Nathan Hansen

Lead Pastor

Nathan has two graduate degrees from Biola University—one in “Christian Apologetics”, the other in “Science and Religion”, an undergraduate from Puget Sound Christian College in pastoral ministries, and associates from Northwest University. Nathan has been in dynamic pastoral ministry for 24 years, building student and family ministries around the PNW, planting a multisite campus ministry in Lake Stevens, and developing Christian worldview conferences for students locally and nationwide. Nathan and his family recently relocated from 8 years of ministry in Houston, TX, where they helped sustain new efforts to care for local schools, fight human trafficking, and care for Afghan refugees. Nathan's amazing wife of 25 years, Rona, teaches Christian Worldview and Mathematics at HCA. They have two adult daughters and a son in high school, that they think are the coolest.

Jake Foster

Executive Pastor

Jake has served at CrossPointe Church since 2010, and has a genuine passion for music and worship. A 2002 graduate of Seattle Pacific University, he majored in Communication Studies and minored in Music. Jake spent 7 years as a worship pastor in Northern California before moving back home to Washington. Born and raised on a dairy farm in Carnation, WA, he married his high school sweetheart, Melissa, in 2005. Jake loves spending time with his family, playing sports, listening to great music and sharing a good meal with friends and family.

David Stevens

Family Pastor

David joined the ministry at CrossPointe in April of 2023. He and his wife, along with their 4 children have been involved in church ministry in Lake Stevens for many years prior to serving the people at CrossPointe. He helped lead the youth ministry for 15 years, serving in many different capacities including teaching, preaching, games, small group, planning and attending summer and winter camps, as well as working closely with the church leadership. David was also the Director of Fellowship & Outreach where he planned, organized, and held various events designed to reach out to the local community as well as allow for the church to fellowship with one another and build Christ-centered relationships. He has been teaching history full-time in Lake Stevens School District for the past 11 years but is excited to move to full-time ministry as the Family Pastor at CrossPointe. He will be overseeing the children’s ministry, developing the youth ministry, as well as partnering with Heritage Christian Academy. He has been married to his wife, Michele for the past 12 years and they have been blessed with the opportunity to raise 4 children (two boys and two girls). He loves being outdoors, supporting his kids sports teams, spending time with his family, and woodworking. 

Melissa Mortenson

Accountant & Human Resources

Melissa has a BA in Music from Central WA University, and almost completed her BA in Accounting from Central as well. Almost all of her working experience has been in the area of accounting, while her music has been her “other life”; singing in many different venues, including singing in and leading worship teams and choirs at churches.  She has lived in the NW nearly all her life, preferring to remain near her parents and five brothers and sisters, and all their families.  She met her best friend, Scott, online in 2007, and married him  in 2009, becoming the step-mother to his six children.   When she is not keeping the numbers balanced for the church and Heritage Christian Academy, you will find her working on knitting or crocheting projects for her other business, Knifty Knits, directing the Alpha Singers choir, or at home with her husband and 3 dogs.

Brett Kime

Facilities Manager

Brett grew up in the Lynnwood area and graduated from Meadowdale Highschool (1999).  Shortly after he joined the Coast Guard; completed 20 years of service and finally retired. In the Coast Guard he did many things and went to many places.  He retired as a Chief Boatswain’s mate (E7) and did everything from driving ships, law enforcement, search and rescue, trainer, instructor and etc…Brett has been married to my wife Amanda for almost 20 years and have two children (Austin 19, and Adriana 17). For the past 10 years church has been an integral part of his life and he has done many things in that capacity as well such as youth ministry, teaching, greeting, leading life groups, response and etc…During his years at the church he eventually pursued a degree in Biblical Studies at Moody Bible Institute where he received a bachelor’s degree in Biblical Studies.  Brett and his wife enjoy working out (CrossFit), going to the Lake, Skiing, hiking, camping and hanging out with friends and family. Lastly, one of Brett's favorite quotes is “There is no comfort in growth and no growth in comfort”. 

Crista Taylor

Children's Ministry Administrative Assistant

Christa was born into a Military family and moved a lot over the years, but considers Washington her home. She accepted Jesus as her Savior when she was 10. She rededicated her life to the Lord in 2013, shortly after she went to Bible College for a couple semesters to grow my relationship with God. She is recently engaged to her Fiancé, Edwin and will marry in September.
She loves to travel and would some day like to make it to Australia, New Zealand, Greece and Puerto Rico. She likes adventure and keeping active but also likes watching movies and reading.

Royden Lepp

Children's Ministry Volunteer Coordinator 

Royden was born in Canada but has been a PNW resident for over 22 years. He and his family have been attending CrossPointe for over 8 years. During the day Royden is an author and illustrator of children's books and graphic novels and loves flying drones.