April N. Betner
April N. Betner is an author, preacher, licensed counselor and life coach. She is passionate about helping people reach their full potential and break free from strongholds that prevent them from living a purposed driven life.
April completed her undergraduate work at Rutgers University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and continued her education shortly thereafter earning her Master’s in Social Services from Bryn Mawr School of Social Work and a Master’s in Theological Studies from Palmer Theological Seminary. She is a firm believer in 2 Tim 2:15 “Study to show thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.” She is passionate about the Word of God; it is her lifeline. April does not limit her studying to that of the Scriptures; she is deeply committed to education and plans to pursue a Ph. D in the near future.
April is the proud wife of Rev. Dr. Christopher J. Betner Sr. and the mother of 4 beautiful children. In her eyes, family is both her most treasured gift and most precious ministry! April serves at DelVal East, The Lifehouse Church in Westampton, NJ (a church plant of Delaware Valley Baptist Church), along side her husband, Christopher J. Betner, Sr. senior pastor. She is also an associate minister at DelVal Church in Willingboro, NJ where she has served for 10 years under the leadership of Rev. Dr. James Betner.
April is a gifted writer, captivating speaker, and a creative visionary who has been blessed with a variety of talents and gifts. She is committed to using each gift as tools to up-build God’s Kingdom. One of her Favorite Scriptures is Philippians 1:6 “Being confident of this very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in you will perform [it] until the day of Jesus Christ:” April holds fast to the hope that God is committed to completing what he has started in her!
In November 2015, April released her first book titled “Thrive, A 30-Day Devotional” followed by "Today's Proverb in 2016. The overwhelming reception to the books has served to confirm the call of God on her life to reach, teach, and inspire others. April anticipates releasing her next set of books in December 2019.