FLF’s leadership team is a volunteer team dedicated to the mission of FLF. Each member brings valuable skills and experience to the team to continue the purpose of FLF. Feel free to contact any member of our team if you have questions, interest in volunteering or utilizing FLF’s services.
Dr. Greg Morrow has participated in, and given leadership to ministry projects in Taiwan, Argentina, England, Puerto Rico, Burkina Faso, Mexico, El Salvador, and Ukraine. These experiences have been foundational to his interest in sustainable development within international religious communities. In May 2017, Greg completed his PhD in Rural Sociology with the University of Missouri.
Melissa has been the Pastor of Youth and Missions at First Baptist Church, Jefferson City, Missouri, since 2000. She has a deep love for the global church, young leaders and community transformation. She has traveled to many countries over the years doing Kingdom work. Melissa’s father, Roger Hatfield, was the founder and first CEO of FLF.
Melissa lives in Jefferson City, Missouri, and enjoys time with family, friends and the great outdoors.
Gary retired in 2016 as Senior Vice President of Hawthorn Bank. Gary also served as the former president of the Missouri Baptist Foundation with years of experience in the financial field. He is a CPA and has a MBA and undergraduate degrees from Missouri State University and currently works with other local non-profits such as Salvation Army and the Special Learning Center. He also serves on The Baptist Home Foundation. Gary and his wife Carol are active members their local Baptist Church.
John served as minister of music at First Baptist Church, Farmington, Missouri, for 40 years in July 2011. Over the years John has been on numerous global mission projects — teaching and equipping leaders from churches and seminaries in many countries, including those in Eastern Europe. John has been active for all of his ministry life in local church, associational and denominational ministry.
Chris is the senior pastor at Parkade Baptist Church in Columbia, MO. Chris has resided in Columbia since 1996. He and his wife, Jennifer, have three teenage sons. After completing his undergraduate studies in Religion at William Jewell College, Chris graduated from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Prior to coming to Parkade, Chris pastored two other churches in Missouri. Chris has served as the senior pastor of Parkade Baptist Church since 2001.