Board of Directors
- Joey Garner (chair) – Samaritan’s Purse (Boone, NC)
- DB – GameLife (Somewhere in Asia…)
- Ashley Ferrell (treasurer) – Faulkner, Mackie, & Cochran, P.C. (Nashville, TN)
- Chuck Yungkurth – Raytheon (Huntsville, AL)
- Forrest Head – BigLife (Blue Mountain, GA)
Blazing Trees Staff
James founded Blazing Trees in December 2016. He is passionate about serving leaders and their teams. His greatest joy is encouraging and journeying alongside leaders through changing life seasons and spiritual warfare.
Strategic Assistant to the CEO
Samuel McMillan loves to support and serve other leaders. He enjoys organizing and administration. Samuel is training to become a freelance graphic designer and is passionate about Spirit-filled living and overseas missions.
Dick Rollins takes has a desire to serve our Lord and be obedient to His command to be a witness of His love for all mankind for many years. He particularly likes hands-on mission work to show God’s love by physically helping them. “Be doers of His Word and not just hearers only” is his motivation.
Brian is a versatile artist. He loves graphic design and prophetic art. He is passionate about reaching and discipling the lost. His greatest passion is creating resources that equip frontier mission initiatives.
Falling Walls Mission
John & Jessica Wallan lead our Falling Walls mission. They are moving into south Nashville, TN to begin a house of peace mission to refugees and immigrants from dozens of nations. They have a passion to visit these families, eat together, love, and disciple them.
Free Flight Project
Clay is passionate about helping disciples discover their identity and purpose in the Holy Trinity. A huge fan of Ransomed Heart ministries, Clay enjoys coaching others to open up their eyes, ears, and hearts to Christ. He enjoys leading small groups on spiritual retreats.
Nick Werline is passionate about generous giving. He loves the Lord and wants to surround himself with Spirit-filled leaders and develop a deeper relationship with Jesus. He enjoys helping others learn about the Bible’s extensive teaching on living our lives with a heart for helping and serving others.
Hidden Arrows Mission
Tre Baugues is CEO of Hidden Arrows, a worship music collective based in Memphis, TN. He is involved in the 24:14 network of leaders planting new churches among the remaining unreached and unengaged people left in our generation with a focus on India. He is passionate about music, prayer, & prophecy.
Rob Harvey is passionate about innovation. He is called to build new things including businesses, ministries, and programs. Rob innovates in four focal areas: research, education, innovation, and collaboration. He takes ideas and makes them practical in sustainable ways.
Dave & Patsy are the hands and feet of Jesus. They love to serve other leaders and teams through prayer, mobilization, and training. They are passionate about strengthening other ministries and advancing Jesus’ kingdom among the unreached. They are currently serving in Oaxaca, Mexico.
Aaron is a worshipper. He loves to sing spontaneous worship music while playing the piano. He is developing a business on mission called The River Coffee Company to create a community prayer and worship space and help fund mission nonprofits. His greatest passion is keeping the flame blazing upon the altar.
Don has a shepherd’s heart. He loves to encourage and disciple men. He has led over 80 international mission trips, and he is passionate about indigenous leadership. Don’s greatest passion is helping others experience the glory of God.
Thank you for all the love and support for our team.
Blazing Trees is a 501(c)(3) charity organization based in Nashville, TN that innovates mission resources and provides prayer, encouragement, and coaching to leaders and their teams scattered across the nations.