Gaining experience working in the oil fields and cowboying in West Texas, Kerry later became a wrangler for a youth bible ranch in New Mexico, and eventually owned his own wrangling operation in the Texas Hill Country. Kerry has trained numerous children and adults on the art of “Life in a Round Pen”, using the relationship between a person and a horse to correlate with our relationship with God.
Kerry and Toni have been involved in churches, missions and ministry since marrying in 1992. As Youth Leaders and Youth Pastors, they encouraged and volunteered alongside youth groups on mission trips around Texas, New Mexico and to other countries. Together, they established Wild Fire Ministries in 2008, working with young adults in high school education, missions, in addition to crisis intervention with substance and physical abuse. Most recently, they have spent the spent the last 5 years volunteering to serve millennials as World Race Coaches with Adventures in Missions. These opportunities have taken them to nine countries around the world.
Kerry and his wife, Toni, live near Fredericksburg, Texas, where he continues freelance and commission art works, painting with pencils of Southern and Western art and heritage. They are in full-time ministry with people of all ages, and are employed with Whole Life Wellness Center. Kerry also works on various ranches in the Texas Hill country. They have two married daughters and eight grandchildren.
He is a member of the Sons of Confederate Veterans and is also a member of the Headquarters Company Former Texas Rangers Frontier Battalion. The Frontier Battalion present the honors at grave dedications of fallen Texas Rangers.