Ben Birdsong is married to Liz and serves as the Minister of Students at Meadow Brook Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama.  He holds Bachelors Degrees in Marketing and Human Resource Management from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and a Masters of Divinity degree from Samford University’s Beeson Divinity School.  He is currently a doctor of ministry student focusing on ministry to emerging generations at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary just outside of Boston, Massachusetts.  In addition to ministry, Ben currently serves on the ministry advisory boards for the Scott Dawson Evangelistic Association and First Priority Greater Birmingham.  In the past, he has served on the ministry advisory boards for the Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions department of Youth Evangelism and YouthMinistry360.  He has a love for equipping and inspiring students to be missionaries on their campuses as well as preaching the Word at student events, writing Bible studies and training materials, and coaching and mentoring other youth ministers.  In his free time, Ben enjoys writing, reading, and a good conversation at Starbucks.