Rev. Steven Furtick

Charlotte Observer
11:36 am
Wed October 23, 2013

Elevation Pastor Building Big Home In Waxhaw

Construction of the Rev. Steven Furtick's home is underway in Waxhaw. Furtick is the founder and lead pastor of Elevation Church based in Charlotte.
Credit Davie Hinshaw / Charlotte Observer

Pastor Steven Furtick, who has propelled Elevation Church into one of the fastest growing congregations in America, is building a 16,000 square foot gated estate on a large wooded lot in Waxhaw.

Tax value on the 19-acre property is $1.6 million, though Chunks Corbett, Elevation’s chief financial officer, pointed out that Furtick paid $325,000 for it – a figure confirmed by Union County tax records.

Corbett also said the 16,000 square foot figure was misleading – 8,400 square feet of the house will be heated; the rest will be basement, attic, garage and porch space.

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