Nell Green, with her husband, Butch, has served as a career missionary since 1986 in Senegal, Florida, North and South Carolina, and Belgium. They are currently serving in Houston, Texas. They have worked primarily with Muslims over the past 32 years. For the past 12 years, the Greens have helped congregations learn to pray for Muslim immigrants, understand the Islamic faith, and share the gospel with integrity and cultural sensitivity. In Houston, the Greens minister to the needs of refugees by helping them resettle, providing educational programs, and social entrepreneurship. In addition, Houston ranks as one of the top cities in the nation for human trafficking with 1 in 4 victims of trafficking passing through the city at some point in their trafficking experience according to the Department of Justice. The Greens partner with local and border agencies to raise awareness about trafficking and to help the church engage in anti-trafficking endeavors.
Nell received her Diploma of Nursing from Baptist Memorial Hospital School of Nursing in San Antonio, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Texas at Arlington, and a Master of Arts in Christian Thought from Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary in Charlotte, North Carolina. She was ordained for ministry by Central Baptist Church in Miami, Florida.
They have two children – Christen manages a boutique in Alexandria, Virginia, and co-owns a business, Threads by Nomad with Nell. She is married to David Kinard, Jr. Brandon is a social worker in South Carolina and is married to Celeste Hanlon. The Greens have two grandchildren, Ava and Jack.