Pastor Steven & Holly Furtick

Pastor Steven Furtick is the lead pastor of Elevation Church. He and his wife, Holly, founded Elevation in 2006 with seven other families. Pastor Steven holds a Master of Divinity degree from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is also the New York Times Best Selling author of Crash the Chatterbox, Greater, and Sun Stand Still. 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.


Josh Blackson

Operations Pastor

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


Larry Hubatka

Creative Pastor

Larry leads our Creative team, overseeing the film, design, broadcast, digital, and communication teams of the church. He also assists in the programming of the weekend worship experience.


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.