John Whitworth and wife Lana Whitworth

John began pastoring Venus Bible Church August 2021. John and Lana were previously at First Baptist Church of Teneha in East Texas for 7 years. Lana is an Assistant Principal for Venus ISD and John is also a part time substitute teacher for Venus ISD.

John and Lana are originally from Tyler, Tx and graduated from Chapel Hill High School. They have 4 children, 2 daughters, Hannah and Bethany and 2 sons, Josh and Ryan. John studied at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Ft Worth Texas and over the past 25 years has been a pastor at Mt Caramel Baptist Church, Crosspointe Community Church, First Baptist Church of Teneha and now Venus Bible Church

Ephesians 2:10 “For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in the.”

Youth Pastor Intern

Tucker “Tuck” Burcham

Tucker is currently a student at Dallas Baptist University majoring in Biblical Studies. Tucker first came to Venus Bible Church as a volunteer for our youth and soon became the Youth Intern. Tucker grew up in San Marcos Texas, but after graduating from DBU, he plans to stay here at Venus Bible Church to continue to grow our youth both in size and spiritually.