ABOUT

 

OUR STAFF. OUR MISSION

MATURITY. UNITY. MULTIPLICATION.
We exist to be fully alive, making Christ Jesus known from our communities to the world. We lead those apart from God to come fully alive by finding their way into the grace and truth of Jesus Christ and follow Him together. We see a church fully alive, international and inter-generational, glorifying God through multiplication, unity and maturity.
 
 
BRIAN WIEBE
LEAD PASTOR
brian@bethanychurchfresno.com
Brian has been our Lead Pastor since November 2013. Brian has served in a variety of pastoral leadership roles in the past, including in Music Ministry, Small Groups, Recovery, and Church Planting. Brian is married to Becky, a Registered Nurse, and together they have two sons, Alex and Stuart. They enjoy hosting people in their home, traveling, and a variety of ethnic food.
 
 
STEVEN REDEKOP
ASSOCIATE PASTOR
steven@bethanychurchfresno.com
Steven is a graduate of Fresno Pacific University (Business Admin/Biblical Studies) and Multnomah Biblical  Seminary (M.Div) and joined our staff as Associate Pastor in September 2015.  Steven is married to Jennifer, a Registered Nurse, and together they have three girls, Holly, Leah and Marie. Steven and his wife Jennifer are excited to serve at Bethany Church, helping people to connect.
 
 
ANNETTE WIEBE
PASTOR OF CHILDREN’S OUTREACH
annette@bethanychurchfresno.com
Annette’s passion for teaching children about Jesus and helping them grow in a relationship with Him has been a lifelong ministry. After receiving a Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development from Fresno State and a teaching credential from Fresno Pacific University, she was a kindergarten teacher in Fresno Unified before God called her to Bethany. Prior to this Annette served at Youth for Christ in the Junior High Division, when she clearly felt God’s call to ministry.
 
 
JANICE LINE
DIRECTOR OF STUDENT MINISTRIES
janice@bethanychurchfresno.com
Janice volunteered with the Bethany High School group a few years before joining our staff as full-time Youth Director in 2015. Janice graduated from Whitworth University with a degree in Theology and has over 15 years of ministry experience with both kids and teens. Janice has a passion to see kids connect with Jesus and carry out his mission to care for others.
 
 
PENG WEN
PASTOR of CHINESE FELLOWSHIP
Peng serves as Pastor to Bethany Chinese Christian Church. He is also an economics professor and the Global MBA Program Director at Fresno Pacific University. After graduating from National Taiwan University he was drafted for military service as a lieutenant in the army. 1984/85 were the most important time in his life: first he got married, then he came to the States, and by God’s mercy he was forgiven to become one of His own.
 
 
KRISTINE SCHROEDER
GRAPHIC DESIGNER
graphics@bethanychurchfresno.com
Kristine graduated from CSU, Fresno with her degree in Advertising. She began her career as the Production Supervisor of the Custom Publications design team at The Fresno Bee and from there transitioned to starting her own business as a freelance designer, working with local and national companies. Kristine and her husband Corey have been married since 1997 and are parents of twins, Hayden and Madison.
 
 
PAIGE STAMBACH
OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR
office@bethanychurchfresno.com
Paige started attending Bethany Church in the summer of 2016 when Janice, our Youth Director, roped her into helping with a youth event. She lives in Old Town Clovis with her sister and dogs. Paige loves the outdoors and her hobbies include kayaking, hiking, walking her dogs, hanging out with friends and hosting game nights. Fun fact: Rebecca is her first name, but she goes by Paige!
 
 
JAN SCHMIDT
BOOKKEEPER
bookkeeper@bethanychurchfresno.com
After working for IBM 35 years, and a brief retirement, Jan became the part-time bookkeeper here in 2005. Wes and Jan have two children and three grandchildren. They enjoy going to their grand-kids various activities and sporting events. Wes & Jan love to travel; other interests are reading and singing in the choir and trio. Music has been an integral part of Jan’s ministry of service to the Lord throughout her life. Jan has been a member of Bethany and involved in the music ministry since 1971.
 
 
RHONDA GOSSETT
BOOKKEEPER
bookkeeper@bethanychurchfresno.com
A graduate of Tabor College, Rhonda previously worked for the MB Seminary and the Pacific District Conference of MB Churches. She has been working as a part-time bookkeeper at Bethany Church since 2006. Rhonda is married to John, and they have two children, Johnny and Julie. As a family they enjoy various sports and playing games together.
 
 
BOB STOVER
JANITORIAL GENIUS
Around here, Bob says he “doesn’t steer the boat, he just rows”, but he believes it’s still part of his job to show the Lord in all you do. His real job is to support the staff and the church in whatever they do.
Bob is married to Donna and have a son, Mark. When he’s away from work you might find Bob out fishing. Anyway, if you have any questions about the wonders of bleach, call Bob.
 
 
JOSH NACHTIGALL
WORSHIP LEADER
Josh and his wife Crystal are honored to serve our church as the worship leader bringing a shared passion for music and our church community. Josh was raised in Bethany Church, married Crystal here, and they are now the parents of three active children. Outside of Josh’s part time position at Bethany, he teaches middle school in Fresno Unified School District.