Ben was born and raised in Colorado and was a member of Highland Hills Free Will Baptist Church in Greeley. He worked as a carpenter with his father for 13 years in northern Colorado. He graduated from Southeastern FWB College in 2006. He has pastored Charity FWB in Wendell, North Carolina and Immanuel FWB in Winterville, North Carolina. He started his pastorate at Phillips Chapel in 2011. During his tenure at Phillips Chapel, he has been instrumental in forming the Shiloh Association, starting small groups, and leading his people through the Fanning the Flame church revitalization. He currently serves as Chairman of the Arkansas Student Ministry Board. He is an avid cyclist, an activity he also enjoys with his family. He has been married to his wife Fawn for 19 years and they have two children: Ellie and Owen. He also has two golden retrievers. He takes preaching the Word very seriously and is a skilled expositor.