In the News

There’s a lot happening at Crossroads and in our surrounding communities. Here are some stories of Crossroads, told by local and national media. Soak in the good stuff that's happening around here.

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Report: Maintain well-being by putting faith into practice (May 14, 2024)

‘Thinking outside the box;’ Church expected to open inside Dayton Mall next year (May 1, 2024)

Crossroads Church to host best-selling author for 'What Happens When You Die?' (March 13, 2024)

Church turning former Sears at Dayton Mall into first permanent Dayton area location (Feb. 12, 2024)


Real Encounters Experience focuses on identity through on-location teaching in Israel (Oct. 20, 2023)

American Megachurches are thriving by poaching flocks (Aug. 24, 2023)

Crossroads Lexington builds beds for local children (June 12, 2023)

Bengals Kicker Evan McPherson discusses importance of faith with students at Crossroads Church (Feb. 27, 2023)

Crossroads Church mixes holy spirit with game day spirit in 21st 'Super Bowl of Preaching' (Feb. 12, 2023)

Prayers for Damar Hamlin Show Bond Between Football and Faith (Jan. 5, 2023)

'We're not alone in this': Processing the aftermath of Damar Hamlin's cardiac arrest (Jan. 3, 2023)

Local church holds prayer service for Damar Hamlin (Jan. 3, 2023)


Food pantries struggle to keep shelves stocked, assist local families in need (Nov. 21, 2022)

Crossroads Church looking to feed families in need this Thanksgiving (Nov. 9, 2022)

The clean up continues in Goshen following Wednesday's powerful storms (July 9, 2022)

Crossroads Church, more continue cleanup days after tornado devastates Goshen (July 9, 2022)

No Judgment
The Mountain Spirit (June 2022)

Local libraries, rec centers & churches open doors to help people stay cool (June 14, 2022)

Crossroads Church opens 4 Cincinnati locations to provide power, AC to those without after storms (June 14, 2022)

Crossroads Church aims to 'Thank Our Educators' with breakfast (April 17, 2022)

‘Church is an action, not a place’: Cincinnati church partners with Martin County mission (April 12, 2022)

American megachurches are offering support to Ukraine, despite claims on social media (March 16, 2022)

‘We’re still standing': One of Cincinnati's oldest accelerators reveals most diverse cohort (Feb. 2, 2022)

National Guard assists with new local COVID-19 test sites (Jan 11, 2022)

Manageable traffic marks third day of COVID-19 test site operated by Crossroads Church, Ethos Labs (Jan. 4, 2022)


Masters of Disaster: Crossroads Church relief team looks to bring 'help, hope' to Bowling Green, Kentucky (Dec. 20, 2021)

Cincinnati groups sending teams, aid to those impacted by Kentucky tornadoes (Dec. 12, 2021)

Crossroads community collects toys for kids in foster care (Dec. 12, 2021)

Church group provides help to Stamping Ground tornado victims (Dec. 7, 2021)

Crossroads Church kicks off season of giving by prepping for Thanksgiving (Nov. 23, 2021)

Thousands donate meals at Crossroads Church Thanksgiving drive (Nov. 21, 2021)

Volunteers getting food for 100K people for Thanksgiving (Nov. 22, 2021)

Child trick-or-treats for donations (Oct. 31, 2021)

Columbus church turns focus on helping families with annual Thanksgiving food drive (Oct. 31, 2021)

Crossroads Church volunteers headed to help Haiti in earthquake aftermath (Aug. 22, 2021)

Why Our Family Loves Crossroads Church: 7 Things I’ve Learned That Will Stick With Me (June 20, 2021)

Top Workplaces Cincinnati: Find all 135 winners for 2021 (June 10, 2021)

A Mormon walks into a megachurch (May 27, 2021)

Crossroads Church to donate $2.5 million to nonprofits for 25th anniversary (May 23, 2021)

Crossroads Church celebrates 25th anniversary by donating to charities (May 23, 2021)

Crossroads celebrates 25 years by donating $2.5M to nonprofits (May 23, 2021)

Snack Pack mission fights food insecurity in the Commonwealth (May 15, 2021)

Gahanna community gathers to combat food insecurity (May 15, 2021)

Miami Township PD works to break racial divide; takes part in WorkingUNDIVIDED movement (April 22, 2021)

Police and community complete course to breakdown racial tension after Black resident starts conversation (April 12, 2021)

“Masters Of Disaster” Heads To Nashville Need After Kentucky Flood Recovery Work (+podcast) (March 31, 2021)

In-Person Easter Celebrations Feature Several COVID-19 Precautions (April 4, 2021)

Crossroads Church Columbus meets in-person for the first time since start of pandemic (April 4, 2021)

Churches welcome back crowds this Easter Sunday (April 4, 2021)

Local church doubles down on Kentucky flood relief efforts (March 18, 2021)

"We're in This With You": Georgetown Church Provides Fuel Bags for Healthcare Workers (Feb. 27, 2021)

Crossroads Church launches special campaign for frontline medical workers (Feb. 11, 2021)

Crossroads Church hosts Super Bowl of Preaching (Feb. 7, 2021)

Crossroads Church Florence collecting blankets for the homeless through January 24; drop-off at church (Jan. 22, 2021)

CityLink embarking on $5 million expansion in West End (Jan. 15, 2021)


Group of skateboarding dads donate boards, gear to CityLink Center's holiday market (Dec. 16, 2020)

"A Little Bit of Peace": Church Feeds Thousands for Thanksgiving (Nov. 23, 2020)

Thanksgiving meals provided to Columbus' needy take on added resonance amid pandemic (Nov. 22, 2020)

Crossroads Church provides Thanksgiving meals (Nov. 22, 2020)

Pandemic increasing need for families, Central Ohio charities urge people to donate (Nov. 20, 2020)

Crossroads Church suspends weekend services in Kentucky, food boxes still a go (Nov. 20, 2020)

Crossroads Church makes changes to leadership team (Nov. 16, 2020)

Crossroads Church hosting Thanksgiving food drive (Nov. 9, 2020)

Lexington church kicks off annual Thanksgiving food drive (Nov. 8, 2020)

Sleep in Heavenly Peace and Crossroads Church team up for a bedding drive (Oct. 15, 2020)

Kentucky church hosts school supplies drive for teachers and students (Sept. 26, 2020)

Crossroads Georgetown hosts drive-thru giveaway (Sept. 1, 2020)

‘Porch talks’ keep church members connected amid COVID pandemic (Aug. 16, 2020)

Sunday Fellowship But with a Focus on Safety (Aug. 9, 2020)

Crossroads Outdoor Worship Brings Thousands to Cincinnati Riverfront (July 20, 2020)

How This Megachurch Embraces Diversity (July 15, 2020)

Crossroads Church says buildings will stay closed through end of the year, will hold outdoor services (July 15, 2020)

Crossroads Church reverses reopening plans (July 15, 2020)

Area churches gather in downtown Cincinnati to unite in call for racial justice (July 11, 2020)

Pastor Damon Lynch Jr.: "Don't get weary, children" (July 11, 2020)

The pandemic is rewriting the rules of retail (July 6, 2020)

IPM Food Pantry and National Guard distribute food at Crossroads Church (May 27, 2020)

Crossroads Church decides not to hold in-person services while others reopened May 10 (May 12, 2020)

Crossroads Kids’ Club volunteers hold reverse parade for their kids (May 3, 2020)</p> Crossroads Church adapting to coronavirus pandemic, and some changes will stick around (April 22, 2020)</p>

Crossroads Church helping Central Ohio families keep food on the table (April 18, 2020)

Crossroads Church collects supplies for Miami Valley food pantries (April 18, 2020)

Lexington church holds food drive during COVID-19 pandemic (April 18, 2020)

Hundreds lend support while maintaining social distancing at Crossroads Church's food drive (April 18, 2020)

Church, distillery partner to get sanitizer into hands of first responders (April 16, 2020)

Crossroads Church hosts donation drive for food pantries (April 14, 2020)

Messages of Hope: Pastor Brian Tome (April 13, 2020)

Coronavirus in Cincinnati: Crossroads Church collects items for local seniors (April 2, 2020)

Churches in Kentucky are finding ways to adapt during the COVID-19 Pandemic (March 29,2020)

Crossroads Church raises more than $230,000 to provide child care for health care professionals (March 26, 2020)

Crossroads Church to air weekly services on RTV6 due to COVID-19 pandemic (March 20, 2020)

Megachurch Pastor Leads Riders on New Amazon Prime Show (March 18, 2020)

This Evangelical Megachurch in Ohio Isn’t What You Think
New York Times (March 17, 2020)

Churches Offering Alternative Worship Experiences 12, 2020)

Crossroads Church moves services online amid COVID-19 worries (March 12,2020)

How is the Spread of the Coronavirus Affecting Churches? (March 12, 2020)

Kentucky governor calls for churches to cancel services (March 11, 2020)

Kentuckians to help with tornado recovery in Tennessee (March 6, 2020)

Crossroads aids with Nashville tornado relief
WDTN (March 6, 2020)

How ordinary citizens are wiping out millions of dollars in medical debt for others -- and how you can, too (March 6, 2020)

Crossroads Church sending $50,000, relief team to Tennessee following deadly tornado (March 4, 2020)

Cincinnati church wipes out $46.5 million in medical debt for 45,000 families (February 27, 2020)

Ohio megachurch helps pay $46.5 million in medical debt, highest amount ever paid off (February 25, 2020)

Crossroads Church leverages donations to wipe out $46.5 million in medical debt (February 24, 2020)


Crossroads celebrates the super bowl (February 3, 2019)


Crossroads Awaited comes to the Aronoff Center (December 14, 2018)

Crossroads giant Christmas production returns in 2019 (December 10, 2018)

Ohio church to give away 115,000 meals (November 20, 2018)

Church collects 100,000 meals for needy (November 19, 2018)

Lexington Church distributes free meals (November 18, 2018)

Crossroads reaching out and giving back (October 12, 2018)

It's time to rethink how we're raising our boys (September 28, 2018)

People feel pain about where country is racially (September 7, 2018)

What other churches can learn from Willow Creek (August 10, 2018)

Opinion: Our culture of death (June 13, 2018)

Churches struggle with how to confront racism (June 12, 2018)

12,000 to serve area communities (May 12, 2018)

Church cancels services to give back (May 13, 2018)

Dukes of Hazzard and the end of racial innocence
Cincinnati Enquirer (April 18, 2018)

Building a bigger tent
The New Republic (April, 2018)

Why men need the church (February 12, 2018)

Church joins Day of Prayer for Marshall County (January 28, 2018)

Crossroads welcomed on the east side (January 7, 2018)

Crossroads opens 7th location in Eastgate (January 7, 2018)

East Side readies for grand opening weekend (January 5, 2018)


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Church provides free cars for those in need (November 26, 2017)

Crossroads collects turkeys for 115,000 Thanksgiving meals (November 19, 2017)

Crossroads collects thousands of Thanksgiving boxes for families in need (November 19, 2017)

Mighty Men deliver food to those in need (November 19, 2017)

Crossroads to end Awaited after this year (October 30, 2017)

Crossroads ready to train volunteers for disaster relief (September 14, 2017)

Crossroads helping people in Houston (September 4, 2017)

Crossroads helping Houston with disaster relief (August 30, 2017)

Central Ohioans attend church from their homes
Columbus Dispatch (July 30, 2017)

Local church and prison inmates tackle issues of race
Local (May 10, 2017)

Crossroads-backed startup accelerator graduates third class
Business Courier (April 28, 2017)

How a Cincinnati church is empowering entrepreneurs
Acton Institute (April 19, 2017)

Mega church establishes new roots in Central Kentucky (April 14, 2017)

What would Jesus Disrupt?
Bloomberg Businessweek (April 5, 2017)

Power of Prayer: Pastors wife makes miraculous recovery after stroke (March 22, 2017)

Crossroads Pastor's wife recovering after stroke (March 22, 2017)

Mason gala raises money to build recovery home for heroin addicts (March 17, 2017)

Keeping Green Beer Day Safe (March 16, 2017)

Ohio Megachurch Draws Over 44,000 (February 6, 2017)

Local Church Draws Thousands on Super Bowl Sunday (February 5, 2017)

Crossroads Turns Church into Spectator Sport (February 5, 2017)

Super Bowl of Preaching draws 40,000 (February 5, 2017)

New Churches Opening in Central Kentucky (January 22, 2017)