Pastor Chris Drinnon and his family came to Grace Baptist Church in September of 2010. Pastor Chris was saved at an early age and as the Lord worked in his heart through his teen years surrendered to the call to the ministry at the age of 20. Pastor Chris enjoys reading, sports, learning about new technology, and working outside. Prior to coming to Grace, Pastor Chris has ministered at Trinity Bible Church in Florence, MS as pastor for five years and at Bible Baptist Church in Hampton, GA as an assistant pastor for seven years prior to coming to Grace. His passion is to glorify the Lord and serve others. Pastor Chris has an undergrad degree from Manahath School of Theology, graduate degrees from Breckbill Bible College, and from Bob Jones University.
Pastor Chris is married to Kristen (Beattie). Kristen graduated from Bob Jones University and has taught in Christian School and Public School. They both have been very active in mission trips, camp ministries, teen and children's ministries. Kristen teaches the Ladies Bible Study and is involved in the Children's Ministry at Grace. The Drinnon's have three children that they home school and are involved in the ministry at Grace - Meagan, Brock, and Tyler.