Dr. Chris Irving joined the ministry team here in May 2021 as Senior Pastor. Dr. Irving came to Coastal Oaks with 13+ years of pastoral experience and loves helping people learn to abide in Christ through the revelation of the Gospel.
Chris and his wife, Amber have been married since 2002. They have 5 daughters and 2 sons at home, with some being adopted from the Texas foster care system and 2 grown sons.
DEGREES & CERTIFICATIONS
- Licensed to Ministry (2000)
- Certification of Ordination (2004)
- Bachelor of Science, Texas A&M University (2001)
- Masters of Divinity, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (2005)
- Doctorate of Ministry, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (2012)