Rev. John DeYoung was installed at Cross of Christ on February 5, 2000. He is a graduate of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, Missouri, where he received his Master of Divinity degree. After his graduation he served his first call to Resurrection Evangelical Lutheran Church in Quartz Hill, California.
Pastor DeYoung was born in Washington D.C. and raised in Maryland until he attended Concordia College in Austin, Texas, where he met his wife, Tammy. The DeYoungs have two children.
She joined Cross of Christ staff in late 2014 after many years in the 'corporate' world. She has lived in the Little Rock, AR, Memphis, TN and Dallas areas.