Billy Benson was called to serve as Pastor at Garland Road Baptist Church on March 18, 2018. Billy was born and raised in Watonga, OK, and he gave his life to Jesus when he was about six years old in October of 1993. Billy was called into the ministry at Falls Creek in the summer of 2001, and he went to school at Oklahoma Baptist University in 2005. At OBU, Billy met the love of his life, Kari, and they were married on December 29, 2007.
Billy and Kari have three children: Hannah (9), LeeAnna (7), and Caleb (6). Billy and his family went down to New Orleans for seminary from 2010 to 2013, and then God called them back to Oklahoma to serve in the ministry. Billy became the Pastor of Macomb Baptist Church and served there from 2014 to 2017. Billy holds degrees from Oklahoma Baptist University (B.A. Religious Studies: Biblical Languages) and New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (M.A. Theology), and is currently working on a Ph.D. in Theology at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. He enjoys reading, watching and playing sports, and spending time with his family.
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