To preach the gospel of Jesus Christ, the conquering King of Kings and the Lord of Lords, to military members and to facilitate fellowship among them IOT advance the kingdom of God and embolden the resolve of believers who bear the responsibility of the lesser magistrate office.
Stand With Warriors also exists to provide legal advocacy for Christian leaders facing adverse administrative actions for standing on God’s Word. We also seek to defend Christian leaders and embolden them to bring Christ’s dominion into the military ranks.
Danny was born and raised in Ridley, Pennsylvania, just outside of Philadelphia. He played four years of college baseball, including his junior and senior years at the Division 1 level, playing for Stephen F. Austin State University. After graduating with a BAS in Kinesiology-Human Performance, he then enlisted in the Navy and became a member of the special forces’ community. After being sidelined for some time due to refusing the covid vaccine, he decided to move on in life, and was eventually administratively discharged. He now lives in northern Louisiana with his wife, Kiley, and their daughter, Evelyn Grace.
At the tail end of his military service, he enrolled in seminary to pursue a master’s degree in Christian and Classical Studies at Knox Theological Seminary. Now being out of the military and having this opportunity, by the Grace of God, to give back to the special forces community from which he came is the foundation of this ministry, Operation Leaven.
Rocky Kingrea was born in New Orleans, LA. and has lived most of his adult life in North Louisiana. He is married to his wife of 26 years Leigh Ann and has two kids Caroline and Gray. Rocky has work in medical sales and management for 25 years. Currently, he is working in the oncology sales space for Incyte Corporation. Rocky has been an advocate and mentor for several men on the SEAL teams, specifically teams 4 and 8. Rocky is a staunch supporter of all the men and women who serve this country protecting our freedoms. Rocky is committed to aligning himself with people who are willing to stand and protect this great republic. He has expressed great gratitude and humbleness for the opportunity to work for the people who are dedicated to this operation.
Bryan Trull, 53, has been married to Tara for 20 years, they have three sons ages 15, 16 and 18. He is currently serving as an elder at The Parish of the Redeemer Church in Calhoun, Louisiana. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Louisiana Tech University.
Bryan has worked for a specialty chemical company for the past 20 years. He and his wife own and operate a small cattle farm in Union Parish, Louisiana where they enjoy time together, teaching their sons to work hard, play hard, hunt and fish for food and most of all, to revel in the blessing of faith graciously bestowed upon them by King Jesus.
Bryan and Tara’s focus in life is to serve in His kingdom and to give their son’s a foundational biblical and classical Christian education so they may wisely wage war against the present darkness of the today. Bryan looks forward to serving in ways that will help expand God’s kingdom.
Luke Pierson has been a Pastor/Elder at Apologia Church from its inception in February of 2010 and serves as Discipleship Pastor, primarily focusing on one-one-one discipleship and counseling, as well as overall general spiritual growth of the body at Apologia.
Luke, along with Pastor Jeff Durbin co-founded Apologia Studios and End Abortion Now, and is Co-Host of the church’s podcast Apologia Radio. In 2021, Luke helped establish Stand With Warriors and served as President until 2023 before handing the reign over to Davis Younts.
Luke is fourth generation in a long line of missionaries and full-time ministers of the Gospel going back to his great-grandfather in the early 1900’s. Luke and his wife of over twenty years, Cheryl, have three children Evangeline Grace, Eliana Faith, and Jonas Charles, and reside in Gilbert, AZ.
Trey Fisher is a church planter and Pastor/Elder at The Parish of the Redeemer in Calhoun, LA. In 2021, Trey was contacted by a member of the Navy SEALs for Biblical counsel on government mandates. This led to many opportunities for discipleship and mentoring with their community, which in turn led to the birth of Stand With Warriors.
Trey and his wife, Darcy, have 5 kids. Hudson-Lee, Bostyn, Camp “Doodle-Nuts”, Law, an Franky.
What we believe?
To preach the gospel of Jesus Christ, the conquering King of Kings and the Lord of Lords, to military members and to facilitate fellowship among them IOT advance the kingdom of God and embolden the resolve of believers who bear the responsibility of the lesser magistrate office. Read more
There is one self-existent, eternally existing Holy God who is of one essence and of three distinct persons: God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit. He is the creator of all that exists, both visible and invisible, and is infinite in being and in perfection. Read more