Meet The Staff

Rev. Dale Elwell - CEO/ EVANGELIST


Dale Elwell is an evangelist with a genuine love for Jesus Christ and a sincere desire to strengthen local churches. Mr. Elwell is committed to rightly dividing the word of God through study and solid expository preaching. He specializes in sharing “real life” illustrations that help bridge the message of scripture into the current culture so that listeners are tuned in from start to finish, expecting to hear God speak to them personally.

Dale has also served as youth minister, interim pastor, interim youth minister, adjunct professor (Intro. to Counseling & intro. to Youth Ministry), and Spiritual Life Director at a facility for teens in state’s custody.

Dale holds a Masters of Divinity w/biblical counseling degree from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. However, he considers his greatest credentials to be God’s anointing, and the support of his family. Dale has been married to wife, Brantlee Elwell, for 21 years. Together, they have 4 children: Caleb 17, Drew 15, Hannah 13, and Hope 16 months.


Rev. Jamie Cooper - Breakout Speaker


Jamie Cooper serves as a break out speaker at CCM events. Jamie has a contagious passion for sharing how to defend your faith through apologetics. He equips both teens and their parents to face current issues with biblical integrity.


Matt Evans - Worship Leader


Matt Evans is a singer/songwriter from Greensboro, NC. Matt has been leading worship and performing, locally and regionally, for the last 15 years. Currently, he serves as Spiritual Life Director at Davis-Stuart Home for teens. Previously, Matt has served as a worship leader, or been involved in worship teams at The Well at Westover Church in Greensboro, NC, Central Assembly of God in Springfield, MO, Mosaic Church of Charlotte, NC, Lifepointe Christian Church in Charlotte, NC, and Northeast Baptist Church in McLeansville, NC. Matt has also travelled as an independent worship leader and performer in various churches and venues in North Carolina and around the southeast. Matt Evans also has a B.A. in Pastoral Counseling from Central Bible College in Springfield, MO.


Jim Everhart - Financial Manager


Jim is serving Cross Culture as Financial Manager. God has used him to bring our finances to a higher level of efficiency while maintaining integrity in our business endeavors. We are truly blessed to have a man of his expertise managing our finances.


Brantlee Elwell - Publications Director/ Speaker


Brantlee Elwell is a full-time home-maker and homeschool teacher. She serves part-time as Publications Director and speaker with Cross Culture. As Publications Director, she oversees all written media: website entries, e-letter, and newsletter. Brantlee also serves as a speaker to women and teen girls.