Pastors & Staff

Mike Allard

Lead Pastor

Reverend Mike Allard, began preaching as a boy when he was just 13 years old in his home church, Northwest Assembly of God, in Wichita Falls, Texas. He received his first preaching credential, The Christian Worker’s Permit March 9th, 1976, at the age of 15.  He was licensed at 19 and has been ordained for the past 33 years.  

During his years of ministry he has served as youth pastor and children’s pastor for 11 years; a District Youth Director in South Texas for 11 years and the Lead Pastor at Crossroads Fellowship, in Houston, Texas for the past 18 years.

He was elected to the South Texas District Presbytery as an Executive Presbyter in 2016.

He is the author of the book: “Never Give Up!” It is the incredible true story of how God brought him from failure to faith.

Crossroads Fellowship, under the leadership of Pastor Mike has grown from 250 to an average of 1,500 each Sunday.  

Pastor Mike has a passion for souls and missions.   In his many years of travel he has raised millions of dollars in missions services, conferences, conventions, camps, tours, and special days.  Over the past 2 years, Crossroads Fellowship has given each year over $1,000,000.00 to missions.

But his greatest accomplishment is his family.  He has a beautiful wife Danielle who has been by his side for almost 40 years.  He has 3 wonderful children, Joshua, Michael and Lacey.  He has 10 grandchildren and he looks forward to every day getting to share life with this crazy wonderful family God has given him.

Michael Allard

Executive Pastor

Michael Allard has been here at Crossroads for the past 18 years. He started as an intern while he was still in High School. While going to college locally he began to fill in as the Youth Pastor and became a full time Pastor for the youth at 20 years old.
For 2 years Pastor Michael and his wife, Melissa led both the Youth and Children's Ministries. After this time  Pastor Michael and Melissa stepped in to solely take over the Children's ministry for over 12 years.
He is passionate about his family, which includes his wife Melissa, and children; Lexi, Abbey, Patton, Ani, and Asher. He is also passionate about; Orphan Care, Drama, Video editing, Set Design, Golf and Disc golf.
In the most recent years Pastor Michael has stepped in as the Executive Pastor and still helps lead many ministries, trains volunteers, and assists Pastor in multiple areas.

Dan Heil

Senior Adults Pastor

Pastor Dan  and wife Jerri are a wonderful part of our Pastoral team and care for those in our oldest area of kids ministry. They lead the church in the area of adults that are 50 years and above in our "Link" ministry.

Zach Rodriguez

Children's Pastor

Zach & Susana Rodriguez are the Children’s Pastors here at Crossroads Fellowship. They value raising up the next generation for Christ & have both worked in childcare for over 10 years. They are passionate for teaching children about Christ & helping them build a relationship that lasts a lifetime.

Nelson Vargas

Youth Pastor

Born and raised in Chicago, Nelson and his wife Diane served in inner city youth ministry for over 10 years before feeling called to Texas and joining our Crossroads Team in 2015. Nelson uses his humor and powerful testimony to relate and reach the next generation for the glory of God.

Fabian Valdez

Spanish Pastor

Reverend Fabian Valdez is the newest addition to the crossroads staff
He come to us from New Mexico, where he Pastored for 10 years,
He has also been involved in many different areas of ministry for over 16 years,
Youth ministry, missions, as well as Discipleship  
He currently holds license credentials with the assemblies of God of South Texas
And previously with the central / hispanic district of the Assemblies of God

Pastor Fabian is excited for what God is doing here in Houston.
Along side him, is his wife of 22 years, Bettina Valdez, and
They also have 3 children,  Jenelle, Jessica, and Juan

Josiah Greer

Master's Commission Pastor

Josiah and his wife Macey were students in our Master’s program 2012-2015 and joined our staff at Crossroads  in 2017. Pastor Josiah served as the MC Assistant Director for two and a half years & now directs the program.

Courtney Sembera

Media Director

Courtney serves as our Media Director in our services along with handling volunteers, training, social media and marketing around the church.

Vickie Summers

Admin Exec.

Vickie Summers joined the Executive Pastoral Team in January, 2015, reporting directly to Pastor Mike Allard. Vickie and her husband, Russell, have been members of Crossroads Fellowship since 2001. 

AnneMarie Dobbs

Missions Coordinator

AnneMarie has been attending Crossroads with her husband, Roger, for 11 years.  She began working at Crossroads in 2017.

Sandy Droke


Crossroads became home to Sandy and her husband Bill when they moved to Houston in 1989. She has volunteered as a volunteer and has worked as a full-time staff member since 2015.