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Chris Van Allsburg

Chapter Director

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Chris Van Allsburg is as bright as he is hilarious, and the team is pleased to have recruited someone who manages to make every student and ministry partner feel like they have a new big brother.  Chris is the Chapter Director at Lenoir-Rhyne University, serves as the chief writer and editor of RC Online. Since 2014, during the month of July, he has taught philosophy, theology, and apologetics in Ethiopia, where he also volutneers with a child sponsorship ministry.  His undergraduate and graduate degrees are in Literature, Biblical Languages, Theology, and Philosophy. Chris is stationed in Hickory, North Carolina.

Growing up close to Lake Michigan in Grand Haven meant exploring sand dunes and woodsy trails as a lad. He holds a B.A. in Literature from Western Michigan University (1997) and a Master of Divinity from Grace Theological Seminary in Winona Lake, IN (2002). He is curently pursuing an M.A. in Philosophy from Southern Evangelical Seminary (2013-present). Chris is the Chapter Director with Ratio Christi at Lenoir-Rhyne University in Hickory, NC. Besides theology and apologetics, his interests are mountain biking and guitar.