Chip Dean is an anointed and seasoned speaker whose purpose is to impact and influence the culture to think, lead, and live a gospel-centered lifestyle that makes disciples and lives on mission. He is passionate about Student Ministry, Leadership, Disciple Making, Missional Living, and having a meaningful walk with Jesus.
“My ultimate passion is to see people saved, to encourage them to live the gospel, to inspire pastors to lead in a gospel-centered way, to motivate Christians to make disciples, and to influence churches to live on mission with the Gospel!”
Chip Dean grew up playing football, basketball, and baseball at Tuscaloosa Christian School in Alabama. He has been involved in Student Ministry leadership since 1997 by volunteering, teaching, preaching, traveling, counseling, and pastoring. After graduating from Baptist Bible College in 2001 with a Bachelors in Biblical Studies, and interning for a year in Detroit, MI, Chip moved to Louisville, KY for seminary. Chip graduated from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary’s Billy Graham School of Church Growth, Missions, and Evangelism in 2006 with a Masters of Divinity.
He has served in the capacity of Middle School Pastor and Student Pastor at First Baptist Woodstock, GA and is now the Global Student Pastor over 4 campuses at LibertyLive.Church in the Hampton Roads region of Virginia. He is also the Global Campus Pastor over all of the campuses as well as the Campus Pastor of Harbour View Campus in Suffolk, VA.
Chip has had hundreds of speaking opportunities for the last 15 years across the nation and in other countries. He is available for Student Conferences, Camps, Leadership Development, School Assemblies, Marriage and Family Conferences, Mission Conferences, Social Justice and Adoption issues.
Chip loves Alabama football, workouts, and most of all his wife, Michelle