Members of the Bethel Ministerial Association have joined together over the years with a common understanding of scripture and the ability to lovingly disagree where doctrinal issues are not as fundamental.   No one argued the doctrines of the Bible more faithfully than its founder "Doc" Varnell as he helped found the organization we enjoy today. Though we may disagree occasionally on minor doctrinal differences, love has always guided us in our fellowship with one another. Like Brother Varnell guided, in things essential, we strive for unity. In things non-essential, we enjoy liberty. In all things, we share charity.

We share with you in the pages that follow, our doctrinal beliefs taken from our statement manual, It Does Make a Difference What You Believe. We welcome you to enjoy them, study them with Bible in hand, and should the occasion arise, even discuss them with us in the spirit that has always characterized our fellowship. If you have any questions you need answering, please address any of our pastors or leaders for more information....their phone numbers and e-mail addresses are listed throughout our web site. God bless you as you enjoy your reading!


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