Pastor (Teaching Elder)

Rev. Timothy Fox, PhD

Tim moved to Austin in Summer 2016 to become the pastor of Christ the King. He received a PhD in New Testament from the University of St Andrews, Scotland. He is a fellow with the Center for Pastor-Theologians. Before pastoring CTK, Tim served as a ruling elder in the Free Church of Scotland, as a college pastor on the central coast of California, and as a campus minister with Cru in East Asia and in California. He and his wife Marijke have three young kids; they all enjoy reading, gardening, and hiking. 


Ruling Elders

Larry Laine

Larry Laine currently works for Texas Disposal Systems after retiring from a twenty-two-year career in state government. He is actively involved with Isaiah 55 (a ministry principally serving the deaf as well as the neglected kids living in the poorest section of Reynosa Mexico) as a board member and also as a team leader for CTK's annual summer mission trip. He and his wife of forty-four years have four grown children and five grandchildren.

Bob Hardister

Bob was one of the founding members and first elders of Christ the King. He leads a community group, leads men's theology discussions at local pubs, and helps teach adult Sunday School.  He is a software developer in central Austin. He plays guitar and accordian in a Cajun band (Gumbo Ce Soir) and is an avid Cubs fan. He and his wife Tresa enjoy camping and spending time with their daughters. He likes reading, especially Walker Percy, and has been a longtime member of a local book club.

Todd Finch

Todd is a native Texan, and grew up in Nixon—an hour south of Austin.  He has been at Christ the King since 2005, and became an Elder in 2018.  A graduate of Baylor and University of Texas at San Antonio, he has worked in high tech since 1995, and currently works at Oracle.  He loves his wife, Allison, and two children Benjamin and Claire, very much!

Chris Corley


James Allen

James has been worshiping at Christ the King since 2003.  He is a 20+ year veteran of the Intel Corporation where he had held a variety of jobs.  He currently serves as a deacon and the treasurer of CTK. James is a native of Birmingham, AL, but lived in Huntsville, AL; Atlanta, GA; and Portland, OR before coming to Austin, TX. He is a diehard Crimson Tide fan by any reasonable standard but a fair-weather fan by Bama standards.

Jim McAndrew

Paul Benoit