Our Ministers

Bruce Doyle

Doyle Bruce

Minister

Doyle Bruce joined the Angelina family in 2016 as the pulpit minister. He is a graduate of Lubbock Christian College and has done youth ministry and pulpit ministry in Kansas and Texas for 33 years. Doyle enjoys the outdoors, is an avid mountain biker, and loves God and His word.

Scout Betz

Scout Betz

Minister

Scout Betz is a recent graduate of the Southwest School of Bible Studies. He began his work with the congregation at Angelina in August of 2019. Scout and his wife Jessica are coming up on 6 years of marriage and have a beautiful daughter, Stella, who will be two in August. They love being outdoors and working together for the kingdom.

Hershel Bearden

Hershel Bearden

India Evangelist

Hershel Bearden holds a Bachelors Degree in Bible and a Masters in Divinity. He is a graduate of White's Ferry Road School of Biblical Studies. Hershel has lived in Lufkin since 1979. He served as a pulpit minister until 1999 when he began full-time missionary work in India. This work now involves work in Sri Lanka and other Asia countries. He was married for 52 years to his wife, Pattie before she passed away in 2014. Hershel has 4 children, 12 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.