Josh and Bethany were married on June 9, 2017. For almost four years, Josh and Bethany worked on staff at Franklin Road Baptist Church and Franklin Road Christian School. During that time, on June 30, 2019, God gave them their most precious gift , Macey Ruth Furan.
Josh grew up as a missionary kid in Sir Lanka and later moved to Niagara Falls, New York where his dad pastored. Josh was saved at the age of eight, and at the age of ten, Josh surrendered his life to be a missionary. Josh graduated with a bachelors in missions at West Coast Baptist College, where he met Bethany.
Bethany was raised in a Christian home and was saved at the age of five. She surrendered her life to the Lord as a senior in high school. She graduated college with an elementary education degree.
Josh and Bethany have been called to the island of Ireland. God has knitted their hearts together and given them a burden to reach the Irish people with the message of the Gospel. They started deputation in October of 2020. Their plan is to start Independent Baptist churches in the island of Ireland and look forward to seeing all that God will do.
Sending church: Franklin Road Baptist Church Murfreesboro, TN
Ed & Carole Hembree
Read more about the Hembrees. He can be contacted through the BIMI office (423) 344-5050.