Teach One Reach One Ministries believes preparing children to become active, faithful Christians is essential to the health and growth of the Lord’s church. We provide resources for ministers, missionaries, teachers, and parents to use in a variety of programs training children, teachers, and parents.
Thereasa Winnett is the founder of Teach One Reach One Ministries and blogger at Parenting Like Hannah. She holds a BA in education from the College of William and Mary. She has served in all areas of ministry to children and teens for more than thirty years and regularly leads workshops for ministries and churches. She has conducted numerous workshops, including sessions at Points of Light’s National Conference on Volunteering and Service, the National Urban Ministry Conference, Pepperdine Bible Lectures, and Lipscomb’s Summer Celebration. Thereasa lives in Atlanta, GA with her husband Greg, where she enjoys reading, knitting, traveling and cooking. Their daughter Katrina, who has been an integral part of their service adventures, is pursuing her MA in Religion at Pepperdine University.
Jeanne Holt has been married to her best friend since 1991, and they are the parents of two college students. They live in Tucson, Arizona, where they enjoy camping together and are active with the Palo Verde Church of Christ. Jeanne is a retired classroom teacher and former homeschooler, with 20 years of combined experience teaching people from preschool to adult ed, with certification in elementary and secondary education, and endorsements in English, Spanish, middle school language arts and middle school math.
Savannah Negas was born and raised in the Church of Christ, where her passions for missions and working with kids and teens were cultivated. From the age of 11, she has helped plan and implement curriculum in Inner City Atlanta, St. Vincent, and Cozumel, Mexico. In May 2015, she graduated summa cum laude from Berry College with a degree in childhood education. While in college, she interned with East Cobb Church of Christ’s children’s ministry for four consecutive summers and was president of Berry’s Charter Association of Student Educators. Savannah currently teaches in Cobb County, Georgia. She believes strongly in experiential learning opportunities that incorporate creative hands-on activities and social contexts for students to thrive and learn life skills. Her favorite hobbies include reading, scrapbooking, hiking, and relaxing at coffee shops with teens as they plan amazing things they can do to make a difference.
Zhenya Tochilkin is a translator and interpreter for Ukrainian Bible Institute. He has graciously translated several of our resources into Russian, to make them accessible to Russian speaking Christians around the world.
Evelyn Thon has been teaching the four and five year old class in Bible School for more than fifty years. Married for fifty-six years to her high school sweetheart, she has two adult children and three granddaughters. Evelyn enjoys horseback riding, crafts, photography, and blogging to encourage an active senior lifestyle at Southern Nana. You will find her photographs throughout the site.
Katrina Winnett recently graduated with honors from Pepperdine University with a BA in Intercultural Ministry and a Certificate in Conflict Management. She now serves on the board of directors of Teach One Reach One and lives in Los Angeles, California, where she is pursuing her MA Religion at Pepperdine University.
We’d also like to thank Gaye Guyton, Bobby McVey, and Donna Nasmyth for their efforts to make this site a reality!