Chris Gowen

Pastor/Teacher

Chris Gowen was born in Ohio, but grew up in middle Tennessee. At the age of 14 he, along with his older brother and twin sister, were saved while attending a revival meeting in July 1971. At the age of 19, Chris began preaching. He is married to Patty Gowen and they have 4 children, and 5 grandchildren. Chris graduated from Loretto High School. He has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of North Alabama, and a Master’s Degree in Education from Middle Tennessee State University. Chris also has a Bachelor of Ministry degree from Covington Theological Seminary in Rossville, Georgia. He has been pastor for the following churches: Barnesville Baptist, Liberty Hill Baptist, Lakeview Baptist, Meadowview Baptist (serving as interim), Park Grove Baptist, Zion Baptist and currently Swan Creek Baptist.