The Rev. Christopher Royer, Executive Director
The Rev. Christopher Royer of Tulsa, Okla., was named executive director of Anglican Frontier Missions (AFM) in June 2014. Chris was born and raised in Boulder, CO. He graduated from Wheaton College in Wheaton, IL, with a bachelor of arts in Biblical Studies and Philosophy and with a master of arts in New Testament Studies, both in 1989. In 1990, he joined Operation Mobilization and served in a Middle Eastern country. He spent his first three years learning that country’s language and culture. From 1993 to 1994, he lived in South Korea, where he learned the culture and language of his fiancé and future wife. Then, from 1995-2006, Chris pioneered two different church plants in the Middle East. In 2004, he earned a master of divinity from Denver Seminary in Denver, CO, and a diploma of Anglican Studies from Trinity School for Ministry in Ambridge, PA, in 2007. From 2008-2013, Chris ministered in the Diocese of South Carolina (The Church of the Cross, Bluffton, and Christ the King, Pawleys Island), and from 2013-2014 as Associate Rector at Church of the Holy Spirit in Tulsa. Chris and his wife have two teenage daughters.