Dr Josh Burnham - Senior Pastor

Dr. Josh serves as lead pastor and has guided Bethel since 2016. Josh (a MSU Bulldog) and Casey (a LSU Tiger) celebrated ten years of marriage this year and have two little ones, Eli and Erin. Dr. Burnham has a passion for the Lord and the Sacred Scriptures, dedicating his life to studying God’s Word, having completed a PhD in Old Testament and Hebrew from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Josh’s heart is to see people set free and lives transformed by the redeeming work of Jesus Christ. 


Jared Mitchell - Worship Pastor

Jared is from Birmingham, Alabama, where he grew up and lived most of his life until he moved to Jackson, Mississippi. While in Mississippi, Jared attended Mississippi College where he earned his undergraduate degree in Christian Studies and Psychology. He and his wife, Annaclaire, who is from Fayetteville, Arkansas, met in college. They were married in 2013 and have one daughter, Presley.  


Benny Bowman - Student Pastor

Mary Beth Brown - Director of Preschool/Children

Sharon Stephens - Director of Operations

Eric Parsons - Director of Communications

Kathy Smith - Ministry Assistant

Richard Long - Maintenance Supervisor