The staff at Crosswalk Church is committed to being servant leaders, authentic and relevant in our approach to ministry, and deeply connected to Crosswalk community. 
Lead Pastor

Lead Pastor

Tim Gillespie

Dr. Timothy Gillespie (D.Min) joined the Crosswalk team in October of 2014. Tim has been involved in innovative ministry for the last 20 years, with a short hiatus to work in Healthcare, specifically, population health. He has brought that learning to Crosswalk as lead pastor, moving CW to a more data-driven outreach model of community engagement. He and Sara have been married for 21 years and have 3 children; Hannah, Jacob & Isaac. 

 
Junior High Pastor

Junior High Pastor

Tom Quishenberry

Pr. Tom grew up less than a mile from Crosswalk Church, and has been on staff since 2012. He received his BA in Educational Ministry from Loma Linda University and his M.Div from Andrews University. He has been in ministry for 26 years and in Junior High Ministry for 20 of those years. Tom enjoys time with his family, cars, fitness, football and friends. 

 
Facilities Manager

Facilities Manager

Glenn Elssmann

Glenn joined our team with a commitment to unlocking and optimizing the physical space our various ministries use at our Crosswalk community. Creating space for people to connect and strengthen ties to each other and their community drives Glenn's commitment to serve at Crosswalk. 

 
Worship Intern

Worship Intern

Ashley Avila

Ashley has been an intern at Crosswalk since July 2017. She is a freshman at La Sierra University, and has been leading worship at Crosswalk for over a year now. Ashley sang her first solo when she was just 18 months old and has not stopped singing since. Ashley believes that the impact she has and creates doesn’t come from herself, but through God. “It is God who impacts and moves people, I am just an instrument.” She hopes to use her voice to reveal God to others and make them feel part of the worship community. 

Youth Pastor

Youth Pastor

Isai Moran

Isai has been the Youth Pastor since June, 2016. Aside from High School Ministry, he is also heavily involved with marketing, social media, & worship. His goal is to inspire young people to use their context and creativity to express what they believe about God.  

 
Music Director

Music Director

Chad Manalo

Chad Manalo became the Music Director at Crosswalk Church in May of 2016. It is his hope that the music at Crosswalk Church will create an atmosphere of authentic worship where both believers and non-believers can share in an expereince of the overflowing love of God for them. 

 
Office Assistant

Office Assistant

Alexandra Jacobo

Alexandra joined the team as the Office Assistant in January of 2017 but has been attending Crosswalk for several years now. Very early on, she was able to find a loving community at Crosswalk for her and her family. Her hope is to see more people find a home in Jesus through the ministry that happens at Crosswalk. 

 
Audio Supervisor

Audio Supervisor

Jordan De Guzman

Jordan is a passionate audio engineer who who has found a home here at Crosswalk. Aside from his work in the film industry, Jordan loves mentoring and training the Crosswalk Audio Team.  His goal is to create a distraction free environment so that people can encounter Jesus more clearly. 

Children's Pastor

Children's Pastor

Chelsea Mensink

Chelsea has found a sense of joy and purpose at Crosswalk. She has a passion for creating spaces of warmth and welcome and is eager to continue sharing more of Jesus' love to the children of CW. 

In 2016, she married Kendrick, who is a great help in Intersections.

 
Office Manager & Treasurer

Office Manager & Treasurer

Christianne Duarte

Christianne's journey began in April of 2005 as the office assistant. She is passionate about helping others and loves to see people connect and grow in their relationships with each other and with God. Her heart is filled with joy as she enters the office each morning not knowing what exciting things will challenge her.

 
Executive Producer

Executive Producer

Greg Batla

Greg joined the Crosswalk team as Executive Producer of the worship services in October of 2017. His career has centered around media ministry; media pastor, TV series producer and host, concert producer, and now as an Executive Director of Marketing at Loma Linda University Health. He and his wife Kristin have two beautiful twin girls; Emma and Katelyn.

 
Production Coordinator 

Production Coordinator 

Jay Wilson

Jay Wilson joined the Crosswalk family in July of 2016. He brings a unique perspective to the Crosswalk staff with a background in computer information systems, systems administration, networking and infrastructure, and nearly 15 years of experience operating and implementing technical components for various production environments. His knowledge and skill in stage lighting, video projection systems, and live video production all serve towards providing a meaningful worship experience for attending congregations both in the building, and across the world.