Meet Pastor Ben Griffin, our life issues contributor

Pastor Ben Griffin doesn’t wear his church leadership at Wilmington Central Church of Christ on his shoulder.

In fact, when he meets you, he’s just Ben.

Pastor Griffin is involved in so many different social ministries and nonprofit organizations in Wilmington, it’s hard for him to present just one hat.

On top of his preaching and teaching, he’s involved in bereavement counseling, chaplaincy, the Wilmington Area Rebuilding Ministry, the New Hanover County Blue Ribbon Commission on the Prevention of Youth Violence, the Cape Fear Area Resource Center, Northside Community Resource Center and the New Hanover County chapter of the NAACP.

That’s why I asked Pastor Griffin to write about life issues for Wilmington Faith and Values.

Learn a bit more about Pastor Ben Griffin here:

“Ben earned a bachelor’s degree in Bible from Bellview Preaching Training School, and his bachelors and master’s degrees in Ministry and Doctorate of Ministry in Leadership and Organizational Development from the Theological University of America. He is founder of IFC Ministry and Southeastern Institute for Church Leadership. He is nationally certified as a bereavement facilitator, as a chaplain and as a church consultant. He is married with five children and four grandchildren. He can be contacted at His book “If You Want to Lead…in the Church” will be released in June 2012.”

Welcome aboard, Pastor Ben!


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