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 & Missy Turbett

Pastor of Students & Crossroads Students Assistant

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.  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. 

Brandon Golden

Worship Leader

 Brandon has been serving as the Worship Leader at Crossroads since December, 2020. Brandon has a B.M. in Vocal Performance from Calvary Bible College in Kansas City, MO, and has led worship in churches all over the country since 2007. He and his wife, Gabrielle, have 4 beautiful children and are excited to see God work in their lives, as well. Brandon enjoys: coffee, soccer, disc golf, the Houston Texans, and most importantly, helping others connect to God through worship. 

Emily Duenser

Connections Director & Executive Assistant

Emily serves as the Connections Director and Executive Assistant for Crossroads.  She and her husband Luke have three awesome kids and have lived in the Dubuque/Peosta area for the past eight years.  Emily works with many teams of volunteers to make Sunday mornings happen. Authentic, life-giving connections are her aim as she fosters community and helps people take their next steps with Jesus.  She also serves as assistant to the Lead Pastor.   

Jenn Schuman

Community Life Administrative Assistant

Jenn serves as the Administrative Assistant for Community Life. She and her husband, Caleb, have made the Dubuque area home for the past seven years and have three kiddos. Jenn helps support all aspects of Community Life ministry including men’s, women’s and community groups. She enjoys seeing the community of Crossroads grow and change.