Chris Roberts with Pastor Kenneth Spink (left) and Pastor Dave Johnson of First Baptist, Grove City, Pa.

BEREA, Ohio—Berea Baptist Church has ordained its youth pastor, Chris Roberts. An ordination council, consisting of 26 men representing 17 Baptist churches in Ohio and Pennsylvania, joined to pray, examine, and verify the Lord’s calling of Chris. After careful consideration, the council voted unanimously to ordain him into the ministry.

Chris graduated from Appalachian Bible College in 2009, the same year he married his wife, Emily. He began serving as youth pastor at Berea Baptist Church in June 2010.

Pastor Kenneth Spink says, “We are honored to have Rev. Chris Roberts ministering here with us at Berea Baptist.”