Dr. Christopher Betner

Lead Pastor of DelVal East, The Lifehouse Church


Dr. Christopher Betner is a 4th generation preacher/communicator of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. He is a passionate preacher and effective administrator of ministries in the local church. He is an advocate for conventional and non-conventional evangelism, which aims to point people to the God of the Bible, through relationships, culture, and creative teaching and preaching.

Pastor Chris (PC) has served the Delaware Valley Baptist Church in Willingboro, New Jersey faithfully over the past 18 years. During those years of preparation, he served as an Associate Minister, Youth Pastor, and the Administrative Assistant Pastor before being called to plant the Lifehouse Church in 2014.

Pastor Chris currently continues to serve at Delval as the Executive Pastor, as well as the Lead Pastor of DelVal East, The Lifehouse Church.

Pastor Chris received his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, has earned Master of Business Administration from Washington Adventist University and a Masters of Theological Studies from Palmer Theological Seminary. And an earned Doctorate of Ministry degree in Biblical Exposition from Missio Seminary.

Pastor Chris is most proud of the fact that the Lord has graced him with an awesome family. He is married to the love of his life, April, and they are the proud parents of four children: Christopher Jr., Jeremiah Anthony, Christlyn Aniya-Joy, and James Louis (LJ).

Above All, Pastor Chris Takes his stand on the reality that he is simply a sinner saved by Grace.