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
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.
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!