Get To Know The Team
Steven Furtick is a pastor, songwriter, & New York Times best-selling author. As founder and lead pastor, he has helped grow the multi-site Elevation Church into a global ministry through online streaming, television, and the music of Elevation Worship. He holds a master of divinity degree from Southern Theological Seminary and is the author of Crash the Chatterbox, Greater, Sun Stand Still, (Un)Qualified, and Seven-Mile Miracle. Pastor Steven and Holly live in Charlotte, NC with their two sons, Elijah and Graham, and daughter, Abbey.
Chief Financial Officer
Chunks is one of the founding families at Elevation Church. He leads our Finance, Technology, Legal, TV, and Events Teams. He also oversees half of our Campus Leadership Team. He and his wife Amy have two children.
Cherish leads our Communications and Social Media Teams. She also oversees our Digital and Online Worship Experience Teams.
Operations & Ministry Pastor
Josh and his wife, Angie, have three daughters, Alyssa, Kaitlyn, and Karis. He oversees our Campuses, Family Ministries, Expansion, Elevation Outreach, Facilities, Administration, and the Campus Creative Department. He has served on our leadership team for over ten years.
Wade leads our Central Worship & Programming Teams. He is responsible for all aspects of the weekend Worship Experience and Elevation Worship. He and his wife Ferris have three children.