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CLINT AND SARA BYARS

LEAD PASTORS

Clint and Sara launched Forward Church in their living room in 2008. “We just want to inspire people to trust God and his radical love for them.”

 
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Adam surfus

Executive Pastor

Adam oversees Forward's operations, administration, finances and human resources. Adam is also a leader on our worship team.

 
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COURTNEY OLSON

Student PASTOR
MEDIA DIRECTOR

Courtney is a graduate of Charis Bible College Atlanta, founded by Andrew Wommack. His heart for students and his understanding of the finished work of Jesus make for a passionate and Gospel focused student ministry!

 
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CHRIS CORYELL

MUSIC DIRECTOR

Chris is rooted and grounded in the radical grace of God. He signs with passion as he leads the congregation to focus on the finished work of Jesus as we worship.

 
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Mike and Tracey Crane

Elders

Mike and Tracey are as solid as they come. Mike has a passion for our nation, serving as a GA State Senator and running for Congress. Mike is called to fight for freedom! Mike and Tracey's heart for people is evident from the first time you meet them.

 
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Sam and Kina Surfus

Elders

Sam and Kina serve as Elders, in our Bookstore, in Men's ministry and more... Sam and Kina are passionate about seeing people set free from legalism and substance abuse. It doesn't take long to see their love and compassion for people who are trapped and need to be made whole through God's love.