Jeff Pratt

Director of FUGE Camps

615-251-2839

    • MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES //  Lead the FUGE Office on a daily basis, work with locations, develop and oversee budget
 
    • NUMBER OF YEARS SERVED IN STUDENT MINISTRY // 25
 
    • ORIGINALLY FROM //  Lexington, KY
 
    • SCHOOL INFORMATION // Graduate of Carson-Newman University
 
    • FAMILY INFORMATION // Married to Julie for 29 years, 3 children, 1 grandchild
 
  • FUN FACT // Represented the USA on an NAIA All-Star wrestling team in 1985 in Greece, Paris, and Yugoslavia

Joe Hicks

Lead FUGE Coordinator

615.251.3838

    • COORDINATES // Glorieta, Jenness Park, Mile High Pines, and Panama City Beach
 
    • MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES // Pastors, Budget, Interviewing, and Production
 
    • 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, North Greenville, West Palm Beach, Orlando
 
    • MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES // Bible study development, Ordering, Trains Camp Directors and Assistant Directors, Group Leader Information, Interviewing, and Editing
 
    • NUMBER OF YEARS SERVED IN STUDENT MINISTRY // 23
 
    • ORIGINALLY FROM // Princeton, KY
 
    • SCHOOL INFORMATION // Graduate of Murray State University
 
    • FAMILY INFORMATION // Married to Danette for 15 years-12 year old son named Colin
 
  • FUN FACT // Tonsils are in backward

Julie Plunk

FUGE Coordinator

615.251.3787

    • COORDINATES // Belmont, Charleston, Shorter, and Union
 
    • MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES // Recreation, Worship Leaders and Bands, Backpacking, and Interviewing
 
    • 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, Louisville, Philadelphia, and Southwest Baptist
 
    • MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES // Trains Financial Directors, FUGE Store, XFuge/XFuge on Mission, Interviewing, and Logistics/Travel
 
    • 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 has a dog named Berkley
 
  • FUN FACT // Has aspirations to one day play on a vintage baseball team

Amanda Craft

FUGE Coordinator

615.251.2348

    • COORDINATES // Access International, Houston, and Mississippi College
 
    • MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES //  Trains Site Directors and Mission Mobilizers, Interviewing, and LifeWay Girls Conference
 
    • 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 and one niece: Claire
 
  • FUN FACT // Fluent in American Sign Language

Haley Hughes

FUGE Coordinator

615.251.3806

    • COORDINATES // Carson-Newman, Mobile, and Union College
 
    • MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES //  Recruiting, Hiring, Social Media, Video Producers, Photographers, and Interviewing
 
    • 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
 
  • FUN FACT // Was in Lecrae's music video for "I'm Turnt"

Daniel Howard

Department Assistant

615.251.3902

  • MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES // Administrative support to Jeff Pratt, payroll and ordering

  • 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 named Levi

  • FUN FACT // At UNC, I was neighbors with current NBA players Danny Green, Ty Lawson, Wayne Ellington, and Tyler Zeller.

Rachel Lemonis

Department Assistant

615.251.2340

    • MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES // Administrative Work, FUGE Website, and SLA
 
    • NUMBER OF YEARS SERVED IN STUDENT MINISTRY // 4
 
    • ORIGINALLY FROM // Jackson, TN
 
    • SCHOOL INFORMATION // Graduate of the University of Memphis
 
    • FAMILY INFORMATION // Married to Tony
 
  • FUN FACT // Currently in graduate school for accounting