Ben Trueblood is Director of Student Ministry at LifeWay Christian Resources. In over 12 years of serving the local church as a student pastor, Ben has shared the gospel and discipled countless students, trained an army of volunteers, and encouraged other student pastors in their ministries. Ben is driven by a desire to see students come to know Christ, disciple a new generation of Christ followers, and help prepare the next generation of gospel driven ministers. He is a respected leader with a heart to serve churches in their mission of making disciples. Prior to coming to LifeWay, Ben served as the student pastor at Liberty Baptist Church in Hampton, Virginia. Before that, he served as student pastor at Cross Church in Springdale, Arkansas, Hunter Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, and Whitesburg Baptist Church in Huntsville, Alabama. Ben received a Master of Divinity from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary and earned a degree in Business Management from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Ben and his wife, Kristen, have been married for twelve years, and they have three children: Jonathan, Avery and Josiah.