Dr. Chris Harding joined the First Baptist team as Children’s Pastor in March of 2003. In 2011, he took on the role of Family Pastor, overseeing ministry to children, students, and their parents. Chris is originally from Birmingham, AL and his wife, Kym, is from Huntsville, AL. They have two awesome children, Jonathan and Sarah, and one very unusual beagle named Buddy. The Hardings also served churches in Alabama, North Carolina, and South Carolina before coming to Tennessee.
Chris holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Education from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and a Master of Divinity in Christian Education from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, NC.