Serving Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse

Our Team

Our team and board is made up of child abuse professionals, counselors, survivors, entrepreneurs, and people who love to serve.  


Kris Barnes, Director

 Administrative Support provided by: The Torch Worship Center

Board of Directors

Marlan Wilbanks, Chairman 

Eric Leister, Vice Chairman

Jim Wade, Treasurer

Annis Lyles, Secretary

Pastor Mike Franklin, Member

Lauren Seiple, Member

Volunteer Advisory Team

Pastor Mike Franklin

Chi T Mathias-Reed

Dawn Dutton

Shanta Bradley

Robin Waldrop

Shon Hines

Melissa Shepherd

Renee Graham

Christina Alston

Haley Garrett

Chante' Dent


Renee Franklin, MD (physician on call for weekend retreats)

Arkisha Lewis, Registered Nurse


Not all volunteers are listed above. We want to acknowledge and show sincere gratitude to the MANY dedicated volunteers who offer hope and healing support at our retreats. Our work would not be possible without your generous support. Together we make a difference in the lives of those we serve.