John Meador has served as a lead pastor for more than 38 years, most recent at Cross City Church, in Euless, Texas since 2006. The church has become intergenerational and multi-ethnic during those years, and has pioneered many kingdom initiatives that are impacting thousands. Part of John’s story is born out of adversity. As a small child, a severe illness resulted in an irreversible hearing loss that left him profoundly deaf. This has given him the opportunity to experience God’s grace in multiple ways. He has watched God turn his disappointments into hope and purpose and believes “[You] can do all things through Christ who gives [you] strength.”
John has pastored churches in Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Texas. He and His wife Kim have been married for over 43 years and are parents of 6 grown children. John loves guns, trucks, “real” sports – and enjoys working on and driving around in his oldest truck – an OBS Ford F-150.