Ben was born in Houston. He studied Biblical Languages and Theology at Houston Baptist University and received a Master of Arts in Theology from B.H. Carroll Theological Institute. He married Shelly in 2008 and they have two children: Luke, and Naomi. Ben has served at churches in the Houston area, East Texas, Central Texas. He has served God’s Kingdom overseas ministering to the unreached people groups in parts of Asia and Africa. Ben began his journey in ministry here at Bayshore as the youth minister, and has now returned to serve as the Senior Pastor.