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About Chuck Rush
Chuck Rush has been the Senior Minister at Christ Church in Summit, New Jersey since 1994. Before that, he taught Ethics at Rutgers University for eight years. A graduate of Wake Forest University, Chuck studied philosophy and politics as an undergraduate. He did Ph.D. at Princeton Seminary writing his dissertation on Reinhold Niebuhr and World War 2. During grad school, he served as an ER chaplain and a psychiatric chaplain. He continues to research the intersection between neurology, psychology, and spiritual well being with authors like Martin Seligman, Bessel Van Der Kolk, and Barbara Frederickson. Chuck inherited an all-white Wall Street congregation in the ’90s affiliated with the United Church of Christ and the American Baptist Church. The congregation has been on a slow evolution towards becoming a multicultural spiritual community for the past twenty years. Chuck is a guest contributor to Center for Healthy Churches.