Tommy “Urban D.” Kyllonen

Lead Pastor, Crossover Church

Tommy “Urban D.” Kyllonen has been in ministry for over 20 years at Crossover Church in Tampa, Florida. He has been the lead pastor for over 15 years. Under his leadership the church has seen incredible growth. This multi-ethnic, multi-generational, multi-class church has become a model. Outreach Magazine recognized Crossover as one of America’s Most Innovative Churches. Urban D. is an internationally known hip-hop artist who has released nine full-length albums and several remix projects ( Tommy has authored five books. His most acclaimed book Love Our City is a 30-day devotional format for churches and small groups to go through together. It also includes a community service project aspect. He founded the Flavor Fest Urban Leadership Conference, which has trained over 5,000 leaders. His coaching network has trained over 100 urban pastors and church planters. He lives in Tampa, Florida, with his wife Lucy and his two daughters Deyana and Sophia.