Chris Goldman

Chris Goldman, a HOPE Network Partner, is a native of Hobbs, New Mexico. He serves as the Lead Pastor of the Northwest Church in Lynnwood, Washington (Seattle). Married to Kim whom he met at Abilene Christian University (Graduated ’87), they are parents of Ashley (Gendron) and Josh (and proud grandparents of two). Goldman has M.S. from Pepperdine University (’93), has completed the continuing education certification program in business management from California State University, Sacramento (’98), and is a Certified Business Coach and Marketing Specialist (

Goldman has been a featured speaker at Pepperdine University (Harbor), Abilene Christian University Bible Lectures, and Ozark Christian Conference. His ministry experience includes work in Texas at Abilene (’83 – ’87) and Ft. Worth (’87-’88), Livermore, CA ’88 – ’95) and Rancho Cordova, CA (’95 – ’09), and in Seattle, since ’09. He has authored one book, Vibrant Faith – A Study of James.