Chico Atchison was born and raised in Little Rock, Arkansas. Through a miraculous series of events God saved him from the street life of drugs and violence in 1996 at the age of 21.
While attending Bible school six months later he made a trip to visit the work in Mexico. In 1999 he came to work with Freedom Ministries in Mexico. In 2004 he and his wife, Kaci, were married.
Kaci has lived her whole life on the mission field with her parents Phillip and Kim Gammill and has served there since graduating high school. They have three sons named Samuel, Elijah and Noah. They live in Central Mexico.