ADVANCING THE GOSPEL, EMPOWERING THE LOCAL CHURCH,
PROVIDING CRITICAL RESOURCES AND EDUCATION
“The Lord knows where this is headed. Our job is to listen and go.”
Randy is an Alabama native, and currently resides in Trussville. He and his wife have three sons and attend Trussville First Baptist Church.
After founding American Fire Protection in 2004, Randy oversaw international construction projects in more than 100 countries. As he became adept at the navigating the unique challenges of international construction, the Lord placed it on his heart to utilize his skills for the benefit of the local church and its people in challenged areas throughout the world. Since that time, Randy has served alongside multiple ministries in Haiti, Peru, and Kenya. This work and calling ultimately led to the launch of Foundations For Hope.
“I’m excited for all the Kingdom work being done & the new blessings in store for F4H.”
Matt was born in Birmingham, Alabama & raised in Pinson, AL. At the young age of 10, he made a profession of faith and was subsequently baptized. He attended The University of Alabama Birmingham & Graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Distribution. Matt met his better half during college, and the two have now been married for 19 years. They have three wonderful children, ages 15, 14, & 12.
Matt has been a member at First Baptist Church in Trussville for over 20 years. He has served as Chair of the Finance Committee, on the Building Committee, on the Personal Committee, and has been leading an adult small group for the last 10 years. Matt’s early career exposed him not only to international travel, but also to the unique logistical challenges that accompany overseeing international projects. It was during this time, God placed a desire in Matt’s heart to serve others and spread the word of Christ through international missions.
“There are numerous needs throughout the world. Perhaps we will be counted among those contributing to the solutions.”
Thomas Goodwin is the president of Fluid Solutions LLC, a mechanical systems equipment and services provider specializing in non-centralized utilities. Thomas received his BS in Mechanical Engineering at Clemson University in 2000. After serving with the US Peace Corps in South Africa he joined JA Jones International Construction company in 2003. Thomas spent the next four years traveling and living abroad on different construction projects for the US Government as both an MEP Construction Manager and a Commissioning Agent. In 2007 he returned to the US and founded Fluid Solutions LLC to fill the need of a mechanical supplier that could design, supply, and support mechanical systems to international projects. To date they have supplied equipment and services across the United States and to over 125 countries. Thomas lives in Homewood, AL with his wife and three children.
“Everyone is valuable and has great worth. Why wouldn’t we do all we can to make things better for others?”
Mark is a native of Alabama with a thriving career in Sales and Development for Stryker instruments. Working in an environment committed to innovating and improving healthcare has been a consistent source inspiration for his personal life. As such, Mark is grateful for the opportunity to offer his time and talents in an effort to help those in need. Foundations For Hope’s commitment to both tangible and spiritual needs has provided an outlet both for serving others and sharing the hope of Christ.
“I believe I can help others just as others have helped me.”
Eddie Lambert is an Alabama native and graduate of Auburn University. After college, Eddie built a career at Hot Metal Coatings, a manufacturer of foundry products and industrial equipment.
Eddie has been married to Tracy Lambert for 22 incredible years and together they have two fantastic daughters, Grace Ann and Caroline.