Tommy Hensley

Pastor Tommy Hensley was born in Albany, Kentucky and after graduating from Clinton County High School, he attended Western Kentucky University. While there, God called him into the Ministry and upon graduation, Pastor Hensley enrolled in Andersonville Theological Seminary. There he received his B.A. in Ministry and his M.A. in Counseling.
He married Gayla in July of 2006 and she is a great part of his ministry. They have one child, Magnolia who was born in March of 2017.
Pastor Hensley joined the BBC staff in the spring of 2012 as Youth & Children’s Pastor. In 2015 Pastor Hensley became the Associate Pastor, and in 2018 was named Co-Pastor. Following the retirement of our Senior Pastor Dr. Randall Parker on May 12th, 2019, Pastor Hensley was voted in as our Pastor on May 26th 2019. We are excited as we strive together in order to advance the Gospel of Jesus Christ in this community and around the world.

Joe Wood

Youth Pastor
Brother Joseph Wood is our youth pastor. He was born in London, Kentucky but grew up in Greenfield Indiana. He trusted Christ as his Savior at the age of 12 and has been a faithful member here at Bethel Baptist Church since 1991. He has been involved in youth ministry for nearly 15 years and surrendered to the call to preach on Memorial Day of 2013. He left his career in aviation in June of 2018 to come on staff and serve our young people and their families. He and his wife Kellie have been happily married since September of 2005. They have two beautiful children; Ella Rose and Evan Isaac. They are passionate about reaching the youth in this area for Christ and seeing them grow up rich in the good things of the LORD.

Dr. Randall Parker

Pastor Emeritus
Pastor Parker was born October 17, 1946 in Avery County, North Carolina. Raised in a Christian home, he received Christ at an early age. He attended high school and graduated in 1965. He married Carolyn Johnson in 1967.
He has since earned his bachelor, masters, and doctorates degree, while also serving on several board of directors of different ministries. Called to preach in 1979 he started a church in North Carolina and led that congregation for 12 years. Coming to Bethel in 1988 the church has experienced the blessing of the Lord in a wonderful way. The 25 acre campus is home to the growing congregation and the ministry reaches around the world.
Pastor Parker’s family (two daughters, one son and 7 very special grand children) all actively serve the Lord. Many doors have opened for Pastor Parker and he has been used in conferences for many years. On May 12th, 2019 after 31 years of pastoring Bethel Baptist Church, Dr. Parker announced his retirement. His leadership brought to this congregation many years of physical and spiritual growth, in which we are eternally grateful. Dr. Parker became Pastor Emeritus on May 26th, 2019, and since then has been marvelously used to enrich churches across America. If you would like to book Dr. Parker to be a blessing to your congregation, please contact him at 317-691-9071.

Jeanine Hicks


The Hicks’ began to attend Bethel in 2015. Since that time, they have been actively involved in many different area’s of ministry. In 2020, Jeanine came on staff as secretary, as the Lord continues to bless and use them here at Bethel.

Mike Racobs

The Racob’s Family began to faithfully attend Bethel in 2005. Mike came on staff in June of 2007, and since then, the Lord has used them mightily.

Marysue Daniel

Administrative Assistant
The Daniel’s Family has been an intricate part of our Church since 1991. Husband Rik has served as Trustee since 1993, as well as teaching Sunday School and other areas of ministry.
Marysue has served in a number of roles in our children’s ministry. She came on staff as our administrative assistant in March of 2010.