About Us

Are you unemployed? Underemployed? Misemployed?

 

We help people find a job, career and God's calling. Over the past 29 years of ministry in the workplace, we learned, designed and continue to refine a 7-step process with resources to work your way through the ever-changing challenges of walking in the work for which you are created.


 

 

Join for free more than 65,000 people who have registered on this site seeking jobs, careers, or God’s calling. Try our most popular features for free:

 

  • Job Connection
  • Career Interest Profiler
  • Confidential Prayer Network
  • Resume and Cover Letter Builder
  • Over 200 catalogued Career and Ministry Resources

 

Search our blog of continually updated news and feature articles with practical and spiritual tools and tips.

 

Shop our store that features our core curriculum, the Crossroads Career Work Book: 7 steps to jobs, careers and God’s calling, along with other career and ministry resources and services.

 

Why we do what we do? 

Millions are suffering unemployment, underemployment and misemployment.

 

Yet God knows the plans He has for us, plans for welfare and not calamity, to give us a hope and a future.  Because we are God’s workmanship, created for good works, which God prepared beforehand, we have purposed to:

 

Guide people through crossroads in their careers

To find and follow Jesus Christ


What do we do?  

While getting a good job and developing your career is important, we go deeper. It’s not just about work transition, but also it also personal transformation.  Therefore we do our best to continually…

 

Educate, equip and encourage people

Who are seeking jobs, careers or God’s calling


 

God has been incredibly gracious. With the founding of our ministry in 1987, we have served and learned from people of all ages and stages in high school and college through career and into retirement. We have worked with men and women of all ethnicities, religious-socio-economic backgrounds, occupations and industries. Most were seeking jobs or careers. Thousands were employers seeking to fill jobs. More than a thousand people have been partners in ministry with us: church pastors and volunteer leaders and team members helping people at crossroads in their careers.

 

Wanting to be faithful stewards of God’s gifts, we continually update and upgrade three strategic initiatives…

 

Online career and ministry resources

On-the-ground network of ministry teammates

Connections with more than 4,000 employers with jobs

 

Our Organization

How do we do what we do? Our organizational core is Crossroads Career® Services, Inc., an IRS approved 501(c)(3) non-profit public charity that supports, develops and manages the ministry.

 

99% of our ministry teammates across the country are members of churches and ministries volunteering their time and talent.  Many of them are professionals in career development and coaching, recruiting and human resources, leadership and management. 

 


National Volunteer Leadership Team

Jerry Barbian

Member Services

Over 10 years volunteer career ministry leadership. Former owner of B&J Search Resources executive search.  Certified Personnel Consultant and Career Coach.

 

John Freeze

Ministry Development

Former executive director of Crossroads Career Services. Author of Straighten the Path: a Unique Approach to Job Search.  Currently Manager of Strategic Development at Duke Energy Corporation.

 

Tim Krauss

Technology

Former CEO of Crossroads Career Services. Over 10 years experience online job search and career ministry experience as a digital entrepreneur, developer of The Job Connection and owner of NeedsMet.

 

Robert McKenzie

Support Services

Over 10 years volunteer career ministry experience.  Certified leadership and career Coach.  Former Senior Vice President of Bank of America

 

Brian Ray

Executive Director

Founder of Crossroads Career Network.  Author of Created for Good Works.  Former VP Support Services at Chick-fil-A and owner of Primus Consulting executive search.

 

Dave Sparkman

Board Chair

Over 10 years volunteer career ministry leadership.  Currently SVP Culture at UnitedHealth Group, and former SVP Human Resources at Optum Health. 

 

A small service team headquartered in Charlotte, NC supports church pastors, ministry team volunteers and coaches across the country, updates online resources and coordinates with employers with jobs.

 

Help us help people seeking jobs and careers to find and follow Jesus, please pray about making a donation online or mailing a check to:

 

Crossroads Career Services, Inc.
C/O Greyrock Accounting
135 South Main Street, Suite 701
Greenville, SC 29601


Contributions are tax-deductible.  Crossroads Career® Services, Inc., an IRS approved 501(c)(3) non-profit public charity. If you would like more information about volunteering or reaching one of our service or leadership team members, please email Support (at) CrossroadsCareer.org