2024 Britt Lectures

“Flourishing in Ministry”

Featuring Dr. Chris Adams

Dr. CHRIS ADAMS, grew up in a music ministry family in the Nashville area and is a third-generation pastor’s kid. An ordained minister, clinical psychologist, and leadership coach, Chris served in full-time music ministry for several years after graduating from college, as an associate pastor at a large church during and after seminar, and a college chaplain for almost a decade. Chris is currently serving as the Executive Director of the Mental Health and the Church Initiative at Rosemead Graduate School of Psychology, Biola University, and teaches ministry leadership and pastoral care/counseling courses for several seminaries. Chris is a consultant to a number of denominations and seminaries in the areas of clergy candidate assessment, clergy health, and pastoral leadership formation, and is a consultant, researcher, and writer with the Duke Clergy Health Initiative and the Flourishing in Ministry project. He is the Ministerial Assessment Specialist for the CalPac Conference, and has served for many years on the Advisory Committee for Clergy Candidacy and Assessment at UMC GBHEM. Chris is a frequent lecturer at seminaries, retreats, and conferences. He enjoys music (especially jazz), tennis, pickleball, coaching soccer, scuba diving, and playing with his two kids (Lexi, 13, and Cole, 9). He and his wife, Lori, live in Sierra Madre, California.


Friday, Feb 16 at 7:00 pm
Saturday, Feb 17 at 7:00 pm
Sunday, Feb 18 at 7:00 pm

Monday, Feb 19 at 9:00 am


First UMC of Honolulu
1020 S. Beretania St.
Honolulu, HI 96814

In the Sanctuary of the 1st/Ground Floor

Basement parking entrance of FUMC of Honolulu on VICTORIA ST.
Additional parking will be made available at the HOMA Parking lot, east of FUMC of Honolulu (entrance on KINAU ST.)

Additional Information:
Lectures are free and open to the public.
Please make a request if you will be needing child-care or translation services in Korean or Tongan.

CEU Credits: