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 oversees the Finance Department at Elevation Church, helps develop our Campus Leadership, and works with our expansion team to identify future location opportunities.

Cherish Rush

Communications Director

Cherish oversees the Communications Department at Elevation Church including our online Worship Experience and social media presence. She also works with our Campus Creative Department and Digital Team to develop and implement strategic communication and marketing plans.

Josh Blackson

Operations & Expansion Pastor

Josh oversees the operations at all of our facilities, construction of future locations, as well as some of our Campus Pastors. He also manages outreach, human resources, and staff development.

Wade Joye

Worship Pastor

Wade leads our Worship Team, including worship leaders, musicians, and vocalists. He also oversees the Production and Technical teams, and is responsible for all aspects of the weekend worship experience.