Brian Garcia | Lead Pastor
Pastor of Preaching and Vision
Brian comes to Crossroads from Edmonton, Alberta, where he initially worked as an addictions counselor for the homeless. He then was ordained by the Southern Baptist Convention and planted an SBC church in Edmonton. Brian has a deep commitment to evangelism, apologetics and church planting.
Brian was born and raised in a Jehovah Witness family in the U.S. and became an apologist for the Witnesses. Brian Mitoraj, then ministering as a Christian apologist to Jehovah's Witnesses, met Brian Garcia. The two developed a friendship. Brian Mitoraj led Brian Garcia to faith in Jesus Christ. Brian Garcia paid a price for his conversion to Christ, as his family kicked him out of the home and he lost all connections with his Witness family and friends. Brian and his wife, Tatiana, have been married for seven years. They have four children. Brian is excited both about his role at Crossroads and about joining the work of FIveStone Churches.
Chuck LeBre | Elder
Fran Schneider | Crossroads Biblical Counseling Ministry