7 results for group: staff


Brandon and Ada Smith

Brandon and Ada Smith were married in May 2016, had a boy- Lucas Michael in March 2018, and moved to Townsend, TN to join national staff in November 2019. Brandon grew up in Oklahoma, attending New Beginnings Church where he grew in his faith and trusted Christ during high school.  As an adult, he owned and operated his own remodeling company, Smittybrand Remodeling, LLC for 3 years.  During this time, he met Ada, was introduced to CBM, and eventually felt God calling him to close his business and use his talents in construction to further the work of CBM. Ada grew up in a Christian home in Lancaster County, PA.  She heard about CBM through the ...

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Andrea Woodworth

I asked Jesus to be my Savior just after my 5th birthday. In Jr. High I started seeking what it meant to truly follow Christ and have a relationship with him. I started having serious health issues in high school, eventually leading to a diagnosis of fibromyalgia. God used the isolation and confusion I felt during that time to draw me closer to Him and to trust His plan for my life. (Jer. 29:11-14) I felt called to Christian radio, possibly in a missions capacity, and this led me to transfer from Bryan College in my hometown of Dayton, TN to John Brown University in Siloam Springs, AR, where I earned a B.S. in Broadcasting. While there I worked for ...

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Jerry & Marie Traister

Jerry E. Traister and wife, Marie Jerry learned of CBM while a student at Davis Bible College, then known as Practical Bible Training School in Binghamton, New York. He served as the South Central Pennsylvania Director of CBM at Camp Joy-El and saw the Released Time Bible Program grow from 70 students attending weekly to over 2500 students attending. In 1971 he married the former Marie Little of Gray, Tennessee.  Jerry would say he may be the National Director, but Marie has seniority over him. She memorized her 300 verses in the public school, under the CBM program, and attended the CBM camp, Camp Ta-Pa-Win-Go, as a child and stayed with the ...

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Jim & Peggy Steele

Jim and Peggy met at Bryan College in Dayton, TN and were married on June 30, 1973. They graduated from Bryan College the summer of 1974. Jim graduated with a Bible degree and Peggy with a Christian Education degree.  After graduation they lived in the Dayton area until the summer of 1983. In 1982 they believed God was calling them into full-time Christian service. They joined the staff of Miracle Mountain Ranch in Spring Creek, PA in 1983 beginning a stretch of 24 years in Christian camping. 1992 God called them back to Tennessee to join the staff of Cedine Ministries in Spring City. They served the Lord there until December of 2006 at which time ...

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Jacquelyn (JP) Davis

Meet Jacquelyn Paige Davis! She was born in Wichita, Kansas and trusted Christ as her Lord and Savior at the tender age of 6. At the age of 10, she began to develop a very personal relationship with God and a desire to serve Him for the rest of her life. After her senior year of high school, she served as a camp counselor for CBM's Camp Ta-Pa-Win-Go in Watauga, TN. The next year, she accepted an internship with Smoky Mountain Christian Village, where God taught her about full-time ministry and many people skills. It was the Director there God would eventually use to call her to ministry at CBM's Camp Gilead in Polk City, FL. She served as Summer ...

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