Dr. Ben Liles, DMIN, has been married to his wife, Brenda, since 2000 and they have three children Mackenzie 16, Cadence 14, and Gracen, 9. He believes that his family is the greatest thing God has given him, and he spends most of his time with them. Ben loves all things ocean including fishing, snorkeling, boating, and just sitting on the beach. He is also a diehard Kentucky Wildcat and Green Bay Packer Fan.
Ben has been in full time ministry for 17 years after several years of running successful restaurants. During his time in ministry he has served as a youth pastor, college pastor, music minister, executive pastor and lead pastor. In 2009, after months of prayer and seeking God’s plan, Ben felt called to leave his position of executive pastor at Genesis Church in Tallahassee, FL and plant Baypointe Church. Ben’s main role at Baypointe Church is as the primary teaching pastor, staff development, visionary, and counselor.
Ben holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theology from Southwest Bible College. He went on to get his Master’s Degree in Christian Counseling Psychology. After successfully defending his dissertation, Ben earned his Doctorate Of Ministry (with a dual emphasis in Organizational Leadership and Family Clinical Counseling) from Southwestern Seminary.