Dr. Christopher Wells is executive director and editor of the Living Church Foundation. He oversees the publishing, budget, fundraising, marketing, and staff of TLC, and with his colleagues articulates the evolving mission and program of the foundation in collaboration with elected leadership. Christopher completed doctoral studies in historical theology at the University of Notre Dame and served as a lay leader in the Diocese of Northern Indiana, both of which conspired to lead him to TLC. He earned a B.A. at St. Olaf College and M.A.R. at Yale Divinity School.
He is affiliate professor of historical theology at Nashotah House Theological Seminary, where he teaches courses on Thomas Aquinas and Anglican ecclesiology. He has also taught at College of the Transfiguration, Grahamstown, South Africa, and the University of Notre Dame. He has published articles on Aquinas and ecumenism in the Anglican Theological Review, Ecclesiology, The Journal of Anglican Studies, and Pro Ecclesia. In 2014, he completed a round as theological consultant to the Anglican-Roman Catholic dialogue in the U.S. (ARC-USA).
Christopher is a member of the Cathedral Church of All Saints, Milwaukee, and enjoys reading, running, gastronomy, Notre Dame football, and all the arts.