leadership team

   Karl Alspach – Lead Pastor

Karl and his wife Lisa have been pastoring The Crossing since 2008. He and Lisa have a tremendous heart for the local church as well as for international missions as displayed in their several years as Senior Pastor in Missouri and Montana and many outreach trips throughout the world to places such as Argentina, Belize, and Armenia. Karl's simple, yet fresh approach to ministry has breathed a new life into The Crossing as we look to the future with great optimism. Karl's heart for God and passion for the Word are contagious. He has been married to Lisa for 26 years and they reside in Buford.

Chad Aukland - Executive Pastor 
Tami Aukland - Office Manager

Chad has been a part of The Crossing team for over 7 years now.  He comes to The Crossing with 15 years of pastoral experience in both Washington and Georgia. Chad enjoys traveling, reading, sports and just hanging with his family. He and his wife Tami live in Dacula with their three children.

Tami has been the office manager at The Crossing since May of 2008.  Tami attended Northwest University in Kirkland, Washington and brings a wealth of ministry experience to this current role.

Christa Webb - Children's Ministry Leader

Christa has been at The Crossing since December of 2008 and joined the leadership team as Children’s Ministry Leader in July of 2012. She brings with her almost 10 years of public school teaching experience in various elementary grades. Having an educational foundation in childhood development, various education certifications, and many years in tight-knit Christian churches of varying sized children’s departments, she is able to bring a diverse and balanced approach to the Children’s Ministry at The Crossing.Her focus in leading the Children's Ministry team is to ensure the kids that take part in the Sunday service have an opportunity to feel God's almightily love and learn about the most precious guide we have to our faith, the Bible.

Her husband, daughter, and son have made The Crossing family part of their own. They currently reside in Hoschton.