Dr. John Ringgold is senior pastor of Bethel Church of San Diego, California since 1979. Bethel is a missions focused, education centered, bible and training church, with a family spirit and is engaged in developing the Bethel congregation, and its campus, as a 21st century ministry, located on six acres of prime land in southern California. He served as full time assistant to the late Dr. Charles H. Hampton, his pastor and mentor, at Bethel Church form 1973-1979.
His formal education includes B.A. in Bible, 1973; B. Th. in Theology, 1974; M. Div; and PhD, degrees in Theology and Religion, 1975-1979 from Southern California Bible College and Seminary of El Cajon, Ca. Dr. Ringgold has taught Bible, homiletics, Greek, and pastoral theology at SCBC. He has done post-doctoral studies (non-degree) at Fuller Theological Seminary and independent research in Israel.
In 1994 he received from the Lord the powerful teaching on the “Hundredfold Harvest”, a multidimensional bible truth that focuses on the four dimensions of Christian living and ministry. This teaching challenges believers to seek the fullness of God and Christ, and to reap the world-wide harvest of souls. He is the author of the “Hundredfold Harvest” study program and has also authored eleven other books and manuals.
With an apostolic anointing, he travels throughout the world preaching the gospel of Jesus Christ, leading souls to Christ, strengthening believers in the Faith, planting churches, establishing national centers for hundredfold living, raising up hundredfold leaders and believers throughout the Body Of Christ, and mentoring men and woman as citizens and ministers of the kingdom of God.
Dr. Ringgold is married to the former Miss. Donna L. Hubbard for thirty-four years. They are the parents of three children, John, Jacob, Jerusha, and three grandchildren, Joshua, Zion, and Zyel. Dr. Ringgold also has a daughter, Regina and two grandchildren, Troy and Diamond. They reside in San Diego, California.
Assistant to the Senior Pastor
Pastor Roger Alston
Pastor of Membership & Training
Pastor Alston has been a member of the Bethel Baptist Church for more than 30 years. As a young adult he served as an Usher, member of the Hospitality Ministry and Sunday School Instructor before being called to the Deacons Ministry. He answered his call to preach December of 1988 and was ordained in 1992. In 1994 he was appointed to serve as the Assistant to the Senior Pastor. The Lord called him to full time ministry in 1998 and he has served on staff from that time.
Pastor Michael T. Bruce
Pastor of Praise & Worship
Pastor Bruce has been attending Bethel Baptist Church since he was an infant. He answered his call to preach in 1985 and was ordained in 199-. He currently serves as General Superintendent of the Sunday School Ministry and the teacher of Sunday School Class #13 – See more at: http://web.archive.org/web/20130727115905/http://bethelbc.com/about-us/ministerial-staff#sthash.jrMjMYkL.dpuf
Pastor Shelton Harris
Pastor Joseph Jean-Giles
Pastor Tho van Phan
Rev John M Ringgold, Rev Darrell Williams, Rev Roland Bryant, Rev Donna Ringgold, Rev Sonya Menyon, Rev Kimberly Crockett, Rev Donna Hayes, Rev Sheree Jones, Rev Betty Hunn, Rev Karen Jackson
Preachers in Training:
Min Melvin Newborn, Min Jacob Ringgold, Min Brittany Garza, Min Florence Moore, Min Amy Wilson, Min Chanel Gathings, Min Barbara J Williams, Min Betty R Hunn, Min Mary Flagg, Min Reggie Waller, Min Karen Harian, Min Dana Bryant, Min Tara Cador, Min Fred Smith, Min Daniel Menyon, Min Andrea Ivey, Min Joseph Razor, Min. Joshua Bryant, Min Kenny Key, Min Michael Garza, Min Karin Gentry, Min Lessie Brown, Min Paul Anderson, Min Linda Reyes, Min Alfie Webb, Min Sharon McDaniels, Min John Everett, Min Barbara Henson, Min Shane Harris Sis Lanette Vinson, Sis Dominik Peyton, Bro Timothy Talley, Bro Payton Davis, Bro Mark Richey Bro Cecil Harper