Pastor Steven and Holly Furtick

Steven Furtick is a pastor, GRAMMY®️ Award-winning songwriter and producer, and New York Times best-selling author. As founder and lead pastor, he has helped grow the multi-site Elevation Church into a global ministry through online streaming, television, and the music of Elevation Worship. He holds a Master of Divinity degree from Southern Theological Seminary and is the author of Crash the Chatterbox, Greater, Sun Stand Still, (Un)Qualified, Seven-Mile Miracle. Pastor Steven and Holly live in Charlotte, NC 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.

Joshua Blackson

Operations & Ministry Pastor

Josh and his wife, Angie, have three daughters, Alyssa, Kaitlyn, and Karis. He oversees our Campuses, Family Ministries, Expansion, Elevation Outreach, Facilities, Administration, and the Campus Creative Department. He has served on our leadership team for over ten years.

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.