Bill & Beni Johnson
Cofounder & Senior Pastor
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.
Second Year Associate Overseer
Hayley Braun is an Associate Overseer of BSSM Second Year. She moved to Redding from her hometown, Port Elizabeth, South Africa, to attend BSSM in 2008 (it was here where she met her husband Ryan!). Growing up in the church, Hayley started serving in the church at a young age: leading Sunday school, worship teams, youth group and VBS programs. She has a passion to see the people of God walk in true freedom, living a life liberated by the gospel and in connection with one another. Before becoming a manager, Hayley was a revival group pastor for 5 years where she further discovered her passion for developing leaders. Her husband Ryan and son Aiden are the most valuable people in her life and she loves spending time having fun with them.
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.