Local Leaders

Mel Cure

Mel is a native Texan who grew up in the DFW metroplex, graduated from the University of North Texas and also earned degrees from Dallas, Fuller and Phoenix Seminaries. After serving 15 years on the staff of Young Life, he was a pastor at churches in Tulsa, New York City, Austin and Frisco. Mel became the Area Director of Search Collin County in the winter of 2014. He and his wife Scottie have 4 children.

Drew Waeckerle

Drew grew up in St. Louis, MO and graduated from Moody Bible Institute. He received his Master of Christian Education from Dallas Theological Seminary. Drew served on Young Life staff in McKinney, TX for 5 years. He and his wife, Lea, have 2 daughters, Sutton and Mills.