As one of the original dreamers of the project, Chris is humbled to see Down the Road taking a life of its own, influenced by so many incredible and talented people. As a visionary leader, his desire is to inspire others to live for a greater purpose, to love passionately, and to seek after "life to the full" that Jesus promises. After living and studying overseas in Spain and Costa Rica, as well as traveling down the road through Central America, he has become fluent in “aspeakin’ da Spanish.” Chris takes joy in finding adventure, meaningful relationships, and natural playgrounds wherever he goes. Among many other things, he is thankful for his loving family, the outdoors, purpose, his amazing friends, forgiveness, laughter, discovery, grace, and life. Chris married the love of his life, Laura, in late June, 2007. They currently live in Atlanta, GA where Laura studies Family and Marriage Counseling and works part time at a local coffee shop. Chris works in the Development Office at the Atlanta Union Mission, a nonprofit organization dedicated to ending homelessness for hundreds of people each year. When not working or studying, they love to play.