Rev. Christopher Griffin


Social Media Assistant
Community Renewal Society

Chris is a native of Chicago’s West side. He attended Whitey M. Young High School where he found his love for media. After studies at Columbia College and Moody Bible Institute he worked for over 20 years as a freelance photographer and filmmaker in Chicago. Some of his clients were Ebony Magazine, NDIGO Magapaper, the HistoryMakers and Brides Noir Magazine.

Chris received his call to ministry in 1980 serving at the First Baptist Church of Chicago for over 35 years overseeing various ministries from Christian Education to Assistant Pastor of Administration. His affiliations have included the Community Renewal Society, LEADER's Network, PUSH Chicago, Midwest Missionary Baptist Youth Congerence, PRAY Chicago and the Illinois Baptist State Convention. He is currently attends Soul City Church on Chicago's Near West Side.