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Our Team

Dan Brower

Senior Pastor

Dan grew up in Owatonna, MN and is a graduate of Pillsbury Baptist College  with a Bible & English degree. He has been the pastor of Cornerstone Baptist Church of Mesquite since April 2014. Before he served as the associate pastor for 8 years while also serving as the youth pastor. Dan's heart is to develop fully devoted followers of Christ. He is supported by and serves alongside Charity Brower, his wife of over 20 years. Dan and Charity have four kids: Kayla, Wesley, Levi and Chloe. 

Mike Maerzluft

Assistant/Youth Pastor

Mike grew up in Hesperia, Ca. After high school we left California to go to George Fox University in Newberg, Or. where he received a B.S. in Athletic Training. After working in Sports Medicine for a few years, he felt God's call to go into ministry. He began to intern at Stone Creek Christian Church and would later take on lead youth pastor roles at various churches since then. During this time, he went back to school and received his Masters in Ministry from Luther Rice College and Seminary. Mike is married to Brittany Maerzluft and has 2 daughters: Noelle (9) and Faith (6). Mike's hobbies include video games, board games (all things nerd, his words) disc golf, running and golf.

Charity Brower

Office Manager

Charity met Dan while in college. She is a graduate of Pillsbury Baptist College with  a Bible & Business Administration Degree. She manages the office duties at CBCM. 

JJ & Brandi Newton

Worship Leader and Choir Director

Brandi has been leading our choir since 2003. She is a graduate of Liberty University and is also the Berry Middle School Choir Director. JJ, her husband, has been leading our congregation in worship since 2017. They have three children: Caden, Jace and Maddie. 

Elizabeth & Brandon Bailey

Children's Ministry Directors

Dawson Schoening

Missions Intern

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