Pastor Kress graduated in 1989 from the University of Northern Colorado with a B.A. in Journalism and Mass Communications. He married Elizabeth in 1996, and they have three children, EJ, Carson, and Mercy. He received a Master of Divinity (M. Div.) from The Master’s Seminary in Sun Valley, California.
Before coming to Grace Community Bible Church in November 2001, he served as a Pastoral Intern at Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, California (1995-98) and Assistant General Manager of William Carey Library Publishers (1999-2001).
Pastor Kress and Elizabeth also have started an independent Christian publishing company—Kress Biblical Resources.