Putting Prayers to Action - God's Storehouse of Hope & Love
Team Biographies

Our team consist of ordinary people striving to serve our Lord & Savior Jesus Christ.  God has brought many into the ministry as volunteers, team members and as prayer warriors. 

          Decker Family Bryan, Tina, Trace & Brennen
Decker Family Bryan, Tina, Trace & Brennen
Founders of Putting Prayers to Action, Inc God formed the ministry through their family testimony. God started changing lives, as He changed their own. Putting Prayers to Action took birth in 2004, as God prepared their family for His Plan for their life. As God placed the call upon their heart to Go, they stepped out on Faith and began the Ministry. Putting Prayers to Action is not funded by a church or any organization, it is God at work! They give all the Glory to God for all He provides for the children & families. As Vessels of God's Hands & Feet, they are focused on; Changing the world, one life at a time with Mercy, Love & Grace through Christ Jesus, Our Lord. They attend The Place in Elizabethtown.
Earl & Mavis Hart
Earl & Mavis Hart
They are the parents of Tina and they live in Cecilia. They have been able to go on several mission trips and help wherever there is a need. They attend Smiths Chapel United Methodist Church.
John & Sharon Kennedy
John & Sharon Kennedy
They live a McDaniels, KY and have been on several mission trips. Sharon is the sister of Tina. Sharon & John both serve as drivers to pull one of the trailers to haul the loads to Eastern KY. Whether on mission trips, work days or with the homeless, they love to serve our Lord while serving others. They attend Potters Hope in Leitchfield.
Regina Goodman
Regina Goodman
She lives in Cecilia. She is the sister of Tina. She hasn't yet been able to go on a mission trip, but love to volunteer with our homeless. Her and her husband Anthony always helps when possible. They attend WJCR Radio Staion in Sonora, KY.
Kenny McGill
Kenny McGill
Kenny was our neighbor as God slowly formed us, calling us into ministry. He saw the hardships, trials and the journey of being called. God brought him to our door and he told us I believe in you and God does too. He wants you to step further out and trust Him. He then gave us our first donation and told us, he wanted to be part of what God was going to do in our life. God made a closer bond & friendship that day that will always be treasured. We remain close friends that Christ brought together.
Candy Christmas
Candy Christmas
Candy is not only part of this legendary southern gospel group, following in the musical footsteps of her immediate family, The Hemphills, and aunt Vestal Goodman, but she is is the President of the Bridge Ministry in Nashville. Birthed out of a desire to help feed and clothe the homeless of Nashville, Candy Christmas began taking huge pots of jambalaya down to the homeless living under the Jefferson Street bridge. God crossed our paths in 2009, as we volunteered at the Bridge. Candy saw the passion & vision God had planted within us. God allowed her to see what He had planted, because she had the same passion & heart for the hurting. Candy gave us encouragement when we needed it most and continues to be a vital part of the ministry.
Arlene Cain
Arlene Cain
She lives in Big Clifty. Arlene became part of the team in 2008. As she retired, she felt God leading her toward helping others. She has a true servants heart. She has been able to go on one mission trip. She always helps locally when possible.
Yates Family Larry, Denise, Jamie & Shiann
Yates Family Larry, Denise, Jamie & Shiann
Larry & Denise joined the team in 2009. They have been on several mission trips and to our homeless on the streets in Louisville. Larry is one of the drivers to haul the loads by pulling a trailer. As they continued to grow, their desire & love for mission work carried over to their children Jamie & Shiann. As a family, they have served on many different trips and traveled to our homeless to minister. Workdays at the warehouse have become a family event. They attend Bethesda in Elizabethtown, KY.
Charles Woosley
Charles Woosley
Charles joined the team in 2011, alongside his wife Donna. They live in Leitchfield, KY. He has been able to attend several mission trips. He is on of the driver which hauls the loads to Eastern KY. When there is work or ministering to be done, Charlie is the first to arrive. He attends Falls of Rough Baptist Church.
David & Teresa Coleman
David & Teresa Coleman
David & Teresa joined the team in 2012. They live in Leitchfield, KY. David is one of our drivers which pulls a trailer. They have been able to minister on several mission trips. Their love to serve the Lord shows as they minister with the children. They are also part of our Creative Ministry Team. They are the leaders in the Puppets for Jesus. Whether it is mission trips, the homeless, or workdays, they serve to the best of their ability and with all their heart. They attend Falls of Rough Baptist Church.
Mark & Sandy Coleman
Mark & Sandy Coleman
Mark is David's brother. They joined the team in 2012 for our Summer Mission trip. Their love & passion for mission work led them to start their own ministry at their church. They have started traveling & ministry to Owsley County in Eastern, KY. David was one of our truck drivers and Sandy was part of our creative ministry team. We Praise God for what He is doing in their lives and new ministry. We love you & miss you.
Laural Bowers
Laural Bowers
Laural joined the team in 2013. She has been on one mission trip, to the homeless in Louisville and on several local visits delivering food. She was our worship leader and teacher for our VBS. Her love to serve the Lord & for music radiates on her face as she worked with the children. She attends Clarkson Baptist Church.
Linda Williams
Linda Williams
Linda joined the team in 2013. She lives in Clarkson. She has been able to go on one mission trip, but volunteers with different areas of ministry. She is part of the Creative Ministry Team, Clowns for Jesus. Linda also is a great artist. Her talents bless so many with her creative skills. She attends Clarkson Baptist Church.
Tara & Joey Sallee
Tara & Joey Sallee
Tara has been able to attend one mission trip, travel to the homeless in Louisville, and help locally delivering food. She was able to share her passion of mission work with her son Joey. Joey has been able to go on one mission trip. Together they made a perfect medical team to assist people at our events. They both joined the team in 2013. They attend Clarkson Baptist Church.
Richard Goodman
Richard Goodman
Richard lives in Eastview. He joined the team in 2013 on our Summer trip. Richard's love to Share the Gospel and speak to anyone about Jesus is a heart felt passion for him. Richard has a true servants heart in all he does. He attends God's Way Community Church.
Marie Dennis
Marie Dennis
Marie lives at Big Clifty. She joined the team in 2013. She has been able to go on several of the mission trips and to the homeless. She enjoys serving the Lord and helping others. She attends Pleasant Grove Methodist Church.
Frankie & Judy Caulder
Frankie & Judy Caulder
Frank & Judy live in Lugoff, South Carolina. God crossed our paths in 2012. They provide the grill & cook all our hot dogs for our event. We have partnered together to reach more children with the Kentucky Sacks of Love Program. They enjoying serving the Lord no matter if its grilling, passing out clothes or distributing food, their service is to the Lord.
Teddy & Donna Stewart
Teddy & Donna Stewart
Teddy & Donna lives in Evarts, KY. God cross our path in 2012. Teddy is an Evangelist and saw the need in the area. He travels with us to each event and helps minister to the families. We have joined efforts with his passion to help the families with assisting them in starting a food pantry Enduring to the End. They truly have the Joy of the Lord in Serving Him.