Serving joyfully

A closer look at our Board of Directors

 

Yancy Carpenter

Yancy Carpenter

Chairman

Yancy was named vice-president of Four Corners in 2011. He is passionate about helping the people of South Sudan and Uganda. Before he joined Four Corners, he has traveled to several Central American countries, in addition to spending time in Africa. His role as vice-president is to communicate the ministry’s vision and strategy to donors, church leaders and potential supporters.

His professional career started at Sysco Food Services in 1998 before being promoted to district sales manager for Auburn, Alabama in 2004. Yancy is currently business development manager for Sysco, overseeing two major districts in Alabama.

His desire to share the Gospel and story of the persecuted church encourages and challenges many. You can reach him at yancy@fourcorners.org.

 

Tommy Cumming

Tommy Cumming

Vice-Chairman

Tommy is a lifelong resident of Opelika, Alabama. He and his wife Rebecca have become actively involved in the work of Four Corners after traveling to South Sudan with the ministry’s medical mission team in 2010. Their hearts were broken by the physical need of the people, and yet encouraged by the joy and faith the people had in Jesus Christ.

Tommy graduated from Auburn University in 1996 and has been a banker in the Opelika-Auburn area for 20 years. He is currently a senior vice-president and commercial loan officer with the National Bank of Commerce. Tommy and Rebecca are active members of the First Baptist Church in Opelika.

Matt Haines

Matt Haines

Matt, his wife Alison and their four sons, Nathan, Andrew, John David and Josh live in Alexander City, Alabama. In 2009 Matt was called to pastor at Sixth Street Baptist Church. Shortly after that a relationship began to develop between Four Corners and Sixth Street which has resulted in several church-sponsored trips to Uganda, which Matt was a part of in 2014 and 2016.

He has been on several mission trips to Uganda, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, and Honduras. His passion is to see God’s people become Gospel-centered, Biblically faithful, and mission driven disciples of Christ.

Matt is a two-time graduate from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (M.Div. and D.Min.), and obtained a bachelors degree in professional accountancy from Mississippi State. In addition to his pastoral duties, he writes about the Church and Gospel from time to time in his blog at matthaines.net.

Harold Harmon

Harold Harmon

Harold and his wife Delores attend the United Methodist Church in Wedowee, Alabama. In between traveling to Africa, they enjoy raising cattle and spending time with their five grandchildren.

When Harold joined Four Corners, he brought with him almost a decade of missions experience in Central and South America. Today he serves as the chairman of the ministry’s capital campaign, Building Hope, Adopting Life to benefit the vision of Abaana’s Hope in Uganda. Harold graduated from Auburn University’s School of Pharmacy in 1969. He is the retired owner of H&M Drugs and Ava Hills Assisted Living Home and has spent his life meeting the medical needs of people in East Alabama.

Because of his love for people around the world, Harold recently received the Ken Wurster Community Leadership Award by Cardinal Health, as well as the Distinguished Service Award by the School of Pharmacy in Auburn.

Reuben Moyana

Reuben Moyana

Reuben was originally born in Harare, Zimbabwe. He met his wife, Edith at the University of Alabama in Birmingham in 1997 where he obtained his bachelor’s degree in natural sciences and mathematics. He also earned his doctorate in dental medicine in 2004 and has been practicing dentistry ever since. Edith is a veterinarian and currently stays at home with their two daughters, Joy and Jaida.

Reuben has a passion for dentistry and taking the Gospel to the ends of the earth. He has been on mission trips to Guatemala, India, South Sudan and Uganda. He has had the privilege of serving with Four Corners on missions and considers it an honor to serve Jesus as a board member.

Reuben and Edith are members of Crosspointe Church in Columbus, Georgia.

Jimmy Sprayberry

Jimmy Sprayberry

Jimmy and his wife Sherry live in Frogeye, Alabama. Jimmy has been serving as pastor at Mountain Springs Baptist Church for the past five years, and as director of maintenance at Soles 4 Souls, and bus driver at Wadley High School where Sherry is an elementary school teacher. They have two sons, Lee and Drew. Lee has gone to heaven and Drew is currently serving the Lord in Wadley.

In January 2001 God said to Jimmy, “Today I want you to follow Me. I want you to come first because it is easier for others to come if they have someone else to follow. After today I want YOU to follow Me wherever I lead even if no one else follows.” Jimmy responded to that call and through simple acts of obedience, God gave birth to Four Corners in 2004.

John Triplett

John Triplett

John and his wife Robbie live in Wedowee, Alabama and have two grown daughters who recently gave them the honor of becoming grandparents. John is the retired vice-president of operations for Kraft Foods. He is a graduate of Mississippi State and served in the U.S. Army.

After reading The Radical, John made his first overseas mission trip to South Sudan in 2010 with Four Corners’ medical team, and has forever been impacted by what he has seen and experienced there. He and Robbie have made several trips to Africa and traveled to other parts of the world to share the Gospel of Christ. Their desire is to see churches built, people be discipled and the Word preached to give hope to the hopeless and helpless.

Royce Watkins

Royce Watkins

Royce and his wife Sandra live in Birmingham, Alabama. They began serving as full-time missionaries at Four Corners in 2012. Royce was the chief operations officer at Uganda at Abaana’s Hope where he worked with missionaries, focusing on developing infrastructure, sustainable life skills, evangelism and discipleship. In 2014 he began serving as president of Four Corners and continued in the role until July 2016.

Royce received a BBA degree from Texas A&M-Commerce in human resources management and served in various managerial positions in the pharmaceutical industry. Although semi-retired he still serves as the chairman and CEO of Cebert Pharmaceuticals which he founded in 1997. Royce and Sandra have a passion for making disciples of all the nations, having traveled to Africa, Central Asia and South America.

Paul Wilson

Paul Wilson

Paul has devoted his life to children. After graduating from Southern Theological Seminary, he entered full-time ministry as a student minister in South Carolina and then in Tennessee. Five years later he and his wife Christy accepted a position to become full-time foster parents through the WinShape Foundation, a non-profit organization founded by Chick-fil-A owner Truett Cathy. Through its WinShape Homes division the foundation provides a loving, stable family environment to kids who are in need.

Paul also has a heart for children in Africa. As a founding board member, he has been instrumental in sharing the Four Corners story with supporters across the world.

Tim Nabors

Tim Nabors

Tim and his wife Amy live in Charlotte, North Carolina with their two young daughters. He is the managing director and fixed-income portfolio manager for TIAA Investments. The couple had the privilege of traveling to Uganda in 2016 to meet the children they sponsor through Four Corners Ministries. There they experienced first hand the amazing things God was doing at Abaana’s Hope.

They are also members of Calvary Church where they serve as leaders in the high-school department, children's ministry, and in an adult life group. Tim has also served as a deacon and finance committee member.

Prior to joining TIAA Investments, he was an investment banker at Wells Fargo Securities where he focused on structuring mortgage securities, and prior to that Tim was a managing director for portfolio management at Six Degrees Capital Management and New York Life Investment Management. Amy is a former occupational therapist who currently works part-time with Calvary's outreach ministry for senior adults.

Tim and Amy enjoy international travel and look forward to visiting Uganda as a family in the near future.

 

Meet our stateside team

 

Kris Mobbs

Kris Mobbs

President

Kris and his wife Julie accepted God’s call to become missionaries with Four Corners in 2015. He is a devoted husband and father, and is passionate about Jesus and making disciples who preach the Gospel boldly. He received his bachelors in religion from Samford University and also obtained his masters in Christian education from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. After being a pastor for 12 years, and having spent 18 months serving at Abaana’s Hope, he assumed the role of president.

He and his family now plans to split their time between serving Four Corners stateside and serving Four Corner Ministries missionaries in Africa. Kris is a gifted leader and communicator, and if you would like to have him as a speaker at your church, you can email him at kris@fourcorners.org.

Kimberly Burk

Kimberly Burk

Accountant and Office Manager

Kim and her husband Thor live in Opelika, AL with their two sons, Max and Finn and their dog, Duke.

She joined Four Corners as financial manager in September 2012. She graduated from Auburn University with an accounting degree in 2006 and worked in the public accounting sector for six years where she was introduced to this ministry as a client. During her career she provided various accounting and tax services for non-profit organizations. You can contact her at kburk@fourcorners.org.

Rachel Sprayberry

Rachel Sprayberry

Admin Assistant

Rachel and her husband, Drew with their son, Jude moved from Florence, AL to Drew’s hometown, Wadley in July 2013. She serves as the coordinator of trips, donations and the stateside child development program.

Rachel graduated from Auburn University with a bachelors in psychology. She can be reached at rachel@fourcorners.org.

Angie Jones

Angie Jones

Admin Assistant

Angie joined Four Corners as fundraising and events planning coordinator in June 2016. She and her husband, John live in Wadley, AL with their daughter, Allison and two dogs, Jingles and Noel.

She graduated from Jacksonville State University with a degree in elementary education in 1989. She taught for 25 years at Randolph County School. You can contact her at angie@fourcorners.org.

Holly West

Holly West

Admin Assistant

Holly, her husband, Myron and their two children, Ryan and Rachel joined Four Corners in 2012 after feeling led by God to reach out to the people of Uganda. They served as missionaries for three years at Abaana’s Hope. In May 2016 Myron contracted malaria which sadly led to his passing a month later. Holly’s faith in God and love for the Acholi people have never wavered and she still serves at Four Corners at the stateside office.

Before joining the ministry she worked for the State of Alabama as an office manager for three different health departments for almost 22 years. She believes God blessed her with admin skills and that her love for the Acholi people will help her do her job to the best of her ability. She can be reached at holly@fourcorners.org.

 

Dana Bowden

Dana Bowden

Stateside Director of Life Beads

Dana and her husband Alan are graduates of Baylor University and live in Waco, Texas. They are the parents of 4 children Hannah, Kaitlyn, Jonathan, and Lily. After serving alongside the Life Beads ladies at Abaana’s Hope in 2015, Dana’s heart was moved by the opportunity to help these ladies provide for their families. She returned to the states with a passion to tell the Life Beads story and introduce her friends to the beautiful jewelry these ladies create. Her passion and hard work led to an increase in sales and Dana was brought on board to direct the Life Beads program in June of 2017.

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