Chris Wardwell has worked as a parish youth minister and director of religious education, as well as a middle school theology teacher and campus minister. He is a theology teacher at Saint Thomas High School in Houston, Texas, where he once was a student and is a graduate. He also does prison ministry once a week in the Harris County Jail. Chris is happily married to Christine, with whom he has a son, Jacob. When he is not taking pictures, playing guitar, or watching movies with his wife, Chris can usually be found teaching the Scriptures to ninth- and tenth-graders at Saint Thomas. He received his master's degree in pastoral ministry from Saint Mary's University of Minnesota in Winona, Minnesota.