Christopher B. James is Assistant Professor of Evangelism and Missional Christianity at University of Dubuque Theological Seminary. There he leads the Master of Mission and Discipleship degree and a Dmin cohort on “Leadership in a Changing Context” with Alan Roxburgh.

He is author of Church Planting in Post-Christian Soil: Theology and Practice, forthcoming in 2017 with Oxford University Press. Chris holds a PhD in Practical Theology from Boston University School of Theology, a MDiv from Fuller Theological Seminary, and a B.A. from Wheaton College.

His research has been featured by several media outlets including the SeattleMet magazine, Seattle’s NPR station, The Daily Beast, and the RePlacing Church podcast.

Chris is also actively involved in his community as Co-convener of New World Brewing and a member of the Dubuque Community Police Relations Committee.