Kellie began her work in youth ministry as a youth intern in Mark DeVries’s youth group in Waco, TX at the age of 16. After graduating from Asbury University, she worked with Youth For Christ in Winchester, VA for two years before marrying her college sweetheart. Since 1990, while her husband has served as a pastor, Kellie has been heavily involved in church life working with youth, children, teaching adult bible studies and taking a LOT of people on mission trips all over the world. In her spare time, Kellie loves to play golf, volleyball, work in her yard, and cook. Kellie and her husband, Tim, have been married since 1989 and have two children, Joshua and Hannah, and twin grandsons. She presently lives in Chatanooga, TN.