Pastor Nathan, his wife Trish, and a few families founded Cornerstone Family Church in 1988. Nathan received a Master of Divinity degree from Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary and has served as youth pastor and senior pastor prior to founding Cornerstone.
Among the many responsibilities Nathan performs as senior pastor, he most enjoys seeing people come to know Jesus and grow in their faith.
Nathan has also been known to take pleasure in hunting, fishing, and scuba diving. Family is important to Nathan and he enjoys spending time with his two grown children and takes special pleasure in spoiling his grandchildren.
Pastor Todd and his wife Melissa began attending Cornerstone Family in 2004 and Todd came on staff in 2007. Prior to coming on staff at Cornerstone, Todd gained extensive experience in retail management.
As Connections Pastor, Todd helps people find their right next step of faith. A big part of this requires a key aspect of discipleship which is the small group experience.
Because the small group environment is so effective in moving Christians forward spiritually, Todd also serves as Groups Pastor.
Todd’s favorite thing about ministry at Cornerstone is helping people get connected into community. Todd also enjoys watching his kids play sports and date nights with his wife.
Pastor Hal and his wife Darlene began attending Cornerstone Family in 2008. Hal came on staff in 2009. Hal received a Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Education and Pastoral Studies from Florida Bible College. As Operations Pastor at Cornerstone, Hal oversees the business and financial operations of Cornerstone Family Church.
Hal also enjoys administrating Cornerstone Family’s Marriage Ministry. He facilitates a premarital program, offers couples marital coaching, and facilitates marriage workshops and conferences.
Out of all of the things Hal experiences at Cornerstone, he most enjoys seeing people become Jesus followers and copy Christ’s ways for doing life. In his spare time, Hal enjoys relaxing with his wife in their back yard and watching movies with their son and daughter.
Pastor Joe and his wife Leigh Anne began attending Cornerstone Family Church in 2008 and Joe began serving as an elder in 2011. Joe completed his studies to receive a Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies from Louisiana Baptist University.
Prior to Cornerstone, Joe served as Associate Pastor at a local church in Kissimmee. After completing his service as an elder, Joe complimented the pastoral staff as the Teams Pastor.
Joe loves to see life change in people driven by a growing relationship with Jesus Christ. Serving as Care Pastor and Upward Soccer Director, Joe sees life change on a regular basis. Joe also enjoys running, biking, deer hunting, and spending time with family.
FAMILY LIFE PASTOR
Pastor Allen and Christine came to Cornerstone in 1994 when Allen began serving as the Children’s Pastor until 2007. Between 2007 and 2020, Allen gained additional experience in Preschool, Children, Student and Family Ministry. This path led him back home to Cornerstone in 2020 to serve as the Family Life Pastor.
Allen has a Bachelor of Arts in Business Management from Palm Beach Atlantic University and a Master of Arts in Biblical Studies from Reformed Theological Seminary.
Family has always been Allen’s passion, starting with his own wife, children and grandchildren. This passion flows into ministry where his desire is to see all families grow together in the Lord. He believes in partnering with parents, so that together we can guide our kids into spiritual maturity.
In his spare time, he loves spending time with family, spoiling the grandkids, a good movie and walks on the beach with Christine.
STUDENT MINISTRY PASTOR
Zach and his wife Tyne joined the staff of Cornerstone Family Church late Spring 2021 while completing his Bachelor of Arts degree in Interdisciplinary Ministries (Biblical Studies & Counseling).
Zach is completing his Masters of Ministry degree. Zach has worked in student ministry for over 4 years and says he can’t imagine doing anything else with his life.
Beyond hanging out with the students he is ministering to, Zach also enjoys spending time with his family. Zach enjoys reading, listening to music, and the occasional Netflix and TikTok binge session.
Zach wants Cornerstone Family to know that he is happy to be here and is always open to a good conversation.