Your deacons have a heart for God and His people.
They are here to pray with you, rejoice with you, and to support you in your walk with Christ.

Get to know your deacons!

David Anderson

& his wife Vicki

I am a retired pastor. My wife Vicki and I enjoy attending and serving here at CrossBridge since 2013 (via Boca Glades). Vicki and I are celebrating over 50 years of marriage. We have five children and twelve grandchildren. Both Vicki and I accepted Christ as our Savior when we were children and we grew up together in the same church. Our desire is to serve Christ and bring others to saving faith in Him. We are honored to serve the CrossBridge family.

Michael Barnard

& his wife Luz

I came to faith in Jesus as my Lord and Savior on December 14, 1985 (37 years ago). I have been married to my wife, Luz Barnard, for 27 years and have four children: Michael Jr., 36; Andrew, 33; Christine, 23; and Brianna, 20 years old. They are following the Lord and grew up in Crossbridge church. My wife and I love Crossbridge for its preaching and discipline in a relationship with Jesus Christ. The church has many ministries important to raising children, growing in your faith, long-standing love relationships with fellow members, and building God's kingdom.

Brian Borcherds

Born, saved by God’s grace and baptized in South Africa. Served as a Deacon with Finance responsibility at Germiston Baptist Church. Emigrated to the USA in 1998 with my wife Moira, 2 daughters and 2 sons. I began worshipping at Boca Glades Baptist Church in 1998 and have served, when called, as a Deacon. Moira served devotedly too and was called to be with the Lord in June 2019. I have 4 grandchildren, all boys, who I love to spend time with. I am excited to be a part of Christ’s mission for CrossBridge!

Gene Broyles

& his wife Debbie


Joe Budd

& his wife Sherry

I was born and raised in Easton, PA home of Larry Holmes. Sherry and I met at a church picnic and were married 2 years later in March of 1985. We have 3 adult children who love the Lord and are blessed with the most precious grandson. We have been active members of CROSSBRIDGE (via Boca Glades) since 1993. Since we began attending, I have been actively involved in Men's, Finance, Teaching, serving as deacon and Sherry has been faithfully serving in Women's and the Music ministry. We both love to golf and are thankful for South Florida weather.

Josh Carlson

& his wife Pamela

My name is Josh Carlson. I was born in the Midwest and moved to Florida when I was a young kid. I have been married to my wonderful wife Pamela since 2008. We have 2 amazing, energetic boys. We have been members of the Church since 2013, and I have been serving as a Deacon since 2017. In addition, we also enjoy serving in the following ministries: Awana, Childrens Church, Sunday School and VBS. Some of our family's favorite verses include: John 3:16 and Joshua 1:9.

 Ted Villafana

& his wife Abi

My wife & I have been members of CrossBridge Church (via Boca Glades Baptist Church) since 2000. I currently serve as deacon and as Sunday School Director. I am a semi-retired physicist. My wife Abigail and I have four children, ten grandchildren, and seven great grandchildren. We have been blessed that our family is also serving the Lord. For fun, I collect antique postcards..

Ryan Teason

I was born and raised in South Florida. I’ve been attending Crossbridge Church (via Boca Glades) since 2001. I was blessed to grow up in such a strong Gospel-driven church, and I love serving in the church, especially in the ministries that have played a key role in my Christian journey. I met my fiancé, Taylor, in 2022, and we’ll marry in March of 2024. In addition to being a deacon, I lead the GriefShare Ministry and volunteer with our youth ministry. I’m excited to see how the Lord will use CrossBridge Church to reach the surrounding communities with the Good News of Jesus Christ.

Pat Barry

& his wife Betty

Pat received Jesus as Savior June 1959. He married Betty on June 18th 1960 (63 years ago!). The have three adult children, Donald, Kathee and Steven. A fourth adult child, Cindy, left them in May 2020. Pat loves CrossBridge because it is Christ-centered and a place he calls home.

Bob Zuccaro

& his wife Martha

I was born and raised in upstate New York and moved to Florida in 1969. I have been a licensed professional engineer in civil engineering since 1973, and I am currently employed by a private employee-owned engineering consulting firm. I have been a member of this church for 19 years. My lovely wife Martha is from Colombia and we have been married for 9 years. Our children are unique, they have four legs, i.e., we have two energetic miniature schnauzer dogs. I have served in Men’s Ministry, Music Ministry, Evangelism and Mission Committees and teach Faith Sharing and Growth and Maturity adult studies. Martha serves in the nursery and assists with hospitality and decorations teams. We love sports, enjoy going to concerts and to the movies, and we also like to travel (especially going on cruises).

Dale Majors

& his wife Cindy

I was born, in Indianapolis. I accepted Christ as my savior and followed the Lord in Baptism when I was five years old. My family moved to Florida in 1981. I met Cindy at Grace Baptist Church, in Pompano Beach married July 1999. We joined Boca Glades Baptist Church in 2006 and began to serve the Lord in Awana, Children's Sunday School, and as a Deacon. The Lord blessed us with our son Caleb in 2010. We are looking forward to seeing what great things God has in store for our CrossBridge family.

Edmund Morgan

My name is Edmund Morgan. I was born the youngest of eight children. Since my father was the pastor of our church, I felt I had a free pass to Heaven. I felt that way until I was eight years old when I asked Jesus (into my heart) to be my Lord and Savior.

Steve Owens

& his wife Sharon

I moved to the USA from Ireland in 1995 and came to save faith in Jesus at Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church in the Spring of the following year. I've happily married Sharon for 27 years and have been blessed with a son, Jonathan, and two daughters, Katherine & Lauren. I love the solid Biblical teaching at Crossbridge and how Pastor Ney, our music minister, leads our members in authentic worship.

Fabiano Bessas

& his wife Juleane

I was born in a Christian Family. I accepted Jesus when I was 17 years old. I am married to Juleane for almost 16 years. We are the parents of Rebeca and Benjamin. I love Crossbridge because it is a church committed to the Word of God, allows you to serve, cares about the community, and receives everyone with open, loving arms.

Hermann Filho

& his wife Priscilla

I was born and raised in Brazil but have lived in the US since 2020, working in the Information Technology and Software industry. I came to faith in Jesus in 1998 and have been a member of CrossBridge Church since 2021, the same year God reached me in a mighty way for a calling to ministry. I am blessed to have been married to Priscilla since 2014, and God has not given us children. I serve in the Worship team and the Portuguese Sunday Bible study. We love the Crossbridge church family; we feel loved and blessed, and pray for this church to continue sharing the good news of Jesus Christ in South Florida and wherever God commands.

Howard Case

I was born and brought up in Springfield, Mass. In 1991, Rosemary and I married. In 2003, we moved to Arizona. It was the best thing we did in that we met many godly people. In 2012, we moved to Florida to be close to family. Rosemary went to be with the Lord in 2021. That is when I found that Pastor Rob had come to serve Crossbridge Church. This church is a thriving and varied community, and I am pleased to be able to serve in several ways.

Vanderlei Tseng

& his wife Daniele

I came to know Jesus in 2004. My wife, Daniele Mavus, and I have been married since 2020. We have two daughters, Leticia and Isabella. Since moving from Brazil in 2010, Crossbridge has been our second home, mainly because of the multicultural environment. We love the people and the ministries, we love and respect our Pastors, and most importantly, we love to Serve the Lord here.

Steve Jones

& his wife Amy

I was born in Miami, FL and was saved and baptized as a child while attending Miami Shores Baptist Church. I met my wife Amy in 2004. We have been blessed with two wonderful children. Since coming to this church in 2001 I have served as a teacher for the Adult Singles and Middle School Boys classes. I am active in the music ministry as a member of the Praise Team and leading worship for the Men's Ministry. We are excited to see what God is doing and seek to serve Him at Crossbridge Church.