New ACBC Staff

As 2018 draws to a close we are excited to share our new staff members, officially joining the team January 1st. We want to briefly introduce them so you may share our joy as we move into the new year!

Sam Stephens

Director of Training Center Certification

Sam has served in local churches and various para-church organizations relating to collegiate ministry, counseling, and discipleship. After earning a Ph.D. in Biblical Counseling from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Dr. Stephens  has become a certified member of the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors and is currently engaged in counseling ministry along with contributing to various writing projects. He and his wife Hannah were married in 2014 and have two daughters.


Caitlynn Bernardy

Assistant to the Executive Director

Caitlynn grew up in a second-generation missionary family and calls both Texas and Eastern Africa home. Introduced to the Gospel at a young age, she is a grateful disciple of Christ; she has also been deeply committed to the ministry of ACBC from her high school years. Following her graduation from Boyce College with a bachelor’s degree in Biblical Counseling, Caitlynn has continued to pursue counseling training through her local church, while working in various administrative roles. Caitlynn and her husband Ryan married in 2015 and currently reside in Cleburne, TX. Caitlynn is delighted to join the ACBC team, and looks forward to serving the Church alongside them.


Rhenn Cherry

Director of Finances and Donor Relations

Rhenn worked in the business world for 20 years prior to serving with his family in Russia with the International Mission Board for 5 years. He then served as a pastor for 5 years prior to joining ACBC. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, a Master’s in Business Administration, and a Master’s in Missiology. He is currently pursuing his PhD in Biblical Counseling at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He and his wife Terry have been married for 25 years and enjoy counseling together. They have a daughter Carly and a son Jack.

For staff email addresses and to see the full list of ACBC staff members, you can visit our site here.


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