Pastors

Senior Pastor, Dr. Chris Stephens

Pastor Chris holds a Doctor of Ministry degree in Evangelistic Church Growth. Under his leadership, Faith Promise has grown to more than 8,000 in attendance with eleven locations across East Tennessee, an international campus in Costa Rica, and a global Online Campus.

Chris and his wife Michele have three children and six grandchildren. They reside in beautiful Knoxville, TN.

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Pastors

Senior Pastor, Dr. Chris Stephens

Pastor Chris holds a Doctor of Ministry degree in Evangelistic Church Growth. Under his leadership, Faith Promise has grown to more than 8,000 in attendance with eleven locations across East Tennessee, an international campus in Costa Rica, and a global Online Campus.

Chris and his wife Michele have three children and six grandchildren. They reside in beautiful Knoxville, TN.

Click here if you are interested in Dr. Stephens speaking at your event.

Associate Senior Pastor, Zac Stephens

Pastor Zac is the Associate Senior Pastor at Faith Promise. Zac has previously served the church leading students and campuses – always seeing dynamic growth and staff development in each role. In the most recent season, Pastor Zac has led Faith Promise in re-imagining its vision and values and has been instrumental in creating a culture within the church to clearly define how to execute those values in everyday life. He desires to see every person at Faith Promise discover their purpose and win their world.

Zac and his wife Rachel have three children and reside in Knoxville, TN.

Elders

The Elders oversee the spiritual matters of the Church. They are servants of the Church and support, counsel, encourage and hold the Senior Pastor accountable.

Dr. Chris Stephens*
Zac Stephens*
Dr. Josh Whitehead*
Robert Bruce
Chuck Carringer
Roger Efferson
Keith Gray

Jim Heiskell
Carl Hesselbach
Clay Linkous
Ron Murff
Daniel Newton
Ron Noe
Mark Winterton

*Ex-Officio Members

Elders

The Elders oversee the spiritual matters of the Church. They are servants of the Church and support, counsel, encourage and hold the Senior Pastor accountable.

 

Dr. Chris Stephens*
Zac Stephens*
Dr. Josh Whitehead*
Robert Bruce
Chuck Carringer
Roger Efferson
Keith Gray
Jim Heiskell
Carl Hesselbach
Clay Linkous
Ron Murff
Daniel Newton
Ron Noe
Mark Winterton

*Ex-Officio Member

Leadership Team

The Leadership Team oversees the business, financial, and legal matters of the Church. They are the board of directors of the nonprofit corporation.

Andy Broyles
Laurie Piepho
Kirby Sexton
Pam Rhea
Butch Hofferbert
Kevin Sellars
Becca Stone