Cherie has been married 26 years to her servant leader husband, Jon, who she met in college. Together they do premarital counseling and encourage families. They have three daughters; Caryn, 23, graduated from UT in December 2011 with a degree in Photo Journalism. Courtney, 21, graduated in May 2011 from Grand Canyon University with a degree in Psychology. They both were home educated and desire to be missionaries overseas. Then there's Cayley, 10, who keeps them young and hip.
Her life was forever changed in 1996 after hearing Clay and Sally speak at the CHEACT Home School CA Conference. After moving back to Austin, TX 1997 she heard the Clarksons were hosting the WholeHearted Child Seminar and attended. Her first Mom Heart Conference was in 1998 and since then she has returned yearly to receive a boost of encouragement and equipping. Cherie leads various WHM book studies and had a group in Austin from 1998-2001. She is passionate about encouraging young women in their roles as wives and mothers. She also attended the Mom Heart Leader Intensive Training in 2010. Her desire is to pour back into the ministry and see future generations blessed. Currently she and her husband serve on the Board of Directors for WHM. She also blogs at The Werners: Missional Living