Steve is the founding and lead pastor of Crossroads. He also leads The River Network, a non-profit dedicated catalyzing church plants globally. Steve is the author of three books: The Church in Many Houses, Hear it, See it, Risk it, and A Jesus-Shaped Life. He coaches pastors and church planters in the United States and Western Europe. He enjoys running, playing classical piano, and all Pittsburgh sports.
Steve is a graduate of Asbury Theological Seminary (M. Div) and United Theological Seminary (D. Min).
Steve and his wife, Linda, have three grown sons, three daughters-in-love, and four grandchildren.
Executive Pastor / Executive Director of The River Network / Pittsburgh North Region Pastor
Pittsburgh West Region Pastor
Pastor of Adult Life
Jonathan serves as Pastor of Adult Life at Pittsburgh West and lives with his wife, Anika, and their fur baby, Daisy the chihuahua. After college, Jonathan lived in Pittsburgh working as a musician when he struck up friendships with other Christians and felt drawn to follow Jesus. He became the worship director at Crossroads Pittsburgh City before accepting the call as the pastor there in 2014 and then moved into role of Pastor of Adult Life in 2021. Jonathan loves all things Pittsburgh and spends the majority of his time thinking or talking about food, music and Jesus.
Pittsburgh South Region Pastor
Shawn is the Region Pastor of Crossroads Pittsburgh South. He moved to Pittsburgh and to Crossroads in 2015 with his wife Holli to serve as the Student Ministry Director. Before moving, Shawn served at St. Francis University working with students in Residence Life, offering faith-based housing, leading a Sunday Non-Denominational service as well as student groups on domestic and international service trips. Since arriving in the “Burgh,” Shawn’s family has grown to include their dog Fynn (a regular in most message illustrations) and their daughter Ruthie. Shawn stepped into the role of Region Pastor in March of 2018 and completed his Master of Divinity from United Theological Seminary in 2020. He is passionate about all things outdoors; hiking, camping, mountain biking, and running. He also enjoys playing guitar and weightlifting.
Ohio Valley Region Pastor
Director of Healing Ministries
Rachel serves as Crossroads Director of Healing Ministries. Rachel’s family, her husband, and two children, first visited Crossroads in 2013 as unbelievers. Within a few weeks of attending weekend worship services, Rachel gave her life to Christ and shortly after, jumped into the Equipping Track classes. Rachel first began serving in Kidzone and was part of the launch team of the new Crossroads Campus in Weirton. As the Ohio Valley Hub grew, so did Rachel as she served at various roles, from Life Group Leader and First Place 4 Health Leader to Equipping Track Director and Assistant Region Pastor. Rachel has been director of The Encounter Retreat for all of Crossroads since 2017. Rachel stepped into the role of Ohio Valley Region Pastor June of 2019 and moved to her current role in July 2021.
Rachel’s mission from God is to help believers and unbelievers have a personal encounter with God.