Chris Roberts is CIY’s Storyteller. In this role he works to communicate with CIY’s partners, churches, parents, youth leaders and the public in sharing the stories of students who are embracing the call of Christ on their lives to be Kingdom workers. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Missouri Southern State University. He also studied youth ministry at Ozark Christian College and child psychology at the University of Colorado. Much of his career has been a combination of work in newspapers and ministry. He’s served as editor for multiple newspapers in southwest Missouri, as well as associate editor for Group magazine. He has also served as children’s ministry director at Fairview Christian Church in Carthage, MO, and currently is involved with the children’s ministry at Carterville Christian Church near Joplin, MO. Chris is also heavily involved with the Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce, serving as chairman of the Leadership Joplin steering committee and president of the Leadership Joplin graduating class of 2012.