Dr. Ivory L. Varner


Pastor Radio Broadcast

Listen to Dr. Varner every Tuesday morning on KHCB 105.7 FM.  Click here for on-line listening.  Listen live at 56k/22khz

Pastor Varner’s Bio


B.S.                 Prairie View A&M University, 1971
M.A.B.S.         Dallas Theological Seminary, 1995
D. Min.           Covington Theological Seminary, 1999


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.

Dr. Varner helped organize and serves as CEO of ONEPowerfulMovement Community Development Center a non-profit evangelistic outreach organization. The mission of ONEPowerfulMovement CDC is to meet the social, economic, physical and spiritual needs of communities.


Dr. Varner is the founder and Senior Pastor of Bible Way Fellowship Baptist Church located at 10120 Hartsook Street, Houston, Texas 77034.  Dr. Varner has served faithfully for over 35 years as Senior Pastor and Teacher of Bible Way Fellowship Baptist Church. Dr. Varner has organized the faith-based corporation to provide educational and economic revitalization opportunities to South Houston and neighboring communities.  Additionally, in a desire to equip, empower and unite faith-based leaders, Dr. Varner has organized VIKA Ministries which trains and mentors pastors, ministers and their spouses by promoting biblical standards to these individuals, their families, and their communities.  He is also founder of God’s Elite Spiritual Forces, a dedicated ministry bringing leadership and development to men by equipping them for effective spiritual battle in the lives of their families and communities.


Dr. Varner believes whole heartedly in supporting the work of like-minded believers in spreading the gospel of Jesus Christ.  Dr. Varner and his team travels on missionary trips to Kazakhstan located in Central Asia, Ethiopia and Costa Rica.  Dr. Varner has the opportunity to teach other Pastors and/or leaders at a Central Asia Leadership Training Center located in the city of Almaty, Kazakhstan. Dr. Varner makes an impact around the world by spreading the gospel through sound biblical doctrines and philosophies.


Dr. Varner is dedicated to teaching and preaching the Word of God and is committed to effectively presenting the gospel from his weekly radio broadcast every Tuesday at 10 am on 105.7FM (KHCB) Houston.


Dr. Varner has been married over 40 years to First Lady, Mary Varner.  He is the father of two children: Catina and Ivory, Jr., and four grandchildren.

Hobbies:  In addition to reading, Dr. Varner loves spending time with his horses.