PASTORAL AND EXECUTIVE TEAM

Chris & Vanessa McRae

Senior Pastor  

Chris joined the Sojourn Staff in 1996 while attending Christ for the Nations. Chris is passionate about impacting the lives of families with the life changing truth from the word of God. Chris and Vanessa have been married since 1998 and have four children.

Terry Moore

Founding Pastor, Elder 

Terry Moore is a Founding Pastor and Elder of Sojourn Church. Terry left the business world to begin Sojourn Church in 1987 after a small group meeting in his home grew too large. His passion is to see people set free to experience everything Jesus paid for at the cross. Terry and Susan have been married since 1973, have two adult married children and five grandchildren.

Kevin Choate

Executive Pastor 

Kevin joined the Sojourn Staff in June 2019, he is passionate about connecting with people and encouraging them as they grow in the Lord. Kevin has previously served as a full-time pastor in the Dallas/Fort Worth area and with Aim for Success, a ministry to high school students about abstinence.

Vernon King Jr.

Nextgen Pastor 

Vernon is the Nextgen Pastor at Sojourn Church and proud father of the viral sensation Harlyn King. Vernon founded the Motivating Youth Company (MYC) in Kansas in 2010 and through MYC has invested in more than 600,000 students around the country! Over the past 12+ years Vernon has also served as a Youth and Young Adult Pastor in the state of Kansas, the city of Dallas and now, Carrolton at Sojourn Church!

Meredith Alliston

Pastor, Care Ministries 

Meredith and Teri joined the Sojourn staff in 2020 and have been members since 2016. They are committed to encouraging the healthy fellowship and communication that is at the core of a mature believer. They are passionate about helping people find physical and emotional healing through the power of the Cross in order to build up the Body of Christ. As leaders of Personal Freedom Ministry, they help others walk in freedom through the Restoring the Foundations Ministry. Meredith and Teri have been married since 1980, and are blessed with 3 married children and 7 grandchildren.

ELDERS

Chris McRae

Chris McRae is the Lead Pastor and Elder of Sojourn Church. He and his wife, Vanessa, have been serving Sojourn for over 23 years. They were married in 1998 and they have four children.

Terry Moore

Terry Moore is a Founding Pastor and Elder of Sojourn Church. Terry and Susan have been married since 1973, have two adult married children and five grandchildren.

Gerald Chester

Gerald Chester has been an Elder of Sojourn Church since 1999. He is a self-employed management consultant specializing in strategic planning. Gerald and his wife, Carol , have been married since 1969, have two adult daughters, three grandchildren and have been members of Sojourn Church since 1989.

Paul Kramer

Paul Kramer has been an Elder of Sojourn Church since 2003. He is Director of Engineering at a large area hospital. Paul and his wife, Debby, have been married since 1970, have two adult children, and have been members of Sojourn Church since 1989.