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Steve and Cozy Dixon


Senior Pastors

Steve Dixon began his ministry in 1972 as an evangelist traveling extensively throughout the United States and foreign countries as a crusade and conference speaker.

In 1975, Steve married Cozy Bartlett of Fayetteville, Arkansas, and they continued their evangelistic ministry until 1984.

In 1984 the Dixon’s turned their attention to the planting of a non-denominational church in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Steve Dixon continues to serve as founding/lead pastor of Christian Life Cathedral of NWA. CLC is celebrated as a church of great influence in Northwest Arkansas and the world. A great priority is placed on the great commission, spirit-filled life, and ethnic and socio-economic diversity.

Steve’s heart for missions is evident by three churches CLC has planted in Northwest Arkansas and the many pastors, missionaries and para-church leaders ordained and commissioned through Christian Life Cathedral. Steve’s leadership mantra is to “Train, Equip & Release”.

Steve Dixon currently serves as the Chairman of Worldwide Evangelism, a global network of ministers. While serving on various boards Steve’s philosophy of ministry is timely for this and the next generation - a compassionate positive message of restoration and hope for all people,

Steve is a songwriter, musician, and author. He and Cozy have two sons, Steven and Christopher, and five grandchildren.


Greg and Joetta Dixon


Executive Pastors

Greg & Joetta were involved in music ministry, youth ministry, evangelism, and as an Associate Pastor for 10 years before joining the CLC staff in 1988. Greg has served in various capacities over the years. He oversees the staff, the facilities, and all operational aspects of CLC. Greg has a great passion for music. He previously served as CLC’s worship leader for 25 years, and is still actively involved. Greg & Joetta were high school sweethearts that met and married in Springdale, AR. Joetta’s passion for fitness led her to open her own Pilates studio in 2006. She has also served in various ministries at CLC over the years. Greg & Joetta have two children and three grandchildren.


Christopher Dixon


Teaching Pastor

Rev. Christopher B. Dixon is presently the Teaching Pastor at Christian Life Cathedral of Fayetteville, Arkansas. Rev. Dixon was formerly Senior Pastor of Heritage Church in Dallas, TX and the Founding Pastor of The Missio Dei Church in St. Petersburg, FL. His great joy is connecting ancient tradition and wisdom with modern questions and longings.


Grant and Afsaneh Roe


Senior Associate Pastors

After serving in South Africa for three years, Grant and Afsaneh Roe returned to Christian Life Cathedral to serve as Senior Associate Pastors. Previously, Grant worked as a Soderquist Fellow at the Soderquist Center for Leadership and Ethics before serving as the College and Young Adult Pastor at CLC. Grant is currently an MDiv Candidate at South African Theological Seminary, and holds a BA in Economics from the University of Arkansas and an MBA from John Brown University.
As a daughter of first-generation immigrants from Iran and Mexico, Afsaneh sees the immense value of building communities of diversity. Before moving to South Africa, Afsaneh taught Public Speaking at the University of Arkansas while also leading the Women's Ministry at CLC. Afsaneh holds an MA in Communication from the U of A and enjoys helping people find confidence in their unique voice.
Grant and Afsaneh have been married since 2013 and have two children, Simeon and Norah.


Lori & Mike Fisk


Early Childhood Pastors

Lori has been CLC’s Early Childhood Pastor since 2005. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Development and Education and absolutely loves the early years of a child’s life when they are eager to learn and give the best leg hugs! Her favorite person in all the earth, her husband Mike, is a manager at JB Hunt, an elder at CLC and loves to lead worship at Celebrate Recovery. Mike and Lori love doing life with their five amazing kids and fabulous son-in-law.


Chad & Tara Harcourt


Communications Pastors

Chad has lived in Northwest Arkansas since 1996. He decided to stay in the area for college and attend the University of Arkansas where he received his degree in Broadcast Journalism. After 4 years as a producer for Univision, he began working at CLC as the Media Director. Chad loves equipping the saints for ministry. His wife, Tara, is a Springdale Senior High School teacher.


Matt & Erica Huie


Community Pastors

Matt & Erica Huie are passionate about helping people. As a third generation minister, Matt is committed to helping people fulfill their God-given purpose. Matt joined the Christian Life Cathedral team in 2013. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Organizational Management from John Brown University. Erica has been at CLC since 2012, where she has faithfully served in several capacities. She is a REALTOR and enjoys helping people make wise investments in real estate. Erica has her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Arkansas.


Reggie & Laura James


Music & Creative Arts Pastors

Reginald James is a 1997 graduate of the University of Arkansas with a B.S. in Computer Science and Mathematics. He completed a M.S. in Education in 2004 from Bethel College in McKenzie, Tennessee. Reginald is a pianist and organist and enjoys playing a wide variety of music from jazz and country to R&B, but his passion is church music. He has performed and shared the stage with gospel music greats including Kirk Franklin, Walter Hawkins, Point of Grace, Ben Rector, Dorinda Clark-Cole, O’Landa Draper and The Associates to name a few. For over 27 years, Reginald has been involved in Music Ministry and directed several local, regional, and national bands and choirs. In 2007, he joined the Christian Life Cathedral staff in Fayetteville, AR as the Worship and Arts Pastor. During the last decade, Reginald has been actively involved in music production and has arranged, recorded and produced several projects for individuals all across the country. Reginald finds fulfillment in helping other churches and musicians achieve their ministry goals and visions.


Danny & Liz Tuxhorn


Next Gen Pastors

Danny was born and raised in Colorado Springs, Colorado but began calling NWA home when he came to JBU for college. He has served in Transfer since the fall of 2012 and served in many different roles in the ministry. He and his wife, Liz, love doing life with teenagers and are passionate about seeing young people develop their relationship with Jesus. When he's not at church, you can typically find Danny rooting for his favorite sports teams even though they stink.

Liz is the type of person that seeks after adventure with her whole heart. Her current adventure has her plugged into the women's ministry at CLC along with working beside her husband in the student ministry. She sees the value that the Lord has put on every person individually and strives to seek that out in people.

Liz understands that her purpose is to show people the joy of the Lord and allow them the space to feel comfortable and experience God’s unconditional love for them. She is happily married to Danny, a Youth Pastor at Christian Life Cathedral, and you can find her most days outside enjoying God’s creation, or sitting on her porch with a cup of coffee and some knitting needles.

Danny and Liz share a passion for students and they love doing ministry together.



Kara Schull


Children's Pastors

Kara has attended Christian Life Cathedral her whole life, and she has had a passion for kid's ministry for as long as she can remember. Kara is currently attending John Brown University and will graduate with degrees in Christian Ministry and Formation, Biblical and Theological Studies, and Intercultural Studies. While in school, Kara has fallen in love with God's story of redemption, and she is so excited to share this story with the Spark kids while introducing them to her best friend, Jesus. When not in Spark, Kara can be found planning a wedding with her fiancé, Austin, or taking care of her many plant children.