Church Staff

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Ministerial Staff


Matthew Rogers - Senior Minister

Matthew began his ministry at CCCH in 1997. His primary responsibilities include preaching, leadership, and vision casting. He has a passion for teaching about a relationship with Jesus Christ in a way that is understandable and applicable to life in today's world. He fuels his energies into a life mission that will "help lost people get found, help hurting people find grace, and mobilize others to do the same." During Matthew's time at CCCH the church has grown from 250 to over 780 in weekly attendance, and has completed two expansion projects including a new worship center. Prior to serving here he led a thriving youth ministry at Deer Creek Christian Church in south suburban University Park, IL. He is an avid Chicago White Sox fan, enjoys classic literature, modern rock music, movies, and any excuse to be outdoors. Matthew holds degrees from Lincoln Christian University and the Graduate School of Wheaton College. He and his wife Kim are the parents of two daughters.

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J.K. Stevens - Executive Minister

J.K. comes to CCCH by way of the Indianapolis, IN area, where he most recently served as Associate Minister of Discipleship and Community with New Hope Christian Church. Before that, he served as Headmaster of Traders Point Christian Academy and was a member of the Traders Point Christian Church staff for 21 years. J.K.'s responsibilities include organizational development and strategic planning, staff leadership, and business management elements that are important to a growing church. His goal at CCCH is to help the "church be the church" through effective service and ministry. J.K. is a graduate of Lincoln Christian University, with a B.A., M.A. and Master of Religious Education. In addition, he is a 2010 graduate of Chuck Colson's Centurions Program and has a passion for worldview education. He and his wife Edna Mae are the parents of four grown children and grandparents to eight children.  

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Robert Locklear - Minister of Worship and Music

Robert has been planning CCCH worship services for over 15 years. In this role, he develops teams of vocalists, instrumentalists, technicians, artists and dramatists to create a meaningful and impactful worship experience. He holds a B.A. from Great Lakes Christian College, and completed his Masters of Worship and Spirituality at Northern Baptist Theological Seminary. He and his wife Jennifer have a son and live in Westmont.

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Missy Buche - Children's Minister

Missy oversees all activities for children Kindergarten - grade 4 as well as the nursery. She is a graduate of Lincoln Christian University with a B.A. in Christian Education and Missions. She is also completing graduate level work toward an M.A. in Counseling through Lincoln Christian University. 

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Amado Lobatos - Minister of Pastoral Care

Amado was born in Mexico and came to the U.S. as a child (ask him about how he became a U.S. citizen!). He attended Moody Bible Institute, and has worked with abandoned children and as a pastor. His role at CCCH will be to provide leadership to our growing pastoral care deacon team and its related ministries including post-worship-service-prayer, Feed the Need meals ministry, hospital visitation, and funeral service planning. Amado is married to Joy, and they have one daughter.

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Kyle Isabelli - Minister of Students

Kyle began his work with Junior High and High School Students at CCCH in July of 2017. He has been in youth ministry for over 10 years as a volunteer and youth pastor. He graduated from Moody Bible Institute with a B.A. in Biblical Studies and from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary with a M.Div. in Pastoral Ministries. Kyle wants to introduce students to Jesus so that every student feels known, cared for, and loved. He enjoys being active outdoors and playing any and all types of sports. He's also a big Chicago Bulls and New York Yankees fan! He has been married to his high school sweetheart, Maria, since 2011 and they have two amazing kids under two: Nora and Max.

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Andrew Derry - Student Ministry Associate

Andrew has been part of the CCCH family his entire life, and has spent the last few years volunteering in our student ministry before being hired full time to work with high school students. He is a graduate of Western Illinois University and the Police Academy, and has additional experience in security. Andrew and his wife, Melanie are parents to a beautiful daughter.



Marilyn Bourn - Family Ministries Director

Marilyn is a graduate of Illinois State University and has been a part of the church for over 35 years. Her role is to provide help to hurting families and assistance for all families who seek to grow stronger. Although she is the retired director of Christian Children's Center that serves over 80 families in the community she still helps part -time at the center. She and her husband, Joe, recently celebrated their 50th anniversary.

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Support Staff



Nancy Brightsman
Office Administrator
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 Clark Chapman
Facilities Manager
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Debbie Hale
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Jennifer Kush
Communications Director
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Ann Oglevee
Outreach Influence Team Leader
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