We here at Bethel Family Ministries have a staff that is passionate about God. We believe in placing the right people for the right job. Every position has been carefully chosen and high standards have been set. Our staff loves what they do and are dedicated to making every ministry the best it can be.
The men and women who make up our leadership team are committed to helping people experience God and improve their lives. I am proud of each one of them and invite you to meet us, get to know us and let us become part of your life. This personal touch is one thing that makes Bethel one of El Paso's family churches.
- Ben Hodge III - Senior Pastor
Hobbies: Cooking & Writing Music
Favorite Movie: Monty Python and The Holy Grail
Favorite Musical Style: Jazz / R&B
Pastor Benny Hodge felt God's call in his life as a young musician in college, to pastor in El Paso, TX. Since that choice he has committed himself to God, the church and his family. He is passionate about about his church and always looking to strengthen and grow the church family. Benny is also passionate about family. Benny and Cindy had two daughters, Jill who has gone to be with the Lord, and Beth, who is a Youth Pastor.
Hobbies: Reading and Football (Dallas Cowboys Fan)
Favorite Movie: Last of the Mohicans
Favorite Musical Style: Bluegrass or Quiet
Paul Logsdon started off as a Youth Pastor at Bethel Family Ministries for many years before moving to the position of Assistant Pastor. Though his audience's age has changed he still has the passion for seeing people's lives changed by meeting Jesus Christ.
Hobbies: Reading, Cooking, Bass & Football
Favorite Movie: Gladiator
Favorite Music: Funk rock, alternative, and folk
Isaac Portillo has lived his whole life in El Paso. He and his wife, Beth, love working with Youth. They enjoy watching them grow into awesome men and women of God. The Portillos enjoy the energy and genuineness that youth have, even if they have to drink a gallon of coffee to keep up! Isaac and Beth have three kids: Jacob, Hayley, and Kate.
Hobbies: Woodworking & Building
Favorite Movie: Remember the Titans
Favorite Music: Big Band Jazz
Ben and Gwen served as lead pastors at Bethel prior to passing the torch to current lead pastor Benny Hodge. They continue to serve as mentors and work hard in the background to show that you are never too old to serve God. They have two kids: Benny and Marsha. Ben Hodge Jr. is respected by El Paso churches as a solid Christian leader.
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Hobbies: Reading, listen to music, & cooking
Favorite Movie: The Rookie
Favorite Music: Jazz, Classical, and Broadway Show Tunes
Ron Cardenas has served the church in El Paso as an awesome Children's Pastor. Funny and creative, he builds a fun learning experience for children to learn about God. Ron and Marsha are two more reasons Bethel is El Paso's Family Church. Ron and Marsha have two kids: Justin and Abigail.
Hobbies: Video gaming, writing and playing music, football
Favorite Movie: Tombstone
Favorite Music: Cool Jazz, Broadway Show tunes, and 70’s music
Justin Cardenas is our worship leader for Sunday Mornings. He has a desire to see God move through worship and see the church give themselves over to God. Justin and Cassie have one daughter: Taylor.
Hobbies: Playing music & X-box
Favorite Movie: Braveheart
Favorite Music: Indie/experimental/hardcore/metal core and worship
Oscar Aguilar is our worship leader for youth and Bethel Collectives. Oscar craves an atmosphere of worship at the church and is always looking to train members here in El Paso, TX.
Favorite Movie: Letters to Juliet
Hobbies: Reading, Movies, & Singing
Favorite Music: Christian Rock
Stacy Morgan is our Real Life Coordinator. She makes sure that all Real Life Sunday classes are staffed with the best teachers from infants to adults.