Chad began pastoral ministry as part of a church plant in Northern Colorado in 1994. After graduating from the University of Northern Colorado in 1997, he completed a Master of Divinity at Southwestern Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, TX in 2001. Chad served on the pastoral staff of a church in downtown Dallas from 1999-2003. He went on to pastor a church in Northeast Texas for 6 years before coming to Fourway in 2009. Chad and his wife, Kylie, have been married for 21 years and have two daughters, Noelle and Mikel.