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ABOUT US

OUR MANDATE:

"CONNECTING THOSE AROUND US TO THE HEART OF JESUS"

Our Passion

Our passion is helping people Know God,

Find Freedom,

Discover their Purpose,

and Make a Difference.

Whether you’re new to church, have been a Christian for many years, or are looking for a fresh start, you’re welcome here. Our hope is to give you a place where you experience a fresh, enjoyable connection to God and a community of people.

We keep our focus simple so we can have the biggest impact possible. Everything we do as a church is filtered through our focus on helping every person live the full life for which God created all of us.

KNOW GOD

Weekend Services >

FIND
FREEDOM

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KNOW GOD

Weekend Services >

Weekend Services >

KNOW GOD

Hub Groups >

FIND
FREEDOM

Grow Track >

DISCOVER

PURPOSE

LEADERSHIP

Lead Pastor

Chris Hodges is the founding and senior pastor of Church of the Highlands. Since it began in 2001, Highlands has grown to have campuses across the state of Alabama, and we’re known for our life-giving culture and focus on leading people to an intimate relationship with God.

Pastor Chris has a deep passion for developing leaders and planting life-giving churches. He co-founded ARC (Association of Related Churches) in 2001, which has launched hundreds of churches across the United States. He also founded Grow, specializing in training and resourcing pastors and churches to help them break barriers and reach their growth potential. Chris is also the founder and Chancellor of Highlands College, a ministry training school that trains and launches students into full-time ministry careers.

Chris and his wife Tammy have five children and live in Birmingham, Alabama, where Church of the Highlands began. He speaks at conferences worldwide and is the author of Fresh Air, Four Cups, The Daniel Dilemma, and What’s Next?.

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