Mark Adams is our preaching minister. Mark has been with Kings Crossing since 2014, having worked with churches in Tennessee, Arkansas, and Florida before arriving in the Coastal Bend. Mark met his wife Carolina at Harding University, where each of them earned both bachelors and masters degrees. Mark holds a Doctor of Ministry degree from Lipscomb University with concentrations in missional leadership and spiritual formation. He is especially passionate about short-term missions in Central America. A native of Nashville, Tennessee, Mark is a guitar enthusiast and plays with one of Corpus Christi's longest-tenured garage bands: The Weekenders Band.
Les Maloney is our education minister. Les has been with Kings Crossing since 2012, having completed 22 years as a US Army Chaplain (active duty and reserves). Les has served as a preaching minister for churches in Texas, Arizona, Iowa, and Oklahoma. Les married his college sweetheart, Margaret, and they have three grown children and one grandchild. Les has an earned Ph.D. in Religion from Baylor University and has taught college-level biblical survey courses in New Mexico and Texas, including most recently an online bachelor’s course for Austin Graduate School of Theology. Margaret has a master’s degree in educational administration and teaches eighth-grade algebra.
Buck Griffith directs our prison ministry. Buck came to Kings Crossing in 1977, having worked with churches in Ropesville, New Home and Grand Prairie. Buck and Janet, natives of Corpus Christi, were in first grade together at David Hirsch....God had a plan. They attended ACU where Buck played football and majored in Bible. After preaching here in Corpus Christi for 25 years, Buck now leads the prison ministry. They are parents of Tishanne Carroll and Yancy Griffith and granddaughter, Taryn Meeks.