Nathan is the Director of Global Outfitters and the Global Missions Pastor of New Heights Church and is leading our efforts in mobilizing NWA to take up their role in the Great Commission. Nathan oversees the training and equipping of future global workers as well as global worker care and support while they are on the field. Nathan and his wife Holly have two daughters, Betty and Mary Grace.
Claude Hickman is the Executive Director of The Traveling Team. Starting in 1999, He and his wife Rebecca spent seven years speaking to students at 49 of the 50 states and today Claude oversees teams that continue to visit every university in America every two years. Claude is a graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary and authored the books: Live Life On Purpose, It’s All Backward, and Rebel. Claude is also veteran BMX athlete and Guinness World Record holder who remains engaged judging and emceeing action sports events around the world. He lives with his wife and two boys in California where he is a regular teaching pastor at Sandals Church. Claude continues to develop leaders, speak around the nation, and awaken God's people to God's purpose.
Jeremy and his family are a part of a church planting team that serves among the Wantakia people of Papua New Guinea. Before moving to PNG, Jeremy was playing professional baseball in the New York Mets organization. While playing he heard from God's word about God's heart for the nations, the state of the world and it's unreached people groups, and the need for people to take the good news of Jesus to them. Jeremy left baseball behind and he and his wife haven't looked back sense. They have learned the Wantakian's unwritten language and have been a part of creating an alphabet for it, translating the Bible into it, and are currently teaching it to their Wantakian friends.
Erin is a member of University Baptist Church in Fayetteville, AR, where her husband Brad serves as the Lead Pastor. She helps with the coordination and teaching of the Women's Institute for theology at her church. Erin is also a speaker and contributing writer for TGC and 9Marks. She works part-time as a labor and delivery RN at Washington Regional Hospital and loves discipling, teaching women how to study their bible, and everything outdoors. Erin and Brad have two children in college and two in high school. Erin is the author of The Good Portion - The Church: Delighting in the Doctrine of the Church (Christian Focus, 2022), a book aimed at encouraging others to enjoy the goodness and beauty of the local church.
Among other things, I am a recording artist and author. I have put out numerous Christian hip-hop albums, including The Attributes of God and The Atonement. As an author, my first book, “God Made Me and You”, was published in 2018. I also had the privilege of helping to plant Risen Christ Fellowship in September 2015 in my hometown of Philadelphia, PA. In 2010, I completed a pastoral internship at Capitol Hill Baptist Church in Washington D.C., before serving for two years as an elder at Del Ray Baptist Church in Alexandria, VA. I am happily married to Blair and we have three children- Sage, Maya and Ezra.
With a passion for innovation and a dissatisfaction with the status quo, Andrew Scott is working to help reframe Christian missions for a generation. He currently serves as President/CEO of Operation Mobilization USA, one of the largest mission agencies, and is the co-founder of Scatter Global.In 2012 he began a personal journey where his understanding of God’s mission in the world was challenged and disrupted. This led to Moody Publishing asking him to write what became a highly acclaimed book Scatter: Go Therefore and Take Your Job With You and then to the launching of ScatterGlobal. He is a frequent speaker on challenging the status quo of missions today and offering insights into what matters most as we reframe. He and his wife Sharon live near Atlanta and have two children, Ana and Daniel.
Global Outfitters is a 510(c)3 non-profit and the missions arm of New Heights Church with the vision to connect people to God's heart for the world.