Ben Panner is the pastor of our College Group. Ben received an M.A. in Christian Formation and Ministry from Wheaton College. He is currently finishing his M. Div. from Reformed Theological Seminary. Ben started as an intern with HYACKs (the senior high ministry) while pursuing his M.A. After completing his degree, Ben transitioned into the role of ministry associate for guys discipleship and taught Bible at Wheaton Academy. A year later, Ben began serving as a pastor at College Church in the summer of 2012. Ben finds great joy being a pastor at College Church and sees it as an amazing privilege to be in this church family.
Ben is married to Joanna. They have five children: Piper, Jeremiah, Levi, Simeon, and a baby coming in September 2021.