Mark Crews became the Pastor of Bethany September 2013. Mark was raised in Gastonia, North Carolina. As a teenager, Mark prayed and got full assurance of Salvation. Upon graduating High School, he was faced with a critical decision; follow God’s will or follow Mark’s will. He surrendered to God and enter Southeastern Free Will Baptist College in 2002. While at college, Mark met his future Bride Christina (Jimmeye) from California. They were married in 2005. Mark graduate college in 2006 and Christina in 2008. Mark and Christina have service in Willow Spring, NC as youth pastor. Hanford CA as Youth Pastor and Pastor. Mark and Christina have three boys; Elias born in 2008, Josiah born in 2012, Gabriel born in 2015, and Hadassah born in 2018. Mark has a passion for people to be saved and grow in faith.
Daniel Wallace is originally from a small town named Rosehill in the country area of North Carolina. He felt the call of God on his own life at an early age to teach and preach to young people. He attended Southeastern Free Will Baptist Bible College from 2012-2017. While there He met his wife Ashley. Ashley is from Mims, Florida and attended Southeastern as well in pursuit of God’s plan for her life. Ashley graduated in 2016 with a Bachelor’s degree in education, and Daniel graduated in 2017 with a Bachelor’s degree in Bible. In the summer of 2017, Daniel was invited to join the ministry as the Minister of Youth of Bethany Free Will Baptist.