Staff and Elders


Rev. Scott Stewart, Pastor

Pastor Scott has been at Crosspoint since June of 2018. He is married to Amy and they have two teen boys, Luke and Jack. Jesus drew Scott to Himself in the Fall of 1987 through the ministry of Young Life in Charlotte, NC. Scott is an Alumni of ASU (1992) and he has a heart for the students of App and desires for them to experience the prevasive grace of Jesus and that He is the Hero of every story. He served for 11 years in youth ministry on Young Life Staff and in local churches. He is also an alumni of RTS Charlotte (MDiv, 2002) and has planted two churches (Grace Foothills in Tryon, NC and Midtown East in Nashville, TN). Scott loves spending time with his wife and boys, watching Oscar-worthy films and discussing them over coffee, reading, hiking, camping, skiing, kickball, and hanging with their Boston Terrier, Phoebe. 





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Daniel Law, Ruling Elder

Daniel Law has been at Crosspoint since 2008 and has served as an elder since 2015. He and his wife Molly have 5 children- Sophie, Xander, Wade, Teagen and Vivienne.




Lionel van der Westhuizen, Ruling Elder

Lionel is a general surgeon with Watauga Surgical Group, and has been in Boone since 2014. He has been an elder at Crosspoint for 2 years. He and his wife Stephanie have 4 children-- Elie, John, Caleb and Joel.




Daniel Ames, Director of Worship
Daniel came to Boone in 2008 and began attending Crosspoint with his wife Sarah in fall 2019. He holds a degree in Worship Studies from Liberty University and loves helping people use their creative gifts to advance the gospel. When he isn’t playing music, Daniel loves riding motorcycles, playing soccer, skiing, and watching low budget sci-fi movies.


Sarah Hilton, Director of Youth and Children's Ministries
Sarah moved to Boone in 2011 to attend Appalachian State University. She graduated with a degree in Elementary Education in 2015 and taught at Valle Crucis School from 2015-2019 as the Academically/Gifted Specialist. Sarah started attending Crosspoint while in college and was very excited to begin serving in the role of Children's and Youth Ministry directory in 2019. Sarah is passionate about the church supporting and caring for one another's needs, especially through the means of children, youth, and family ministry.



Mary Lee Herron, Administrator 

Mary Lee moved from Athens, GA to Boone in December of 2019 with her husband, Rob, and their son, Robert (and they have since added their daughter, Fay), for ministry with RUF at App State. Before her time in Boone, Mary Lee studied Social Work and Nonprofit Management at the University of Georgia and began working for multiple different nonprofits and ministries throughout Athens. Her passion has always been to help equip the church to care well for its people and its community, and she is grateful for the opportunity to do that in her new church home of Crosspoint.





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Our Denomination 


Crosspoint is part of the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA).  


What to expect on a Sunday Morning...



Normally our services are thematic and revolve around one central truth grounded in Scripture that ties everything together. Although this requires a fair degree of forethought and planning, we always seek to remain open to God’s Spirit leading us in a different way. Therefore, we maintain a measure of flexibility and spontaneity.


Our particular calling involves a contemporary style of music which we hope helps communicate Christ in a relevant way to our modern culture. This has been a common practice throughout history. For example, Martin Luther used various culturally familiar music styles in his hymns, and Handel’s Messiah was at first rejected as being too worldly and modern in style. This does not mean we do not value or use more traditional forms, just that we have an emphasis distinctive to our mission.


Our messages address relevant topics that relate to everyday life. However, they are also based clearly on the Scriptures -- normally from one particular passage, which is taken in its proper context and explained and applied in an understandable way. Many times, these messages are part of a broader series as we work through particular books of the Bible.


Visuals, like movie clips, are often used in our services; not to entertain, but to help us appreciate how the Scriptures address real life. These forms serve to illustrate the sermon through beauty and truth. (Ezekiel, Jesus, and other biblical figures often used various forms to communicate God’s message.)


Normally we have a time for greeting each other during the services, which is a current application of a practice that dates back to the early church. It reminds us that, in Scripture, public (or corporate) worship differs from private worship in that there is a horizontal (people-to-people) element, as well as a vertical (people-to-God) element.


We celebrate communion monthly in the Sunday Morning Services. We also have special services that include the Lord's Supper around Christmas and Easter.


We do not pass an offering plate or basket in order to avoid making our guests uncomfortable. Instead, we hope you will see this service as our gift to you. We invite those already committed to our ministry to place their offering in the offering box provided on their way in or out of the santuary.  


We believe God is more interested in the state of our hearts than what we wear. (Scripture never outlines a dress code). Therefore, we emphasize freedom, whether formal or very casual, as long as we all remain respectful to the Lord, and caring toward others.

Our Vision

To be a welcoming, Christ-centered church (Eom 12:5) dedicated to making disciples of Jesus Christ (Matt 28:19-20), testifying to the gospel of the grace of God (Acts 20:24), equipping every believer to mature towards the fullness of Christ (Eph 4:12-13) so that God alone is worshipped (Ex 20:3) and everyone is stirred up to love and good deeds (Heb 10:24), transforming Boone and beyond. (Acts 1:8) 

 Click here to read about our Core Values!