Rod has been married to his wife Gabrian for over 26 years. God has blessed them with three children – Addison, Dane, and Shea. After a short career in engineering, Rod was called into ministry. He went to seminary and earned a Masters of Divinity while serving on a church staff for six years. In 2006, he and his family moved to Jackson County to start Crossroads Church. He has been the lead pastor of Crossroads ever since.
His passions (in no particular order) include sharing Christ, buffalo wings, teaching God’s Word, football, family, basketball, and writing.
Corey was raised in church and was saved at an early age. In 2009, he married his wife, Anna, and started a small business. They have two boys, Grant and Wyatt, along with two dogs, two fish, and one cat. Corey served for three years as an elder at Crossroads, and has been a part of several ministries. Corey has a Biblical Studies degree from Faith Bible Institute. Corey enjoys spending downtime with his family camping, and playing basketball with his boys.
Pastoral Care Pastor
Jeff is a Yankee from the great state of Indiana. He has been married to his always-increasing-in-beauty wife, Jill, for over 30 years and has three grown children (Kaia, Trevor and Melanie). Jeff is a graduate of Purdue University and Duke University. In addition to serving as Pastoral Care Pastor, he works full-time at LHC Group Hospice as the Director of Bereavement and Chaplain Services, loves watching sports (yes, NASCAR is a sport!) and hanging out with Jill.
Student Pastor/Director of Guest Services
In 2017, Eric moved from Asheville NC to the Jackson County area to pursue a call to the Ministry. Eric obtained his undergraduate in Theology from Liberty University and hopes to continue his education. In 2020, Eric joined the Crossroads Family as Student Pastor and shortly after married his beautiful wife Sarah. Eric enjoys Basketball, Fishing, FCA, and hanging out with his family any chance he can!
Abby Eppling has served in children’s ministry for the past 9 years at various churches along the East Coast. She has a passion for creating a fun and enjoyable atmosphere wherever she goes. She enjoys reading, art/crafting, and anything Disney.
Meghan grew up a “navy brat” in Scotland before returning to Virginia Beach in her teens. She graduated from Old Dominion University with a Masters in Psychology. She married her high school sweetheart, Brian, and they have 3 children together (Dia, Genna, Brayden). Meghan and her family began attending Crossroads in 2013 after moving to GA. When not chauffeuring her kids to various activities, she enjoys fitness, reading and hanging with her husband.