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National Light for the Lost Leadership

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Rick Allen

Rick Allen

National LFTL Director

Contact  |  Ext 4172  |  Hi-Res Image |  Full bio

Since January 2013, Rick has served as the National Director for Light for the Lost. During this time, Rick has been invovled in creating the Celebrate the Light project, has spoken in churches as well as district and national events, served on numerous committees, and connected with hundreds of missionaries around the world. Rick has visited missionaires in their assignment field across the United States, Europe, Israel, Africa, China, and Cuba. Rick served as a US Missionary from 2001-2013 working with Book of Hope USA, the Arkansas district and the National Office for the AG. 

Rick and his wife, Bev, have celebrated 37 years of marriage, have two children and two grandchildren.

Angie Hughes

Administrative Assistant to Rick Allen

Contact  |  Ext 4172

Angie joined the LFTL Team in November 2014. She is a licensed minister with the Assemblies of God. As a minister, she has served as a children's pastor, youth pastor, and Sunday School teacher, but her passion is missons. She has had the privilege to serve on several missions trips to various locations including Ireland, Romania, El Salvador, Guatemala, Italy, and Salt Lake City, UT. She is a 2004 graduate of Southwestern Assemblies of God University with a B.A. in Church Ministries and a 2006 graudate with a M.S. in Practical Theology.

Angie assists the National LFTL Director with day-to-day office operations including speaking engagements and travel. Please contact her for information regarding Rick's calendar. 

Melanie Gardner

Finance Coordinator

Contact  |  Ext 4183

Melanie has served on the LFTL team since April 2007. She and her husband, Brandon, have three boys. Melanie is a 2003 graduate of Evangel University with a B.A. in Biblical Studies. She and her family desire to serve on the mission field.

Melanie oversees the finance responsibilites and donor giving of LFTL. Please contact her for questions regarding quarterly missionary applications and quarterly district commitments. 

Mandy Kennedy

Correspondence Coordinator

Contact  |  Ext 4175

Mandy has served on the LFTL team since October 2009. She and her husband, Sean, have three boys. Mandy is a 2005 graduate of Evangel University with a dual B.B.A. in Management and Marketing.

Mandy provides support to web, social media, and print publications. Please contact her for any questions regarding the Light for the Lost Spotlight monthly publication as well as website and social media.  




Project and Tour Coordinator

Contact  |  Ext 4168

Oversees LFTL projects, tours, and Celebrate the Light. Please contact for information regarding upcoming tours and events, or to order promotional items.



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