Pastor Corey and Beth Ann Jones, Lead Pastors
Pastor Corey and Beth Ann Jones have been married for 25 years. They have two children, Matthew and Luke. Pastor Corey received his undergraduate education at Olivet Nazarene University near Chicago , where he met Beth Ann. Pastor Corey received his Master's degree in Theology at Southern Methodist University - Perkins School of Theology. Beth Ann earned a Master's degree in Social Work from the University of Texas at Arlington. Pastor Corey and Beth Ann have used their training to help people reach their full potential and calling for Christ, whether through preaching, teaching, or counseling.
On a personal note:
On July 5, 2002 our youngest son Luke, who was 23 months old, was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia(ALL). The doctors told us that the cancer was in his blood and would kill him within 2 months if left untreated. That same day we started a 2 1/2 year intensive chemotherapy treatment. But most importantly, we began to cry out to our Heavenly Father for a miracle to be done on Luke's behalf. Our faith was taken to a higher level as we sought the Word of God. We received His promises for Luke's healing and we began to stand on those promises. At the end of the first 30 days, after much prayer and fasting the doctors gave us report that there were no cancer cells remaining in Luke's body. Luke finished his treatment in 2005 and remains cancer free to this day! Praise the Lord for His healing power! What Satan tried to do to destroy Luke and our family, God has taken and used it for His good and His glory!
Pastor Chad Jones, Associate Pastor: Worship & Discipleship
Pastor Chad is Pastor Corey’s brother and has been a part of Crossroads Tabernacle from the very beginning. His wife Marti arrived in Texas in 1998 and began attending Crossroads. They eventually married in 1999 and have continued to serve in many different capacities at the church. They now have three children, Caleb, Seth and Hannah.
Chad is the Worship leader and an associate pastor. He also oversees the Cross Training Ministry. Marti is on the worship team and serves as a prayer band leader.
Pastor Ben Conyers, Associate Pastor: Youth
Ben Conyers came to Crossroads Tabernacle in 2001 as an intern. He faithfully volunteered as Youth Pastor for five years and officially came on staff in 2006. He graduated from Northwest Nazarene University with a degree in Youth Ministry. Since his arrival in 2001 God has been building a youth ministry that is based on a foundation of prayer and faith. It is his desire to see a revival of youth at Crossroads Tabernacle from every cultural background and to equip them to reach their generation for Christ.
Ben and his wife Melissa have been married for seven years, are the parents of a little girl named Zoe, a baby boy named Zachary and raising their niece Chasidy. It is their desire to help hurting youth of all backgrounds pursue a new life in Christ together.
Pastor Katie Steel, Associate Pastor: Young Adults
Katie Steel has been a member of Crossroads Tabernacle for 11 years. She began attending Crossroads her 9th grade year of high school. In 1999 when Crossroads began to refocus and base everything on prayer she was called into full time ministry. She was very involved with children’s ministry and has been working with children ever since.
Katie attended Southern Nazarene University and received a Bachelor of Arts in Theology and Ministry. In September of 2007, Katie became the Children’s Pastor of Crossroads Tabernacle. Katie is now our Young Adults Pastor.
Pastor Bill Bishop, Associate Pastor: Prayer / Altar Work
Pastor Bill oversees our Prayer and Altar Worker Ministry. It is an intricate part of Crossroads Tabernacle that the Lord is using greatly. Bill is married to Marsha. They will soon be celebrating their 40th anniversary. They have 2 grown children, Scott and Marti. Marti and her husband Chad Jones have 3 active, awesome and adorable kids that keep Bill and Marsha really busy as grand parents. They are all actively engage in serving the Lord at Crossroads.
Bill has served the church for over 38 years. He has served as a Worship Leader, Youth Pastor, Associate and Senior Pastor for churches in Florida, South Carolina, California, Illinois and Arkansas. He has a passion and heart for ministry.