Dr. Kris Grimes, pastor

In their 70th year of service in Frankfort, Gospel Life Community Church has called Dr. Kris Grimes to be the church’s new Senior Pastor. 

Bro. Kris has nearly 16 years of ministry experience in the area of youth and worship ministry. In addition, he is an assistant professor at Kentucky State University as a nutritional scientist.

While in the serving in the ministry, Bro. Grimes graduated from Centre College in Danville with a double major in biochemistry and religious studies. Following graduation, he joined the University of Kentucky as a fellow in the Graduate Center for Nutritional Sciences, where he graduated in 2006 with a Ph.D. 

After a brief hiatus to focus on local ministry, he decided to complete his theological training at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville with an emphasis in Christian Ministry. He will be finishing his Masters of Divinity SBTS in the spring of 2017.

Kris has a wife, Crystal, of 14 years and two sons, Lucas, 13, and Jackson, 5. He has a passion for studying and teaching the Word of God with the effort of loving his church and fulfilling the Great Commission.

paul grimes, pastor

david skaggs, pastor

melvin nicholson, deacon

toya nicholson, children’s ministry

george hellard, deacon

cory thurman, children’s ministry