Meet our leadership
Say hello to the leadership team at FBC Las Cruces. Got questions for the lead team at FBC Las Cruces? Contact us by clicking here.
Dr. David Burrows - Senior Pastor
Dr. David Burrows became the Senior Pastor of FBC Las Cruces in 2015. David has served the Lord as a Pastor for over 43 years.
Dr. Joe Andrews - Campus Pastor
Dr. Joe Andrews became the Campus Pastor of FBC Las Cruces in 2016. Joe previously served as a Missionary to the country of Argentina for seven years and recently completed a Doctorate of Ministry. Joe is married to his wife, Leann and they have four children.
Troy Tudor - Executive Pastor
Troy Tudor joined the FBC Las Cruces leadership team in 2017 as the Executive Pastor. Troy and his wife Shelley have four grown children. Troy is a Volunteer Firefighter and a local Search & Rescue team member. He loves to go backpacking, hiking, and shooting.
Brian Clayburgh - Worship Pastor
Brian Clayburgh joined the FBC Las Cruces leadership team in 2017 as the Worship Pastor. Brian has served the Lord for many years as a Worship Pastor and a Youth Pastor. Brian is married to his wife, Stesha and they have three children. Brian loves the Detroit Tigers, hunting and guitars.
Mike Edwards - Traditional Worship Pastor
Mike Edwards joined the FBC Las Cruces leadership team in 1994 and he has served as FBC Las Cruces's Minister of Music and Senior Adults Pastor. In 2024, Mike semi-retired and now leads worship in our traditional service. Mike is married to his wife of 40+ years, Linda, and has 2 grown children and one grandchild. Mike & Linda like to travel.
Stephen Kolesar - Student Pastor
Stephen Kolesar joined the FBC Las Cruces Leadership Team in 2022. He grew up in San Jose, California, and was married to his wife, Lauren, in 2012. They have three children, Hailey, Emma, and Gregory.
He graduated Magna Cum Laude from William Jessup University in 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts in Youth Ministry and a minor in Bible and Theology. In April of 2021, he graduated with honors from Western Seminary with a Master of Biblical and Theological Studies. He has served as a Student Minister his entire career and brings a wealth of experience to the position.
Stephen enjoys being outdoors hiking, playing sports, and exploring. He races his car (legally) with the BMW Car Club of America and loves spending time with family, friends, and students.
Heather Thatcher - Children's Minister
Heather Thatcher joined the FBC Las Cruces leadership team in 2021. She and her husband David have three grown biological children and adopted a four-year-old son, Elijah in 2021.
Having served for over 16 years as a Children's Minister, she brings a wealth of experience. Heather has a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education with Language Arts Endorsement and a Master of Arts in Children & Family Ministry.
They were licensed foster parents for several years. She loves playing softball with family and friends, camping, hiking, running, and doing some crafts.
Michael Randall - Life Pastor
Michael Randall joined the FBC Las Cruces Leadership team in May 2023. One of our own, Michael completed an internship with FBC while completing his Engineering degree and launched his career and has now returned home to join our staff full-time.
Krista Wilson - Business & Financial Administrator, Pastor’s Assistant
Krista Wilson joined the FBC Las Cruces leadership team in 2013 and became the Business & Financial Administrator in 2016. Krista is married to her husband, David and they have three children.
James Harrison - Technical Director
James Harrison joined the the FBC Las Cruces leadership team in 1998 and has served in various capacities over the years. James has multiple degrees! He loves hamburgers!
Melody Harrison - Ministry Assistant
Melody Harrison joined the the FBC Las Cruces leadership team in 1998. She loves a variety of music and reading good books.
Cindy Chavez - Ministry Assistant
Cindy Chavez joined the the FBC Las Cruces leadership team in 2013. Cindy enjoys spending time with her family, especially her Grandson. Cindy loves working in her garden.
Johnny Green - Custodian
Johnny Green joined our FBC team in 2024. Johnny comes to us with over 43 years of custodial and business experience. A recent transplant from Wisconsin, he enjoys restoring vintage cars.