Joey Adkins; Lead Pastor
Joey Adkins was born and raised in Ruskin, Florida. He married his high school sweetheart, April in 2001. Joey and April have three children. Their oldest son Dakota and their two youngest, twins Liam and Layla. He attended Baptist Bible College in Springfield, Missouri where he received his BA in Student Ministry and then a Masters in Pastoral Leadership from Liberty Theological Seminary. He and his family have served in churches in Atlanta, Georgia and Salem, New Hampshire before the Lord brought them back to Tampa in 2007. Pastor Joey had the privilege of serving at The Crossing Church from 2010-2015 where he served as the Grow Pastor before starting the SouthShore Campus. His passion is to reach the people in the SouthShore Area by embracing the community, serving others and creating a culture driven by the redeeming power of the Holy Spirit.