It takes a strong team effort to launch, develop and sustain a ministry with the depth of vision of One by One. Our staff is committed to the vision of helping families become the best parents possible.
They develop the ministry foundations, processes, create and update the curriculum and manage the delivery system. They involve churches and other partners in implementing One by One, tracking the outcomes of the ministry as it grows.
All of our One by One staff are committed and passionate about helping new/expectant parents and their babies. We promote good communication, excellence, creativity, innovation, integrity, strategic initiative, flexibility for needed change, perseverance, prayer, celebration of success, and biblical principles in relationships and operations.
Our Executive Staff Includes:
Heather McCaskill: Executive Director
Heather joined the One by One team in May of 2014 after asking the Lord how He would have her get outside the walls of church and into the community. She served as the Memphis Area Regional Ministry Director for 3 years, and in March of 2017 she was appointed to the position of Executive Director. A Memphis resident since high school, Heather graduated from the University of Alabama with a degree in International Marketing. She was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Togo, West Africa for 2 years after college, and then served as the Director of Fund Raising and Development for a local nursing facilty in the area. It is Heather's desire to see women grow closer to the Lord, and she has had the honor of mentoring two moms through One by One! Heather is the author of a published book entitled “Intentional Devotion: A daily devotional plan for pursing God and praying for those you love.” She is a wife and mother to three sons, and has been a Sunday School teacher and Bible study leader in her church for 15 years.
Cindy Grucholski: North Texas Regional Ministry Director
Cindy began serving as North Texas Regional Ministry Director for One By One in October of 2017. She previously worked with One By One during their pilot program in Dallas, Texas. Cindy has also served in pregnancy center ministry and has a love for new moms and families. She has been married for eighteen years and has two children. Cindy loves the Lord and follows where he leads. She enjoys working with children in her church and being a part of her community groups. She is excited about the work The Lord is doing in the lives of families through One By One Ministries.
Renee Columbus: Mid South Regional Ministry Director
Renee Columbus joined One by One Ministries as the Regional Ministry Director for the Memphis area in May of 2017. She is originally from Tupelo, MS, but has called Memphis her home for the last 20 years. Renee graduated from Delta State University with her MBA in 1995, and she is currently completing her PhD in Organizational Leadership. She has served as Women’s Ministry Director for her church, and has been a Bible study teacher for over 20 years. Her love for sharing Jesus and for helping women in the community drives her passion for our ministry. Renee is a wife and a mother of three girls, and is very active in her church where she teaches 9th grade girls Sunday School.
Carol Brownlow: Office Administrator
Carol joined the One by One team as Office Administrator in June of 2017. She previously served as Financial Center Manager for 15 years with a local bank. In 2016, she connected with One by One as a Prayer Partner volunteer. She is passionate about motivating others, and her desire to do more for moms (women in general) led her to the position of Administrator. She truly loves the Lord and trusts that He has positioned her with One by One to minister to women throughout the community. She is a wife and mother of three, and has served in various ministries at her church for over 14+ years.
Celia Stoneking: National Program Consultant
Celia served as an educator for 36 years, spending 22 years of that time as a kindergarten teacher. Cel reports that when she read the One By One curriculum, she knew it addressed all the needs for preparing a child for school. She states that the evangelistic emphasis of One By One, along with the wonderful curriculum quickly led her to make the decision to join the One by One team in January of 2008, just 6 months following her retirement from public education. Cel served as the Mid-South Regional Ministry Director for 6 years, and currently serves as a Volunteer. She is a wife, mother of three, and proud grandmother to five.
Delisha James: NTX Program Assistant
Delisha James began serving with One by One Ministries in February of 2014 as a mentor/ coordinator. She soon joined the One by One staff as the Program Assistant to the North Texas Regional Director in August of 2014. Delisha was born and raised in Dallas, Texas along with four other siblings. In 1998 she received her Associates of Science degree from Texas State Technical College Waco in Dental Assisting. She currently attends University of Texas in Arlington where she is working on her Bachelors of Science in Education. Delisha is a member of Golden Gate Missionary Baptist Church where she is the fourth generation of family members who originally started the church over 85 years ago. Delisha met and married her high school sweetheart Minister Stephen James at Golden Gate. They have been married for 17 years and are the proud parents of Sarah and Stefan. Delisha loves to serve her family, church, and community.