About Freedom

Our Mission

To be a Christ-centered, multi-cultural family that reaches, restores, and releases our city to live out their God given purpose.

Our Values

Our Vision

To be a place where people from all walks of life can come and experience the liberating power of God, develop a passionate relationship with God and others and be equipped and empowered to live out their God given purpose in their lives.

Our Team

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Josh and Krista Burgess

Lead Pastor's

Pastors Josh and Krista have been serving Freedom Church as Lead Pastors since October 2017. With 23 years of church ministry experience they have been equipped to be dynamic leaders. Their hearts are to see people radically changed by the chain breaking power of Christ, see Christians discipled into a deep and intimate relationship with Christ, and to connect and empower people within the body of Christ. They live to serve and have a dedication to advancing the kingdom at all costs. Their hearts are to reach, train and equip both the existing and next generation of leaders. Pastor Josh is an ordained Bishop through the Church of God Cleveland, Tn. He serves as an elected member of the Youth and Discipleship Board in the state of Ohio where he coordinates the southern Ohio Church of God camping program. In Addition to his pastoral duties, Pastor Josh serves in the role of an evangelist multiple times throughout the year by traveling and speaking at events internationally. Outside of fulltime ministry Josh and Krista have four beautiful children. Kambria, Khloe, Solomon, and Ella.

Justin & Carmen Sparks

Youth Pastors / Food Pantry Directors
Justin and Carmen Sparks have a contagious love for Jesus and a passion to serve the community. Justin and Carmen both grew up in church and have a desire to teach students what it means to follow Christ and truly live for Him. They have four beautiful children.
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Angela Bostwick

Children's Ministry Coordinator
Angela Bostwick has served as the children’s ministry coordinator at Freedom Church since 2019. Angela has a dynamic personality, a passion for Jesus, and a love for children and discipleship. Angela has the heart of a servant and is dedicated to providing a Christ centered, fun, and impactful ministry for kids each Sunday and Wednesday. Outside of ministry, Angela and her husband John love to spend their time in the outdoors.

Jessica McCalpine

Office Manager/Administrative Assistant
Jessica has a passion for ministry, benevolence, and outreach. She loves Jesus and has a desire to see people saved and delivered. She, along with her husband Tony, have two children.

Dave McEntire

Pastoral Assistant / Deacon
Dave grew up in church from an early age. His father was an instrumental leader in the church for many years. Dave has the heart of a servant and works in many different ministries throughout the church. His desire is to see the church thrive, people come to Christ and grow, and God glorified in the earth. In his spare time Dave enjoys Cleveland sports and spending time with wife Terri and their daughter Hailey.

Our Beliefs