Joshua Rasmussen is a successful business man, John Maxwell Certified Coach, as well as an ordained minister who serves as a Pastor on staff at Praise Church of Louisiana. Joshua graduated from Southeastern Louisiana University with degrees in Business and Information Technology. He served over eight years in the Military and became a commissioned officer, a Lieutenant in the U.S. Army. He studied for several years under the Morning Star Ministry. Joshua’s ministry experience includes serving as: Ministry Director for Young Adults and College & Career age group, Teacher over small groups and Bible Studies, and Lay Minister.
Bethany Bilbo-Rasmussen is a John Maxwell Certified Coach, third-generation ordained minister and serves as a Pastor on Staff at Praise Church of Louisiana. She began preaching at the age of fourteen, which soon launched her traveling ministry. She is a conference speaker, recording artist, songwriter, worship pastor and author. She is also a contributing author for a new women’s devotional, recently released and published by Thomas Nelson: “The Invitation”.
At the age of fifteen, Bethany’s first solo album was released. In 2015, she released three original recordings on iTunes, which she personally wrote. Bethany has been a featured solo artist on various music projects. In addition, she has had the privilege of traveling with Kim Clement Ministries, singing on their worship team.
Bethany has been a featured guest on the TBN affiliate television station in Orange, Texas; LeSea Broadcasting in New Orleans, Louisiana; The 700 Club Canada; as well as the Jubilee Show on Destiny TV. She has ministered at numerous conferences across the nation. She also served for several years as the Baton Rouge Connection Director for an international organization, Christian Women in Media.
Both Joshua and Bethany serve togehter as Executive Pastors on staff at Praise Church of Louisiana, under the leadership of Senior Pastors, Garland and Beverly Bilbo. They have two precious sons, Beaux and Blaze.