Brownsville Campus Pastor

Both Pastor David & Zharick Castro serve as the Discipleship Pastors at Cross Church.

After obtaining a Masters In Business Administration, David joined the US Army where he served for 6 years. He is a decorated veteran. In 1975, David was called into the ministry full time. He began as a Singing-Evangelist, then went on to Pastor in Minnesota, Georgia and Florida. During this time he recorded several solo albums.

In 1983 he answered the call to an apostolic ministry as a church planter. For 35 years he planted over 450 churches in 45 different countries in 4 continents. Discipling, equipping and ordaining over a thousand men into ministry, many who today are Senior Pastors.

For seven years he was a speaker for Promise Keepers, a men’s ministry. For over 30 years he had a teaching ministry on various TV and radio networks in 20 different countries. He is the author of several books including, “The Unknown Gospel”, “The Unknown Economy”, “Training the Army of the Kingdom”, and a Manual for New Testament Church leadership.

David and Zharick became members of Cross Church in January 2017 where he has been serving Pastor Jaime Loya.

David has a son, David Jr. In Orlando, FL, a daughter Rachel in Austin, TX and a son Daniel in Austin, TX. and 5 grandchildren.

David and Zharick reside in San Benito, Texas along with their son Samuel.