Chris Willard

Director of Generosity Initiatives

Chris Willard has more than 25 years of experience in ministry leadership. He served with Campus Crusade for Christ as northeast regional director and as the director of the Innovation Center for Technology, Campus Crusade’s internet and digital media ministry.


Chris also served as the executive pastor of Discovery Church in Orlando, FL. During his tenure there, Discovery launched three multi-site venues and experienced a season of unprecedented growth. Discovery was twice named by Outreach Magazine as one of the 100 fastest growing churches in America.


Since 1999, Chris and his wife Susan have been on the national speaking team for FamilyLife’s Weekend to Remember marriage getaway, providing encouragement, hope, and practical tools to build and grow marriages and families.


Currently, Chris serves with Leadership Network as Director of Generosity Initiatives and Leadership Community Director. He is the co-author of “Contagious Generosity: Creating a Culture of Generosity in Your Church,” published by Zondervan.


Chris and Susan and their three young adult children live in Orlando, FL.

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