Tom Herington is a Licensed Professional Counselor who has been working with adults, families and children since 1985. For the past 34 years he has been committed to helping individuals reach their potential, through exploring their challenges and struggles, from a faith-based perspective. Tom was a co-founder of Counseling and Consultation Services/SteppenStone Youth Treatment Services (CCS/SSYTS) in 1990, and recently retired as their President and CEO in order to return to his passion of counseling. While leading CCS/SSYTS, he not only provided counseling to the men, women and children served by the corporation, but also gave guidance and counsel to hundreds of employees who worked under his leadership.
Matt is privileged to be pastor and elder at Crosspoint Church in Jonesborough, TN. where he leads weekly worship services and is a shepherd to a flock of amazing people. Pastor Pollock also serves as chaplain for the Jonesborough Fire Department. Additionally, Matt is a member of the board of directors of the Tennessee Federation of Fire Chaplains as well as a Red Cross Chaplain. Trained in group, child and individual crisis response, he is a member of the Crisis Response Team with the Tennessee Health Department, which provides help to others in times of crisis.
Upon his retirement as an Economics Professor from East Tennessee State University, Dr. Dotterweich was looking for a new challenge. Doug became acquainted, through the church, with Zacchaeus Ministries founders, Daryl and Jan Summerford, over the last several years. “Their vision for a residential faith-based ministry that Christ can use to regenerate men and their families from the grip of addiction is contagious and sorely-needed throughout East Tennessee.” says Dr. Dotterwich. Doug serves as Zacchaeus Board Treasurer.
Bryan Sexton is a Tennessee Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who specializes in working with those who have sexually offended. For the past sixteen years his work has afforded him the opportunity to work with individuals (adult and adolescent), groups, and families to identify and address dynamics contributing to, and resulting in offending behavior, be it sexually or non-sexually to self or others. Mr. Sexton is board certified by the Virginia Board of Psychology with specialty training as a certified sex offender treatment provider (CSOTP) and an approved provider by the Tennessee Sex Offender Treatment Board. Bryan earned his Master’s degree in counseling at East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, TN.
Brian retired from the Army in 2002 where he served most of his career in Special Forces. Upon retirement he was called to serve in fulltime ministry, where he currently serves as a Lead pastor. His formal education includes a BA in Business Administration, MA in Theology, MDiv in Pastoral Counseling. His passion is helping people by pointing them to the person and work of Jesus Christ. Pastor Brian has been a part of helping people with various addictions, brokenness, and the struggles of life through individual and small group biblical counseling, relational discipleship, mentoring, and leading and serving in various addiction ministries such as Reformers Unanimous and Regeneration