Ben Gipson, Lead Pastor Connect EAST

Pastor Ben is the Lead Pastor for  Connect Church EAST, located at 2412 Ebenezer Road, Conyers, GA. Please join us there on Sundays at 10:30 am.

Pastor Ben has served in ministry for over 30 years.  He was licensed to preach at the age of 16 and has been a youth director, associate pastor, pastor, minister of reconciliation, and missionary. He is married to Dana and they have a son, Noah.


Bachelors of Biblical Studies from Samford University, Birmingham, Al

Pastor Ben is a son, brother, husband, dad and a friend.  He enjoys being with people from many cultures and diverse backgrounds.  He enjoys sports, reading and spending time in his “nothing” box.

Fun Facts About Me
1. The kid in me does not recognize the man in the mirror.
2. I am a sucker for the “guy gets the girl” movie.
3. I used to run marathons
4. I am the baby of nine kids.
5.  I am a record setting basketball coach.
6.My favorite place to be –  Family vacation.  The beach but anything where we are together have a good time.
7.  Favorite recipe – Dana’s Lasagna. It’s the best!
8.  I would like to share a meal with:  Onesimus, Abraham Lincoln, my dad, and Martin Luther King Jr.
9.  Most unusual thing I’ve eaten is  Alligator tail.
10.  Conclusion:  Family:  The one you didn’t choose (the one your born into), the one you chose (those you hang with), and the one who chose you, (God’s family).  It is all about the family.