Bill & Beni Johnson
Cofounder & Senior Leader
Bill and his wife, Beni Johnson, are the Senior Leaders of Bethel Church, Redding. Together, they serve a growing number of churches that have partnered for revival. This apostolic network has crossed denominational lines in building relationships that enable church leaders to walk in both purity and power.
Kris & Kathy Vallotton
Cofounder & Director
Kris and Kathy Vallotton are the Senior Associate Leaders at Bethel Church in Redding, California.
Kris is a noted prophetic voice worldwide and has served on Bill Johnson’s apostolic team for decades. Kris is cofounder and senior overseer of Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry (BSSM). He’s a sought-after speaker around the world and has written numerous bestselling books. He is founder and president of Moral Revolution, an organization dedicated to cultural transformation. Kris also heads up the annual School of the Prophets. In his free time, Kris loves being sent to his wood shop. He can also be found blogging on his popular site Kris Vallotton: Raw, Real & Relevant.
Kathy is a Senior Overseer and Administrator of Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry and WorshipU on campus. Kathy’s an anointed worship leader and assists with the training of the worship teams at WorshipU. Her practical wisdom and prophetic insight combine to give her a unique and profound ministry. In her free time, Kathy loves to ride horses, hunt and bass fish.
Kris and Kathy have been happily married since 1975 and have four children and nine grandchildren.
Dann & Christie Farrelly
Dann Farrelly has been on staff at Bethel Redding since 1992. Dann is Associate Pastor of Bethel Redding and Dean of Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry (BSSM). Dann’s a graduate of Simpson College, and he holds a master’s degree in divinity from Fuller Theological Seminary. Dann’s uniquely gifted to bring rich insights from the Word of God with wit, humor and great anointing. Often you can find his desk covered in books. Dann is married to Christie and they have three children.
First Year Senior Overseer
Mark Brookes has been the Senior Overseer of BSSM First Year since 1999. Mark’s ministry releases the Father’s heart along with signs and wonders while operating out of God’s presence and joy. He has a passion for honoring revival history and raising up a body of believers that are the new history makers. Mark’s love is evident in his pursuit for God and his endless pursuit of worldwide revival. Mark is married to his wife Rena and they have two children, Caleb and Gabby.
First Year Senior Overseer
Leslie Crandall is Associate Overseer of BSSM First Year and previously a Revival Group Pastor. Along with a background in full-time pastoral ministry for more than a decade, Leslie’s been involved in marketing and practice management in the business world inspiring her heart not only for church leaders but businesses as well. Leslie’s passion is to see leaders walking in friendship with God that will propel them into transforming the world around them. Leslie is married to Tom Crandall, Bethel’s Youth Pastor, and they have two children.
First Year Associate Overseer
Dean and his wife Cindy moved to Redding from Cape Town, South Africa to attend BSSM in 2013. He has been a Revival Group Pastor in First Year since 2016 and now also serves as an overseer in the first year environment. As a pastor’s kid Dean grew up loving the Lord at a young age and serving in the local church in South Africa. Dean has an incredible personal testimony of the redemption of Jesus and is passionate about others experiencing the grace and transforming power of the gospel. He carries the love of the Father in such a powerful way and abounds in great levels of hope! Dean’s favorite thing is spending time with his wife Cindy and their two boys Daniel and Josiah.
Second Year Senior Overseer
Gabe Valenzuela is the Senior Overseer of our BSSM Second Year program. He’s previously served as a Youth Pastor at Bethel Redding and as a Revival Group Pastor. Through his father’s heart, pastoral gifting, and leadership experience, Gabe brings great strength and vision to the BSSM environment. Along with his staff team, Gabe mentors, leads and develops BSSM students to be able to transform their God-given spheres of influence. Gabe teaches students how to successfully steward their lives and manage higher levels of responsibilities as servant leaders. While Gabe loves leading the Second Year program, he considers his family to be the most valuable aspect of his life. He lives in Redding, California, with his wife, Leah, and their four beautiful children.
Associate Overseer of BSSM Online
Hayley Braun is an Associate Overseer of BSSM Online. She moved to Redding from her hometown, Port Elizabeth, South Africa, to attend BSSM in 2008 (where she met her husband Ryan!). Growing up in the church, Hayley started serving in many different spheres of the church at a young age and finding her passion – serving the Bride of Christ. She has a deep desire to see the people of God walk in true freedom, living a life liberated by the gospel and in connection with one another. Hayley’s heart burns for revival and to see the people of God encounter Him in a real and transformational way. Prior to being asked to pioneer the BSSM Online school, Hayley spent 10 years leading in our Second Year School of Supernatural Ministry as a Revival Group Pastor and then an Overseer of the environment for the last 5 years. Hayley is a mother of three little ones and loves spending time at home and on adventures with her husband Ryan and her three children – Aiden, Liberty, and Ash.
Second Year Manager
Dave Ward’s favorite color is blue. He prefers beaches to mountains, baths to showers, and movies to t.v shows. He wanted to be a policeman or a farmer when he grew up. His favorite thing to do other than spending time on his own, is to hang out with his wife Bea and their three rascals: John, Lucy, and Lily.
Third Year Overseer
Originally from South Florida, Carl Richardson began in ministry as a worship leader and youth pastor in Fort Lauderdale. In 2010, he joined the BSSM First Year staff as a Revival Group Pastor. Carl is a father and he loves to help people connect – with God, with one another, and with their destiny. Carl’s first church is his family. He’s married to Vicki and they have four daughters (who all prophesy) and five grandchildren.
Steve & Ruth Moore
Senior Overseers of BSSM Online
Ruth and Steve are the Senior Overseers of BSSM Online, Alumni and School Planting. They also oversee Commissioning and Ordination for Bethel Redding. Steve and Ruth travel and speak at various churches and organizations, and are passionate about equipping the body of Christ to live naturally supernatural. They have a huge heart for cultivating healthy families, activating leaders, and carrying hope.
Ruth is originally from the south of England and Steve is from Ohio. They first met at BSSM and now have two children – Hannah & Jack. Ruth has a First-Class Honors Degree in Psychology from the University of Bath, and Steve has a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Anderson University. The Moore’s favorite things to do are spend time as a family and they love going on beach holidays.
Director of Operations for BSSM Online
Cassy Allyn is the Director of Operations and a Revival Group Pastor for BSSM Online. She is originally from Columbus, Ohio where she graduated from The Ohio State University with a degree in Strategic Communication. In 2017, she felt the Lord inviting her to Redding where she completed BSSM First Year. She tried to do 2nd Year as well until the Moores hired her as the Project Manager for BSSM School Planting. As the dream for BSSM Online began to grow, she transitioned into her current role and has been a catalyst to get the school off the ground. Cassy is a pioneer and a builder with a heart to put Jesus above all else, inviting people into a journey of knowing Him deeply and fully focusing on His presence.