OUr Staff

Chris Truett

Lead Pastor

Chris Truett was elected Pastor of Bethel Church on January 27, 2013. Previous to his appointment as Pastor, he served as Associate Pastor of Worship & Music for the church since 1997. During those years he oversaw all the music for the church, as well as the Christian academy. In 2012 he was named Executive Pastor. Pastor Chris has been actively involved in the Free Will Baptist denomination as he served as the Chairman of FWB Music Commission and was the Music Coordinator for the annual Free Will Baptist National Convention that convenes each year in July from 2004-2013. He actively teaches worship conferences for churches around the country as the Lord has burdened his heart to help other local churches in the area of music and worship. 

Bert Potter

Associate Pastor of Pastoral Care

Bert Potter has served Bethel since 2013 as the Associate Pastor of Pastoral Care. He has also been a teacher and the varsity boys head basketball coach at BCA for 23 years. He and his wife, Donna, have been married for 33 years and have two grown sons.

Chad Donoho

Worship & Music Pastor

Chad Donoho has served as the Music and Worship Pastor since 2015, and oversees the audio visual teams, media and communications, and the Bethel TV Ministry on Fox/WCTI. He also coaches the Middle School and JV girl's basketball teams as well as boy's Middle School Baseball for BCA. He and his wife, Jenny, have been married 18 years and have three children.

Brick Crowder

Youth and Outreach Pastor

Brick Crowder is the Student Pastor and the Outreach Pastor at Bethel, as well as the head football coach for Bethel Christian Varsity Football. He has served Bethel for the last 10 years. He and his wife, Allison, have been married 13 years and have three children.

Doug Phillips

Bethel Christian Academy Principal

Doug Phillips is the Principal at Bethel Christian Academy and has served the church and school since 2011. He and his wife, Kathy, have been married for 41 years and have three grown children along with 4 grandchildren.

Greg Fordham

Chief Financial Officer

Greg Fordham is the Chief Financial Officer at Bethel and has served the church since 1998. He and his wife, Bernice, have been married 39 years. They have two grown children and three grandchildren.

Sadie Faulkner

Administrative Assistant

Portia Ratliff

Administrative Assistant