Meet Our Staff

Jeff Jaeger
Senior Pastor
Jeff was born in Fond du Lac, WI and attended the University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh, double majoring in Accounting and Finance. He is finishing his Masters in Christian Studies from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Jeff lives with his wife Sherrey, their three sons Cam, Cade and Cale, and daughter Caris.
What is your favorite food?
Pizza is my favorite food, or anything from Friar Tuck’s Restaurant! It is not uncommon for Sherrey and me to drive to manitowoc to eat there for a date night. 
What is the greatest bit of advice a parent or mentor has given you?
My dad taught and modeled that we need to work hard, stay determined, and persevere no matter what the situation looks like.

Jeff Jaeger

Senior Pastor

Crossroads Community Church

Meet Jeff

Jeff was born in Fond du Lac, WI and attended the University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh, double majoring in Accounting and Finance. He is finishing his Masters in Christian Studies from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Jeff lives with his wife Sherrey, their three sons Cam, Cade and Cale, and daughter Caris.

What is your favorite food?

Pizza is my favorite food, or anything from Friar Tuck’s Restaurant! It is not uncommon for Sherrey and me to drive to Manitowoc to eat there for a date night.

What is the greatest bit of advice a parent or mentor has given you?

My dad taught and modeled that we need to work hard, stay determined, and persevere no matter what the situation looks like.

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J.R. Lindsay

Associate Pastor - Youth Ministry

Sheboygan Campus

Meet J.R.

JR was born in Racine, WI and attended the University of Wisconsin - LaCrosse, double majoring in Finance and IT, and received an MBA from Marquette University. JR lives with his wife Amber, son Reggie, and daughter Rya.

Is there a story behind you name?

JR stand for John Reginald. I am the 4th and my son is the 5th.
If you could be in the movie of your choice, what movie would you choose and what character would you play?

Any of the Bourne movies…. And naturally, Jason Bourne. I would actually consider changing my name to JR Bourne  since it sound so much cooler than JR Lindsay.

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Kristen Michna

Executive Assistant & Office Manager

Sheboygan Campus

Meet Kristen

Kristen was born in Sheboygan, WI and attended the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, and the University of Wisconsin - Sheboygan. She lives with her husband TJ, and daughters Gwyneth and Hadley.

What is one thing about you that people would find surprising?

My husband calls me captain safety because I’ll have an evacuation plan for many places we go - on a plane, in a crowded building, or near the ocean in the case of a tsunami.

What childish thing do you still do as an adult?

Watch Disney movies, and now I have an excuse with having two daughters!

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Tabitha Steinbock

Director of Connections Ministry

Sheboygan Campus

Meet Tabitha

Tabitha was born in Garland, TX, and spent most of her childhood between Indianola, IA, and Campbellsport, WI. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin - Madison with a Bachelor's degree in Journalism: Advertising/Public Relations. She lives with her husband, Pastor Adam, their two daughters, Gretchen and Ingrid, and Siamese cat, Careena.

Is there a story behind your name?

Besides being named after the woman Peter raised from the dead in Acts 9, my mom wanted to name me in such a way that if she called my name on the playground, 5 other little girls wouldn’t come running.

What is your favorite food?

Chocolate chip cookies (preferably warm out of the oven!)

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Nick Stanislowski

Campus Pastor

Manitowoc Campus

Meet Nick

Nick was born in Menomonee Falls, WI. He attended the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee for a period of time before pursuing a different passion. He is currently taking theology classes at Trinity Evangelical University. Nick lives with his wife Shannon, their son Landon and daughters Kaitlyn and Selah.

What is one thing about that people would find surprising?

My first professional career was in cosmetology industry as a school administrator and salon manager.

Where did you meet your spouse?

I met Shannon on a blind date in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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Zach Dewitt

Associate Pastor - Life Groups/Music

Sheboygan Campus

Meet Zach

Zach was born in Wisconsin Rapids, WI and attended the University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point where he graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Communication. Zach lives with his wife Theresa, their twin boys Evan and Gabe, and daughters Kate and Delizza.

What is one thing about you that people would find surprising?

I don’t like attending concerts.

What’s the greatest bit of advice  parent or mentor has given you?

Christ-followers need to be FAT - Faithful, Available, and Teachable.

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Kristi Maki

Assistant Office Manager & Financial Coordinator

Sheboygan Campus

Meet Kristi

Kristi was born in Sheboygan, WI and attended Lakeshore Technical College with a degree in Accounting. She lives with her husband Chris, their daughter Jenna, and their three children Natalie, Ben and Carter reside in Heaven.

What do you like to do for fun?

I love to find new hiking spots, especially all the waterfalls by our place up north.

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Mary Graves

Administrative Assistant - Youth Ministry

Sheboygan Campus

Meet Mary

Mary was born in Minneapolis, MN, and attended the University of Minnesota. She currently lives with her "Chicago Bears loving" husband Mark of 20+ years, as well as her own in-house youth group, teenage sons Christian and Charlie, and daughter TJ. Her oldest son Sam is currently working and residing in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

What childish thing do you still do as an adult?

I play broomball with teenagers every year on the RUSH winter retreat. Even though I am a huge liability for whatever teams gets stuck with me, I love every minute of it.

What is one thing you couldn’t live without?

A washer and dryer! I am obsessed doing laundry.

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Alena Ewerdt

Administrative Assistant

Sheboygan Campus

Meet Alena

Alena was born in Fond Du Lac, WI, and attended UW Sheboygan. She currently lives in Sheboygan with her family. She is the oldest of 8 siblings

If you could live in any period of history, when would it be?

1940’s. I love everything about that style.

What is one thing about you that people would find surprising?

I like to go hunting and to be out in the woods.

Besides the Bible, what book has changed you the most?

“The Hiding Place” The amount of faith that Corrie had amazed me. It really challenged my way of thinking.

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Adam Steinbock

Staff and Counseling Pastor

Sheboygan Campus

Meet Adam

Adam was born in Milwaukee, WI and attended the University of Wisconsin - Madison where he graduated with a Bachelors of Science-Mechanical Engineering, as well as a Masters degree in Religious Studies from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Adam lives with his wife Tabitha, and their two daughters Gretchen and Ingrid.

Are you the oldest, a middle child, or the youngest?

I’m the oldest, smartest, best looking, and humblest of 4 kids.

What is one of the things on your bucket list?

Hike every National Park

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Charles Mersberger

Director of Children’s Ministry

Sheboygan Campus

Meet Charles

Charles was born in Sheboygan, WI, and grew up in Arlington, TX. Charles lives with his wife Ivona and son Nikolas.

If you could live in any period of history, when would it be?

During the time of the wild west because it was a time of adventure and discovery.

If you had to move out of this country, what country would you move to?

Bosnia or Croatia because that is where my wife is from, and it is a beautiful place.

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Shannon Stanislowski

Director of Marketing & Communications

Sheboygan & Manitowoc Campus

Meet Shannon

Shannon was born in Sheboygan, WI and attended University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee with a degree in Journalism and Mass Communication. She lives with her husband Pastor Nick, their son Landon, daughters Kaitlyn and Selah.

If you could be in the movie of your choice, what movie would you choose and what Character would you play?

Dottie Hinson from a League of their Own. I loved how determined and kind she was!

What is one of the things on your bucket list?

Learn how to play guitar.

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Robyn Gagner

Administrative Assistant

Sheboygan Campus

Meet Robyn

Robyn was born in Menomonie, WI, and attended both Grace College, IN and the University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point. She lives with her husband Matt, and three daughters Madisen, Elly, and Kenzie.

What do you like to do for fun?

Round pen work and horse training.

If you could live in any period of history, when would it be?

I like the time that I am living in now, but the 1950’s could be interesting.

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