After receiving Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Finance from The University of Alabama, Chris McKinney built a successful career in investment management. Through a number of divine interventions, Chris was called toward his extraordinary passion for writing, editing, and publishing Christian material. Out of that passion, he founded Called Writers Christian Publishing. In addition to being a regular contributor for Engage Magazine and GODSPEED Magazine, his articles have been featured by Crosswalk.com, Seeking Alpha, and other websites and publications. His first book, Calling All Writers! – A Small Group Curriculum For Christian Writers was released in 2018 and is currently available on Amazon. Additionally, Chris has written and edited for several ministries such as The Foundry and Church of the Highlands. He leads a writing team, small groups, and serves on other teams at Church of the Highlands.
He and his wife Shannon live in Tuscaloosa, where they are raising three boys and loving life together.