Leadership Team


Larry Williams

Larry Williams

President

Larry Williams has been on staff at Crossroads Fellowship since 2008. First as youth pastor then as lead pastor. He has a degree from Crown College in ministerial leadership with many classes specializing in ministering to a military community. Larry moved to Clarksville in 1997 while working with building materials and has called it home ever since. He loves the military community as well as Clarksville. He is passionate about seeing hurting people healed and is involved in the community with different events and discipleship efforts.

Larry enjoys time with family and friends doing most anything. He enjoys drinking coffee, talking, guns, fishing trips and the occasional road trip. The beach is his favorite place in the world. He loves his wife Christina and they have two daughters and a son that range in age from middle school to adult.

Dr. Carlo Serrano

Dr. Carlo Serrano

Vice President

Dr. Carlo Serrano is currently the teaching pastor at oneChurch.tv in Clarksville, TN. Carlo recently earned a PhD in Organizational Leadership from Regent University. He also holds an MA in Pastoral Counseling from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary and a BA in Psychology from American Military University. Carlo is a combat veteran of the United States Army and served in Iraq in 2003. Much of his work focuses on the spiritual and psychosocial complexities of the military context.  Carlo also serves as an adjunct professor at Grace College of Divinity in Fayetteville, NC. He is very involved in the local community serving as a part of the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office volunteer chaplains team, on the board of directors of Manna Cafe Ministries, and as a 2015 graduate of Leadership Clarksville Montgomery County School System. Carlo and his wife Jaemi have been married for 18 years and they have two sons.

Bryan Bailey

Bryan Bailey

Director of Operations

Bryan was born in Knoxville, Iowa and finished school in Florida. He is a combat veteran who served in the Army with tours in both Afghanistan and Iraq. During his time in Afghanistan he was a part of Operation Anaconda which remains one of the largest combat operations since Vietnam. His unit was one of the first military units with boots on the ground in Afghanistan. He also was a key member during the invasion of Baghdad during his 2003 Iraq deployment. Bryan has since retired and now currently attends Trevecca Nazarene University in pursuit of his BA in Management/Human Relations with a minor in Christian Ministry. Bryan has been married to his wife Crystal since 2004, and along with their children Landon, Addison and Harper are members at Grace Church of the Nazarene. Bryan also serves on the Nazarene Missions International board.

Bryan and his family are big sports fans who support the Iowa Hawkeyes, Indianapolis Colts, Chicago Cubs and Nashville Predators. Bryan enjoys hunting and fishing in his spare time, spending time with his family and following Christ. Bryan has a passion for soldiers and is committed to helping military families connect with each other and God.

Dr. Ken Gilman

Dr. Ken Gilman

Treasurer

Dr. Ken Gilman is a 1998 graduate of Logan College of Chiropractic in Chesterfield, Missouri. Early in his education he realized a passion for the technique of manipulation and investigation of how and why Chiropractic treatment positively affects a person’s health. By the end of his second year in graduate school he had taken a position teaching manipulation and radio graphic assessment to underclassmen. Post graduate studies include courses in Clinical Nutrition, Chiropractic Sports Medicine, Manipulation Under Anesthesia, radiology and more. Currently Dr. Gilman holds certification in Kenesio Tape (CKTP) as well as a Health Coach. He is also part of a published team of doctors responsible for clinical investigation resulting in the release of a book titled “Shape Shift” focusing on weight and body fat regulation.

Ken actively serves in the Clarksville/Fort Campbell community as a member of the Coast Guard Auxiliary, as a deacon at First Baptist Church Clarksville, and with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Ken and his wife Jenny have two sons.

Joe Voight

Joe Voight

Worship Leader

Joe Voight is the worship pastor at Clarksville Grace Church of the Nazarene. He is a graduate of Liberty University with a Bachelor’s degree in religion. He is also a 14 year veteran of the United States Army and is the former the Safety and Training Manager for Phoenix of Tennessee where he taught High Angle Rescue. Joe has been involved in Restoring the Warrior’s Heart from the beginning and serves by coordinating the recreational activities, speaking, and working behind the scenes administratively. His passions include his wife Marla, sports, guns, bow hunting and anything involving heights.

Brian Stricklen

Brian Stricklen

Secretary

Originally from Odessa, Texas, Brian is a veteran of the United States Army having recently served on active duty with the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault). Brian is passionate about military ministry and is an active member of LifePoint Church in Clarksville. He and his wife Jen have one daughter.

Deborah Cooke

Deborah Cooke

Noah's Warriors Director

Deborah has been working with children since 1991 as a child care provider, substitute teacher, pre-school and pre-k teacher. She has an associates in early childhood education and a bachelors in general studies with a concentration in education.  Recently she transitioned from working in full time child care to spend more time at home and working with others in volunteer organizations. She volunteers for both Restoring the Warrior’s Heart and the Tennessee Patriot fund to help provide support and services for our military families while working part time for Taylor Motors on Ft. Campbell as a bus monitor.

Her husband Derek is also part of the child care team. They have been married since 1991 and have had many exciting experiences as they traveled together through several moves during his 20 years of army service. He retired in 2009 and has now become a special education teacher. He is currently working on his masters degree.

They have four children, Justin, Megan, Rebekah, and Caleb. Justin currently serves in the United States Army at Ft. Polk.

They have attended Grace Nazarene Church since 2009. It is where they call home and enjoy the  opportunities they have to serve God and others through the many programs and ministries that are provided.

David Coleman

Guest Speaker

David (Bulldog) Coleman was born and raised in Dayton, Ohio and currently lives in Kettering, Ohio. David completed Special Forces Training Group, married his high school sweetheart, Mary Jo; before deploying to Okinawa in 1967. He served with the First Special Forces Group SAF Asia Detachment (Special Action Force Asia) until 1969. David has no formal education beyond his high school and military experience. He shares his life long battle with PTS (Post Traumatic Stress) and the devastating effects on his wife and family. He openly shares how the man he created, whose face he hated when he looked into a mirror was crushing him and his family. He shares how he denied the effects of PTS in his life and especially the life of his wife, Mary Jo. David also shares how and what he is doing to overcome the whole body effects, experience and battles with PTS, addiction, denial and their crushing effects one day at a time, and one battle at a time in his life.

He is a member of Mount Zion Church in Xenia, Ohio where he is actively involved in the Men’s Ministry, Prayer Ministry, Youth Ministry, and with the Miami Valley Women’s Center where he . mentors young men involved in unplanned pregnancies about their future responsibilities as husbands and fathers.

David and MaryJo were married for thirty-eight years until her death in April 2005. They have two sons and two grandsons.