Chris Emery

Forge Speaker

Advocating a new life freed from sin and filled with Christ’s compassion for a lost and hurting world

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Shepherding people

toward the heart of god

Wisdom flows from Chris Emery’s experience in building relationships and planting churches, as he encourages the body of Christ to exemplify genuine community that sharpens believers with God’s Word and reaches those who are lost or wandering.

He seeks to shepherd people toward the heart of God and has been doing so for years as a pastor.

About Chris

Chris is a gifted communicator and Forge speaker, known for equipping youth and adults to live with freedom in Christ and compassion for others.

Chris has ministered to students, young adults, and adults from small church to mega church venues. He has been a student ministry pastor, church planter, and lead pastor. He grew up in San Diego and has ministered from New York to North Carolina. 

Along with being a Forge Speaker, Chris serves as the Lead Pastor of a church in Traverse City, MI. As an Itinerant Speaker, Chris travels nationally, speaking to thousands of students and adults challenging them to discover who God is and who He desires to be in their life.

Chris is a graduate of Indiana Wesleyan University. He and his wife, Doree, have four children.

“The beautiful, 

powerful, amazing story of the gospel is that normal is not in there. God wants the extraordinary– for you to experience a new life in him!”

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