About Us

 

Welcome To Bethany

 
We're pleased to introduce our church as a place where God's people come to grow in our faith in Christ. By honoring His Word in expository preaching, and in careful teaching at all age levels we trust that His power will work in us to make us Chirstlike in our walk as believers.

If you are looking for a church family and you have a heart to know God's Word in a deeper way so that you might grow by it, then we think Bethany is a place you would love to visit. Our aim is to be as biblical as we can be: majoring on what is major in the Scriptures, and seeking to apply God's truth to our lives such that we can echo what the Apostle Paul said in Romans 11:36 - “For from him and through him and to him are all things. To him be glory forever. Amen.”

If you are wondering about what it means to be a Christian, or if you have questions that perhaps no secular system has been able to answer for you, then we would also be honored if you might visit us. We're convinced that it is true that "“All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be complete, equipped for every good work.” (2 Timothy 3:16-17) And so it would be our privilege to open this great Word of God and see how you can be equipped in your life as well.
 

Our Pastor - Alan Sherban

 
I thank God that I was taught His Word clearly from as early as I can remember, and it is now the most sobering reality in my life that my obligation is to make those same truths known to the people at BCF, as well as to those in our community. The Apostle Paul taught us that "faith comes from hearing, and hearing through the Word of Christ" (Romans 10:17) - thus I consider it my highest priority as the pastor at Bethany to proclaim this glorious Word with clarity, accuracy, and authority.

My undergraduate degree was earned from Bob Jones University, in the field of Biology. I then worked toward completing an M.A. in Educational Administration from the same institution before deciding to pursue vocational pastoral ministry. For the M.Div. degree, I took courses from both The Master's Seminary in Sun Valley, CA and Southern Seminary in Louisville, KY, ultimately graduating from TMS in May of 2016.

While completing my Master's of Divinity degree I served in various roles in two different churches - Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, CA and Truth Community Church in Cincinnati, OH. Thus my current ministry is indebted to not only the instruction granted to me in the classroom, but also to loving pastors who invested into me with their time, wisdom and pastoral care.

My wife's name is Christy, and we have 5 children ranging in ages from 10 to 2.