6607 South Hampton Road, Dallas, TX 75232

Meet Our Pastor

Pastor Steven A Cross

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Pastor Steven A. Cross is the founder and senior pastor of The Empowerment Church in Dallas, Texas. a native of Dallas, Texas. Pastor Cross is the only son to Michael and Frances Cross-Sims. Pastor Cross spent most of his life in Dallas, TX and was called to the ministry at the age of 18 and started preaching at 21 years old.

God is using the ministry of Pastor Steven Cross; this dynamic & high energy communicator is armed with a life changing word for the 21st century generation. Steven Cross is spreading this real and relevant message by teaching and preaching a life-altering message that encourages people to become winners in this life. Steven Cross is now working on his 1st book “When God says do it” That is going to propel the message to all, that you can do what God says even when it seems like there is no way.

For 14 years, Steven Cross served as a faithful member, God Son & Armor bearer at the Gospel Tabernacle church in Mesquite, TX under one of the most profound leaders & Pastors of this generation, Bishop David E. Martin. Pastor Cross is the proud Godson to Bishop and Lady Melanie Martin. Bishop Martin who is his role model, mentor and motivator who continues to be an inspiration on his life. After years of serving Pastor Cross took on an assignment to Youth Pastor for Bethlehem Word Church in Dallas, TX under Bishop Kenneth Mack Sr. Pastor Cross’ dynamic & prophetic preaching help ignite a “fire” in the youth church of Bethlehem Word Church which grew within the course of being there. In 2005 Pastor Cross relocated to Atlanta, GA where he served as Youth Pastor for The New Tabernacle of Hope C.O.G.I.C under Bishop Michael D. Wilson where S.W.A.T (Spiritual Warriors anointed and trained) youth exploded and grew over the course of him being there.

Pastor Cross, being chosen & selected by God, now serves as Senior Pastor of Nu Birth Church Unlimited in Cedar Hill, Texas, which he founded on September 2, 2007 where he now has 70 plus members and is growing rapidly. Pastor Cross after much prayer and thoughtfulness recently rebranded the ministry of Nu Birth Church to the EMPOWERMENT church due to a conflict of name with another prosperous ministry in Dallas, Texas.

Pastor Steven Cross has become a much sought after national preacher and secular motivational speaker; he has traveled across this country conducting and preaching various youth conferences, revivals & seminars. Pastor Cross has great success in motivating people to improve their lives spiritually, educationally and socially.

Pastor Cross honors great leaders whom he has met; each individual has poured into him spiritually and have been an inspiration in his life: Bishop David E. Martin & Lady Melanie Martin, Bishop Charles H. Ellis & Lady Ellis, Bishop T.D. Jakes, Dr. Jamal H. Bryant, Pastor John Hannah, Pastor Craig Oliver, Arch Bishop Thomas E. Wallace, Bishop Paul S. Morton, Bishop Joseph Walker III, Bishop Al Sermon, the late Bishop Eddie L. Long., Recording Artist Ted & Sheri, Kirk Franklin, Tyler Perry, “Say No to Drugs” ministry, Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church (New Bedford, MA), Moore House College, The Church Of God in Christ International, Loving Fellowship Baptist Church (Duncanville, TX) RHEMA Fellowship and a veritable multitude of Christian churches of all colors, cultures and denominations, which have all hosted and/or acknowledge the spiritual and practical ministry of Pastor Cross.

Pastor Cross’ God-given ability to communicate cross-culturally has literally opened up every denomination and cross-cultural door.

He is a 21st Century Generation Preacher & Pastor!