Ben and Michelle have been married since 1992. They work as a team in ministry. Michelle is a preacher’s daughter, pianist, organist, and singer. She has taught teen Sunday School classes and worked in youth ministry for over 30 years. She attended Lee University, taught kid’s and women’s art/Pinterest classes at Bevill State Community College, speaks and directs art projects at ladies’ conferences and youth retreats and is a devoted wife and mother.
Ben and Michelle have been blessed with three children: Nathan, Emily, and Noah.
Nathan graduated from Sumiton Christian High School and Lee University in Cleveland, Tennessee, with a Bachelor of Arts in History and Theology and a Masters in Science in Higher Education Administration He has taken mission trips to Honduras and Suriname, and educational tours of Israel, England, Scotland, & Ireland. He edits books and tutors students. In 2019, He married Emma Latham, his high school sweetheart, a graduate of UAB, and a mechanical engineer at Southern Research. They live in Birmingham.
Emily graduated from Sumiton Christian High School and Lee University with a Bachelor of Arts, in Art – Graphic Design emphasis, with a minor in business. She has taken a mission trip to Honduras and educational tours of England, Scotland, and Israel. She is the office administrator for Bowen Chiropractic in Jasper, AL. She is married to Donnie Ruth, a service technician with Jeff Coat commercial heating & air.
Noah is a gifted musician who plays drums in church and in his school praise band. He also plays the piano, bass, and electric guitar. He is a sophomore at Sumiton Christian School where he plays football and basketball.