Chris Platt has been Lead Pastor at Highland Baptist Church of Shelbyville since September 2014. He is a PK who grew up in Miami, Louisville, New Jersey, and Houston. He previously served Kentucky Baptist churches in Louisville, Henderson, Somerset, and Crestwood. Chris is a graduate of Baylor University, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, and he received his Doctorate from Fuller Theological Seminary. He and his wife Phyllis have been blessed with two daughters, Alyssa and Rachel, and one granddaughter, Ashlynn. He enjoys family time, sharing the gospel, listening to Christian music, eating ice cream, attempting to play basketball/softball/golf, and cheering on the Kentucky Wildcats, Baylor Bears, and Boston Red Sox. His life verse is Galatians 2:20.