Get To Know The Team

Pastor Steven & Holly Furtick

Pastor Steven Furtick is the founder and lead pastor of Elevation Church based in Charlotte, NC. He holds the master of divinity degree and is the New York Times Best Selling author of Crash the Chatterbox, Greater, Sun Stand Still, (Un)Qualified, and Seven-Mile Miracle.  Pastor Steven and Holly live in the Charlotte area with their two sons, Elijah and Graham, and daughter, Abbey.

Chunks Corbett

Chief Financial Officer

Chunks is one of the founding families at Elevation Church. He leads our Finance, Technology, Legal, TV, and Events Teams. He also oversees half of our Campus Leadership Team. He and his wife Amy have two children.

Cherish Rush

Communications Director

Cherish leads our Communications and Social Media Teams. She also oversees our Digital and Online Worship Experience Teams.

Josh Blackson

Operations & Expansion Pastor

Josh leads our Expansion, Facility, Leadership Pipeline, and Family Ministry Teams. He also oversees half of our Campus Leadership Team. He and his wife Angie have three children.

Wade Joye

Worship Pastor

Wade leads our Central Worship & Programming Teams. He is responsible for all aspects of the weekend Worship Experience and Elevation Worship. He and his wife Ferris have three children.