Justin and Allison are high school sweethearts who have been married since 2003. They have two precious children: Arianna and Christian. They have a passion for leading youth, men, and women to address physical and spiritual needs locally and globally.
Justin has a Ph.D. and ThM. from Dallas Theological Seminary, and a B.A. in Business Entrepreneurship from Southern Methodist University. Since graduating, Justin has been an educator/professor, entrepreneur, author, speaker, and leader, serving those in need locally and globally.
Allison has 17 years as an IT Portfolio Manager/Business leader focused on establishing and driving large-scale change initiatives for leading IT services companies. She holds a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Engineering Management & Information Systems from Southern Methodist University.
Justin and Allison believe that true transformation occurs when we "lock arms: with individuals to address physical, emotional and spiritual needs." Justin and Allison's current projects include addressing immediate physical needs, empowering women and mothers, ensuring children's education, and launching aquaponics farms.
Since joining the GHNI Middle East Regional Staff in Amman, Jordan, in August 2017, they have worked directly with Jordanians and Iraqi and Syrian refugees assessing the needs of each family establishing solutions in partnership with their local communities, organizations, and government.
These precious families have come to us fleeing their homes due to terrorism and war. Justin and Allison are committed to providing help and hope.