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Dates & Times

Saturday, February 29th: 7PM

Sunday, March 1st: 10:30 AM & 6PM

About The Conference

“Fan the Flame” comes out of 2 Timothy 1:6 where the Apostle Paul encourages Timothy to renew the “gift of God in him”.  In times of doubt, difficulties or despair, Christians can often experience a cooling off of their faith and fellowship with our Heavenly Father.  This series of services are being offered as an opportunity for renewal and restoration….a fanning of the flame of that gift of God. Through prayer, praise and the presences of the Holy Spirit, it is our desire to invite you to this time of fellowship.


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Lead Pastor of Crossroads Ministries

We are excited to have John Sauls, III and the Crossroads Worship team with us on Sunday evening at 6:00 PM on March 1st.  John is known as Pastor “J3”.  Pastor J3 is the Lead Pastor of Crossroads Ministries in Broadway NC.  After 24 years as an executive with IBM, Pastor J3 accepted the call into full time ministry.  After a transition from his father, who led Crossroads for 21 years, he took over as the Lead Pastor in 2015.  His experience in the corporate world as well as the church world gives him an invaluable edge to lead. For 20 plus years he served on a volunteer basis in various roles, such as Men’s and Youth Pastor and everything in-between. 


Under his leadership, Crossroads has grown to a church of 950 plus in weekly attendance in a town of 1,100.  He also led the church completely out of debt during his 2nd year leading.  Crossroads resides in the center of town on 29 acres.  


Pastor J3 is passionate about the local church truly representing every tribe and tongue with an overall desire to reflect heaven here on earth.  He leads with a servant’s heart and prides himself as being the “Chief Server” at Crossroads. He believes his job is to equip people to do the work of the ministry with him. 


Pastor J3 has been married to his wife Caroline for over 12 years.  They have a son named Gabriel who is 4 years old



Lead Pastor of Pikeville Church

Pastor Mark Whitfield became the Lead Pastor here at Pikeville Church in 2011. Pastor Mark is driven by the Great Commission of Christ to “MAKE DISCIPLES”; seeking to help others become engaged, equipped and encouraged by God’s Word (Proverbs 3; Romans 15:4)


“For us to be Disciple Makers, we have to be purposeful and passionate about:


SEEKING CONNECTION with God through his Word….

SERVING OTHERS with our spiritual gifts, life experiences and opportunities….


SAVING LIVES for the glory of God.”  – Pastor Mark

Pastor Mark is a graduate of Emmanuel College (1990) and of Erskine Theological Seminary (1993). He and his wife Tracy have been married since 1997 and have two daughters, Taylor and Kristen. Pastor Mark enjoys spending time with his family; as well as farming, hunting, fishing and sports.

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