Pete Benson graduated from Bible Training Institute in the spring of 2012 and has gone through a two year youth internship at a local church in Lansing, MI. He and his family came to The Gateway Church in the summer of 2012 and serves as the youth pastor. He has a love for students and enjoys working with them in the Lord, having fun and being a part of their lives. He and his wife are family oriented and come from two large families themselves. They know and appreciate how important the family dynamic is in a young person’s life. Their goal is to partner with parents in the discipleship of students to have a firm Christian foundation and a lifelong relationship with Jesus.
Pete and his wife Debi have two children of their own; Peter John and Arielle Elizabeth. Pete and Debi were married in 2005.
As a family, they enjoy the outdoors, a variety of water sports, playing games, and having family meals together. Pete is an avid outdoors man. He loves fishing, hunting, and nature.