Rev. Benjamin Boswell
Senior Minister

As Senior Minister, Reverend Boswell is responsible for the preaching and worship ministry of the Church, providing leadership and spiritual direction for the staff and congregation, guiding the Church in its strategic vision, and serving as the public face of the Church in the larger community.

Ben was born in Lynchburg, VA, grew up in Bethlehem, PA, and graduated from high school in Kannapolis, NC. He was educated at Marion Military Institute (commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant), Campbell University (BA in Religion and Philosophy), Duke Divinity School (Master of Divinity), and Catholic University of America (completed coursework for PhD).

Before joining the staff at MPBC, Ben served as a First Lieutenant in the North Carolina Army National Guard, Minister of Youth at Samaria Baptist Church in Raleigh, NC, Associate Pastor and then Senior Pastor at Commonwealth Baptist Church in Alexandria, VA, Adjunct Professor of Political Theology and Ethics at the John Leland Center for Theological Studies, and Senior Pastor at Greenwood Forest Baptist Church in Cary, NC.

When Ben isn’t at Church, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Katie, and his daughter, Lucy, working for social justice, running, reading, listening to music, watching TV and seeing movies, and hanging out with friends.


Contact Rev. Boswell
(704) 334-7232 x 111

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