After a career ending knee injury, Ben left competitive curling and has dedicated the last 20 years of his life to loving students. Ben enjoys partnering with other youth workers to help students come to know and follow Jesus. He still brings pizza to any and every youth gathering, and now has to run 20 miles a week to burn off the pizza weight just to keep the love alive with his wife. Ben loves his kids, baseball, writing and surfing. Ben serves at Marin Covenant Church on the Lead Pastor Team and oversees Youth and Families. You can check out his blog: AverageYouthMinistry.com.
Pursuing The Next GenerationWednesday August 10, 2016 | Benjamin Kerns
With all of my heart, I think that the gospel of Jesus Christ is always good news. I also believe with all my heart that at different times and in different cultures what is seen as good news is much different than what the generation or people before them saw. And it just so happens […] Read more
What Happens when Parents and Kids see Youth Group as Simply an Elective?Tuesday April 15, 2014 | Benjamin Kerns
For the past few years, it has been obvious that the culture in which we do ministry has fundamentally changed. I know that pop culture continues to devolve into twerkfests on MTV, but that is nothing new. What I am seeing that is new, is that the Christian adults within this culture have a totally […] Read more