It is with great pleasure that we introduce Ben Hardman as Grace-Marietta Campus Pastor. After much prayer, the Grace Family of Churches Elder Board, along with Grace Campus pastors, feel Ben is the person God has called to lead Grace-Marietta.

Ben Hardman Bio

Ben’s vision is to awaken God’s people, equip God’s family, and unleash God’s mission in the life of everyday leaders through mission and discipleship.

He has been involved in Christian ministry for over 20 years, in megachurch, youth ministry, and church planting contexts. He speaks and trains frequently at events across the country.

Ben was a team leader on the staff at Southeast Christian Church in Louisville, Kentucky, before becoming one of the founding pastors of The Avenue, a church plant on the campus of the University of Louisville.

Formerly named as one of the top thirty youth ministers in America and one of the top thirty Christian leaders under thirty, Ben is a graduate of Anderson University with a degree in Bible & Christian ministries.

He is a huge Ohio State Buckeye fan and a former high school basketball coach. Ben will be moving to Marietta with his wife Sarah and kids Cole, Caden, and Claire to pastor Grace-Marietta beginning April 2017.