Shawn bio picShawn Barnard has served as Lead Pastor of Crossgate Church in Hot Springs, Arkansas, almost eight years.

For close to 30 years he has been involved in ministry in churches in Arkansas and Texas.  He has traveled extensively, speaking at conferences and churches, as well as equipping pastors internationally.  He is the author of “The Tabernacle,” a 6-week DVD study that reveals how every article and ritual within the Tabernacle points to Jesus Christ.  He is currently working on his first book to be released in December 2018.

Shawn is a graduate of Ouachita Baptist University, and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas.  He and his wife Jennifer have one daughter and son-in-law Kristen and Justin, and two sons, Kevin and Kameron, one grandson, Brecken, and one granddaughter, Ava Joy.