Meet Our Team!


Randy McPheron is married to Lisa, they have three children and two grandchildren. Lisa owns and operates Tic Toc Christian Preschool in Mt. Vernon, Kentucky where they live. Growing up Randy was greatly influenced for the Lord by his older brother and by the Freedom Baptist Church. Randy had a near death experience on a motorcycle and following that experience he attended a Revival Meeting at Freedom Baptist Church and his life was changed! Randy left with a burning desire to walk with God that has not been quenched! The evangelist preaching the Revival has continued to be a lifelong friend to Randy even to this day. As a teenager Randy felt God’s call to preach and became a pastor at age 19. He served as a pastor for over 25 years in 7 different churches. In 2009 he became a Director of Missions. Randy has served with Touch of Hope Ministries since founding this ministry in 2007. His lifelong goal is to live for Jesus Christ and to spread the message of God’s love with as many people as possible! In addition to Touch of Hope Ministries Randy leads a ministry to motorcyclists; “Baptist Bikers of Kentucky.” This Biker Ministry organizes rides & rally’s with the purpose of sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ! Besides riding motorcycles Randy also enjoys fishing, kayaking, hunting and the great outdoors! Randy can be reached at:
Jake McPheron is married to Emmalee, they have two children, Jasey & Micaiah. Jake & Emmalee began serving at Touch of Hope in the Fall of 2017. They met at University of the Cumberlands where they studied Missions and Ministry together. They reside in Illinois where Jake served as a worship & students Pastor before feeling God call he and his wife into Touch of Hope Ministries. Jake has had the privilege of serving full time in worship and student ministries since the age of 19. His experience includes leading worship for Crossings and FUGE camps, International Student conferences, college ministries, and leading worship and sharing the Gospel in multiple countries around the world. In May of 2018, Jake launched his own coffee roasting company, Walk the Globe Coffee, LLC. This coffee company serves alongside Touch of Hope Ministries and helps support the mission work that Touch of Hope lead overseas. Jake always has a black cup of coffee in his hand, and he enjoys spending time at the lake, kayak fishing, hiking, being outdoors with his family, and quoting as many movies as possible. Jake can be reached at