Meet the Team

We have a great group of real guys who have attended retreats before, and join us again to share stories of where God has taken them and what they have learned along the way. We love being on the journey together and inviting others into the adventure of real life with Him.



reese-head-shotReese Bricken.
 Reese is the founder and leader of Adventures of the Heart. After graduating from Auburn University, he served in the Navy as a Supply Officer in Hawaii for four years. He then graduated from Dallas Theological Seminary and served as a pastor for 20 years in Southern California, Tampa, and Atlanta. He enjoys road biking and any water sport, but especially enjoys kiteboarding, and surfing clean waves (unfortunately Atlanta is not on the ocean). Reese lives in Norcross, Georgia with his wife Sandy, and they have two children.


linus-thumbLinus Morris. Linus came on his first Expedition in 2005 and began to work with Adventures of the Heart in 2007. Linus is a graduate from Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego with a degree in graphic design. His favorite thing to do is kiteboard and he also enjoys stand up paddling (and recently started golfing…or trying to golf). Linus lives in Long Beach, California with his wife Danielle and their two sons.