About the Author

Dr. Birdsong

Ben Birdsong serves as a writer, speaker, and minister based in Birmingham, Alabama. He currently serves as the Missions Minister at Christ Church Birmingham. Ben is also an adjunct professor at Birmingham Theological Seminary.

Ben has served in student ministry for 12 years both in local church and the para-church settings. He is the author of the devotional Words from the Cross: 7 Statements to Transform Your Life.

Ben has bachelors degrees in Marketing and Human Resource Management from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, a Masters of Divinity degree from Samford University’s Beeson Divinity School, and a Doctor of Ministry student focusing in Ministry to Emerging Generations from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. Ben was licensed and ordained to the ministry at the Church at Brook Hills in July of 2009.

Ben is married to Liz, who teaches middle school English/Language Arts and serves as a cheerleading coach. He enjoys reading, writing, watching movies, fishing, golf, and good conversations over a drink at Starbucks.

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July 2021: Never Conform