Cassandra has worked with youth and college-age students for 15 years. Her adventures have taken her to national youth ministry internships, global missions, serving her local church, and writing. Her passion is in creating and spreading messages of wholeness. Her publishing company, Aletheia Press, is excited to partner with Cast Member Church to see a discipleship movement continue to unfold by developing tools and resources.
INTERESTING FACT: For four years Cassandra's address was a license plate as she lived on a tour bus and worked live events across America with 40 of her closest friends.
Lucia was born and raised in Oaxaca, Mexico. She has worked for the last seven years at Walt Disney World as a Coordinator in EPCOT (World Showcase). Her fierce passion for prayer and investing in others cannot be denied.
Lucia leads Cast Member Church in the areas of prayer and intercession. She also hosts "CREATED FOR MORE," our Friday morning breakfast gathering for young women Cast Members, which meets in her home.
INTERESTING FACT: Lucia is one of nine children (she is number five) and is the only member of her family who lives in the U.S.
Aaron has an amazing way of connecting with others and building mutual trust. He is an encourager and teacher extraordinaire and has served in ministry for over 20 years in varied roles from administration, preaching, discipling leaders, and developing missional communities.
You are going to have a hard time finding someone as passionate about making disciples and multiplying CommuniDs as Aaron. It's probably for that reason that Aaron and his wife, Michelle have been connected to Cast Member Church from the beginning. They have two sons, Drake and Aiden.
INTERESTING FACT: Aaron and his family have an obsession with roasting the best coffee possible, which has grown into quite the small business. You can taste their artisanship in the Cast Member Church custom blend, "PIXIE DUST."
Steven is a force to be reckoned with. Spend just five minutes with him and you'll feel inspired to jump into some kind of God-adventure. With almost 30 years of pastoral leadership in his rearview mirror, Steven is a recognized visionary and communicator, serving as an in-demand conference speaker and mentor to pastors and church leaders around the world. However, his overwhelming passion is being immersed in the Cast Member culture, helping every CM he meets to discover and thrive as the Kingdom Influence Jesus has called them to be.
Steven also serves on the leadership team for the Creo Collective, a global movement of church and ministry leaders, exploring and collaborating on innovative approaches to living out the Great Commission. He frequently blogs for the movement and is a co-host on their podcast.
Steven and his wife, Lucia have two adult children and live just off Disney property, within view of Cinderella Castle. He is the author of the book, "A GUIDE TO A LIFE BEYOND IMAGINATION", which shares the innovative disciplemaking tool and process he developed for Cast Member Church.
INTERESTING FACT: Steven is bi-lingual and has written several worship songs which are sung in almost every Spanish-speaking church around the world.
STEVEN BARR, LEAD PASTOR
Clint is an inspirer. After serving as a worship pastor for over 10 years and Team Chaplain for the Carolina Panthers, he has become a nationally recognized communicator as the Founder of 12th Man Ministries (a mentorship organization for student and professional athletes). 12thmanministries.org
Clint is uniquely called and equipped to multiply disciples by building relationships with others and helping them discover for themselves the true identity that comes only from a life-transforming relationship with Jesus.
You will most likely find Clint, his wife, Amber (see below), and their children in a Disney Park talking to CMs, laughing with CMs, and most certainly, hugging CMs. That's just how they roll.
INTERESTING FACT: Clint used to tour with a Christian rock band that, at one point, had the #1 single in the country. That means there once was a time in his life when he used to be cool.
Amber has been a worship leader for 20+ years and has a passion for others to discover who God really is, all that He has done for them, and how He can transform their lives.
She is married to Clint and they are raising four amazing kiddos in their adopted hometown of Celebration, FL. Amber is also a worship leader for Real Life Church.
Amber and her family have a love for all things Disney, especially those who make the magic happen.
INTERESTING FACT: Amber dedicated a year of her life to reading the Bible, cover to cover.