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Pastoral Staff


Larry Kirk: Senior Pastor

Larry has been a full-time pastor for more than 36 years. He has been married to Connie since 1975 and they have three grown sons—Alex, Adam, and Aaron. He was educated at Florida Bible College, Calvary Bible College (MA), and Covenant Theological Seminary (MDiv). He has pastored churches in Kansas and Missouri. In 1985 he and Connie came to Daytona Beach, FL to plant a church that would become Christ Community Church, Daytona Beach. They have now been here over 30 years. A committed and gifted, gospel-centered expository preacher, Larry has had the privilege of teaching preaching for more than 12 years as an adjunct professor at Reformed Theological Seminary, Orlando and for Global Church Advancement at their church-planting conferences. Larry is passionate about authentic, gospel-centered ministry and about being missional through church-planting. He is a member of the Acts 29 church planting network. In his free time he tends to be in the woods hunting or reading broadly.



Dennis Kiggins: Associate Pastor for Children, Families, and Groups

Dennis has been with Christ Community Church since 1996. He has been married to Darlene for more than 22 years and they have two daughters—Hannah and Sophie. An Ohio native, Dennis has served in the Air Force and was educated at Columbia International University and Dallas Theological Seminary (MA). Dennis is faithful and passionate in ministry, overseeing our groups, pastoral care and children and family ministries.

Daytona Beach Church Curtis Froisland 

Curtis Froisland: Executive Pastor

Curtis has been in vocational ministry since 2005. He is married to Kelly and they have five children--Leah, Daniel, Elijah, Gabriel, and Evangeline. He was educated at UCF, Asbury Seminary (MA), and is currently pursuing a ThM through Western Seminary. Curtis is passionate about helping God's people to see the supremacy and centrality of Jesus not only in the Scriptures, but in all of life. He has taught Humanities at Valencia College, and loves music, baseball, and college football.

 Daytona Beach Church Byron Cogdell

Byron Cogdell:
Assistant Pastor for Church Planting and Connections

Byron has served in ministry for over 5 years and began leading pastorally in the last two years. He has been a part of a multi-ethnic church in Memphis, TN, where he was able to further his education while gaining hands on experience as a pastoral resident. He is married to Kimyatta Cogdell and is the father of Parker and Robyn Cogdell. Byron came to Daytona Beach from North Carolina in 2006 to pursue a Bachelors of Arts in Public Relations & Advertising from Bethune-Cookman University. Upon graduating, he served as a Public Relations Specialist for two of Daytona Beach’s largest non-profit organizations. His love for the local and universal church pushed him into vocational ministry with a focus on church planting and leadership.

Byron serves Christ Community Church as a pastoral presence that seeks to get people connected and walk with them through their spiritual growth. Byron and his family will also be planting a gospel-centered, multi-ethnic, disciple making church in the Midtown area of Daytona Beach in the near future.


Patrick Anderson: Assistant Pastor for Worship

Patrick has been with Christ Community Church since 2013. He is an active musician and educator with a love for serving the Church and a passion to see the arts used for the enrichment of worship in the local church.  As a guitarist, he has performed extensively throughout the U.S. and abroad, won top awards at various competitions, served as a founding member of the band Enfield and is currently finishing up a doctorate in music from the University of Southern California. As an educator, he has worked as an assistant professor of music at Cedarville University, taught at the Master’s College and Westmont College, and given many guitar clinics at various conferences, schools and churches. He and his wife Emily have three boys.

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Daniel Walker:
Assistant Pastor for Youth Ministry and Connections

Daniel has been in local church ministry since 2006. He is married to Meredith, and they have a Yorkie, Max. He attended school at Liberty University and Liberty Theological Seminary (MA). Daniel is passionate about equipping parents to be the disciple makers of the home, walking alongside youth in their discipleship, and training leaders in their giftings. He is a native of North Carolina and enjoys Tar Heel basketball, music documentaries, and the outdoors. Daniel functions best with three cups of coffee.


Administrative Staff


Kimberly Smith
Business Administration


Pam Davenport
Assistant to the
Senior Pastor 


Lisa Savino


Andrea Benezette:
Nursery Division


Hannah Kiggins
Assistant Nursery Coordinator


Darlene Kiggins
Assistant Nursery


Daniel Mixer
Technical DirectorImage




Christ Community Church is led and governed by a plurality of elders who are elected by the congregation.

Pat Altes


Luckey Dunn


Rami Intriago


 Dennis Kiggins


 Larry Kirk


Mark Robb


Roger Taylor


Blake Thomas


John Mark Adkison


Photo credit:

Most of these beautiful staff and elder photos were taken by Emily Anderson of E.M. Anderson Photography: Web | Facebook. Thanks, Emily!