Ben Davidson - Associate Pastor
Ben began working at Bethany Community Church in June of 2008 and helped to plant the church in that same year. His current role as Associate Pastor has him coordinating our proclaiming ministries, caring for staff and ministry leaders, consulting with ministries of the church, and helping with communications. He also teaches and counsels along with Casey as a part of BCC's biblical counseling ministry which is a certified training center with the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors. Prior to ministering at BCC, he had been at Bethany Baptist Church since January of 2004 as missionary staff and Director of Peoria Area Campus Ministries and has over 10 years of experience in campus ministry with PACM and Cru.
He completed his undergraduate work at Illnois State University in 1997 and majored in Elementary Education. He also has a Masters of Ministry from Clarks Summit Seminary (formerly known as Baptist Bible Seminary).
Ben and his wife, Casey, have four children, Avery, Cade, Addy and Sadie.
In addition to his role at Bethany Community, Ben enjoys date nights with his wife, spending time with Casey and their kids, reading, sports and thinking through ways to use social media redemptively.
Ministry close to your heart?
As a whole, the ministries of Bethany Community Church are all near and dear to my heart. I see them all locking arms together to Proclaim and Prepare to a world that needs the gospel.
Finish this sentence: If I have a free afternoon, I can probably be found...
Running, being outdoors with family, going out to eat together, and coming home to movie.
What is a Scripture verse that is meaningful to you?
1 Corinthians 10:31, Psalm 1:1-2, Ephesians 2:8-10
Book: Anything by Piper, DeYoung, or Dever
Sport: Cross Country, Basketball
Restaurant: Chic-Fil-A, Giordanos, Portillos
Ice Cream: All of them