Benjamin Maier was born and raised locally in Rochester, MI. He holds an undergraduate degree from Rochester College (Rochester, MI) and a Master's Degree from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (Kansas City, MO). He came to Oakland Woods in 2022 after serving as a Student Ministries pastor in Waterford, MI for 11 years.
Benjamin and Denille have been blessed with 5 children, who always keep life interesting.
He is passionate about studying and teaching the bible, building relationships, and he is always ready to visit a good sandwich shop. He also enjoys missions work, and he has participated in missions work in China, Mexico, Kenya, Puerto Rico, Wisconsin, Missouri, and Michigan.
In his free time he enjoys watching and playing sports with his kids, riding his mountain bike, going on family hikes and adventures to new parks, and exploring new places.