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Kevin Crainshaw

  • Jacksonville US-FL


Work History


Associate for Worship and the Arts

St. Johns Presbyterian Church (a theologically conservative local congregation)

300 worshippers

Worship & Arts

  • Leads worship and rehearsals for contemporary and traditional services, with worship band and vocalists, choir and technicians.
  • Recruits and develops new talent for music and tech departments.
  • Develops and directs tech and stage design to support seasonal and service themes.
  • Creates video bumpers for sermon series, special topics/events.
  • Designs and coordinates special events and holiday services to connect with the community. Examples include Christmas in Avondale, Ascension Worship concert, Christmas concert with the Edward Waters College choir, “Champions for Christ” Olympic series and Patriot Day service.

Team & Administrative

  • Manages $75 thousand annual budget and 7 contract and part-time employees.
  • Provides technical and musical support for all departments.
  • Oversaw design and renovation of the church’s fellowship hall into the Contemporary Worship Facility.
  • Increased number of active Worship & Arts Ministry participants by 42 percent during a previous period of declining service attendance.


  • Provides pastoral care for Worship & Arts Ministry participants; assists in pastoral care for the overall congregation.
  • Fosters spiritual health of paid and volunteer participants through upholding Biblical standards, teaching on worship, relationship-building, devotional emails and modeling and encouraging a God-honoring lifestyle.

Interim Worship Pastor & Guest Worship Leader

200 - 1,100 worshippers

Highlights: Interim Worship Pastor at Edwardsville Christian Church & Community Life Church, KS

  • Stabilized and developed worship ministries out of crisis situations.
  • Advised on creative, technical, vision and strategic planning issues.
  • Recruited, trained and rehearsed musical, vocal and tech teams.
  • Led weekly worship services and seasonal and special events.
  • Assisted with congregational pastoral care.

Highlights: Guest Worship Leader

  • Wyandotte County Unification Service, KS (4,000 attendance) 
  • Broken Arrow Assembly, Broken Arrow, OK (1,100 attendance) 
  • Living Hope Nazarene Church, Olathe, KS (200 attendance) 
  • Full Faith Church 40th Anniversary Service, Shawnee, KS (1,000 attendance)

Worship Pastor

Full Faith Church of Love (now Cross Points Church)

2,500 worshippers

Worship & Arts

  • Led worship services, special events and conferences, supported by worship band, vocalists, 80-member choir and tech team.
  • Selected and arranged music and conducted rehearsals.
  • Directed choir, orchestra, drama ministry, sound and tech.
  • Recruited and developed new talent.

Team & Administrative

  • Served on weekly service planning team.
  • Raised and administered $60-80 thousand annual music budget.
  • Worked with pastoral team, providing musical and artistic support to other departments’ programs.
  • Oversaw design and installation of new sound and video projection systems.


  • Associate pastor/district/cell group pastor for congregation at large.
  • Served as pastor to worship team and 80-member choir.
  • Counseled, made hospital calls and brought individuals in difficult situations into accountability.