Pastor Mike Henson comes from a family of ministers. He was born in Pontiac, Michigan, where his father was a long time minister and his mother a great preacher. He developed his ministry at a very early age. He has been serving in the ministry for over 40 years taking the gospel in the US and several countries such as Argentina, Chile, Brazil and Mexico, Africa, among others. Pastor Henson has been married to his wife, Roberta for 37 years, has 2 children, Michael Jr. and Tasha, and 5 grandchildren. Both his children work in the ministry together with their parents. In 1991, Pastor Henson became Senior Pastor of Bethel Worship Center.
Associate Senior Leadership – Pastor Gary and Sharon Dalton
Pastor Gary A. Dalton was born in New Castle, Indiana and grew up in Marion, Indiana and has lived over 40 years in Marion. He has been serving in the ministry for over 30 years. Pastor Gary has been married to his wife, Sharon for 37 years and they have 2 sons, Nathan and Todd, and 5 grandchildren. Both of their sons work in the ministry together with their parents. In 1991, Pastor Gary became one of the senior leaders of Bethel Worship Center.
Celebrate Recovery Leadership – Pastor Mike Jr. and Tonya Henson
Pastor Mike Jr comes from a family of ministers. He was raised in the church and at the age of 18 began working in the Church. He graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University with a Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education and Masters Degree in Business and Accounting. Pastor Mike Jr has been married to his wife Tonya for 16 years and have 2 children, Kathryn Grace and Mike III (Trey). Pastor Mike Jr has been part of the pastoral staff for the past 10 years working specifically with the Recovery ministries.
Pastoral Care – Pastor Lucas and Renee Binkerd
Pastor Lucas has been preaching the Word of God for over 20 years. He and his wife, Renee, have been married since 1999 and are lifetime residents of Grant County. They have two children, Ezekiel and Alexis. Their ministry involves preaching and teaching, leading a worship team, Dynamic Marriage, and media ministry. Pastor Lucas and Renee have called Bethel Worship Center home since 2003.
Pastor Todd has been working with children since he was 19 years old. He and his wife Miriam have two children of their own, Clay and Isaiah. They desire for all children to encounter the love of the Father and know they have purpose and destiny. Their goal is to support these children with tools from the Word and time in His presence so that every part of God’s plan for their destiny is fulfilled.
and Tasha Dalton
Pastor Nathan and Tasha have been in youth ministry for over 15 years. They have been married 15 years and have 3 children.
Prison Ministry Directors – Adam and Amy Binkerd
Adam, and his wife Amy, married in 2000, and have two children Amylia and Ayden. Amy, author of the book Violent Love; My Intimate Moments With God, uses her passion for writing to minister Gods empowerment and love. Adam uses his experience, and degree in addictions counseling, to help a variety of people overcome a myriad of life-controlling behaviors such as over-eating, over-spending, and narcotics abuse. Adam and Amy are a true testament to the restoration power of the Holy Spirit. After nearly calling it quits in marriage, they turned everything over to God and watched as He began to rebuild their relationship from scratch. Today they serve in ministry together, reaching out to some of the most broken men and women in our community. Their ministry includes developing their children in their own gifts and callings, facilitating life recovery programs in maximum-security prisons, one-on-one intervention with local residents, and volunteering their time for local not-for-profits. Adam and his family have called Bethel Worship Center home since 2004.