Justin and Stephannie began volunteering together in the media ministry at Real Church in 2010, where Justin had already been running the sound board since 2008. In 2012, Justin became a deacon at Real Church, and on September 7, 2013, Justin and Stephannie were married in the Real Church sanctuary. Having been a part of Real Church for many years, they valued the vision of Fervent Fire Ministries and those God had asked to bring it forth. On June 9, 2014, Stephannie & Justin began working with Fervent Fire Ministries. They have a desire to continue to go deeper into the ministry and see the vision come to pass.
Justin & Stephannie Bethel
Justin grew up in and around the church. As his parents served in many ministry positions, he recognized their love and dedication to God. In seeing this, he felt there was something more than living for himself and that he wanted what God had to offer. He felt that he was on this Earth to serve God and reach out to His people. At the age of seven, he gave his life to God, receiving the gift of the Holy Spirit. He started going with his dad to church work days, learning what it takes to take care of God's house. At age sixteen, he began operating the sound system for his youth group. Wanting to learn more about sound, he started taking classes at Tulsa Technology Center. After attending there for two years, he joined Real Church in late 2007 and soon after began volunteering in the sound booth. Knowing at a young age that God had a great calling on his life to help spread the Gospel, he applied for deaconship in 2012 and began helping with youth ministry and maintenance. While working with Scott and John and seeing the vision God gave them for Fervent Fire and Real Church, God began to show him his role in helping with The Final Word TV production and media ministry. He enjoys being a part and seeing God work through willing and obedient vessels to reach the lost.
Stephannie was raised in a Christian home and loved Jesus from a young age. She received the Holy Spirit with evidence of speaking in tongues and was baptized when she was twelve. Stephannie also began attending Real Church at the same age, where she immediately began to get involved with volunteering along with her family. She remained faithful through her teenage years and began volunteering in media, where she would get to know Justin. During her time at Real Church, her relationship with God deepened and she began learning about spiritual things. Stephannie felt a spiritual connection with the Lovetts and Hollers and began feeling called specifically toward the vision. On June 9, 2014, she was offered a part-time position with Fervent Fire Ministries working on social media marketing and website updates. Since then, her responsibilities have grown to include many facets of Fervent Fire Productions, such as packaging and print, assisting with The Final Word broadcast and Compel Christian Network, and partner communications. Stephannie is excited to be a part of fulfilling God's mandate and enjoys coming into deeper revelation concerning the vision as Fervent Fire continues to grow.