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The Rev. Christopher Henry

The Rev. Christopher Henry is senior pastor of Shallowford Presbyterian Church in Atlanta, GA.

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The Rev. Christopher Henry

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Shallowford Presbyterian Church, Atlanta, GA

The Rev. Christopher Henry is senior pastor of Shallowford Presbyterian Church in Atlanta, GA.

Before coming to Shallowford in 2011, he served as associate pastor and acting head of staff of Morningside Presbyterian Church in Atlanta, GA. Chris began at Morningside as Seminary Intern in March of 2005 and was ordained and installed as Associate Pastor in January of 2008. 

Chris received his Bachelor's degree from Duke University in 2004 with a major in Religion and a minor in Political Science. At graduation, he also received the William J. Griffith University Service Award. Chris graduated with a Master of Divinity degree from Columbia Theological Seminary in 2007, receiving five honors at graduation including the Wilds Book Prize, Columbia's highest academic honor, and the Harvard A. Anderson Graduate Fellowship, given to the graduating student determined to have the greatest potential for future academic achievement. He also received awards in Biblical Studies, Preaching, and Church History.

Chris is married to the Rev. Sara Hayden, who is Director of the Tri-Presbytery New Church Development Commission. He enjoys sports (especially Duke Basketball), reading, and spending time with Sara.


Latest Content by The Rev. Christopher Henry

The Rev. Christopher Henry

Where to Begin?

Mark 1:9-15

First Sunday in Lent - Year B

February 26, 2012

The Rev. Christopher Henry (PCUSA)

For many years, each spring semester, the late Reynolds Price, professor of English at Duke University and noted novelist and poet, taught a small group seminar titled, simply, "The Gospels." It was consistently one of the most competitive classes in the curriculum during registration, with a waiting list that grew by the hour. The class centered on close readings of the gospels of Mark and John, which the course description venerated as "documents largely unprecedented in world literature." After studying these two gospels, students began the one assignment that the class required--an original gospel of 30-50 pages, based on the readings and discussion of the seminar. As you might imagine, students panicked. I had more than one friend who went without sleep night after night as the deadline approached! How can one possibly write an original gospel? What must be included and what can be left out? How do you convey the deep meaning of the life of Jesus in your own words? Where do you begin?

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The Rev. Christopher Henry - Day1 Conversations with Peter Wallace

The Rev. Christopher Henry (PCUSA)
The Rev. Christopher Henry sits down with Day1 host Peter Wallace and discusses the time of transition facing Morningside Presbyterian church in Atlanta, his work as associate pastor, and the inspirations that brought him to his work.
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July 11, 2010

Tell Me a Story

The Rev. Christopher Henry (PCUSA)

Focusing on the story of the Good Samaritan (Luke 10:25-37), the Rev. Chris Henry says that we are followers of Jesus Christ, and our art--like his--is storytelling. It is our turn to tell the old, old stories that still have the power to transform our lives and remake our broken world.
The Rev. Christopher Henry

Day 1 Podcast Extra- Henry

The Rev. Christopher Henry (PCUSA)

In this Day 1 Podcast Extra, Christopher Henry, a recent graduate from Columbia Theological Seminary and seminary intern at Morningside Presbyterian Church in Atlanta, GA., shares his personal insights and experiences.

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July 08, 2007

The Nearness of the Kingdom

The Rev. Christopher Henry (PCUSA)

Christopher Henry has reminds us that as Christians we are called to the the terrifying and empowering journey to actvely share our faith and that the journey requires nothing but faith in God to sustain us and trust in fellow travelers to support us.