leadership


 

PASTORS

  

RICHARD ODOM

Senior Pastor

Richard came to Crossroads Community Church as our Senior Pastor from the Screven Baptist Association where he served as the Associational Mission Strategist. Coming from a background in law enforcement, he has been involved in full-time pastoral ministry since 1994 and has served as the Senior Pastor in churches in North Carolina and Alabama. Read More

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Joey Baham

Worship PAstor

Joey grew up in LA in the show biz spotlight. He felt a calling from God in 2003 to become a Worship Pastor. Joey was the assistant worship pastor for Calvery Chapel, Fort Lauderdale before accepting the role in 2016 as our Worship Pastor here at Crossroads.

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Pete Link

Groups Pastor

Dr. Pete Link is our Discipleship Groups Pastor.  He serves as Associate Professor of Christian Studies at Charleston Southern University. Dr. Link is married to Becky and they have five children. Pete's goal is to raise up disciples who make disciples.

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Ed Gravely

Groups Pastor

Dr. Ed Gravely is our Discipleship Groups Pastor.  He serves as Professor of Christian Studies and teaches Greek and New Testament courses at Charleston Southern University. Dr. Gravely married his wife, Angela, in 1995, and they have two children, Claire and William.

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Matthew DerRick

YOUTH PASTOR

Matthew is passionate about preaching from the Bible and leading young Christians in personal discipleship. He is very lucky to have a wonderful wife named Erin, and he’s even luckier that she’s put up with him since they were in middle school!

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Rhett Marley

Creative Ministries Pastor

Rhett serves as our Creative Ministries Pastor. He manages all of the technology and communication aspects for our church. He and his wife have been married for 12 years and they have three children, Dallas, Gavin, and Madeline.

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SUPPORT STAFF


Dianna Buchwalter

Administrative Assistant

Dianna's background is in administrative work. In 2013, God called her to a deeper walk with Him where a passion grew for both writing and discipling.  She enjoys her role as the Administrative Assistant where she is able to use her skills and passion for the Lord and others. Dianna is married to Chad and they have a blended family with 5 children and 2 fur babies.

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Rick Carpenter

Children's Worship Director

Rick was a professional musician at the age of 13 and has an extensive background in the arts. God placed a calling on his life to put his creative talents to use by reaching and teaching children in fun and exciting ways.  Rick has a desire to see children understanding who Jesus is, the fact that He loves them, and has a plan for their lives.  He simply wants kids living Jesus.

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Ellen Myers

Kidsroad Volunteer COORDINATOR

Ellen Myers has over two decades of experience in managing a daycare. She currently volunteers in our KidsRoad department to oversee the Sunday school hour for our kids and managing the admin details for this ministry.

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ELDERS




mike saeger

elder

Elder Bio Coming Soon...


glenn morgan

elder

Elder Bio Coming Soon...


RICHARD PETERSON

elder

Dick Peterson and his wife Elizabeth have been members of Crossroads from its founding. Dick was ordained as an elder in 2007. He is a retired journalist and graduate of the USC College of Journalism, and a US Navy and Air Force Reserve veteran.

joey baham

worship pastor & elder

Joey grew up in LA in the show biz spotlight. He felt a calling from God in 2003 to become a Worship Pastor. Joey was the assistant worship pastor for Calvery Chapel, Fort Lauderdale before accepting the role in 2016 as our Worship Pastor here at Crossroads.

ed gravely

groups pastor & elder

Dr. Ed Gravely is our Discipleship Groups Pastor.  He serves as Professor of Christian Studies and teaches Greek and New Testament courses at Charleston Southern University. Dr. Gravely married his wife, Angela, in 1995, and they have two children, Claire and William.