Burning Bush Ministries is governed by a board of directors who are responsible for all ministry decisions and organizational dynamics. The board gives oversight to the ministry’s various expressions and functions as the final authority on both spiritual and legal matters.
All the current directors have been with Burning Bush since its founding, a testimony to their deep commitment to the vision and work of the organization. Each has an authentic relationship with Jesus Christ and an impressive track record of faith, integrity, and service.
Fred Allen, President
Fred has taught university English, headed up a small language arts academy, and served as a pastor. With Burning Bush he has traveled widely around the globe, bringing a unique and powerful explication of the Scriptures. Fred is a writer, a playwright, a poet, a comic, and a cartoonist. He enjoys good coffee, good toast, good books, and good company.
Sonia Allen, Vice President
Sonia a visual artist and art educator. She has served as a coordinator of children’s ministries for a number of churches and has taught creative art sessions for Youth With a Mission and for local neighborhood outreach efforts. With Burning Bush she has also taught in Brazil, Canada, and Turkey. Sonia enjoys knitting, gardening, hosting, and sharing fine meals.
Donna Liljenberg, Treasurer
Donna has always been very active in her church fellowship. She has led women’s Bible studies, worked with children, and participated in worship and music ministries. She traveled with a Burning Bush team to India where she joined ministry work among leper colonies. Donna currently serves as a board member of her church. She loves Christmas and makes a killer cherry pie.
Craig has worked in real estate sales and land development since 1991. He has served on the boards of local nonprofit organizations and serves on the governing board of his church. Craig joined a Burning Bush team in Brazil as part of BBM’s successful effort to establish an outreach facility to street children and to build a school. When it’s not raining, Craig likes to put serious miles on his bike.