Dr. Charley Lynn Chase is the longtime chaplain at the well-known and respected First Presbyterian Day School in Macon, Georgia. A Presbyterian Church in America pastor, he and his wife Sue have four children and six grandchildren. Charley holds a B.A. in history from Belhaven University where he was a four-year starter on the Basketball team and is a member of the Athletic Hall of Fame. He also holds Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry degrees from Reformed Theological Seminary.
Charley expresses his life mission in the sentence: “God has put me here to exalt him and encourage others by practicing and promoting Grace Focused Optimism.” He shares the truth of Grace Focused Optimism in venues as diverse as Senior Living communities, High School chapel services, College retreats, Sunday School classes, and church conferences on a regular basis.