Ben was born in Pasadena, California, grew up in Richmond, British Columbia, and moved to the GTA in 2018 to continue reaching people for Jesus. He grew up as a missionary/pastor's kid and has been in ministry for over 11 years in multiple roles and several multi-site churches. Ben joined the Connexus staff as the Executive Director of Connection & Community / Barrie Campus Pastor in September 2020. He has a passion for communicating the gospel in a way that reaches people where they are at in our cultural moment. He is currently pursuing a Master of Divinity degree at Wycliffe College.
Ben has been married to Nicole for 12 years and is the father to four beautiful kids: Xavi, Mason, Vesper, and Lennon. They love watching movies and basketball and always are up for some good food.