Meet Our Team
Here at KingsWay, we are blessed to have the vast majority of our members serving in a regular capacity as volunteers. Without these faithful families, we would look very different as a church. In addition, we have a small group of men and women who serve our church body with gifts of teaching and administration as members of our staff and elder team. Meet them below and know that they are here to serve you in any way they can. To connect, please email us here and you will be directed to the appropriate staff member.
Matthew Williams - Lead Pastor
Matthew grew up attending KingsWay and joined the pastoral staff in 2009. God has blessed him and his wife, Aliza, with three rambunctious boys. Matthew did his undergraduate work at the University of Richmond in chemistry and political science, spent a year at the Sovereign Grace Pastor’s College, and received his Masters of Divinity from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Chris Deloglos - Associate Pastor
Since 1985 Chris has served in pastoral ministry in both bi-vocational and vocational roles. He attended seminary at Trinity Episcopal School for Ministry and also the Sovereign Grace Pastor’s College. Along with serving in pastoral ministry at Grace Community Church in Denver, Colorado, Chris has served as a short-term missionary in South America, as a director of Christian education, and is currently the executive director of the Bolivia Missions Foundation.
Josh Kruger - Pastor in Training
Josh served KingsWay for years as a community group leader, followed by a young adults leader, and in 2012 he became a non-vocational Pastor-in-Training. Josh and his wife Karin are natives of South Africa and have three adult children and four grandchildren.
John Buffington - Deacon of Mercy
Originally from Pittsburg, PA, John has been attending KingsWay for thirteen years. He is married to his high school sweetheart, Mindy, since 2004 and together they have 3 boys. John works as an engineer/estimator for C.D. Hall Construction.
Antonio Martinez - Deacon of Mercy
Antonio has attended KingsWay for three years, having previously attended the Spanish New Life Providence Church in Virginia Beach for seventeen years. He has been married to Maria for twenty-two years and has 2 children. Antonio works as a commercial foreman at a local roofing company.
Bob Swank - Deacon of Facilities
Bob has been married to Lynn for over thirty-six years and together they have 3 children. He works as a National Account Manager for WernerCo, responsible for the telecom and cable provider business. Bob had lived in Iowa, Minnesota, Michigan, and Illinois prior to moving to Richmond in 2005.
Craig Smith - Staff Deacon of Mercy, Facilities, and Finances
Craig wears many hats at KingsWay. Besides serving as one of Community Group Leaders, he also manages our facilities, directs our community partnerships, and provides staff support for KingsWay’s mercy ministries, including the food pantry. Craig has served humbly and heroically in our office since 2009.
Morgan Swank - Communications Coordinator
Morgan began attending KingsWay with her family when she was in high school. She graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with a BFA and relocated to Minnesota for work. Morgan moved back to the warmer climate of Richmond in 2015 and became a member of KingsWay in 2016. Morgan owns her own business and likes to read in her free time.
Jerlay Leon - Events Coordinator
Jerlay has grown up in KingsWay since her family joined the church as part of the Monte Calvario church group in 2013. She spent many years serving in King'sKids and being a part of Frontline before joining the office staff as Event Coordinator. She is very invested in her family and spends a lot of time with friends. She is happy to help with any needs related to using the facility and is responsible for overseeing events at KingsWay.
Karin Kruger - King'sKids Coordinator
Karin was born in South Africa and relocated with her family to Richmond in 2001. She has been married to Josh for thirty-three years and they have a son and two daughters. She loves being a grandparent to 4 grandchildren. Karin has completed a three year Biblical Counseling program at CCTC (Christian Counseling Training Center). She loves KingsWay and thanks God often for the joy of serving here as a member.
Allison Sturgeon - Finances and Bookeeping
Allison and her husband Tom have been a part of the KingsWay family since 1996. They have raised their three kids up in this church and are grateful for the tight knit community around them. Allison has stepped back into working in the area of finance and bookkeeping in the last two years since their oldest child has entered college. Allison enjoys reading, playing the flute and spending time with her family.
Sara Campbell - King'sKids Ministry Director
Sara began attending KingsWay when she moved from Maryland to Midlothian in 1997. Sara is happily married to her husband, Andrew, and now has the privilege to stay at home with her three boys. Before kids, Sara taught in Chesterfield County elementary schools for 10 years and still has a love to teach and laugh with children. It is her joy to be a part of sharing the life-giving, life-changing Gospel with the children of King'sKids.
Quinton Cools - Frontline Ministry Director
Quinton grew up in Portland, Oregon and moved to Richmond in 2013. Two years later, he graduated with his Business Administration degree and married his wife, Kelsey. They share a love for coffee, community, and time with their two children. Quinton currently works as a Vice President for TeenPact Leadership Schools and is pursuing his Master of Divinity from Western Seminary.