Ben began serving as pastor of NFBC in June of 2010. He is a graduate of Samford University and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is originally from Tuscaloosa, AL (don't hold that against him!). He has been married to his wife Jeanne for 30 years, and they are the parents of two adult sons, Daniel and Nathan. Ben loves the East TN mountains and enjoys hiking, backpacking, fishing, kayaking, and skiing.
Ed joined the NFBC staff in January of 2012. After singing in churches for most of his life, Ed professionally began his music ministry in 2006. He has served as a member of Southern Gospel group Echoes of Grace, as a member of KnoxCam Mass Choir, and as Minister of Music for three church families. Ed and his wife Kelly have been married since 2002, and enjoy being the parents of three boys - Zach, Jacob and Eli. Besides singing, Ed enjoys spending time with his family, football, and trips to the beach.
Drew joined NFBC team in August of 2013. He is a graduate of East Tennessee State University and has his Doctoral Degree in Physical Therapy. He has been a licensed physical therapist since 2006, and has served as a youth minister in part-time ministry since 2009. He lives in Maryville with his wife Crysta, his son Colton, and his daughter Scarlet. Drew enjoys the outdoors and is an avid bowhunter and deer hunter. He also enjoys wakeboarding, snowboarding, and watching football.