CBC is led by a diverse group of men and women who provide critical leadership in a variety of roles for our church family as we seek to make a difference in Northern Virginia and around the world for Jesus Christ.

We are elder-guided.  We have a body of elders that oversee the overall direction of the church.  Their job is to keep us pointed toward our mission, to keep us in line with God's Word, and to ensure that the church body is pastored and cared for.  The elders work with the pastors and staff to provide the broad direction forward into the future.  Meet the elders

We are staff-led.  CBC has church staff that takes the overall direction and boundaries set by the elders and turns that into specific plans of action.  The staff at CBC serve to recruit, train and equip our church body to make a difference in our world.

We are partner-driven.  At our core, we are driven by our church partners, those who share our vision and are committed to partner with us to make a difference in our church, in our community, and in our world.  CLICK HERE to learn how to partner with CBC to make a difference in our world.

Meet the Staff . . .

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Steve Lizzio

Steve Lizzio

Pastor of Community Life

Steve was born and raised in Southern New Jersey under "Philadelphia influence," so he still roots for his Philly and Penn State sports teams (along with the local teams of course!) Other hobbies include hiking, biking, juggling, finding ways to serve his neighbors, and date nights with Cheri.

Steve gave his life to Christ as a 17-year-old. He is a passionate graduate of Liberty University (B.S. in Pastoral Ministries in 1983); and a graduate of Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary (M.R.E. in Christian Education in 1986).

Steve was the Founder and Director of ABFResources.com for 12 years (2002-2013), a web-based ministry that allowed him to network with, consult, train, and equip the broader body of Christ nationally in the areas of midsize groups and small groups. He has spoken at a variety of Church Ministry conferences and churches on Midsize Groups, Small Groups, Leadership Reproduction, Equipping Ministry and Discipleship topics.

Steve and Cheri have three grown children - Jen, Katie and Tom -- and also are proud grandparents!