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Mountain Fog

Our Team



Chris serves as Senior Pastor. Chris and his wife, Alicia, have been in ministry for over 22 years. He has served in various ministry roles including youth pastor, campus missionary at UNC-Greensboro and NC State University, assistant dean at a school for campus ministry, elder and senior pastor.  He graduated from UNC Greensboro with a Bachelor of Arts in history, holds a degree in ministry from Wagner Leadership Institute, as well as a Master’s Certificate in Intercultural Studies from Fuller Theological Seminary.  Chris and Alicia have four children: Laurin, Hope, Stephen and Allie.  He is an avid movie connoisseur and loves to read.  Chris is also a football fan, especially loves the Dallas Cowboys, and his favorite television series is “Chuck". His true passion, however, is knowing God and making Him known. 

“I surrendered my life to Jesus at a Christian camp when I was 8 years old and everything changed.  My walk with Jesus is my priority.  I desire to share God’s love with others and to assist and equip them as they come to know and to grow in an experiential knowledge of Him (Jesus).”

Alicia Sharpe is the worship leader for Difference Maker’s Church. She has a degree in Music education from UNCG, a bachelor’s degree in practical ministry from Wagner Leadership Institute, has been a vocational minister for 20 years. She has written 2 books, “Living Free, Like You’re 3!” and “Look Up and Live Free!” She has led numerous women's groups, spoken at events, and mentored and coached others to overcome their fears and regain freedom in life while deepening their friendship with Jesus. She and Chris have 4 amazing children and have been married for 23 years.





Nikki serves as our Administrative Director. She has many years of professional experience which is now being used to serve the best boss ever…God! She also serves on the worship team (bass and vocals) and fills in as worship leader as needed. Music has always been an important part of her life and spending time with Jesus is always filled with worship through music. Nikki graduated from Liberty University with a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice-Homeland Security. Nikki and her son, Ty, are huge hockey fans…Go Canes! 

“For many years, and until very recently, I thought so poorly of myself because of past choices and actions that I believed I was unlovable.  Even though I asked Jesus into my heart as a young child, I never really had a true relationship with Christ.  To be honest, I didn’t even know what that meant and never really had anyone that truly disciple me.  I ran from God for many years, but He never stopped pursuing me!  He never stopped loving me, even when I didn’t love myself!  Over the last several years my relationship with Jesus has grown and matured and my life has been changed because of the discipleship of a few spiritually mature people who invested in me.  Now is my opportunity to invest in others.  I want to truly be the hands and feet of Jesus!  No matter what you’ve done or how far you run, His arms are open wide.  You are a glorious masterpiece!”

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