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Chris Huberty | Production Manager
What’s your most embarrassing song currently in your Playlist?
I’m not embarrassed by all the 90s R&B on my iPod; I listen to that with pride. Probably all the “boy band” songs from the likes of Backstreet Boys, *N Sync and, yes, One Direction.
Who is your favorite storyteller?
1) Lecrae. As a Christian musician, his lyrics frequently cover the “warts and all” of life and our spiritual walk. It’s not always pretty, but it’s real, and God’s grace always comes through. And he has a great story of his own.
2) Steven Spielberg. His movies are usually the epitome of a high-budget blockbuster, but so many of them prove that you can think big without sacrificing a good story.
Most amazing encounter with someone in need?
I went on a summer mission trip with my high school youth group to an impoverished island in the Bahamas that had been hit by a major storm. We taught vacation Bible school during the day and did community activities in the evening. The whole village was eager to learn the Bible, and they loved us visiting.
I got attached to a 3-year-old girl named Aliyah. She had just gotten her first bicycle and was super excited. I spent some afternoons teaching her to ride it. When she finally got the hang of it, the look on her face was unforgettable.
Why do you do what you do for i58:10 Media?
I love using my passion for multimedia production and storytelling to change lives and build God’s kingdom. Like a pastor is called to lead a church, I feel like my calling is being part of this team and mission. I love getting these stories out there and seeing how God will move. This is my mission field.
Describe your family?
I was born and raised in southern Indiana. My parents are still there, but they’re already thinking about becoming Oregonians when they retire. We’re all a little quirky, all glass-is-half-full people, and we love our Indiana sports teams. (Go Pacers, Hoosiers and Colts!)
I’m an only child, but have friends back where I lived in Indiana and in Minnesota who are like brothers and sisters to me. I’ve been married since 2013; my wife and I have a dog and a pet hedgehog.
I feel blessed to have been raised in the church. I have a fantastic circle of people who have been influential in my life personally, spiritually and professionally.
What is one quote that has had a big impact on your life?
“Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be terrified; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.” – Joshua 1:9
Having moved to California, Minnesota and now Oregon without knowing a soul, I have relied heavily on God to guide me and put the right people and opportunities in front of me. And that faith has paid off!