As Seaport’s Military Ministry Director, Chris Phillips is tasked with keeping Seaport’s vision as a “Home away from Home” for our local military at his forefront.
Chris, together with his wife Nikole, ensures we do our best to reach, support, and equip the military while they are stationed here in the area.
They are committed to helping other active-duty members and families grow in their relationship with the Lord, with each other, and equipping them to boldly spread the gospel to their friends and family, helping to create missionaries that spread across the globe sharing the good news of the gospel.
Chris has stepped into several roles over the past few years here at Seaport. He previously served as our Youth Director and completed a formal three-year pastoral internship program. He is credentialed as a licensed minister by the Assemblies of God and attends Southeastern University full-time in pursuit of a Master of Divinity degree. He currently serves as Seaport’s Military Ministries and Technical Director.
After coming to Christ in 2016, Chris has a passion to share Christ with everyone, and his heart is for people, especially those in the military, to find the healing promised in the gospel and to help equip them to share Jesus with others. His life experience as a husband, father, Navy Chief, and a Submarine Independent Duty Corpsman have primed him for a life of selfless service.
Chris and Nikole have been married for 18 years and together they have three wonderful children: Kadyn, Gabriella, and Trystan.