Wes Cunningham - Shepherd

Wes and Joyce first met in the second grade and were married in 1970. They have one daughter, Alysia, who lives in Texas, and three granddaughters. Joyce is a retired teacher and Wes has retired from Sears Holdings Corporation after a 43-year career. They have been members of the Cardinal Drive Church of Christ since 1990.


Chris Smith - Shepherd

Chris and Susie Smith met in the campus ministry group at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and were married in 1991. Susie is a nurse at Field Middle School and Chris is a chemical engineer, employed by Kraft Foods Group. They have three children, Ty, Caleb, and Emily and have attended Cardinal Drive since 1992.



Rob Carris - Youth & Family Minister

Rob and his wife Molly are native Detroiters, and both are graduates of Harding University. Rob received his B.A. in Youth & Family Ministry in 2001, and in the summer of 2002, they moved up to the Chicagoland area to work with teens of Cardinal Drive. Rob & Molly have a daughter named Zoe and two sons named Gage and Truett.  Rob loves graphic design, music, muscle cars, and is a loud supporter of the Chicago Bears.

Brian Prewitt - Minister

Brian Prewitt joined the staff at Cardinal Drive Church of Christ in 2013. He is a graduate of Rice University, the University of Virginia School of Law, and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. Prior to entering full-time ministry, Brian served as a prosecutor in North Carolina. Brian is married to Beth and has three children, Lily, Larry and Sarah. He is an avid movie lover, a guitarist and runner, and is training his kids to love Cardinals baseball and Star Wars.