Pastor Philip has been on staff at Christian Center since 1998, beginning as the Children’s Ministry Pastor. Phil serves as the Operations Pastor. Phil grew up in Bozeman, receiving degrees from Montana State University. Prior to coming on board at Christian Center he taught mathematics at a public school in Hawaii while serving in a local church. While in the islands, Phil pursued his life-long passion for running. Phil takes pleasure in seeing people touched by the love of God while learning to walk with Him. Phil also has a heart for missions and is partial to involving others in missions, including youth and children. In addition to his lovely wife, Phil has five amazing children. There is no greater joy for him than to see the character, spiritual growth and accomplishments of his kids…his own and all the children God’s put in his life.