Ben joined the Downline staff as Content Strategist in 2018. Since graduating from Oklahoma State University in 2012 with a degree in Management Information Systems and Computer Science, Ben worked professionally as a software engineer, developing and enhancing great online products. He and his wife, Anna, moved from Oklahoma in 2015 to be discipled through the Emerging Leaders program. After falling in love with the city and the people of Memphis, they decided to plant roots and bought a house mid-way through their EL year. Ben now works primarily on the blog, podcast, social media, and Downline Builder. He is also pursuing a Master of Divinity from Southern Seminary.