Rev. Chris Sicks

Chris Sicks is Pastor of Mercy at Alexandria Presbyterian Church in Virginia. His primary work is with APC’s deacons and Mercy Committee, laboring together to show compassion in Word and deed to those in the community and congregation—which includes 35 refugees who are part of the church. 

In the past, Chris worked at Gospel Rescue Mission (homeless shelter and drug treatment program in Washington, DC) and ran a scholarship/mentoring program for inner-city youth. He has also been a newspaper editor, restaurant manager, and Army officer.

Chris and Naomi have three children, along with Naomi’s nephew who has special needs and lives out of state. Chris is the author of Tangible: Making God Known Through Deeds of Mercy and Words of Truth (NavPress). He blogs at