牧师. Dr. 本杰明H. 纳尔逊三世 joined the 世界十大电子游戏平台 community as Chaplain during the summer of 2021. Fr. 本一生都是圣公会教徒, 已经被任命将近19年了, and most recently served as the 39th rector of St. 圣马科斯的圣公会教堂. 作为教区牧师, he has served congregations in the Episcopal Diocese of West Texas, 东田纳西州和夏威夷.
Fr. Ben's passions in ministry are working with children and youth, 领导力发展, 从上瘾的疾病中治愈和恢复, and the ever-deepening spirituality of generosity in our lives. He has served on advisory boards for several local outreach agencies and as a consultant for congregations wishing to deepen their life of generosity, 领导, 和管理工作. Fr. 本的第一个喜乐是事奉神, 上帝的子民, and he likes to imagine his overall title as “Grace Enthusiast” – a role that he hopes to live up to every day of his life and is grateful to bring to 世界十大电子游戏平台.
Fr. Ben grew up in the 密西西比州 Delta where good bar-b-que and great blues were a part of the culture. 他的信仰, 他对讲故事的重视, 还有他对音乐的热爱, were all shaped in the flatlands of this culturally-rich part of the Magnolia State. He graduated cum laude with a BA in history from Millsaps College in Jackson, 密西西比州, and began the journey toward ordination shortly after graduation. He graduated with his Masters of Divinity in 2002 from the University of the South School of Theology. 2013年,Fr. Ben graduated again from the School of Theology with a Doctor of Ministry degree. 他的论文, “精神的水, 阿罗哈精神,将体验与创造结合在一起, 沐浴在洗礼的水中, 热爱夏威夷的文化价值观.
加入Fr. Ben as members of the 世界十大电子游戏平台 community are his wife, Linda, and daughter, Cooper, 世界十大电子游戏平台 Class of 2026. Fr. 本喜欢跑步, 骑自行车, or any activity that allows him to be outside or around water, and he is excited to be part of the 世界十大电子游戏平台 community.
“I am thrilled to join the amazing people of the 世界十大电子游戏平台 community in serving God and finding our call together as lifelong learners. What a 快乐 for me to be a part of such a wonderfully loving, ever-evolving, dynamic place. 十大电子游戏平台一起在恩典中成长, I can’t wait to see what is in store for us as students, 老师, 和朋友. I’m so grateful to walk this Way of Love together in the next part of life’s adventure! 今天是世界十大电子游戏平台 Panther的好日子!”