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.
Kristin has been a part of Teen Challenge for the past two 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 Teen Challenge of Kentucky State office in March 2013. Kristin is passionate about seeing lives changed and transformed thorough 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.
DeeDe joined our team at Priscilla’s Place in January of 2013. DeeDe is originally from Michigan and is the mother of 4 and the grandmother of 4. After struggling with addiction, she entered a Teen Challenge program in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where she met Christ and the Lord transformed her life. After graduating in 2007, she was offered a position with the program in Philadelphia and has been working for Teen Challenge ever since. DeeDe is called to addiction recovery ministry and is passionate about seeing her loved ones and the people around her begin a life changing relationship with 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.
Katie started working at Priscilla’s Place in June of 2013. Katie has a ministerial certificate from Summit International School of Ministry. She joined our team after completing a ministry internship at Time Square Church and working at the Scott County Board of Education in Kentucky. Since her first year of High School, when her father gave her a copy of “The Cross and the Switchblade” by David Wilkerson, Katie has had a passion and calling for the ministry of Teen Challenge, and has seen the impact it has on people’s lives.
Misty has been working with Priscilla’s Place Teen Challenge doing both group and individual counseling since September of 2012. Misty is originally from Owensboro, Kentucky. She received a BS in psychology from Kentucky Wesleyan college and later received an MA in Biblical Counseling from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Misty has been married for five years to her husband Robert. They faithfully serve in a variety of ministries including the worship team at their home church. Misty desires to walk with women and see them receive healing and freedom through a relationship with Jesus Christ.