Ben has been the music director at PMBC for 14 years. He is married to Gradyne Willingham Ferguson and they recently celebrated their 45th anniversary. They have two children, Adam, who lives in St. Petersburg, Fl. and Cassie Martin who resides in Boston. Ben attended Jacksonville State University in Alabama where he received a B.S. in Music Ed. and East Carolina University in North Carolina where he earned a Masters in Music Performance and Music Ed. He belongs to Phi Mu Alpha Music Fraternity and PI Kappa Lambda Honorary Society. He received Christ as his personal Savior at a summer revival in 1960 at Corner Baptist Church in Cobb County and has served as music director at various churches in Georgia and North Carolina. He believes that if a ministry for the Lord is worthy of our service, it is also worthy of our best effort and effective use of our God-given talent.