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Ranch Staff

TJ Phillips

TJ Phillips was saved at the age of 17 at Glendale Baptist Church in Bowling Green, KY. At the age of 18, God called him into full time Christian service. Shortly after, he started working at Glendale Baptist Church assisting Pastor Richard Oldham. At the age of 26, God led TJ to Gateway Baptist Church in Clarksville, TN. This is where he met his wife, Hannah. They were married in April of 2005. God has blessed them with four boys and one girl. Bro. TJ served at Gateway Baptist Church as the Assistant Pastor for eight years and served as the Youth Pastor for the last four years of his ministry there. God has led Bro. TJ and his family to Shenandoah Baptist Church. He serves as the Interim Director of the Shenandoah Ranch Academy for young men.


Patrick Harris

Patrick Harris was saved at the age of 11 at Franklin Road Baptist Church in Murfreesboro, Tn. He attended Shawnee Baptist College in Louisville, KY, and graduated with a degree in Pastoral Theology in 2014. He met his wife Valerie during his junior year of college and the two of them were married August 16, 2014. The Lord led Patrick and Valerie to Shenandoah Baptist Church to serve as support staff at the Shenandoah Boys Ranch in April of 2015.


Sherry Chalkley

God opened the door and led Sherry to join Shenandoah Ministries as The Haven teacher in July 2013. She later moved to The Ranch in August 2015. Sherry was saved at the age of 20 at Union Baptist Church in Sautee-Nacoochee, Georgia. After 13 years in the insurance sales industry, God led her to begin and helped her complete an education to teach teens in a public school setting which uniquely equipped her to teach in The Haven and Ranch environments. Sherry is married to Kenneth, and they have one child, Colton.