after serving as Chief of Staff at Fellowship. He also currently serves as an International Leader within the world-wide ministry reformation, Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International, where Bishop Joseph W. Walker, III is the Presiding Bishop and Bishop Paul S. Morton, Sr. is the Founding Bishop.
An alumnus of The Florida State University and University of South Carolina, he is also a member of a number of national Boards and community groups. He has previously served in ministries in Florida, South Carolina, and North Carolina. Having completed course requirements for his doctorate, he has also served on staff at multiple secondary and post-secondary educational institutions as an administrator, instructor, and staff member. As a life-long learner he recently completed a year-long intensive at Princeton Theological Seminary in their Certificate in Ministry & Theology program. As an entrepreneur, he has launched Inspired Ideas Group, LLC, a conglomerate of trainers and consultants to assist not-for-profits, educational institutions, and ministries to maximize their success in operations and human capital. He has also recently launched a new venture to train and mentor young ministers, ages 13-19, known as The Timothy Troop. As a proficient writer, consultant, policy writer, and blogger, you can find evidence of his work on national platforms on video, in print, on many social media sites, nationally recognized blogs, and in corporate structures. As a preacher and teacher of God’s Word, he has led and taught in conferences, workshops, and services that has unleashed God’s Kingdom here on earth. Living in Tampa, he shares his life work and purpose to Inspire Wisdom with his wife, Carmen and their three children.