Chris Hall

Chris Hall

President of Renovaré

About Chris Hall

Christopher A. Hall is president of Renovaré.

He is associate editor of the Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture, and his books include Reading Scripture with the Church Fathers, Learning Theology with the Church Fathers, and Worshiping with the Church Fathers.

Hall previously served at Eastern University for over twenty years in several roles, including chancellor, provost, dean of Palmer Seminary, dean of the Templeton Honors College, distinguished professor of theology, and director of academic spiritual formation.

Dr. Hall possesses a B.A. from UCLA in history, an M.A. in biblical studies from Fuller Theological Seminary, a Th.M. from Regent College, and a Ph.D. from Drew University. He has served in the pastorate overseas (France, 5 years) and in Canada (British Columbia, 2 years). He has also served as Director of Pastoral Care at New Jersey’s only state gero-psychiatric hospital.

Dr. Hall has ministered in Asia, Africa, South America, Europe, the Middle-East, Canada, and the United States. He serves on the editorial board of Christianity Today and was the associate editor of the Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture. He has published articles and book reviews in Christianity Today, Catalyst, Christian History, inMinistry, Books and Culture, Christian Scholars Review, Modern Theology, and Crux.

He and his wife Debbie have three children and two grandchildren, and are members of the Episcopal Church.

Chris Hall Teaching Samples

Chris's entire 22-lesson course on the Foundations of Christian Spirituality is available free of charge.

“Spiritual formation is intensely relational.” In the audio clip below, Chris Hall helps us understand how we become “ever more human as we become ever more like God.” Taken from a Renovaré Making Ordinary Saints Gathering in Paoli, PA.

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