Our Pastors

Teaching Pastor

Chris Auer

Pastor Chris Auer is the lead pastor of Risen Life Church. His driving passion is to lead others into an intimate relationship with Jesus and equip others to become a disciple of Jesus.

Coming from an engineering background in the medical device field, Chris holds an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Minnesota, and is pursuing a master of divinity degree at Bethel Seminary. Chris and his wife Marissa live in Brooklyn Park, MN and both have a passion for seeing God's Kingdom grow in their community.

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Worship Pastor

Taylor Williams

Taylor Williams is the worship pastor at Risen Life Church. Taylor's passion for worship comes from the knowledge that we were all made to worship God. Taylor and his wife Mikayla believe that lives can be transformed by the Holy Spirit, as they seek to lead others into a place of worshipping God in the Spirit and in truth.

Taylor and his wife Mikayla live in Brooklyn Park, MN and are both passionate about seeing lives transformed by the power of Jesus. Taylor holds a Bachelor's degree in Biblical & Theological Studies, a Master's degree in Education, and a Doctorate in Administration at Bethel University.

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