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R6 6268

Inspiring couples to center their relationship on Jesus

We help you prepare for your big day by helping you grow in your understanding of yourself and of God's purpose for marriage.

Explore mentorship opportunities and resources below, designed to help you lay the foundation for a strong marriage.

R6 6268

Seriously Dating

Understand God's design for dating, engagement, and marriage

Are you in a serious dating relationship intentionally moving towards marriage? Our Care team walks alongside couples during this unique season, helping you to know God's design for dating, engagement, and marriage.

Premarital Mentoring

Available to engaged couples, this relational, Christ-centered mentoring program is available to couples that call Austin Ridge their church home. You will be paired with a seasoned mentor couple that has wisdom, a passion for marriage, and deep love for Christ.

We require all requests for Premarital Mentoring to be at least 6 months before the wedding date.If you are interested, please complete both forms below.

Premarriage Resources

Resources designed to help couples think through dating and engagement with a biblical framework.

Premarriage Team

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  • Amy Sutherland

    Amy Sutherland

    Amy is a native Austinite and graduate of Baylor University. She is passionate about making church accessible and welcoming for all families. She is married to Bo, and they are raising three teenage girls, Trinity, Felicity and Charity. In their free time they enjoy traveling, hiking and exploring new restaurants. Amy is passionate about helping others identify their strengths and use them to serve others!

  • Ashley Zachry

    Ashley Zachry

    Ashley was born and raised in Houston, and she moved to Austin in 2013. She attended Baylor University, where she studied Business Administration. She is married to Josh, and together they are the proud parents of four wonderful and energetic boys. In her free time, Ashley loves spending time with her family. She is a big sports enthusiast and loves watching and playing sports, hunting, fishing, and enjoying the great outdoors with her boys.

  • Cheryl Vaughan

    Cheryl Vaughan

    A Texan through and through, Cheryl grew up in the Dallas area. She attended the University of Texas at Austin (Hook ‘Em!) for both her undergraduate and graduate studies earning a Bachelor in Psychology and a Master of Counselor Education. She met her husband, Luke, in 2003 while attending college. Her relationship with Luke and a relentless roommate inviting her to Bible study led Cheryl to Christ at the age of 22.

    After becoming a Licensed Professional Counselor and spending years in secular counseling, Cheryl was offered a job at Ridge Counseling where she enjoyed the freedom to invite Jesus into the counseling room. It was this experience that reinforced Cheryl’s conviction that there is no hope outside of Christ and the pivotal role of a relationship with the Lord in reaching mental health goals. After taking some time to be a full time mom to her three daughters, Cheryl is overjoyed to return as a member of the Ridge Care team. In her free time, Cheryl loves all things crafty: quilting, knitting, embroidery, and sewing!

  • Glenn Gordon

    Glenn Gordon

    Glenn grew up on the coast of Florida and moved to Texas shortly after graduating from the University of Florida, where he "majored in Psychology and minored in celebrating National Championships." He and his wife, Katelyn, met while both were students at Dallas Theological Seminary and together have three beautiful girls. Glenn's been in pastoral ministry for over a decade and carries two master's degrees in Christian Education and Media Arts & Communications. Glenn enjoys golf and teaching his daughters to root for his Florida Gators, Atlanta Braves, and Denver Broncos. Serving our Dripping Springs Campus, he is passionate about helping our people find their place to belong and grow in their pursuit of Christ.

  • Jacquelyn Burton

    Jacquelyn Burton

    Jacquelyn is a proud Texan who grew up on a cattle ranch in southwest Texas. She is married to Loden, a hilarious guy and Nashville native. Together, they embarked on a journey back to Texas in 2020, settling in Bee Cave. They are blessed with two sweet children, Atticus and Adelaide. With a heart overflowing with love for Jesus, Jacquelyn is dedicated and passionate about sharing God’s Word and loving others well. She is deeply grateful and blessed to serve the community of believers at Austin Ridge Bible Church on a daily basis! In her spare time, you can find her indulging in her love for Mexican food (specifically, chips and salsa), curling up with a good book, or making sweet memories with her family.

  • Jason Ogle

    Jason Ogle

    Jason has lived most of his life in the midwest and has served as a church planter, lead pastor, and associate pastor. He has degrees in Theology and Education and a Doctor of Ministry in Biblical Counseling. Jason is married to Tracy, a Texas native. They have two adult children, Megan and Trenton. Jason enjoys trying unique foods, playing bass guitar, hiking, and finding great coffee. He loves to equip families to follow Jesus and is excited to be a part of Austin Ridge.

  • Kimberly Ralph

    Kimberly Ralph

    Kimberly moved to Austin from Detroit when she was 21 years old. She loves hot weather and could not wait to get out of the snow. She attended Liberty University and graduated with a Communications-TV/Radio/Film degree. She is married to John with three adult children who still live in Austin. Kimberly has a passion for home decorating and landscape maintenance, so if she’s not shopping for home décor, you can find her with a chainsaw in hand out in the yard. A runner for over 22 years, she now enjoys time on the trail at Ladybird Lake, walking her dogs, and light biking. Her passion is talking with and encouraging high school students, college students, and young adults about life, God’s promise of a ‘future and a hope’ and how Jesus has a plan.

  • Maida Howell

    Maida Howell

    Maida calls Austin home, though growing up she was blessed with the ability to travel often and live in a few different countries. Because of that, traveling is still one of her favorite things, and she loves other cultures and languages. Maida attended Texas A&M University, where she graduated with a degree in English. She then married a wonderful Jesus-loving Star Wars fan, who she met working as a camp counselor at Pine Cove.

    She moved back to Austin and returned to the Ridge, having attended first in high school. After teaching for a while at a private school, Maida joined the Ridge team. She loves long walks, sunsets, watercolor painting, journaling, vibrant colors, chats with friends, and time with her family. Above all she loves the Lord. She has a heart for this church and is passionate about helping people know the Lord, grow in relationship with Him, and Serve Him daily.