A native of Cape Cod Massachusetts, Pastor Chris Paolini is a preacher, teacher, trainer, musician, blogger, and online broadcaster. He has ministered to children, youth, young adults, college students, ministers-in-training, and married couples in a variety of capacities. His current ministry assignment is serving as Senior Pastor of Mountainview Christian Center, Idaho Falls, Idaho.
Concurrent with this pastorate, Pastor Chris is active in several other ministry endeavors. He serves as a Campus Advisor for Purpose Institute, a church-based ministry training program with campuses all over the world. He serves the Idaho District of the United Pentecostal Church International as World Network of Prayer Coordinator and as Sectional Presbyter for Southern and Eastern Idaho. His online ministry includes "The Daily Grind," a four-to-seven minute weekday devotional; "Coffee with Pastor," a weekly Bible discussion, and various other projects.
A graduate of Nyack College (Nyack NY), Mercy College (Dobbs Ferry, NY), and Purpose Institute, Pastor Chris is currently pursuing the Doctor of Ministry degree from West Coast Bible College and Seminary. He is married to his best friend and ministry partner, the Rev. Josie Paolini, since 2004.