Meet the Team

Meet the Senior Pastor

Dr. Dwayne Mercer

Dr. Dwayne Mercer is a native of Georgia. He and his wife, Pam, have three adult children and six adorable grandchildren. They have served at CrossLife Church since 1993, as it has grown from 1,100 to 7,000 members and over 5,000 new believers have been baptized during that time.

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Ministerial Staff

Doug Osborn

East Campus Pastor

Pedro Alberto

Ministro de Iglesia Cruz De Vida

Wesley Arnes

Middle School Minister

Jeff Dunson

Evangelism and Missions Minister

Drew Hopkins

East Campus Students and Outreach Minister

Tim Johnson

Worship Arts Minister

Dr. Thomas Larison

Elementary Children's Minister

Herb Long

Median Adults Minister

Kevin Matlock

Pastoral Care & Senior Adults Minister

Darryl Nelson

High School Minister

Brennon Scott

College and Recreation Minister

Brantley Scott

Online Services Minister; Evangelism and Missions Associate

Ministry Directors

Keith Brantley

Senior Director of Administration

Autumn Gilbert

Director of Office Administration

Nicole Barker

Kid's Choir Director; Elementary Administrative Assistant

Melanie Bishop

First Years Preschool Director

Michelle Chegwin

Preschool Ministry Director

Jeri Daniel

East Campus Kids Director

Mark Davis

Facilities Director

Alejandra Hopkins

East Campus Worship Director

Kathy Guzman

Financial Services Director

Todd Harris

Men's Ministry Director

Troy Kouts

IT Systems Administrator

Pam Mercer

Women's Ministry Director

Caleb Moshier

Production Director

Jessica Nicholas

AWANA Commander

Emily Norton

Communications Director and Welcome Team Director

Support Staff

Shirley Rivera

Senior Pastor Administrative Assistant

Kara Ballentine

Pastoral Care, Evangelism & Senior Adults Administrative Assistant

Kim Barrelle

Finance Assistant

Emily Beach

College and Recreational Ministry Administrative Assistant

Ben Cannon

Student Ministry Intern

Cameron Clark

East Campus Intern

Nicole Davila

Communications Assistant

Heather Graves

Preschool Administrative Assistant

Addison Hay

Communications Assistant

Aida Herrold

Church Hostess

Sheresa Kelley

Facilities Administrative Assistant

Kacie Peck

East Campus Administrative Assistant

Joyce Pellar

Worship Arts Administrative Assistant

Nick Pellar

Student Ministry Associate

Mervilee Riley


Denise Toavs

Preschool Administrative Assistant

Jared Toavs

Production Assistant

Deonna Torres

Young Adults and Median Adults Administrative Assistant

Dallas Twiford

Production Associate

Vanessa Vasquez

Membership Assistant