Brian Pate | Associate Pastor
Brian was born and raised in South Carolina and roots for the SC Gamecocks. Before coming to Liberty, he worked at a rescue mission for homeless men in Tennessee. In 2010, Brian completed his Master of Divinity degree. His favorite thing to do is spend time with his wife, Christa, and son, Caleb. He also enjoys hanging out with teens, hiking, skiing, and reading. He got to know Christa while he was a pastoral intern at a church in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Brian and Christa were married in 2011.
Christa grew up in Sao Paulo, Brazil, where her family served as missionaries. She speaks fluent Portuguese and loves to eat chicken hearts (a Brazilian delicacy). She enjoys reading and making jewelry.