Julie has been working with Teen Challenge of Kentucky since her graduation from Central Bible College in 2003. In August 2011, Julie was appointed by the Board of Directors as the Executive Director for Teen Challenge of Kentucky. Julie is an ordained minister with the Assemblies of God and is dedicated to bringing the message of hope to men and women trapped in addiction.
Sarah joined our team at Teen Challenge of KY in January of 2013. Sarah is originally from Chicago and received her BA in Family studies from Moody Bible Institute. She moved to Louisiana in 2008 where she met her husband Jon-Michael and received her M.Div in Women’s studies from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Sarah is Passionate about ministry with women and seeing the lives of women changed as they encounter a life transforming God.
Kristen has been a part of Teen Challenge for the past three years. She started as a student in the program and graduated from Priscilla’s Place in April of 2012, with a life transformation and desire to serve the Lord in ministry. Shortly after graduation, Kristen began pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Counseling from Boyce College. She joined our team as Administrative Assistant for the Teen Challenge of Kentucky State Office in March 2013. Kristin is passionate about seeing lives changed and transformed through the power of Jesus Christ.
Tiana has been serving at Priscilla’s Place Teen Challenge since October of 2012, she was appointed Program Director in February of 2013. She is originally from Indiana. From 2008-2011 she served on a church planting team in Africa. Since then the Lord has guided her steps to Priscilla’s Place and addiction rehabilitation ministry. Tiana has received a variety of ministry certifications from her local church and has a passion to see women set free from the chains of addiction and find redemption through the power of Jesus Christ.
Emily moved all the way from Minnesota in April of 2013 to join our team at Priscilla’s Place. Emily has worked in a variety of jobs and has experience in public relations, marketing, and is a professional photographer. In 2011, God brought Emily into a new life with a passion to reach out to those who are without hope, need love and support, and desperately need a relationship with Jesus Christ. After seeing testimonies of Teen Challenge graduates at her church and hearing
advertisements on Christian Radio stations, Emily responded to God’s call to be a part of His work at Teen Challenge.
Evelyn was the first graduate from our one year residential program at Priscilla’s Place. Evelyn graduated in September of 2013 after a long battle with addiction. While in the program, Evelyn experienced the power of God to transform her life and free her from addiction. This jump started a great passion in Evelyn to minister to women who are struggling with addiction; she is passionate about women experiencing a life transforming relationship with Christ. Evelyn began her internship at Priscilla’s Place in February 2014 and began working as a Discipleship Program Staff Member in Summer 2014.
Kerri joined our team in July of 2014, she is originally from Ohio. After Kerri graduated from Priscilla’s Place in 2012, she moved to Arizona to attend Gateway International Bible Institute, where she graduated in June 2014 with an Associates in Ministry. In addition to her work at Priscilla’s Place, Kerri serves in ministry at her home church Kingdom Center and works as Physical Trainer at Fitness 19. Kerri brings a passion for ministry and a fun loving personality to our team.
Susan joined our team in September of 2014, she is originally from Michigan where she received a BA in Psychology in 2008. After a long struggle with addiction and freedom on the other side, Susan decided to return to school to study addictions counseling in order to better help others struggling with addiction. Susan graduated from Western Michigan University in 2014. Susan joins our team with a desire to see women experience Christ and see freedom from addiction in their own lives.
Arielle is originally from Wisconsin where she received an Associate of Arts in Social Work and Psychology. Arielle joined our team in February of 2015 after graduating with her Bachelor of Arts in Pre-Counseling from Moody Bible Institute. Over the time Arielle spent in college, she experienced Christ in a deeper way and was called to minister to hurting women in various settings. She has served as a youth worker with Inner City Impact and an Intern with Caris Pregnancy Counseling Center in Chicago, IL.
Robin joined our team as a counseling intern in summer of 2013. She came on staff in February of 2014. Robin has a long history in addiction recovery ministry through her work as a Lifeline group facilitator. Robin graduated in May 2014 with her MA in Marriage and Family Therapy from Campbellsville University in Louisville. She has a son named RJ and is from Mt. Washington, Kentucky. As our counselor, Robin meets with the students, to counsel them through life challenges, past issues, and future development and life transformation.