Leadership

Pastors & Staff

Matt Beers

Lead Pastor / Elder 

Matt serves as Lead Pastor at CrossRoads Church. He has been serving in ministry since 2003. He holds a B.S in Christian Ministry from Shorter University and a Master of Divinity  with Liberty University. Matt and his wife Michele met in college and have enjoyed  15 years of marriage and ministry together. God called them to move to Peosta with their 3 children just before COVID. They enjoy investing in this wonderful community, and exploring all that the western Dubuque area has to offer.

Scott Doust

Community Life Pastor 

Scott serves as the Community Life Pastor at CrossRoads Church, overseeing discipleship, groups, and Kids Church. He has served in full-time ministry since 2005, serving on both a church staff for 12 years and leading a Christian non-profit for 5 years with his beautiful wife Abigail. Scott graduated with a Master of Theology from Dallas Theological Seminary in 2011, and he enjoys seeing people take their next step toward Christ. Scott and Abigail married in 1997 and have 4 daughters. He is excited to see what God is going to do at CrossRoads.

Jon Turbett

Student CONNECT Pastor

Jon has been the Pastor of Students at CrossRoads Church since May, 2018. He and his wife, Missy, lead a large group of adult volunteers in regular Wednesday night gatherings with students. They also organize and take part in monthly “Love Your Neighbor” projects. Jon also helps disciple adult men and students in the church. Jon and Missy have lived in Dubuque for almost 20 years and have four children - all of which are active in the Student Ministry. 

Kyle Palmer

Connections Director

Kyle Palmer joined the Crossroads team as the Connections Director in October 2020. He lives in Dyersville with his wife, Katie, and their 11 year old son, Derek. Kyle served for over a decade as missionary leading creative outreach ministry teams, both overseas and domestically. Kyle is passionate about effectively sharing the Gospel and meeting people where they are at, just as Jesus did.

Emily Duenser

Executive Assistant

Emily serves as an Executive Assistant for CrossRoads.  She spends her time working on a number of things- including database management, finances, and individual ministry support.  Emily and her husband Luke have three kids and have lived in the Dubuque/Peosta area for the past seven years.  

Christin Smith

Kid's Church Administrator

Christin serves as Kids Church Administrator at CrossRoads Church. She oversees all administration for the Kids Church program as well as our annual Peosta Sports Camp program. Christin, her husband and her three kids are originally from the Muscatine area but relocated to Dubuque in 2015.