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.

  • Michael Aaron

    Michael was born in Pascagoula, MS and raised in south GA. He is a graduate of Dunklin Memorial Camp and went through a year of their Servant Leadership Training. Michael serves as Program Assistant at Vero Beach Ranch for Boys. His passion is working with the boys and teaching them about the horses.

    His wife Mallory is from Pierce County GA. She serves alongside Michael as an Administrative Assistant in the Business Department. Their beautiful daughter is Alanna and she was born in 2016. They love working as a family together on The Ranch.

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The Ranch for Boys is a Teen Challenge boarding school for troubled boys that is lower in cost than typical therapeutic boarding schools for boys, but it is not free nor government subsidized. Financing and transport options are available.

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