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

Jeff McGinnis:

Vice President, Ministry Advancement

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 24 trustees currently serving:

April Beck--Wallace Memorial Baptist Church, Knoxville

John Bumpus—First Baptist Church, Shelbyville

Rev. Ken Clark—Oakwood Baptist Church, Oooltewah

Jeralyn Collins—Clearview Baptist Church, Brentwood

Sherry Copeland—First Baptist Church, Adamsville

Rev. Jim Cummings—Dotson Memorial Baptist Church, Maryville (Vice Chair)

Melanie Dunn—First Baptist Church, Nashville

Rev. Todd Hallman—First Baptist Church, Elizabethton

Dr. Chuck Herring—First Baptist Church, Collierville (Chair)

Rev. Edd Lawrence—First Baptist Church, Collierville

Bryan Lyle—Bellevue Baptist Church, Memphis

Rev. Mike McClanahan--First Baptist Church, Hendersonville

Jack “Sandy” McPherson—First Baptist Church, Kingston

Lt. Colonel Deron Myers—Fisherville Baptist Church, Eads

Rev. William "Billy" Pruitt--First Baptist Church, Millington

Mike Roberts—First Baptist Church, Greeneville

Rev. Randy Roper—First Baptist Church, Rockwood

Senator Paul Rose—First Baptist Church, Covington

Sharon Sartain—Beaver Creek Baptist Church, Strawberry Plains

Rev. Bert Spann—First Baptist Church, Hohenwald

Sara Jane Via—Cross Roads Baptist Church, Bells

Allen Voss—First Baptist Church, Lawrenceburg (Secretary)

Brad Warren—Covenant Baptist Church, Brentwood

Bruce Wrather—Third Baptist Church, Murfreesboro

Impact Stories

Faith 2018


George Shinn Foster Care Program 2018


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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Second Chances 2018

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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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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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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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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