Terry Francis is a native Tennessean who loves the Lord and people. He began preaching in May 1997 after attending Florida College and Western Kentucky University. He worked under Wilson Adams at the Riverside Drive church in Nashville, TN in a four month internship. Since then Terry has worked with the New Hope Church of Christ in Fairview, TN; the Hillview Church of Christ in Nashville, TN; and the East Shelby of Christ in Collierville, TN. The Francis family moved to Chelsea in June of 2018 to work with the Chelsea Church of Christ. Terry has also held meetings in over twelve states and has spoken at the Florida College Lectureship. He has also helped train young men to take on the work of preaching by leading internship programs as well as organizing and teaching at various workshops.
Terry lives in Chelsea, AL with his wife, DewAnn, and their three children Peyton, Jillian, and Jamison. His wife DewAnn is a school teacher with over twenty years experience. Terry has also been an active in the community through volunteer opportunitites in the education and athletic communities. In their free time, the Francis Clan are sports fanatics and enjoy fishing, boating, and camping. Over the years Terry has helped coach and/or serve as administrator for his children's sports teams which include baseball, softball, lacrosse, soccer, basketball, and football. Terry also enjoys woodworking as a hobby and outdoor cooking using his flatop griddle and wood pellet grill/smoker.