Meet The Team

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Derek Allen

LEAD PASTOR
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Derek came to Baring Cross in 2014. He served as Discipleship Pastor until March of 2019, when the church voted to accept him as the Lead Pastor.  He previously served churches in Kentucky and Arkansas. He is a graduate of Williams Baptist College and a current student of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Rachel, have two children - Landen and Caroline.

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Ben Morris

WORSHIP PASTOR
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Ben came to Baring Cross in 2018.  He previously served in churches in Arkansas and Texas.  He is a graduate of Ouachita Baptist University and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.  He and his wife, Sara, have two young children - Elijah and Conrad.