Staff & Leaders

Staff & Leaders

John Eriksen

John Eriksen has been a Christian since 1985 and a member of the Pikes Peak congregation since 1991.  He began serving as an elder in 2006.  John grew up in Massachusetts and North Carolina.  He went on to spend 23 years in the U.S. Air Force where he flew in various fighter aircraft and served in assignments across the United States and around the world, including the Pentagon. John and his wife Chun Hui have three children.

Dave Gorman

Dave Gorman has been a member of the Pikes Peak congregation since 1993. He served as a deacon for many years, overseeing our Education Program and then working with our Youth Activities ministry. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from Colorado State University, and presently works with Monument Valley Engineers, Inc. as Project Engineer and Vice–President. Dave and his wife Debra have two children.

Karissa Ballard

Karissa Ballard is our invaluable Office Manager. She is our primary scheduler, archivist, bookkeeper, contact reference and jack–of–all–trades. She knows what to do, who can do it, where it’s kept, what needs fixing and anything else you can think of.
Education Minister

Kevin Ballard

Kevin Ballard is the Pikes Peak Education Minister, keeping the congregation’s education program vibrant and relevant; organizes all Sunday School and Wednesday night classes, Ladies’ Bible Class and Vacation Bible School.  He and his wife Kelly make a profound impact in every area of service.  Kevin has been involved in local preaching ministries for over thirty years.
Preaching Minister

Grady Miller

Grady Miller has preached for the Pikes Peak church since March 2001. He and his wife Darleen are blessed to live in Colorado Springs and work with this loving and supportive congregation. Grady has more than forty years of experience in local ministry.

Joe Church

Joe Church works in the area of encouragement.  Joe and his work group strive to reach out to those unable to attend services to make sure everyone at Pikes Peak knows they are an important part of the Church body…and missed.  Joe and his wife Dana have been in the Pikes Peak family since 2009.

Mark McClurg

Mark McClurg plans for future facilities for the Pikes Peak church.  Mark is managing and guiding the entire process from fundraising and building site selection to building design and construction. Mark and his wife Susie have been involved with the Pikes Peak family since 2003.

Brent McGuire

Brent McGuire takes all actions necessary to provide a safe and secure environment for worship and other congregational activities.  Brent and his wife Vicki have been a part of the Pikes Peak church since 2001.