Executive Pastor/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.
Church Ministry Assistant
Our church Ministry Assistant, Renee Jansma, came to serve at Bethany in January, 2018. She is married to Jeff, has a daughter, Presley, and two adult step kids, Josh and Jillian. Renee loves working in a church, and when she’s not here, she’s involved in many other areas of ministry. She is a student choir assistant, is involved in foster family support, various special needs groups, and sings in the Southern Gospel Quartet, The Master’s Voice.
Missions Pastor - Conexión
Martin and his wife, Sonja, have been leading Conexión, our new Hispanic mission effort at Bethany, since 2018. This awesome couple, along with their son, Matthew, comes to us from Peru, and have quickly built a strong ministry here. They love sharing the love of God, the plan of salvation and what Jesus did for each of us on the cross in order to achieve the spiritual and personal growth of Hispanic families in our community and beyond!