Elder, Senior Pastor


Pastor Jeff gave his life to Jesus and was baptized in 1994 at Glenn Park Christian
Church in Wichita, Kansas. He became involved in ministry there almost immediately
serving in children’s ministry, visiting shut ins and witnessing whenever and where ever
God would allow Him to. He returned to school in 1999 and was ordained in 2001 at
Glenn Park. From 2001 until 2004 Jeff was the Senior Pastor of Faith Christian Church
in Wichita Kansas.

Pastor Jeff came to Crossroads in 2004 from Wichita Kansas. He and his wife Melissa
have four children: Austin, Alicia, Abby and Adrian and 3 grandchildren. Jeff enjoys
family activities and is an active runner and cyclist. Without a doubt his passion is
helping new Christians learn the Word of God and grow in their faith.

Jeff has a bachelor’s degree in Christian Ministry from Tabor College, a small, private
Mennonite school in Kansas. His Masters in Christian Ministry is from Friends University
in Wichita Kansas and and holds a PhD from Johnson University in Knoxville, Tennessee. 




Curt was saved and Baptized at the age of 9 and ever since has been active in church.
In June ’06, Curt came to call Crossroads his church home, and has since served his
God and His people. With a degree in Manufacturing Technology from Bowling Green
State University, he oversees all building projects. Additionally he has been involved in
Children’s Ministry, Men’s Ministry and Upward concessions.

Curt married his wife, Julie, in August 1992. They have a daughter, Andrea, and their
late son, Michael, who went to be with the Lord at the age of 13.




Terry was saved in April of 1973 at the age of 17. He married the love of his life, Ruth,
in 1976 and they are the proud parents of two children, Nathan and Rachel. Terry and
Ruth are blessed to have nine grandchildren.


In 1997, Terry graduate from Shiloh Bible Institute. He has been involved in short-term mission trips since 1986, and founded Shepherd’s Gate Ministry in 1995. Terry has a passion in encouraging believers everywhere that they have a destiny to fulfill in Christ and that God has placed gifts and abilities in each one to fulfill this.

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Director of Youth Ministry - Wintersville Campus

In October of 2017, Roy was hired as full-time youth director. His vision for the youth is
to send an army of teens into the community to change hearts and minds with the
gospel of Christ. Their motto is now, “Don’t amuse me but use me.”

Since 1989, Roy has been teaching, first in community organizations, and then in
Sunday school for all ages including adult home groups and eventually as a youth
director from 1995 to 2000.

Roy and his wife, Angela, have 6 kids of their own and a baby grandson. They have
attended Crossroads since June 2014. Roy accepted Christ at a young age and grew
up serving his church and community. He studied business management in college until
1994 and became a business owner from 1996 to 2017. He is presently pursuing a
Bachelor of Arts diploma in Christian Ministries from Northeast Ohio Bible College.

Kristina Gabel 

Director of Children's Ministry - Wintersville Campus



Nursery Coordinator - Wintersville Campus





Worship Leader, Wintersville Campus

Charles joined Crossroads in 2019. He grew up in Siloam Springs, Arkansas, and
accepted Christ at a young age. He recognized the call to ministry in 2005 while
studying mechanical engineering at the University of Arkansas, at which point he began
studying music. He transferred to John Brown University, where he graduated in 2015
with a Bachelor of Sciences in Music, with a minor in Worship Arts.

In 2009, he began serving as worship leader and youth pastor at New Praise Gospel
Outreach of Siloam Springs, Arkansas, where he was ordained in 2011. While studying
at John Brown University, he served on the worship team at Siloam Springs Assembly
of God. Then, in 2016, he was hired as Worship and Youth Minister at The Presbyterian
Church of Pittsburg, Kansas.

He and his wife, Amy have one son, Noah and a dog.

Shawn Price

Director of Upward Sports

Shawn has been involved in Upward Sports for 15 years, starting as a coach, then
moving to a commissioner, and has been the director for the past six years. Shawn
hopes that Upward plants seeds in area children which will one day draw them to Jesus

Shawn grew up in the church and was baptized in May of 1985 at The Ohio Valley
Christian Center in Steubenville, Ohio.

Shawn has been married to Jaime for 21 years and has two children: Owen and




Julie joined the Crossroads team in 2007. She was saved at the age of 12 and was
baptized at Crossroads in July of 2006.  

Julie has an Associate Degree in Medical Technology from Jefferson Technical College
and a bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management from Wheeling Jesuit

She is married to Elder Curt Artman, and enjoys canning fresh fruits and vegetables
from her garden.



Administrative Assistant, Wintersville Campus

Christina and her family started attending Crossroads Christian Church in 2013, where
they instantly knew this was the church God had called them to attend. She was saved as a child, but not baptized until 2016.

She is married to Marvin since 2009. They have three children: Preston, Autumn, and
Ezreal. Christina feels very blessed to be part of this church and looks forward to seeing God’s plans.

Bryan Carter 

Director of Technology

Bio coming soon!