Caresse originally served a Campus Missionary with Every Nation Campus since 2016. She first served as a campus missionary in San Marcos, Texas at Texas State University where she graduated with a bachelors degree in Sociology. She grew up most of her life in Germany with her dad being both in the Army and serving as a Pastor while there. In 2017, she moved to Austin, Texas when she got engaged and married her now husband, Shadrick Bell whom she met while in school at Texas State when then, Shadrick was working as a Campus Missionary. Caresse then served on the campus of Huston-Tillotson University which is a Historically Black College and University on the East side of Austin. She is passionate about reaching the next generation with the Gospel and growing in close relationships with everyone she connects with.
Currently at Family Life Austin, Caresse serves as the Music Team Lead training and equipping people to lead worship. She also helps to oversee our Fam Life Kids Department which exists to help kids find life in Christ. FamLife Kids ensures parents to that we will provide a Christ centered, vibrant, and safe environment for there children! Caresse is also currently studying in a masters program at St. Edward’s University to become a marriage and family therapist and will graduate in the summer of 2022. When Caresse is not doing any of the things mentioned above she enjoys a nice, warm blanket and also loves any food, mostly pasta, with a lot cheese on top!