Meet The Team


  • Sean Swihart

    Lead Pastor

    Sean Swihart attended Lincoln Christian while growing up here in Lincoln, NE. He went on to graduate from Central Bible College in Springfield, MO. During his time in Springfield Sean married his wife Beth and served in the student ministries at James River Assembly. After college Sean & Beth moved to the suburbs of Chicago, IL where Sean served as youth pastor of Evangel Church. It was there in IL that their three girls, Aubrey, Ellie & Norah were born.

    In March, 2012 shortly after the birth of their youngest daughter Sean and his family moved back to Lincoln to serve as the pastor of Crossroads Church.


  • Beth Swihart

    Communications & Assimilation

    Beth Swihart graduated high school from Parkview Christian in Lincoln. After getting her associates degree from Southeast Community College she married Sean and moved to Springfield, MO. After Sean completed bible college the two of them moved to Roselle, IL as they served in youth ministry and began their family. 

    After nearly six years of youth ministry and having three beautify baby girls Beth and Sean moved their family back to Lincoln, NE to pastor Crossroads Church.

  • Lynne Gonzalez

    Office Manager

    Lynne has been our office manager since Crossroads opened it's doors in 1988. Her hard work behind-the-scenes, and commitment to excellence make her an invaluable part of our team. Lynne and her husband George have been married for 37 years and have 3 children, 11 grand-children, and 2 great-grandchildren. Lynne loves to read and do puzzles. When she is not making spreadsheets or sending out all-church emails, Lynne will most likely be found in her garden, digging out the ingredients for her famous homemade salsa.

  • Donna Kinseth

    Little Blessings Academy Director

    Donna

  • Gary Rihanek,  Phil Jefferson,  Marty Shrader

    Elders

    One of the greatest strengths of Crossroads Church is the humble strength of it's long standing leadership. Gary and Phil were two of the founding elders of the church and Marty has been a part of the church for more than a decade. Their investment into the life of the church has shaped Crossroads into what it is today!

  • Greg Swanson,  Nate Burnett

    Deacons

    Greg and Nate serve faithfully each in a variety of ways. As deacons they assist the elders in the leadership of the body of Christ.