Sam Kiser is the Lead Pastor of Crossroads located in the Santa Ynez Valley. Crossroads is a dynamic multi-generational church that has more than doubled in size in the few years Sam has been lead pastor. Sam has been in preaching and teaching for over ten years. He has a Bachelor of Science in Biblical and Theological Studies from Liberty University where He graduated Summa Cum Laude. Sam has been married to the love of his life Sarah Dawn going on eight years. They have three boys, Judah, Canaan, and Zane.
Alex is from Visalia, CA where his involvement in kids' and youth ministry inspired his calling to pastoral ministry here at Crossroads Church. Alex has a bachelors degree from SAGU. He leads the Kids' team here at Crossroads Church toward an environment that is safe, fun, and all about Jesus. He and his wife Anna recently welcomed their first child in October 2018.
Executive & Worship Pastor
Joe is from Los Angeles, CA where he grew up being a part of leading worship since he was 12 years old. For the last 12 years Joe has served in full time ministry as worship pastor with Assembly of God churches in Northern and Southern California, including 8 years in Ojai. Now he and his wife Tara call the Santa Ynez Valley home with their two kids, Kevin and Jolene. You can find Joe playing golf if he's not surfing or playing guitar.
Mark went to Westmont College where he met his lovely wife Ann. They have two grown sons and five grandchildren all living in the Santa Ynez Valley. He was a teacher for 34 years and is now retired. Mark loves Bible study and has taught adult Bible classes for over 40 years. In his leisure time you can usually see Mark riding his bike or working on a project in his shop when he isn’t road-tripping in his custom built camper.