In 2016, Chris founded Church BOOM, an online training and coaching platform for pastors who want to grow their church. Chris and his wife Laura are the founding and lead Pastors of South Hills Church, a mulit-state, multi-campus church based in southern California.
He is also an author of four books. Following the successes of Handshake and In Search of Higher Ground, When Your Church Feels Stuck. He wrote his fourth book called, Quit Church: Because Your Life Would Be Better if You Did, Drawing from his experience coaching hundreds of churches toward true growth, Chris Sonksen calls on us to quit our casual, cultural commitment to church as we know it. No more half-hearted attempts to win the favor of God and other people by doing the right thing. No more doing things out of a sense of duty.
Chris has spoken to audiences around the world. His magnetic, humorous style motivates and inspires groups of all types.