Chris Townsend was an atheist until right around his twenty-sixth birthday. He now leverages that background to help reach the lost and disciple the found. He has studied supply chain management & business information systems at Texas Christian University, theology at Christ for the Nations Institute (CFNI), church history at Liberty University, and apologetics at Biola. Chris is the president of Redeemed Royalty Ministries, a professor at Christ for the Nations Institute, and an itinerant apologist for weignitelove.org. Chris has written several books including Prove It: The Art and Science of Understanding and Articulating Why You Believe What You Believe and Ekklesia Rising: The Organization Formerly Known as Church. His theology and apologetic articles have been published in Charisma, Charisma News, The Poached Egg, several other apologetic periodicals, and in multiple languages and countries. Chris currently serves as the Executive Director of Redeemed Royalty Ministries and is the Director of Sales and Marketing for AllCare roofing.