With the conviction that the local church is the hope of the world, Steve planted Crossway in 2007 with 50 core members. Steve was ordained in 1999 in the Presbyterian Church and is a graduate of the Talbot School of Theology (M. Div.) and UC Riverside. In 2008, Steve was awarded an honorary degree of Doctor of Divinity from Ebenezer Theological Seminary (Kerala, India) for his partnership to that ministry. Steve also serves on the board of ITS (International Theological Seminary) and JAMA (Jesus Awakening Movement in America). Steve and his wife Sharon have two daughters, Carissa and Ashley.
Sam oversees the internal ministries at Crossway Brea including our Communities and Bible Studies. Sam is a graduate of UCLA and Westminster Theological Seminary in California (M. Div.). An ordained minister (PCA), Sam served at several churches where his ministries included: children, youth, singles, church-planting, and campus ministry. Sam is married to Susan and they have one daughter, Sophia. Besides church and family, Sam's passions include sports, food, and coffee.
Jun got his undergraduate degree at UCLA and got his M. Div at Talbot School of Theology as well as his Th. M at Gordon Conwell Seminary in Boston. Jun is married to his beautiful wife Verona and has two beautiful daughters, Madelyn and Riley. Jun is passionate about Jesus, the bible, his family, good food, traveling and all things basketball. He currently serves as the site pastor for Crossway Irvine and leads the Missions department.
Paul pastors the singles' and college ministries at Crossway. He has served at several churches as a youth pastor, English Ministry pastor at a Korean American church, and as an advising campus ministry pastor. His passions are equipping people to love God, basketball, traveling, and anything related to UCLA. Paul graduated from UCLA, and finished his M.Div. and Th.M in Bible Exposition at Talbot School of Theology. Paul is married to Janet and currently resides in Diamond Bar, CA.
Six Eight Initiative Director
Jessica serves as the director of the Six Eight Initiative, a ministry partnering with local outreach organizations. Jessica has a Doctorate in Psychology and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Currently she is a social worker for a government agency and continues to bring transformative healing through counseling in her private practice. She is passionate about connecting the gospel to the community, and actively engaging the church with our neighbors. Jessica and her husband have one son, and are certified foster parents.
Brea Crosswalk (Children's) Director
Pauline's passions are her family and the local church. She has studied at Azusa Pacific and Talbot School of Theology She loves introducing kids to God and seeing them be amazed at who He is. Ever since her college days, Pauline has sensed God's calling to be a part of the local church and encourage kids to love God. Pauline is married to David and they have one son, Michael.
Brea Crossroad (Youth) Director
John serves as the Crossroads Youth Director of the Brea campus. He graduated from UCLA with a BA in Philosphy and from Talbot School of Theology with his M. Div. John's passions are to see the local Church be a family of men and women that love God and have their minds and hearts shaped and filled with His grace, mercy and love.
Irvine Crossroad (Youth) Director
Sergio serves as the Youth Director of the Irvine campus. He graduated from Talbot School of Theology with his M. Div. Sergio is passionate about serving the local church, discipling the next generation, and enjoys watching/playing football. Sergio is married to his beautiful wife Mi-hee and has two amazing children Audrey and Maddox.
Eyvette oversees the Encounter worship music ministry at Crossway's Brea and Irvine campuses. She is a Southern California native who earned her B.A. in English from UCLA and her M.A. in Spiritual Formation & Soul Care from Talbot School of Theology. She considers leading worship teams at Crossway one of her life's greatest joys.
Irvine Worship Director
Brea Preschool Director
Lydia joined the Crossway staff to serve as the Brea Crosswalk Preschool Director. She graduated from Cal State Long Beach with a B.S. in Human Development and with a double minor in Sociology and Psychology. She enjoys serving and volunteering for numerous organizations and will talk nonstop about food and home projects.
Irvine Crosswalk (Children's) Director
Peter is currently an M. Div student at Talbot School of Theology. He met his lovely wife, Junia, during their undergrad years at UCLA, and they volunteered together in the Children's Ministry at their local church. In his free time, Peter enjoys playing basketball and spending time with people. Peter hopes that God would use him to minister well to the children and families of Crossway in the coming years.
Special Events Director
Rebecca shares her time with several different ministries, teaching youth group girls in Crossroads ministry, singing for the Encounter team and helping out the Events team for special occasions. She graduated from UCSB with a BA in English and a minor in Professional Writing and Editing.
Daniel serves as the ministry intern as well as helps with the sound ministry at Crossway. He graduated from UC Davis with a BS in Computer Science and Engineering and came to southern California to pursue a Masters of Divinity at Talbot School of Theology.
Irvine Ministry Intern
Jean serves as a ministry intern working primarily with the Thrive Youth Group at the Irvine Campus. Born in Buffalo, NY and growing up in the Bay Area, Jean enjoys watching sports, such as the Buffalo Bills football team, the Golden State Warriors basketball team, and the San Francisco Giants baseball team. He graduated from UC Davis with a B.S. in Psychology and is currently an M. Div student at the Talbot School of Theology.
College Ministry Intern
Austin serves as a ministry intern with the college ministry at Crossway. He graduated from Cal Poly Pomona with a BS in Civil Engineering and is pursuing a MS in Structural Engineering. His passion is for college students to worship Jesus passionately as part of the church body.
Rogner Jin Park
Rogner serves as the backstage director for the Crossway Brea campus. His desire is to continue to help create a place where people can come every Sunday to worship God. He is also passionate about all things sports and hopes to worship God and create genuine fellowship through the sports ministry
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