Patrick Addison:

Vice President Residential Care, Chattanooga Campus

Phone: 423-892-2722

Email: paddison@tennesseechildren.org


Darren Andrus:

Vice President Residential Care, Brentwood Campus

Phone: 615-823-7377

Email: dandrus@tennesseechildren.org

Kelly Campbell:

Vice President Family Care

Phone: 615-585-1318

Email: kcampbell@tennesseechildren.org


Jeff Epps:

Vice President Residential Care, Millington Campus

Phone: 901-872-0839

Email: jepps@tennesseechildren.org

Beth Ervin:

Vice President Finance

Phone: 615-376-3161

Email: bervin@tennesseechildren.org


Jeff McGinnis:

Lead Ministry Advancement Officer

Phone: 615-719-6955

Email: jmcginnis@tennesseechildren.org

Alisha Worthey:

Vice President Foster Care

Phone: 731-608-2150

Email: aworthey@tennesseechildren.org


TBCH Board of Trustees:

Members of Tennessee Baptist Children’s Homes Board of Trustees are elected by the Tennessee Baptist Convention.

There are 23 trustees currently serving:

Mr. John Bumpus — First Baptist Church, Shelbyville
Dr. Bruce Chesser — First Baptist Church, Hendersonville
Pastor Ken Clark — Oakwood Baptist Church, Chattanooga
Mrs. Jeralyn Collins — Clearview Baptist Church, Brentwood
Pastor Jim Cummings — Dotson Memorial Baptist Church, Maryville
Mrs. Melanie Dunn — First Baptist Church, Nashville
Pastor Todd Hallman - First Baptist Church, Elizabethton
Dr. Chuck Herring — First Baptist Church, Collierville
Mrs. Angela James— First Baptist Church, Paris
Mr. Ken Jones — Brentwood Baptist Church, Brentwood
Mr. Edd Lawrence — First Baptist Church, Collierville
Mr. Bryan Lyle — Bellevue Baptist Church, Memphis
Mr. Jack "Sandy" McPherson — First Baptist Church, Kingston
Lt. Colonel Deron Myers — First Baptist Church, Collierville
Mr. Mike Roberts — First Baptist Church, Greeneville
Mr. Randy Roper - First Baptist Church, Rockwood
Mr. Paul Rose — First Baptist Church, Covington
Mrs. Cheryl Seale — First Baptist Church, Morristown
Mrs. Sara Jane Via — Cross Roads Baptist Church, Bells
Mr. Allen Voss — First Baptist Church, Lawrenceburg
Mr. Brad Warren — Covenant Baptist Church, Brentwood
Mr. Bruce Wrather — Third Baptist Church, Murfreesboro
Mr. James Yarbro — First Baptist Church, Martin

Impact Stories

Shayla and Selena

It’s not every day I get to witness two happy endings come together in such a beautiful way, but this was one of those days. In November 2017, we had a foster parent appreciation dinner on the Bartlett campus, and two of the children there were Shayla and Selena.   Shayla and Selena had not seen…

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Travis & Amanda

We had been praying for 6 years about becoming foster parents. We were positive that this was a direction God was leading us. Through our jobs in education we have worked with several foster children which only strengthened our desire to eventually become foster parents. I remember looking at training dates several times, but we just…

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Psalm 127:3-5 Children are a heritage from the LORD, Offspring a reward from him. Like arrows in the hands of a warrior Are children born in one’s youth. Blessed is the man Whose quiver is full of them. They will not be put to shame When they contend with their opponents in court. The Lord…

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Some people think the younger generation is lazy, but you certainly couldn’t say that about Cat, one of our residents in Brentwood. “I can not wait to get a job,” she says. Cat has been with TBCH for almost five years, four of which were on our Memphis campus. Since streamlining our West Tennessee campuses,…

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Second Chances 2018


After almost 3 years in foster care, Chase* was ready to be reunited with his mom and to be able to go home and live with her. At the beginning of those 3 years, both Chase and his mom had some major issues that made it unsafe for them to be together. Chase was diagnosed…

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Many Hands

There is an old saying, “many hands make light work.” One simple idea proved the wisdom of this saying recently in a special way for the houseparents at the Brentwood campus. As is the case in this ministry, sometimes there is more work to do than there are hands to do it, and so it…

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Faith 2018


George Shinn Foster Care Program 2018