Crestwood STORIES


Family Ministry & Students

Crestwood is deeply invested in buidling up the next generation to be faithful followers of Christ. Our Senior Director for Family Ministry and Director for Student Ministry share how they're working to lead kids, students, and families to Jesus.

Rob Steele & Kairos Prison Ministry

Rob Steele's story tells the inspiring journey from a life of alcoholism and disbelief to becoming a devoted Christian and serving in Kairos Prison Ministry. His story is a reminder that God can use anyone for his glory.

BE RICH Campaign | 2023

Each May, we open up an 8-day long special offering opportunity to our congregation called BE RICH. 100% the donations go to ministries and non-profits. Last year we raised $148,000, which was allocated to 4 different organizations. This year, we raised $174,896!

The Table

"The Table" is Crestwood's ministry to the communinity surrounding our Richmond Campus. We serve a free, hot meal to the needy people in the city and share the love and gospel message of Christ with them as well.

Bill Gilmour & the Abduction of Jennifer Kesse

Bill Gilmour's story is one of long suffering, faith, and hope. The 2004 abduction of Gilmour's neice, Jennifer, is ultimately what led him to surrender his life to Jesus.

Bill has devoted his life to inspiring hope in the lives of people who are suffering and struggling to trust in God's grand plan to redeem all things for his glory.

The Cramer's Surrogacy

Parker and Shannon Cramer have longed to be parents for nearly a decade. Unfortunately, their dreams were dashed when Shannon's health rendered her ability to bear children a non-option.

This story walks us through their journey of trusting in God during the process of searching for a surragate mother.