Pastor Ben

LEAD College Director

Pastor Ben has been on staff at Church of the King since 2008. He has served in several capacities that all align with his passion to raise up leaders to further the Kingdom of God here and to the uttermost parts of the earth. Whether it’s in New Orleans or India, he lives to lead people to Jesus and train others to do the same so all can walk in their God-given calling.

Ben has an Undergraduate degree in International Business from the University of North Florida and is pursuing a Master’s degree in Spiritual Leadership from ORU. These tools allow him to relate with students and people from all walks of life. Which aides him in his role as the director of LEAD CollegeSM and the C20 (College/Young Adult’s) pastor.

Pastor Ben is married to the love of his life, Meghan, and they’re currently raising two world changers!


Student Life Coordinator

Lauren has been on staff at Church of the King since 2015. She graduated May 2018 with her Bachelor’s degree in Business Management. Lauren was born in New Orleans, Louisiana but moved to the Northshore at a young age. She has three brothers and grew up spending lots of time on their family farm and in the hunting stand with her dad. When not at work she can be found running on the lakefront, reading a book, playing sports, cooking, or spending time with family and friends. Lauren is passionate about business, global missions, teaching the word of God, and creating community for people to do life together.

Professor Lee

Academic Director

Together with his family, Lee moved to Mandeville in June 2009, and soon thereafter got involved with Church of the King. Lee has taught and been involved in the education ministries of the church since 2010, and he became the King’s Biblical Institute Director in 2017. Lee is currently the New Orleans Site Director and adjunct faculty for Oral Roberts University. He has two Master’s degrees from NOBTS and is in the process of completing his PhD. Lee and his family love the outdoors, spending as much time as possible in the local parks and at the Lakefront. Excursions to mountain parks and beaches are also family favorites.


Administrative Coordinator

Rebecca joined the Church of the King staff in August 2018 and is the newest addition to the LEAD CollegeSM team. Originally from Sweden, she moved across the ocean the summer of 2018. She recently got married and moved to Covington, LA. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and is currently pursuing her Master’s in Intercultural Studies. Growing up as a missionary kid, she has a heart for global missions and reaching the nations. Rebecca is especially passionate about investing in and challenging young people. She enjoys helping people discover and reach their full potential. She is passionate about empowering people to step up in leadership and step out to reach their community.

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