Get To Know Our Pastors and Support Staff

  • Senior Pastor -

    Johnny Walters has served at CrossRoads for over 30 years. He is a graduate of Gulf Coast Bible College and began serving as a bi-vocational pastor while living and performing in a music show in Branson, MO.

  • Worship Pastor -

    Paul Braschler comes from a ministry family. His father pastored for 28 years and retired from ministry in the Branson, MO area where they operated the Braschler Music Show for 23 years. His love for music and love for the Lord have led him down an incredible path of music and ministry. With 18 years of ministry staff experience, Paul chooses to be referred to as the Worship Pastor. Believing that his most important role is to continue to understand individual and corporate worship and then teach and facilitate it, allowing us all to communicate with God at a very intimate level.

  • Associate Pastor of Counseling and Christian Education -

    Lisa has a passion for others to experience the love of Jesus at the deepest level possible and to connect with Him in such a way that life is full of freedom and joy!

    Lisa joined the CrossRoads staff in December of 2008 and currently serves as Associate Pastor with emphasis in Counseling, Marriage & Family Ministry, Adult Christian Education, and Care Ministries. Lisa holds a Ph.D. in Biblical Counseling, and she received ordination as a minister in 2010. She enjoys reading and a variety of outdoor activities.


    Associate Pastor of Senior Adult Ministries-

    Mark Saunders has been in ministry for 40 years, serving with CRU and pastoring in two churches in Pennsylvania and Ohio. He moved to Harrison with his wife, Bobbie in 2014 to care for his aging parents.  Mark and Bobbie have two sons who are married with families who reside in PA. Mark is serving as a part-time Associate Pastor focusing in Senior Adult Ministries.  Mark desires to help senior adults become more intentional about ministry and serving Jesus.

  • Student Pastor -

    Mathew joined the CrossRoads staff in June of 2014 as the Student Pastor. He married his beautiful bride Chelsea in November 2014.

    He was born and raised in Florida, and is a fanatic of all things Gators. He is a graduate of The University of Florida, with a Bachelor of Arts in Religion, and is currently pursuing his Masters of Divinity through Liberty University. His desire for the people that he meets and disciples is that they begin and develop a meaningful and thoughtful relationship with Christ.

  • Finance Manager -

    Nancy and her husband Chuck began worshipping at CrossRoads in 2003. She joined the staff in October 2007 as Finance Manager. Chuck and Nancy have been married 47 years and are proud parents of two sons, Joey and Timmy, who along with their wives, Tammy and Wendy, are also very active at CrossRoads. She also enjoys her four grandchildren, Austin, Mariah, Taylor and Ashley.