Interim Pastor Dr. Ryan Jespersen

Dr. Ryan Jespersen currently serves as interim pastor here at the Crossing Baptist Church.  Ryan serves as Director of Urban Missions for Texas Baptists.  Before serving in this role, Ryan was a pastor and church staff member in various churches.  Ryan holds degrees from Dallas Baptist University (BA), Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (MDiv), and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary (Doctor of Ministry). Ryan is available to serve Texas Baptist Churches in helping them understand how to get on mission in their communities. Ryan knows that the first step to getting on mission is for the church to get serious about loving Jesus, loving each other, and loving the community. Ryan is married to Joanna who serves as Minister to Children and Families at Shiloh Terrace Baptist Church in Dallas, and they have two daughters named Rachel Beth and Mary Kate. Ryan counts it a high privilege to serve as interim pastor of The Crossing Baptist Church.