In August of 2018, two roads intersected – Bethel and Ricky Garner. Ricky Garner has been a pastor and church planter in the DFW area before coming to Tyler. He has been on the pastoral staff of a local church and over the course of the last year, has felt an irresistible call to step out in faith and plant a multicultural church in Tyler. With that being said, Bethel is excited to announce Bethel Bible Hope where Ricky Garner will be the campus pastor!
who we are
Our vision is to be a church that pleases God. We desire to be a genuine movement of missionaries living out the Great Commission through the empowerment of God’s Spirit. A ministry that mirrors heaven: multiethnic, multigenerational, multiplying and fruitful for the glory of God and the good of our city.
- We Believe God’s Word is Essential.
- We Believe that Worship is a Lifestyle.
- We Believe in a Loving God by Loving His People.
- We are Committed to Going.
- We Give Generously.
- We do Everything with Excellence for His Glory.
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About Pastor Ricky Garner
Ricky Garner was born and raised in Tyler, TX, and is a U. S. Air Force veteran. Prior to returning home in 2014 after living in the DFW area for over 25 years, Ricky served as senior pastor at Unity Baptist Church in Fort Worth for nine years. Most recently Ricky served as assistant pastor at New Days Community Church in Tyler and lead pastor at Hope Church Tyler. He currently also serves on several boards in the community including Young Life Tyler and The Mentoring Alliance. Ricky is a graduate of Texas College with a BA in Religion and he has studied at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth. Ricky has been married to his wife Jane for over 32 years and they have four children.