We PLEDGE to serve every student with Christ-like compassion, respect and guidance.
We COMMIT to address the needs of students and to assist them in the development of godly character.
We DEDICATE ourselves to mentor and to nurture meaningful relationships, inspiring hope for the future.
Kyle and Derenda Brown – Executive Directors
Kyle and Derenda have three daughters-Madison, Olivia and Emma. Kyle was born and raised in Bastrop, LA and is a graduate of Teen Challenge. Kyle also a graduated the Georgia School of Ministry and has served as a Youth Pastor for two years upon his college graduation. For the last five years Kyle has served as the Program Manager of another TC boys program preparing for the opportunity to direct his own program. Derenda grew up in Barnesville, GA and has worked alongside her husband in ministry, but is currently a stay at home Mom, homeschooling their children.
Dale Peeples – Counselor
“Coach” Dale was born and raised in north New Jersey. Teen Challenge has been a part of Coach’s life since he was little. He was first exposed to Teen Challenge as a child when he saw the “Cross and The Switchblade.” He later started to attend Time Square Church which David Wilkerson ministered at.
Coach Dale has worked for Teen Challenge for over 6 years. He is currently a counselor here at Vero Beach Ranch for Boys. He works closely with the students and their families to break through in the troubled areas of life that brought them to Teen Challenge. Coach considers himself fortunate to be a part of what God is doing in the families he works with.
Anne Petty – School Administrator
Annie Petty is married to James and has five children; James, Samantha, Brianna, Joshua, and Donavan. Annie was born and raised in Baltimore, MD. She received her General Education Diploma from Virginia Adult High School. She went on to graduate from Southwestern Assemblies of God University in Waxahachie, Texas with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Human Services specializing in Counseling. Annie has started working towards her Masters of Education Degree.
Since her salvation in 2004, Annie has worked in many areas of ministry such as Youth Pastor, Young Adult Pastor, and Celebrate Recovery Leader. She currently is the School Administrator for Anderson Academy of Vero Beach Ranch for Boys. Her heart for the students and what she does is evident in her hard work. Annie loves seeing students get back on track and go on to be successful in their academic careers.