Friends In Ministry


Joaquin Evans

Joaquin is the Senior Pastor of Bethel Austin. Joaquin developed and directed the Healing Rooms at Bethel Redding and was an integral part of ministries within the church for many years. He travels often to speak and teach at conferences all over the world, releasing and imparting Bethel’s culture of revival. Joaquin has a heart to see miracle crusades take place all over the world, seeing the sick be made whole and the lost receive salvation by the goodness of God on display. Joaquin and his wife Renée live in Austin, TX with their three beautiful children, Kaylah, Asher, and Malaki.


Renee Evans

Renée and her husband, Joaquin, were sent from Bethel Redding to plant Bethel Austin in 2017 as the senior pastors. Renée has previous experience in business management and has spent more than 15 years in the publishing industry. Before pastoring, Renée and her husband were itinerate speakers who traveled extensively both internationally and within the United States. She is a mother to three young children and is known for her entrepreneurialism, creativity, and her real and vulnerable communication style with a ministry history that goes back to Hillsong Church in Sydney, Australia. Renée has a passion for the local church to grow for city-wide transformation and become the salt and light of the world.


Seth Dahl

Seth Dahl is a writer and worldwide speaker to adults and children. He is known for his powerful wisdom communicated through a contagious joy and childlikeness. Seth and Lauren love to empower families to build a strong connection that fosters peace and creates a thriving family culture. Seth, Lauren and their three children homestead with a large garden and handful of animals on a small farm in Texas.