Leaders

Bible Way has a 5-Star Leadership staff that help develop the people in the church and community to become disciples for God.

Dr. Ivory L. Varner

Dr. Varner currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Trustees at College of Biblical Studies-Houston. For the past 20 years he has been a driving force in the development and biblical education of its diverse student body. Dr. Varner has also served as an Adjunct Professor at the College of Bible Studies-Houston; teaching a wide range of courses from Hermeneutics to Pastoral Leadership.

First Lady Mary Varner

Sister Mary is a native of Centerville, Texas. She is the fourth of five children born to the late Mr. and Mrs. E. L. and Porthia Polk. Sister Mary is a graduate of Douglass High School. She earned a Bachelor of Arts from Prairie View A&M University and a graduate of Child Evangelism Fellowship Leadership Training Institute.

Dr. Chad E. Rankin

Dr. Chad E. Rankin joined Bible Way’s ministry staff in 2005. He serves as the Assistant Pastor of BWFBC and is responsible for assisting the senior pastor with pastoral leadership which includes preaching, teaching, leadership, strategic planning, and counseling. In addition to his pastoral duties, he serves as director of Christian Education and Discipleship ministries. Moreover, he provides leadership, guidance, and training to all shepherding and ministries leaders of BWFBC.

Elder Hurdis Rhodes, Jr.

Elder Hurdis D. Rhodes, Jr. joined the Bible Way’s ministry staff in 1996.
He serves as the Administrator and is responsible for the day to day operations of the church. He is a Sr. Director and other Sr. Directors which works along with the Sr. Pastor in planning ministry activities for the growth of members of the Church.