Joe Hicks

Lead FUGE Coordinator

615.251.3838

    • COORDINATES // Houston, Jenness Park, Mile High Pines, and Panama City Beach
 
    • NUMBER OF YEARS SERVED IN STUDENT MINISTRY // 25+
 
    • ORIGINALLY FROM // Big Spring, TX
 
    • SCHOOL INFORMATION // Graduate of Baylor University and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
 
    • FAMILY INFORMATION // Married to Michelle (1990), 3 daughters, Karis, Kali, and Kaia
 
  • FUN FACT // Was a pole vaulter in High School, with 13’ 6” being the official best jump

Kyle Cravens

FUGE Coordinator

615.251.3823

    • COORDINATES //  Ridgecrest and Glorieta
 
    • NUMBER OF YEARS SERVED IN STUDENT MINISTRY // 23
 
    • ORIGINALLY FROM // Princeton, KY
 
    • SCHOOL INFORMATION // Graduate of Murray State University
 
    • FAMILY INFORMATION // Married to Danette since 2000 and they have one son named Colin
 
  • FUN FACT // Tonsils are in backward

Julie Plunk

FUGE Coordinator

615.251.3787

    • COORDINATES // Charleston, Louisville, Nashville
 
    • NUMBER OF YEARS SERVED IN STUDENT MINISTRY // 7
 
    • ORIGINALLY FROM // Charleston, SC
 
    • SCHOOL INFORMATION // Graduate of Charleston Southern University and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
 
    • FAMILY INFORMATION // Married to Brady and they have two children - Anderson and Lucy
 
  • FUN FACT // Competed in and coached gymnastics before working at LifeWay

John Wiley

FUGE Coordinator

615.251.3834

    • COORDINATES // Liberty, Philadelphia, Southwest Baptist, Louisiana College, Shocco Springs
 
    • NUMBER OF YEARS SERVED IN STUDENT MINISTRY // 7
 
    • ORIGINALLY FROM // Lexington, KY
 
    • SCHOOL INFORMATION // Graduated of Eastern Kentucky University
 
    • FAMILY INFORMATION // Married to Mary and they have two children -Caleb and Nora Kate. They also have a dog named Berkley
 
  • FUN FACT // Has aspirations to one day play on a vintage baseball team

Amanda Craft

FUGE Coordinator

615.251.2348

 
    • NUMBER OF YEARS SERVED IN STUDENT MINISTRY // 9
 
    • ORIGINALLY FROM // Jackson, MS
 
    • SCHOOL INFORMATION // Graduate of University of Southern Mississippi
 
    • FAMILY INFORMATION // Parents: Paul and Delene, Two older brothers: Paul and Brian, two nieces: Claire and Karis, and one puppy: Louie
 
  • FUN FACT // Fluent in American Sign Language

Haley Hughes

FUGE Coordinator

615.251.3806

    • COORDINATES // Mississippi College, Mobile University, Union University
 
    • NUMBER OF YEARS SERVED IN STUDENT MINISTRY // 5
 
    • ORIGINALLY FROM // Knoxville, TN
 
    • SCHOOL INFORMATION // Graduate of the University of Tennessee
 
    • FAMILY INFORMATION //  Married to Harrison, Parents:  John and Brenda, Two younger sisters: Riley and Baily, Two dogs: Henley and Hero
 
  • FUN FACT // Was in Lecrae's music video for "I'm Turnt"

Carrie Dodson

FUGE Coordinator

615.251.2340

    • COORDINATES // Carson-Newman University, Hilton Head Island, North Greenville, and Shorter University
 
    • NUMBER OF YEARS SERVED IN STUDENT MINISTRY // 7
 
    • ORIGINALLY FROM // Alexandria, LA
 
    • SCHOOL INFORMATION // Graduate of Louisiana State University
 
    • FAMILY INFORMATION //  Parents: Mark and Toya, Two younger brothers: Evan and
    • Christopher
 
  • FUN FACT // Has completed two marathons and five half-marathons all at Disney Parks while wearing Disney Costumes!

Daniel Howard

Department Assistant

615.251.3902

    • NUMBER OF YEARS SERVED IN STUDENT MINISTRY // 7
 
    • ORIGINALLY FROM // Winston-Salem, NC
 
    • SCHOOL INFORMATION // Graduate of the University of North Carolina and Southeastern Theological Seminary
 
    • FAMILY INFORMATION // Married to Melissa and they have a son, Levi, and a daughter, Eaden
 
  • FUN FACT // At UNC, Daniel was neighbors with current NBA players Danny Green, Ty Lawson, Wayne Ellington, and Tyler Zeller.