Pastor, Director of Crossing Twenties
After graduating from the University of Missouri, Nathan entered into vocational ministry as a staff member with Cru. After a few years, he decided to further his theological education at Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis, where he received his Master of Divinity. He and his wife Rachel have been involved with The Crossing since its beginning in the summer of 2000. They married just a few months later and now have three kids. Nathan has served as a pastor since 2006. His desire is to help people grow in their understanding of biblical truth as well as the contemporary culture in which they’re called to live it out. His responsibilities include directing Crossing Twenties—The Crossing’s ministry to those in their twenties—and teaching in various contexts.
Crossing Twenties Staff
God transformed Austin’s life while at Mizzou, and now he is excited to get to play a part in other young peoples lives being transformed through The Crossing Twenties, The Crossing’s ministry for people in their twenties. He received his Master of Divinity from Covenant Theological Seminary in 2014 and is currently working towards a Master’s in Counseling from Covenant as well. *raises own financial support
Originally from St. Louis, Colleen graduated from Mizzou with an English degree and has called Columbia home ever since. Colleen came on staff with The Crossing’s college ministry, Veritas, in 2009, helped co-direct the ministry in 2017, and now works with Crossing Twenties part-time. Colleen received her Master of Theological Studies from Covenant Theological Seminary in 2019. She and her husband, Andrew, have four young kids: James, Charlotte, John Andrew, and Benjamin.
Crossing Twenties Admin
Jessi attended the University of Missouri and attended The Crossing and Veritas in college. After her graduation in 2010, she worked full-time with Veritas to help further the gospel in the Greek community at Mizzou. When her daughter was born in 2014, she transitioned to full-time motherhood and part-time employee and has worked off and on for various ministries in the church since then. She Jessi currently works part-time with Crossing Twenties as the ministry’s administrator and as a coach to small group leaders. Jessi is passionate about helping others to see how their stories fit into God’s bigger and better story, and she’s excited to be able to continue to do that as a part of The Crossing Twenties team. She is married to Jeff and together they have three children.