Khristi Adams is a Speaker, Author and Advocate. She created the Becoming Conference in 2017 in partnership with Doorway of Hope and the Christian Wellness Center of NJ. The conference is designed to educate and empower girls 13-17 with a particular emphasis on girls of color.
Previously she worked as Interim Protestant Chaplain at Georgetown University Law Center & Georgetown University, Associate Campus Pastor for Preaching & Spiritual Programming at Azusa Pacific University in Southern California and former Director of Youth Ministries at First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens in Somerset, NJ. She is the author of the book “The Misinterpreted Gospel of Singleness: a cultural critique of myths surrounding singleness in the Christian community.” Khristi is a graduate of Temple University with a degree in Advertising and a graduate of Princeton Theological Seminary where she obtained a Master of Divinity degree. Khristi directed & produced a short-film documentary called “Chivalry is Dead” where she won Best Directorial Debut of a Documentary at the NY International Film Festival. Khristi is writer and director of the stage plays, God & Country, The Herstory Exhibitions and Yesterday I Died. In October 2010, she was featured in “Almighty Debt: A Black in America Special” on CNN highlighting work she’s done with young people in the community. She has done cross-cultural work in Ghana, West Africa; Kingston, Jamaica & Mexico working with churches, schools, prisons and community groups. She is on the Board of Directors for Word Made Flesh & a featured writer on Huffington Post Religion, Off the Page (of Our Daily Bread) and several other online publications. Khristi is a Pastoral Counselor at Christian Wellness Center in Somerset, NJ, the Program Administrator for the Center for Black Church Studies at Princeton Theological Seminary & a featured writer on Huffington Post Religion, Off the Page (of Our Daily Bread) and several other online publications. In the Fall of 2018 she will begin her new position as Firestone Endowment Chaplain and instructor of religious studies and philosophy at the Hill School in Pottstown, PA.