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

Tim Dix

Senior Associate Pastor

Ryan Ritchie

Associate Pastor of Administration and Young Adults

Doug Osborn

East Campus Pastor

Barry Edwards

Elementary Children's Minister

Tim Johnson

Worship Arts Minister

Thomas Larison

Middle School Minister

Antonio Martinez

Ministro de Iglesia Cruz De Vida

Kevin Matlock

Pastoral Care, Evangelism & Senior Adults Minister

Darryl Nelson

High School Minister

Jeff Dunson

Evangelism and Missions Minister

Ministry Directors

Abby Anderson

Graphic Design & Print Services Director

Melanie Bishop

First Years Preschool Director

Michelle Chegwin

Preschool Director

Jeri Daniel

East Campus Kids Director

Mark Davis

Facilities Director

Rontina DeGraffenreid

Broadcast & Video Production Director

Nan Dix

Women's Director

Kathy Guzman

Financial Services Director

Lindsey Harris

Welcome Team Director

Troy Kouts

IT Systems Administrator

Jessica Nicholas

AWANA Commander

Emily Norton

Marketing Director

Pam Mercer

45 West Coffee & Books Director

Caleb Moshier

Audio and Lighting Production Director

Support Staff

Shirley Rivera

Senior Pastor Administrative Assistant

Autumn McMahen

Senior Associate Administrative Assistant

Kara Ballentine

Pastoral Care, Evangelism & Senior Adults Administrative Assistant

Nicole Barker

Kids Choir Coordinator

Kim Barrelle


Hunter Bruce

Student Ministry Associate

Donna Calloway

Production Volunteer Coordinator / Middle School AVL Production Lead

Jason Calloway

AVL Production Associate

Cameron Clark

East Campus Intern

Kara Daniel

Students Administrative Assistant

Heather Graves

Preschool Administrative Assistant

Patrick Henderson

Worship Arts Associate

Aida Herrold

Church Hostess

June Hill


Carolynn Jackson

Worship Arts Associate

Laura Johnson

Preschool Administrative Assistant

Mary Beth Johnson

Childcare Team Coordinator

Sheresa Kelley

Facilities Administrative Assistant

Christine Moshier

Worship Arts Clerk

Kaleigh Muth

East Campus, Students and College AVL Production Engineer Lead

Amanda Nash

Elementary Administrative Assistant

Karen Parker

Office of the Pastor and Financial Services Administrative Assistant

Joyce Pellar

Worship Arts Administrative Assistant

Rachel McCormick

East Campus Administrative Assistant

Nick Pellar

Student Ministry Associate

Mervilee Riley


Brantley Scott

Missions and Evangelism Minister in Residence

Denise Toavs

Preschool Administrative Assistant

Deonna Torres

Young Adults & Community Outreach Administrative Assistant

Vanessa Vasquez

Membership Assistant