The Bible’s model of leadership is upside down: leaders serve. In following Jesus, who humbled himself to serve others, we seek to imitate him as servants.




Ricky Alcantar – Lead Pastor - Preaching & Vision

Ricky has primary responsibility of overseeing vision, preaching and leadership of the pastoral team. He serves the church full-time. In his spare time he loves exploring El Paso. 



Tom Wilkins – Pastor - Pastoral Care

Tom serves Cross of Grace with preaching, counseling and member care. He joined the church in the '80s and married his sweetheart, Lisa, here. He served on staff as a pastor full-time for over 10 years, then transitioned to bi-vocational ministry in 2012.


Joe Alcantar – Pastor - Pastoral Care

Joe Alcantar, Jr. serves the church by leading the Mens Ministry and mentorship program. For decades he served a business leader in El Paso and has served on non-profit boards in the area for many years. He has also served the Leadership Team at Cross of Grace for over 25 years. 


Todd Peterson – Pastor - Operations and Global Missions

Todd serves the church by helping with business management and ministry structure. He served as a business leader in the El Paso area for many years before transitioning to operational consulting and coaching for non-profits and churches. He is also working with the Sovereign Grace Churches Emerging Nations Team. 


Vincent Corpus – Pastor - Outreach, Counseling, and Youth

Vince serves the church by leading our outreach efforts in El Paso, oversees our counseling ministry, and leads the youth ministry. He served as a pastor in Prague and has been a full-time staff member at Cross of Grace since 2018. 






Alec Shoffeitt – Deacon for Operations

Alec oversees our Sunday meetings, Community Groups and business operations as a staff member.


Crystal Bustamante - Deacon for Kids Ministry

Crystal oversees our Kids Ministry as a staff member.


Jon Vogan – Deacon for Worship

Jon serves as a band director full-time and leads our worship team.


Chuck Mosely - Deacon for Care & Community Groups

Chuck oversees visitation, mercy ministry, and coordinates member care. He also coordinates our Community Groups.


Jonathan Matthews – Deacon for Community Outreach

Jonathan works as a landscape architect full-time and coordinates our neighborhood outreach team.



Alec Shoffeitt – Operations Manager

Alec oversees our Sunday meetings, Community Groups and business operations as a staff member.





Ingrid Moreno – Financial Assistant

Ingrid serves as bookkeeper and manages many aspects of the church’s finances.


Becky Gayle – Pastoral Assistant

Becky serves the pastoral team by coordinating meetings, managing information, and helping people get connected in the church.