Pastors & Staff

Steve Cripps

Senior Pastor

As the senior pastor at Bridgepointe Church, Steve provides leadership, teaching, and vision for the entire church. Following God’s call on his life, Steve and a handful of people launched Bridgepointe Church in 2002. Steve received his undergraduate degree from Kentucky Wesleyan University and received his Master’s Degree in Christian Education from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Steve and his wife, Gina, grew up in Owensboro and live there today. They have 2 daughters, 1 son-in-law, and 2 grandsons.

Tom Cayce

Discipleship Pastor

Before arriving at Bridgepointe Church, Tom served in the United States Navy and obtained a degree in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix.  Tom and Diane, his wife of 20+ years (daughter Kayla), have served faithfully in three church plants in two states.
Tom serves as the Pastor of Adult ministries with an emphasis on discipleship.  This covers a broad area to include small group development, Men’s Ministry, Grace Marriage, Church Membership, Facilities and Safety and Security.  As an assistant to the lead pastor, Tom has a heart for leading people to the saving grace of God and connecting them to the body of Christ.
Feel free to connect with Pastor Tom by email at tom@Bridgepointechurch.com, on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/PastorTomCayce, or by calling 270-852-5164.

Jae Sims

Worship Pastor

Jae is the worship pastor at Bridgepointe. He oversees the worship team and tech team ministries. Jae is passionate about worship in the local church. A former rocker, Jae’s testimony is a story of God’s divine plan and redemption.

Jae and his wife, Erin, live in Owensboro with their 2 sons.

Kris Patton

Children's Pastor

Kris is the children’s pastor at Bridgepointe. He is a graduate of Gardner-Webb University with a Bachelor’s degree in Religious Studies. He is passionate about helping children understand the message of Jesus Christ and helping families grow stronger in their faith together.

Kris and his wife, Sara, live in Owensboro with their 3 sons.

Brennan Banet

Student Pastor

Brennan was raised in New Albany, Indiana. Brennan and his wife, Rebekah, have been married since September 2016. They are expecting their first child, Della Rose, in October 2019. Brennan is passionate about sharing the Gospel to anyone who will give him an ear to hear it. He loves to walk alongside teens and young adults as they come to know Jesus Christ, and assist them in connecting with the bigger body. If you were to ask, Brennan would tell you that he is passionate about students because he gets to see them develop hearts for Christ and equip them to reach the world for the Kingdom of God.

Shawn Clifton

Missions and Local Outreach

Shawn is the Missions and Local Outreach Director. She spearheads Bridgepointe’s relationship with the community of Owensboro as well as our partner church plant in Nicaragua. She is passionate about integrating Bridgepointe into the community and bringing the Gospel message to the world. Shawn also serves on our worship team and is the women’s ministry director.

Lindsay Creager

Office Administrator

Lindsay has been in the administrative field for over 20 years, with over 12 years in administrative management. Lindsay is our office administrator and is responsible for our day to day operations. She also serves on the Worship Team. Lindsay currently resides in Owensboro, KY with her husband Michael and 3 daughters.