Carlos Sanchez

Name: Carlos Sanchez Hometown: Austin, TX Contact Info:, 512-801-7438 Education: Semi finished with a degree in biology and discerning on whether to finish or not. Ministry Background:  I spent a semester volunteering at Saint Peter and Paul Catholic School in the US Virgin Islands along with helping with youth ministry at Saint Williams Catholic Church.  Passions and Interests:  I […]

Bryce Thomas Kennison

Bryce Thomas Kennison​

Bryce Kennison Role at Ablaze: Part time missionary Contact Info: Education: Pursuing a Bachelors in Mathematics with a minor in Teaching and Philosophy at Texas A&M University Ministry Background: I do not have a back ground in ministry but I do have a love for teaching which transfers over into youth ministry well. Passions […]

Brian Baudoin

BRIAN BAUDOIN Hometown: Crofton, Maryland Role at Ablaze: Local Mission Coordinator, Bryan, TX Contact:, 979-485-9910 ext. 708 Education: Double Major in Political Science and Disaster Management, with a Minor in Leadership Development from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. Currently pursuing a Master’s in Theology from the Augustine Institute Ministry Background: I grew up playing […]

Sarah Lessmann

SARAH LESSMANN Hometown: Pearland, Texas Role at Ablaze: Missionary Team Lead Contact: Education: I graduated from Texas A&M University in May 2016 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences with an emphasis in Youth Development. Ministry Background: Currently, I work as the Missionary team lead for St. Joseph’s in Bryan. I love […]

Maggie Downing

MAGGIE DOWNING Hometown: Wimberley, Texas Role at Ablaze: Missionary Team Lead Contact: Ministry Background: The summer before I went into high school, I went on a freshman retreat, and I felt this push to just finally surrender everything to the Lord. I became youth group president shortly after that and staffed every retreat I was […]

Truely Nguyen

TRUELY NGUYEN Hometown: Pearland, Texas Role at Ablaze: Full-Time Missionary Contact: Education: I graduated from Texas A&M University in May of 2021 with a B.S. in University Studies with an area of concentration in Child Professional Services with minors in Sociology and Creative Studies. Ministry Background: After my confirmation in 2016, I returned to my high school youth program […]