crossroads Leadership


  • mark nelson

    LEAD PASTOR

    Mark Nelson has been the Senior Pastor of Crossroads for over 16 years. He and his family live in the Lakeland area. Mark grew up in Chicago so he is a die hard (and continuously disappointed) fan of the Chicago Cubs. Mark met his wife, Kristie, at Wheaton College. He has degrees from the University of Illinois (Sociology) and Fuller Theological Seminary (Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry). Mark also serves as the District Superintendent for the Missionary Church Florida District (www.mcflorida.org) and is passionate about encouraging and training pastors and church planters. Click here to contact Pastor Mark.

  • MATT ZUROWSKI

    ASSOCIATE PASTOR OF FAMILY MINISTRY

    Matt Zurowski joined the pastoral staff of Crossroads in October 2016. He and his family live in the Winter Haven area. Matt grew up in Ohio and is a die-hard Ohio State Buckeye fan (O-H-I-O)!! Matt met his wife, Kendra, in Bible college and they have two fantastic boys. In over 17 years of church ministry, Matt has served in many areas: Youth Pastor, Minister of Music, and Senior Pastor. He is passionate about seeing youth of all ages come to know Christ as their personal Savior and grow deeper in their walk with Christ! Click here to contact Pastor Matt.

  • KETURA ELDRIDGE-FREE

    DIRECTOR OF WORSHIP MINISTRY


    Click here to contact Ketura.

  • rachel lyttle

    ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

    Rachel has been attending Crossroads for over 14 years, and has been on staff at the church for over seven years. She and her family reside in Winter Haven. When she is not at work you will likely find her shuttling one of her four children to a sports activity. Click here to contact Rachel. 

  • Hap Foster

    LEADERSHIP BOARD MEMBER

  • RON FORD

    LEADERSHIP BOARD MEMBER

  • DOUG EVANGELISTO

    LEADERSHIP BOARD MEMBER

  • Steve Hancock

    LEADERSHIP BOARD MEMBER

  • Pam mizelle

    LEADERSHIP BOARD MEMBER