Ben grew up in Dothan, Alabama and graduated from the University of Alabama where he met his wife, Olivia (they had the same voice teacher:). He then moved on to Berklee College of Music in Boston where he majored in songwriting. He spent several years in Nashville writing, playing, and teaching music before moving into full-time worship ministry in Illinois. He and Olivia felt the Lord was leading them to New York in 2008 where they now live. Olivia won Season 11 of NBC’s The Biggest Loser. They have an adorable boy named Harper.