Dr. Gates has been teaching at TCF since 2016. He earned his PhD from NOBTS with an emphasis in biblical studies and a minor concentration in theology. His areas of specialization are hermeneutics and gospel studies. He is a contributing writer and research consultant at Practical Christianity Foundation and also hosts a weekly podcast entitled "ravel." Christopher and his wife reside in downtown New Port Richey and are expecting their first child March of '22. Dr. Gates is an alumni of Trinity College of Florida Class of 2013.