Faculty and Staff



Phil was one of the first graduates of the HEART program in 1984 after volunteering since its inception in 1980. Phil served in Haiti for 21 years with his beautiful wife, Lonnie. His resume includes founding the House of Blessings Home for Children, multiple community development projects working alongside U.S. AID, Samaritan’s Purse, Church of God Global MissIons, M.E.D.A., World Vision and others. Phil completed his Masters Degree in Intercultural Studies at Anderson University School of Theology in 2013. After serving as the Associate Director of HEART for two years, Phil became the Executive Director in 2010.
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Communications & Development Officer

Angela Crews

Angela Crews is our returning staff member who previously served in the office and we welcomed back in 2022. She is a woman who wears many hats, including wife, mom, cheerleader, sewer, gardener… but Angela is especially driven to see HEART thrive, which she does through connecting people, sharing new ideas, and keeping us organized!

JC Barrios

JC is originally from California but spent much of his life in Guatemala. He is a graduate of Latin American Bible Institute and CCM (a missionary training program based in La Puente, California). He first came as a student in the fall semester of 2016 and then joined the HEART staff in 2018 as the animal manager. JC has a love for all living things and his passion is to share the Gospel though animal husbandry education.


Angie Goldberg

Angie came on staff in January 2022 after interning with us in 2021. She grew up in Wisconsin but has lived all over the United States and traveled around the world serving and learning from different cultures. With experience in permaculture and a passion for sharing God’s creation with others, Angie loves getting the chance to teach students while pouring into our gardens.
Kitchen Manager & Media Coordinator

John & Caiti Massey

John Massey is 2019 HEART alumni and moved back from Indiana in July 2021 to serve on staff with his wife, Caiti. They both graduated from Huntington University; him with a degree in Missions and TESOL (2019) and her in Animation (2018). John has a love for cooking from the gardens and feeding people, believing that community is truly built around the table. Caiti is a published children’s book illustrator and loves serving HEART part-time through graphic design and social media.