Each team member has spent considerable time working on the mission field.



AMBER is a Christian, holds a master’s degree in counseling, is a licensed professional counselor, and has worked for Hospice and within Christian churches and ministries. Amber is MMI’s “boots on the ground” counselor/encourager to missionaries, and desires to spend her life helping missionaries through Messenger Media.

Nick - Messenger Media

NICK is a Christian and is finishing his degree in Christian international business. Nick loves helping the needy, serving on the mission field, is multi-talented in day to day operations, and desires to give all his time and energy to working with missionaries through Messenger Media.


BROOKS is a Christian and professional photographer on par with National Geographic photography. Brooks intends to spend his life photographing for God as he documents the work of missionaries around the world.


LAURA is a Christian, the Secretary & Treasurer of Messenger Media, a former women’s ministries leader, a ministry bookkeeper, as well as team leader on many missions trips. Laura provides the logistical, social networking, and accounting “backbone” for Messenger Media. Laura desires to spend the rest of her life serving missionaries through Messenger Media.


DON is a Christian and founder of Messenger Media & SoulCare Research. He holds multiple advanced certifications in advertising & public relations, a diploma in marketing communications, and over two decades of extensive background in advertising, marketing & public relations for government, private sector, and non-profit organizations. His experience includes concept, strategy, development, deployment, and management of print, radio, television, and Internet campaigns. Don has also served local churches for over 30 years as a Biblical counselor with emphasis in past trauma recovery, marriage & addictions.

 Dr. J.R. Buskey

DR. J.R. Buskey is a Christian, holds a doctorate in theology, is the vice president of Messenger Media, and a long term pastor & missionary. He is the founder of a Bible institute in Russia, as well as a professor and college board member in the United States. Dr. Buskey also serves SoulCare Research as the Director of Spiritual Formation.