Dwayne Adams - Lead Pastor
Dwayne was born and raised in South Carolina. He and Marli were married in 2004 and have two beautiful daughters: Andi (5) and Avery (2). As a family, they love spending time together swimming, having movie nights, going to the beach and hangin’ with family and friends. Dwayne is a huge South Carolina Gamecock and Green Bay Packer football fan. He enjoys cooking, golf, disc golf, fishing, playing guitar and drums, going to the beach and is currently on a History Channel kick.
Dwayne received God’s call to preach in July of 1994 and has been following that call since. He is a graduate of Trevecca Nazarene University (1999) and Nazarene Theological Seminary (2003). Dwayne has served in congregations in Kansas City, MO and Clarksville, TN, and is blessed to be at Center Pointe. He loves seeing people embrace their identity in Christ, and equipping others for leadership and service.
Nick Peeples - Associate Pastor
Nick is a native of middle Tennessee who married his childhood sweetheart, Shelli…they actually met when they were in the 3rd grade! Together they have 2 beautiful daughters Grace (9) and Addie (7). He and his family have recently become missionaries to Central Florida…and in spite of their recent setbacks, he still claims to be a UT Volunteer fan!
Nick wrestled and played football in high school and went on to play football in college. He played at Samford University for 2 years before transferring to The Citadel where he finished his playing days. He has a BA in History and an MA in Religion from Northwest Nazarene University. Nick enjoys watching sports of all kinds and being with people, especially if there is good food involved! He entered ministry in 2003 and his ministry passions are seeing people connect to each other in Christ and in community, while developing spiritual roots that will hold them steady throughout life. Nick has been a part of the staff at Center Pointe since January of 2012.
Elissa Shattuck - Worship Arts Pastor
Elissa is originally from Michigan where she was born and raised. She attended Trevecca Nazarene University where she met her husband, Brandon. They were married in 2011 and love being in ministry together! They love spending time with family and friends, being creative, traveling, fishing, the beach, music, and recently have started writing songs a little bit together. Elissa graduated with a Religion/Worship degree from Trevecca in 2009 and has been in full-time ministry for around 3 1/2 years. She previously served as Worship Arts Pastor in Clarksville, TN, and is so excited to now be serving at Center Pointe!
Travis Greene - Next Generation Pastor
Travis was born in Indiana. He was raised in a Nazarene pastor’s home and is very close with each of them! Travis loves sports of all types, playing and watching, playing guitar, going to concerts, and absolutely loves just hanging out on the beach!
Travis had always been called to ministry, but accepted that call the summer between his freshman and sophomore years at Olivet Nazarene University! He has a BS in Youth Ministry and is currently looking to pursue his masters. Travis has served congregations in Cincinnati, OH and Texarkana, TX. Travis is excited to be on Staff as the Next Generation Pastor at Center Pointe. His mission in life is to Love God, Love Others, and Serve the World, and to influence young people to do the same!
JV Morsch - Pastoral Care
JV was born and raised in Illinois. He felt the call to ministry while serving in Korea representing the US Army in the Korean National Youth Organization. Upon his return to the USA, he received his graduate and doctorate degrees and pastored churches in Illinois, Oklahoma, and Tennessee. He then served as the Central Florida's District Superintendant and National Field Director for Nazarene Disaster Response. Since his administrative retirement he continues serving in the pastoral ministry at CPC.
Darcie Abbuhl - Director of J.E.L.C.
Darcie is an Orlando Native. She is married to Chris and they have three children: Gracie (10), Rylie (8) and Christopher (5). They love to spend time swimming, camping and cooking out with friends. Darcie graduated from UCF in 2000.
Darcie has a true love for children and strives to get to know each and every Journey preschool family. Teaching the preschoolers about Jesus and His love for them is her passion.
Ryan Martin - Ministry Support
Ryan was born and raised in Oklahoma City. He graduated from Southern Nazarene University with a BS in Theatre and Vocal Performance. He and Melissa met in college and were married in 2008. Together they have a beautiful baby girl, Kylie. They enjoy watching Once Upon A Time, going to movies, hanging out with friends and going to Disney whenever possible. They also work with Apartment Life as a CARES Team, running an apartment retention program. Ryan is very excited to be using the talents God has given him to support the staff and ministries here at CPC.
Megan Blew - Financial Specialist
Megan is a Floridian and was raised in Naples. Megan moved to Orlando in 2004 for college and graduated from UCF in 2008. She and Travis were married in 2010 and have three wonderful daughters: Paige (17), Josie (15) and baby Reece. They all love to go to the beach, take the jet ski out, and hang out with family and friends. Megan enjoys anything outdoors.
Will Foreman - Campus Manager
Will was born in Winter Park and has lived in Florida nearly his whole life, primarily in the Ocala area. He and his wife, Christy were married in 2010 and have two boys, Noah (9) and Theo (14). He loves spending time at the beach, swimming, and playing sports. Will is excited to be on staff and on his own journey to be "More like Christ in all of Life".