As Worship Pastor, Ben leads Garden City to grow in discipleship through worshiping God both corporately and individually. Ben also oversees communications, helping advance the vision and mission of Garden City Church by utilizing all forms of web, social media, print, and design to celebrate and tell stories about what God is doing in our midst.
Ben has been married to his best friend, Kirsten since 2009. They are passionate about adoption and together they are raising their son, Joshua Zhou and are in the process of adopting their daughter, Evelyn Yi. Ben lives and breathes growing disciples and one of his favorite aspects of that journey is learning and teaching others how to see and worship God throughout the flow of their daily lives. You can find Ben planning the next big adventure or fishing trip, exploring all the great things this area has to offer, getting excited about sports, having fun with his family, digging into new relationships, cooking or enjoying great food, and listening to, writing and playing music. Ben received a B.A. in Agricultural and Applied Economics from Texas Tech University and his M.A. in Biblical and Theological studies from Western Seminary.