Jonah 1:1-16 – Act One – West or East? One of the most well known stories in the Bible is also one of the most contested. Jonah is a 48 verse, 4 chapter narrative, a story. From its structure to its content, it is a masterpiece of literature. While the fish is named once, God is named 39 times. Pull up your carpet-square, and don’t miss the point of Jonah!
Pastor Ben is a 2005 graduate from Grand Valley State University with a Bachelor of Science in Communications. He received his Masters of Divinity from Calvin Theological Seminary in 2012, and has served as a delegate to Synod in 2016.
As Pastor, Ben has a passion for preaching and teaching and has been at Riverside since April of 2013. On the personal side, Ben is an avid outdoorsmen, a loyal Detroit sports fan, and is married to his wife Ellie.
Pastor Ben seeks to preach and teach in an educational and engaging way that brings the deep truth of the Bible into our lives today for every generation.