Christopher is an ordained minister of the United Church of Christ and Associate Professor of Worship and Preaching and Dean of the Chapel at Eden Theological Seminary in St. Louis. He has been writing and performing his own music for local, regional, and national church gatherings for more than twenty years, as well as playing coffee houses and benefit concerts around the country. In recent years his music has shifted away from singer/songwriter performance pieces toward group-oriented songs for worship. Musical highlights include:
- Ten songs published in the United Church of Christ's recent songbook "Sing! Prayer and Praise"
- Winfield Folk Festival New Songs Showcase 1999 winner in three categories
- "Listening Now" sung by 10,000 at United Church of Christ's 2007 General Synod in Hartford, CT
- Five independently released recordings