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Doug Husen

Doug Husen

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Doug and his wife Maureen have been married for over 30 years and have raised four children. Doug enjoys playing basketball, surfing and mentoring younger pastors and business leaders. He is the author of over 1,000 inspirational blog posts and the book- “How to Shop for a Church, and Find the One You Really Love!

He has traveled to several Central American countries- Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua and is conversant in Spanish. He has visited Taiwan and mainland China. He has toured various cities in Europe and recently returned from Israel.

His Life Mission is:

  • To help people take their next step of spiritual growth.                            

His Vocational Objectives are: 

  • To work with a team of people committed to quality, excellence and customer service.
  • To lead, encourage and inspire others with his unique skills, work ethic and personality. 
  • To build something of value that will endure over time.


Currently, Doug Husen serves on staff at Crossroads Christian Church. He leads a worship service, activates older adults in the life of the church and oversees the quality of wedding ceremonies and memorial services. He brings his 40 years as a Christian and 20+ years as a pastor to this calling.

He was the visionary leader and Superintendent of Schools from 2012-2017. He lead and served over 900 students and over 500 families at Crossroads Christian Schools. In those five years, Doug was tasked with leading the 100+ staff members in spiritual growth and unity. He implemented financial management systems, improved academic rigor, and initiated a 21st century collaborative environment within the High School. He launched a successful international student program and played a major role  in fundraising. 

He also served from 2008-2012 as Executive Pastor, Singles Pastor, Men’s Ministry Pastor, Online Campus Pastor and Director of Communications at Crossroads.

In 2001 Doug responded to an invitation to move to the Sacramento area. He and his family joined long-time Corona friends to start brand a new church in Folsom, California. The church grew to 400 members as he fulfilled his role as Associate Pastor of New Song Christian Church until 2008.

From 1996 -2001 Doug also served as Youth Pastor at Crossroads Christian Church under Australian pastor, Barry McMurtrie. He led volunteers and staff to create a cutting-edge youth ministry involving over 500 students.


In 1990 Doug founded ThinkWare, Corona- a software development and technology consulting company. He sold that company several years later and it continues to operate as ThinkWare Tech.

He was the United States Product Manager for Pacific Image Electronics. Doug introduced new flatbed scanner products to retail shelves and established solid OEM relationships with other US technology providers.

During the years of 1992-1996 Doug was a Territory Sales Representative for Grainger, Riverside. He managed a territory and customer set for the preeminent distributor of maintenance and repair items to the commercial and industrial marketplace, learning distribution systems from a world-leader.

Doug enjoyed a ten year mini-career from 1983-1992 with IBM Corporation. He was a Systems Engineer and eventually became a Marketing Specialist. He created plans and programs to deliver administrative and academic solutions into the Educational marketplace of the K-12 schools, Community Colleges, and Public and Private Universities in the Riverside/San Bernardino counties.

With experience in information technology, software development, business consulting, education leadership, and pastoral care, Doug brings multifaceted leadership experience and unique perspectives. Today, he regularly consults businesses and manages development projects.


Doug holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree from California Polytechnic University, Pomona from the Business Administration School, 1985.

He has completed Biblical and Ministry masters courses at Hope International University as well as Education Leadership masters courses.

He is a graduate from the California Law School and an active member of the bar.