Our Staff

Chris Archer

Lead Pastor


Pastor Chris came to Fresno First in 2014.  He is married to his beautiful wife, Rachel, and has two children (11, 7).  Chris has a BA in Bible and Christian ministries, and a Masters of Ministry, both from Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego, CA.  Before coming to Fresno, he spent over 6 years in Associate Ministry roles in Phoenix, AZ and Lompoc, CA.  Chris has spoken at camps and seminars and has a passion for teaching and preaching the Gospel and leading people into deeper relationships with Christ.  Chris is a storyteller, and believes that all of our stories are connected into a larger story, the story of God's redeeming work in the world.