701 NW Woods Chapel Rd, Blue Springs, MO 64015 Worship Times: 9am & 10:45am


Our Team


Aaron Kraft, Lead Pastor

aaron@crosswaybible.org

 

Aaron is a Hoosier by birth, growing up in Evansville, Indiana. After studying to be an orchestral tuba player at the University of Louisville, he began a career in Information Technology. That took the Kraft family to the Washington, DC area where Aaron and Carrie joined a church that faithfully preached the Bible. During this time, the Lord called Aaron to consider full-time pastoral ministry. With Carrie’s encouragement, Aaron went back to school at Washington Bible College and completed a BA in Biblical Studies. The family then moved to Dallas, Texas where Aaron earned a Master of Theology degree from Dallas Theological Seminary. Aaron is now pursuing a PhD in Expository Preaching and New Testament Studies from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. God has blessed the Krafts with two wonderful children (Jon and Jackie) by adoption from the country of Guatemala.

Before coming to CrossWay Bible Church, the Krafts were serving as missionaries in Puebla, Mexico in Orphan Care and Theological Education ministries.

 

Jacob Schweizer, Worship Leader

jacob@crosswaybible.org

 

Jacob is a Kansas City native and completed an education at Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, IL before moving back to the KC area with his wife, Regina. He is passionate about education, music, and working with his hands. He hopes to continue to learn and teach what it means to pursue and express Christ-centered worship among the body of Christ. He loves to meet and share in fellowship with others. He can be reached through email for anyone who would like to set up a meeting with him.

 

 

 

 

 

Sarah Bledsoe, Communications Director

sarah@crosswaybible.org

 

Sarah is a Kansas City native and worked in customer service-related jobs before having children. She stayed home with her children for eight years before joining our team. She is an advocate for those living with cystic fibrosis on behalf of her daughter. Since receiving her daughter’s CF diagnosis in 2009, she has also become a vocal advocate for organ donation. She is passionate about the JSL Bible Project and is the Donor Management Coordinator for the JSL Bible US Support Team. She and her husband Seth have two children, Andrew and Kadi.

 

 

 

 

 

Curtis Clark, Ministry Intern

curtis@crosswaybible.org

 

Curtis and Emily Clark moved to Blue Springs from Maryland so Curtis could pursue a seminary education at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Seminary is a great place to deepen your biblical and theological knowledge, but there are many things that can only be learned in the context of a local church. We are excited to be able to provide this training for Curtis at CrossWay.

 

 

 

 

 

Our Elder Team

(not pictured: Dave Whitney, Shawn Younkin)

Scott

 

 

 

 

 Scott Allen

 

Jeff

 

 

 

 

 Jeff Hadfield

 

 

 

 

 

Aaron Kraft

 

Dave

 

 

 

 

Dave Redfearn

 

 

 

 

 

Dana Rothaus

 

Derek

 

 

 

 

Derek Savage

 

Chuck

 

 

 

 

Chuck Zeikle