Cross Church


The Counseling Office is currently only providing referrals to professional counseling clinics in NWA and to Cross Church ministry team members for informal pastoral guidance.

If you would like a referral, please email the Counseling Ministry at You will be contacted in 2-3 business days (Monday-Thursday).

If you would like to receive the other services the Counseling Ministry offers, please check back here after April 28 and fill out a Request Help form.

If you need immediate help, you can call the church and request to speak to the minister on call 479-751-4523.

The following are area Counseling Clinics that Cross Church recommends:

  • Living Well Counseling | 479.521.1296
  • Fresh Roots Family Counseling | 479.986.8655
  • Fellowship Bible Counsel and Care Center | 479.659.3657
  • Stillwaters Family Counseling | 479.263.7602
  • Waterstone Counseling | 479.202.6300

Welcome to the Cross Church Counseling Ministry

Cross Church Counseling and Care Ministry exists to provide a safe and caring environment to discover Christ-centered answers to personal struggles and relational challenges. We seek to serve you by joining you in your journey of embracing God’s hope and healing. Our prayer is that God would free you to be the person he wants you to be so you can live the life he intends for you to live.

Cross Church offers various counseling services:

  1. Formal counseling is offered at the Springdale campus of Cross Church through Julie Crawford, who holds a Master of Arts in Counseling. This service is for church members only at a minimal charge.
  2. Licensed, Professional Counseling is offered through our partnership with Living Well (Arkansas Baptist Children and Family Ministries). This service is for anyone. Fees vary according to insurance benefits and therapist charges.
  3. Women’s Care is offered at the Springdale campus of Cross Church through Gina Franzke, who holds a Bachelor of Arts in Family Studies and Child Development. This service is for church members only at no charge.
  4. Premarital and Marriage Coaching is offered at the Pinnacle Hills campus of Cross Church through Chris Plunkett, who holds a Master of Arts in Christian Education. This service is for church members only at no charge.
  5. Informal Pastoral Guidance is offered at each of our three campuses through various members of the Ministry Team. This service is for church members only at no charge.
  6. Referrals for anyone are offered to trusted, Christian, professional counselors in the community.

Your Steps

  1. 1. Click on and read the FAQ section, which will likely answer any questions you may have and help you come into the process well-informed.
  2. If after reading the FAQ section, you desire any of the services the counseling ministry offers, click on the “Request Help” link, fill out the form in its entirety, and submit it. You will be contacted within 2-3 business days.

If you still have questions, you can email the counseling office at

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