Senior Pastor Jim Crutchfield came to Bethany in February, 2010. He has served the Lord in ministry for 30 years in churches of all sizes and was formerly on the staff of the Gwinnett Metro Baptist Association of Churches. He is the husband of Judy, the Dad of Windy and Clay, and the Granddad of Caleb and David, the world’s greatest grandkids! Having received the mercy and grace and forgiveness of Jesus Christ, Jim is passionate to share God’s love with everyone, everywhere.
Minister of Music and Worship
Minister of Music and Worship Terry Windham holds the distinction of having served as an interim at Bethany for 6 years prior to the church calling him on staff in July, 2010. He is married to wife, Tina, and they have 3 grown children, Heidi, Whitney, and Cameron. Terry’s love of music and his skilled ability as a soloist brings a spirit of excitement to our worship services each week.
Minister of Education
Rick joined Bethany Baptist Church as Minister of Education in 2012. Rick was called into the ministry in 2003 and served as the Pastoral Intern at Birdville Baptist Church in Haltom City, Texas. Rick has also served as Pastor of Sunset Gardens in Fort Worth, Texas. Rick & his wife, Judi, moved to Snellville, GA in 2008. Rick’s love of God’s Word and teaching its application makes him a valuable asset to our church.
Youth Movement Pastor
Dave and his wife, Joanne, came to Bethany in the spring of 2012. Dave was called to be our Youth Movement Pastor in 2013. Dave and Joanne have worked with children and students of all age ranges for over 20 years. Dave and Joanne love riding motorcycles, and have been a part of the Christian Motorcyclists Association for 14 years. They have a genuine love for our students and a passion for sharing and leading them to serve Jesus!
Church Ministry Assistant Kim Woodward has been serving here at Bethany since 2015. She and her husband Steve have three children, Jessica, Julie, and Michael. She enjoys walking and studying God’s word. She has a huge heart for ministry and helping others! Kim’s sweet spirit and her love for Christ shine in all that she does.
Missionary in Residence
Martin and Hilda are from Kenya. They came to Bethany in the Fall of 2015, where they joined the church membership. In June 2016, Martin was called to be our Missionary in Residence to reach out to the African community in Snellville area. Martin and Hilda have two children, Paula, 2 years and David, 6 months old. As a couple, Martin & Hilda love to travel and swim with their children. Martin is very passionate about missions that involves developing Christian leaders in diaspora who will in turn reach out and plant ‘churches’ within their sphere of influence. He likes to do that through forming small group fellowships that provide care and nurture in the Word of God and meeting physical needs of Africans living in Snellville.