A native Texan, Cristopher earned degrees from Rice University, The University of Texas at Austin, and the Seminary of the Southwest. Ordained in 2005, he has served at St. Thomas Church & School in San Antonio, Epiphany Church & School in Kingsville, and St. Francis Church in San Antonio. Cristopher has been married to Kristina for 24 years, and they have two sons, a college freshman and a sixth-grader. In the Diocese of West Texas, he has served on the schools commission, ecumenical commission, and as Dean at Camp Capers for ten of the last fourteen years. He volunteers as chaplain to the baseball program at Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio.