meet the staff


  • BOBBY AND STEPHANIE MARKS

    Senior Pastor

    Bobby Marks has been Senior Pastor at Cornerstone Church for 23 years. He, along with his wife Stephanie, pioneered the non-denominational church in November of 1992. Pastor Bobby graduated from Rhema Bible Training Center in Broken Arrow, OK, in 1991 with an emphasis in pastoral ministry. He also earned a B.S. degree in Business Administration from the University of Alabama in 1981. Bobby and Stephanie have been married since 1982 and have three children.

  • JASON AND KENDALL SANDERS

    Youth Ministry Directors

    Jason and Kendall Sanders have been leaders of Now Student Ministries at Cornerstone since 2007. They have been actively involved in youth and children's ministries for the past 14 years. They believe that there is a certain time for young people to come to God and that time is NOW. Jason and Kendall have been married for 15 years and have 3 children: Jessi, Eli, and Lena.

  • JARROD AND MANDY STRICKLAND

    Children's Ministry Directors

    Jarrod and Mandy Strickland have been active partners of Cornerstone Church for 11 years and have faithfully volunteered in both our children's and music ministries for many years. They have three boys: Jackson, Landon, and Cameron.

  • LINDSAY WAGONER

    Nursery & Toddler Director

    Lindsay and her husband Michael have three children: Graham, Taylor, Cooper, and a little sister on the way! The Wagoners moved here from Texas for Michael to attend the Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine. Lindsay has an early childhood education degree. They believe children are a heritage from the Lord and are passionate about nurturing them in the things of God.

  • GARY GRIFFIN, JR

    Media Ministry Director

    Gary, along with his wife Susan, have been partners of Cornerstone for five years and have been actively involved in both the media and children's ministries. Gary has a diverse background with experience in video production, graphic design, information technology, and more. Gary believes in using the gifts that God gives you for His glory and to help engage others in God's Word. Gary and Susan have four children: Taylor, Leaton, David, and Paul.

  • LIsa lingo

    Bookkeeper

    Lisa Lingo graduated from The University of Alabama in 2006 with a bachelor's degree. She has served on staff as the bookkeeper for over 5 years. Lisa believes that we are all called to serve and help in a local church body, and no matter what the job, it is necessary and important. She is married to Cary Lingo.