Pastor Chris Beck is the pastor of West Republic Baptist Church (WRBC). Beck is a graduate of Republic High School, and he is married to his best friend, Dana, who is a retired public school teacher and who now teaches as an adjunct professor at Baptist Bible College. They have a son, Lincoln, who is already in heaven. He was three years old when he left this world for the next.
Pastor Chris is excited about the ministry at WRBC. “God is doing great things at our church,”
Chris says. “In this fast-paced technological society, people are looking for something solid, something true, something lasting. We’re excited to share the hope that we have–and that they can have– in Christ with our community!”
Chris has a background in Christian broadcasting and Communication. After graduation from RHS, he graduated from Baptist Bible College with a Bachelor’s degree in Biblical Theology. Subsequently, Pastor Chris earned a Master’s degree in Communication from Southwest Missouri State University and, in 2004, our pastor earned a Ph.D. at Regent University in Virginia.
Pastor Chris also serves as the chair of the General Education Division of Baptist Bible College in Springfield, Missouri, training people who are preparing to serve the Lord in various areas of ministry.