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Mark Turman
Senior Pastor
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Mark Turman has been pastor of CrossPoint Church since March 1997. Originally from the East Texas town of Tyler, Mark and his wife Judi married in 1986 and have two children, Kelsey and Thomas. Mark became a Christian at 17 while a high school junior. After committing his life to Christ, he became an active member of Green Acres Baptist Church in Tyler. During his freshman year in college, Mark sensed God calling him to vocational ministry in the local church to serve as a pastor. He graduated from Howard Payne University in Brownwood, Texas in 1985 and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas in 1988. Mark has served as pastor in Jonesboro, Marshall and Van, Texas before moving to McKinney.
Mark summarizes his vision for Crosspoint this way: “My vision is to see Crosspoint impact and influence people for Christ in ever increasing ways. Our goal is for people to discover and experience grace and assurance of eternal life in Jesus Christ and to develop their personal relationship with Christ to its fullest through worship, friendship, personal spiritual growth and service.

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Dean Dickschat
Worship Leader
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Dean Dickschat is the Worship Leader at CrossPoint Church and has been since October of 2002. He was born in Navasota, Texas where most of his family still resides. He graduated from Sam Houston State University with a BBA in Marketing.  Dean was called into ministry after a pivotal moment that God spoke clearly to him regarding his future as a worship pastor.  While he had been in a string relationship with Jesus since childhood, this moment was a re dedication of his life and submitting to God’s will.  Life has never been more beautiful!

Dean is passionate about leading people into the presence of the Holy Spirit simply by being in His presence himself.  Come to worship with us!

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David Jordan
Minister of Adult Education and Administration
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David Jordan joined CrossPoint Church in October 2009 as Minister of Education and Administration. David was born in Belen, New Mexico and moved to Dallas, Texas when he was in first grade. David met his wife, Kim, while in college at Louisiana Tech University. Married 25 years, they have two children, Ryan and Kathryn. David grew up in a strong Christian family and professed his faith at nine years of age. After graduating with a Bachelors degree in Business Administration and an MBA in Business Administration, David joined the corporate world in 1987. After over twenty years in business, David listened to what he had heard for many years, sold his insurance agency and turned to vocational ministry. He has a passion for adult education and men’s ministries.  His guidance can be found in 2 Corinthians 5:20. “We are therefore Christ’s ambassadors, as though God were making his appeal through us. We implore you on Christ’s behalf: Be reconciled to God.

Hamby, Justin

Justin Hamby
Student Minister
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Justin is the Student Minister at Crosspoint Church.  Born and raised in Lubbock, TX, Justin naturally attended Texas Tech University and is still a Tech fan to this day.  Halfway through his career at Tech, Justin felt God calling him to youth ministry.  Doors continued to open in ministry, one of which led him to Howard Payne University to receive a Masters of Arts in Youth Ministry.  With help of a mutual friend, Justin met his would-be wife Rae Lynn and they were married in May, 2014. They are expecting their first child in May, 2016!  Justin hopes to be “a living sacrifice” (Romans 12:1) with his life in ministry and as a whole.

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Debbie Parker
Children’s Minister
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Debbie Parker joined Crosspoint Church in April, 2014. Debbie is responsible for all aspects of children’s ministries, from babies through 5th grade. Debbie has a Bachelor of Science from Colorado State University. She has a Leadership Certificate in Childhood and Weekday Education from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and a Masters in Christian Education from Dallas Baptist University.
Debbie has three children: Benjamin, Matthew and Ashlea, son-in-law Zachary, and granddaughters Baylea and Tatum.

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Amy Jones
Executive Administrative Assistant
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Amy Jones is the Executive Administrative Assistant for Crosspoint Church. She has been on staff since 2001.  Before coming to Crosspoint, she worked for 21 1/2 years for Beneficial Corporation, where she held various positions and lived in many different states right out of high school.  She is very proud of her three grown children of which all have gone or are in college at The Ohio State, Texas Tech and Baylor.

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Zoe Trewin
Administrative Assistant
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Zoe Trewin is an Administrative Assistant for Crosspoint Church.  She and her husband are both graduates from Texas A&M.  She has been on staff since 2011 and feels very fortunate to be surrounded by such wonderful coworkers and church members.

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Christina Kistner
Administrative Assistant
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Christina Kistner is the Administrative Assistant for the Children’s ministry at Crosspoint Church. She and her husband, Steven have been members since 2006. Coming to know Christ herself at the age of 8, she passionately believes in the significance in reaching and teaching children when they are young.

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Judy Sparkman
Clubhouse Director
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Judy Sparkman is the director of Crosspoint Clubhouse Mother’s Day Out and Preschool. She has 28 years in public education, the last 18 years as a principal in elementary schools. Judy has a Masters Degree in Mid Management and a BS in Education. Her teaching experience includes all grades kindergarten through sixth grade with the exception of third grade. She retired from public education in 2004. Judy has a passion for teaching and a love for children. Judy and her husband Paul have two grown children and three grandsons.