SPEAKING

2014

July 10, preaching/ teaching at The Kerusso Experience, Harding University, Searcy AR

June 29-July, “7 Things I Learned from 30 Days of Silence” Summer Celebration, Lipscomb University, Nashville TN

May 23, “Ten Minute Transformation,” Christian College Librarians Group, Harding School of Theology library, 8:30 AM – Memphis, TN

May 4, “Ten Minute Transformation,” Hilltop Church of Christ, 9:00 Sunday School, 10 AM Worship, El Segundo, CA

April 29-May 2, “God Shows Up When We Shut Up: 7 Things I Learned from 30 Days of Silence,” Pepperdine Bible Lectures – Pepperdine University-Malibu, CA

Mar. 2-16, “Story of My Life,” sermon series-Highland Church of Christ-Memphis, TN

Feb. 25, ”Ten Minute Transformation”, Nurture Conference, 2:45 PM – Lipscomb University – Nashville, TN

Feb. 22, “Creating Healthy Elder-Preacher Partnerships,” Shepherd’s Network, Harding School of Theology, 1:30-2:30 PM – Harding School of Theology – Memphis, TN

Feb. 19, 26, “Ten Minute Transformation,” 7:00 PM – Sycamore View Church of Christ – Memphis, TN

Feb. 11, Pre-Release Session, Mark Luttrell Correctional Facility, Time TBD-Memphis, TN

Jan. 29, Ten Minute Transformation Group 2 launches – Memphis, TN

Jan. 12-Feb. 16, “The Relentless Life,” sermon series-Highland Church of Christ-Memphis, TN

Jan. 11, “Philippians Seminar,” White Station Church of Christ, 9:00 AM-1:30 PM – Memphis, TN

Jan. 8-Feb. 12, “God Shows Up When We Shut Up: 7 Things I Learned from 30 Days of Silence,” Wednesday Night class-Highland Church of Christ-Memphis TN

2013

Dec. 4, “Ten Minute Transformation: Small Spiritual Steps That Revolutionize Your Life,” 7-8 PM, Southwest Church of Christ – Jonesboro, AR

Dec. 1-Dec. 22, “Arrival” sermon series, Highland Church of Christ – Memphis, TN

Nov. 10-Nov. 24, “Greater” sermon series, Highland Church of Christ – Memphis, TN

Nov. 6, Ten Minute Transformation Group 1 launches – Memphis, TN

Oct. 27, Nov. 3 Ten Minute Transformation Book Signing, Highland Church of Christ - Memphis, TN

Sept. 30 “Preaching to Pluralists,” (9 AM), – Preacher’s Workshop (Monday during the HU Bible Lectureship) - Harding University – Searcy, TX

Sept. 16-17 “Ten Minute Transformation” (2 classes) – Summit – Abilene Christian University – Abilene, TX

Sept. 4-Oct. 16 “Sharing Jesus God’s Way” (6 classes) - Highland Church of Christ – Memphis, TN

Aug, 28, 2013 “Ten Minute Transformation” (7:00 PM) – Community Enrichment Series – Westside Church of Christ – Russellville, AR

Aug. 25-Sept. 15 “Ten Minute Transformation” sermon series, Highland Church of Christ – Memphis, TN

July 1-2, 3013 “Ten Minute Transformation” (7:30 AM each day, 2 classes) – Summer Celebration – Lipscomb University – Nashville, TN

May 1, 2013 “Ten Minute Transformation” (AC 270, 1:30 PM) - Pepperdine Bible Lectures - Pepperdine University – Malibu, CA

April 7-April 28 “No Reservations Required” Sermon Series, Highland Church of Christ – Memphis, TN

Mar. 10-Mar. 31 “Risen” Sermon Series, Highland Church of Christ – Memphis, TN

Feb. 28-Mar. 7 “Connecting Preaching with the Congregation” – Doctor of Ministry Course at Harding School of Theology – Memphis, TN

Feb. 17-Mar. 10, 2013 “Saving Grace” Sermon Series, Highland Church of Christ – Memphis, TN

Jan. 28-30, 2013 “Ministry at the Crossroads of Christ and Postmodern Culture” (4 sessions) – Expositor’s Seminar – Portland, OR

Jan. 6-Feb. 10, 2013 “Fault Lines” Sermon Series, Highland Church of Christ – Memphis, TN

 

ABOUT CHRIS

Chris Altrock
(b. 3/27/68)
6886 Briarfield Lane – Bartlett, TN 38135
901-356-8728 (cell)
chris.altrock@highlandcc.org / chris@chrisaltrock.com
www.chrisaltrock.com
(also on Facebook and Twitter)
FAMILY
Wife: Kendra Altrock (married 5/26/89) – part time accountant (CPA )
Children: Jordan (5/13/97) & Jacob (11/8/01)
CONGREGATIONAL MINISTRY EXPERIENCE
Preaching Minister – Highland Street Church of Christ – Aug. 1998-Present
400 N. Houston Levee Road
Cordova, TN 38018
901-458-3335
Preaching Minister – University Church of Christ – Feb. 1994-Aug. 1998
1555 E. University Ave.
Las Cruces, NM 88001
URBAN MINISTRY/ OTHER EXPERIENCE
Board Member – Mission Alive (Dallas, TX) – 2011-2012
Faith in Memphis Panel of Religious Leaders (FaithInMemphis.com) – 2011-present
Partner to Memphis Urban Ministry (Memphis, TN) – 2010-2011
Member of Joint Urban Ministry Partners (Memphis, TN) – 2008-2011
Member of Memphis Urban Ministry Steering Committee (Memphis, TN) – 2007-2009
ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE
Adjunct Instructor – Oklahoma Christian University
Oklahoma City, OK
BIBL 3913 – Preparation and Delivery of Religious Speeches (Homiletics) (Fall 2009)
BIBL 3913 – Preparation and Delivery of Religious Speeches (Homiletics) (Fall 2008)
BIBL 3913 – Preparation and Delivery of Religious Speeches (Homiletics) (Fall 2007)
BIBL 3913 – Preparation and Delivery of Religious Speeches (Homiletics) (Fall 2006)
Adjunct Instructor – Harding University Graduate School of Religion/ Harding School of Theology
Memphis, TN
D. Min Course HST 7140 – Connecting Preaching with the Congregation (Spring 2013)
D.Min Course HUGSR 7240 – Evangelistic Strategies for the Local Church (Spring 2005)
Member of Academy of Homiletics – 2005-present
“What is the Future of the Sermon?”
Co-Convener of panel at Christian Scholar’s Conference, June 2013
“Major Book Review: ‘Responses to Robert S. Reid’s and Lucy Hogan’s The Six Deadly Sins of Preaching’” Christian Scholar’s Conference, June 2012
“The Cone of Preaching: A Narrative Model for Preaching in a Post-Christian Culture”
Presented at the Christian Scholar’s Conference, June 2009
“The Postmodern Partnership of Congregation and College: Three Ways Christian Colleges Can Assist Christian Churches in Their Common Mission”
Presented at the Christian Scholar’s Conference, June 2008
EDUCATION
Doctor of Ministry
Emphasis in evangelistic preaching and postmodernism
May 2001 – 4.0 GPA
Harding University Graduate School of Religion
Master of Divinity
May 1994 – 4.0 GPA
Harding University Graduate School of Religion
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
May 1990 – 3.8 GPA
New Mexico State University
PUBLICATIONS
Numerous book reviews as Book Review Editor for 21st Century Christian Magazine (May, 2009 – Present).
Book Review on Kindling Desire for God: Preaching as Spiritual Direction (Kay L. Northcutt, Fortress Press, 2009) in Encounter: Journal for Pentecostal Ministry.
Book Review on The Blue Parakeet (Scot McKnight,  Zondervan, 2008) and Living at the Crossroads (Michael Goheen and Craig Bartholomew, Baker Academic, 2008) in The Christian Chronicle (April 2009), 36.
Sermon in Preaching the Sermon on the Mount edited by David Fleer and Dave Bland – Chalice Press (2007).
Book Review on Preaching Re-Imagined (Doug Pagitt, Zondervan, 2005) in Homiletic (33:1) Summer, 2008: 25-26.
BOOKS
Ten Minute Transformation Chalice Press, 2013
Prayers from the Pit: What the Ten Prayers of Jesus Teach About Praying in Times of Pain – 21st Century Christian (2011).
Rebuilding Relationships: A Sermon on the Mount Floor Plan – Chalice Press (2008).
Preaching to Pluralists: How to Proclaim Christ in a Postmodern Age – Chalice Press (2004).
Mark: A Call to Service – HillCrest Publishing/ Leafwood (2000; 2nd edition 2006).
The Cross: Saved by the Shame of it All – College Press (1998).
SPIRITUAL FORMATION
Thirty Day Ignatian Spiritual Exercises Silent Sabbatical  (Dr. Jackie Halstead, Spiritual Director) Nashville/ Memphis, TN – July, 2013
Five Day Ignatian Silent Retreat – Spring Hill College, Mobile, AL – June, 2012