mwd-team-member-category: Ministry Staff

Melisa Dean

I was born and raised in Niceville, a “nice” little town in the panhandle of Florida, in a Christ-centered home. I completed an AA in Business with a Minor in Music from Northwest Florida State College. I married my college sweetheart, Israel AKA “Izzy,” in 1996 and moved to Oklahoma where Israel served as an …

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Janice Bloomquist

I come to Crossroads with a diverse background including real estate, office administration, quality assurance, and over 10 years of administrative assistance experience. I earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Organizational Communication with a minor in psychology from Metropolitan State College of Denver. I first learned about Alternatives Pregnancy Center in 2008 and eventually …

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T.J. Willecke

I was born and raised here in Colorado and have been serving in church doing audio/video/lighting ministry since I was in middle school. I came to Crossroads in May of 2014, and I have been on staff since the first part of 2015. Outside of my work at the church, I enjoy hiking, electronics, video …

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Sean Strong

I have often shared that as I look back over my Christian walk, I recognize that my life has been most significantly impacted through the lives of other men – strong and committed brothers, walking with each other, trying to live out Proverbs 27:17 ; “As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another.” The opportunity …

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Guy LeCompte

I grew up in San Diego and attended California Baptist College in Riverside where I met my wife, Carrie, and we fell in love at “almost” first sight. We spent our first few years together in California before moving to Eugene, Oregon to raise our family. I reconnected with Youth for Christ (YFC) after having …

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Becky Hopp

I moved to Colorado after I graduated from high school. I met and married my husband while getting a degree in graphic art. We have a big family, five children with three that are married (so far), and four grandchildren. I love spending time with all of them. I became a Christian when I was …

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Chip Early

I grew up on the east coast where I fell in love with snowboarding and skateboarding as a young teenager. While attending community college, I ran skate and snow shops, always wanting to live in Colorado one day, but never knowing if it would happen. In 2002 I married my wife, Traci, and we decided …

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Ron Brenning

I am a Colorado native and have been married to my youth group sweetheart, Karen, since 1975.  We have four amazing children, who married four wonderful spouses, and have given us fourteen grandchildren. My greatest love in life is Jesus, and I have pastored in the local church ever since Karen and I got married. I …

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Michelle Evans

I was born and raised in Elizabeth, New Jersey. I received my bachelor’s degree in Computer Science at Kean University in Union, NJ, and my master’s degree from the University of Denver. I worked as a software engineer at four aerospace companies. My last engineering position was at Raytheon Systems Company in Aurora. In 1998, …

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