Ben is a husband, father, priest, and scholar with a PhD in Biblical Studies (NT emphasis) from Asbury Theological Seminary. Prior to his studies at Asbury, he completed his M.Div. at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and served with Mission Aviation Fellowship in the Democratic Republic of Congo. He and his wife, Amy, have 4 handsome sons. Ben loves to play music, make (and eat) sushi, dabble with tech, and help his boys navigate life. He currently serves as the Soul Care Community's Editorial Assistant and Book Review Editor.

Sacred Rituals for Every Day: A Book Review

How can we encounter the sacred nature of God in every day life? Ben Snyder reviews Anselm Grün’s book, Sacred Rituals for Every Day.

How Families Can Use Tech Wisely: A Book Review

How can families use technology responsibly? Ben Snyder reviews the book, The Tech-wise Family: Everyday Steps for Putting Technology in its Proper Place, by Andy Crouch.

Recommended Reading: How Everyday Life has Sacred Meaning

Ben Snyder explains how Tish Harrison Warren’s new book, The Liturgy of the Ordinary, consistently deals with the concrete quest that every follower of Jesus wrestles with sooner or later—how do I experience God’s presence in the ordinary moments of life?

Lent for Families with Children: A Practical Guide

Are you looking for good ways to teach your children about the Christian calendar and why we celebrate certain ways on special days? Ben Snyder shares helpful tips on family discipleship during Lent.

The Weekly Breather: The Way of the Cross

Has it been a long, stressful week? We’ve all been there. Ben Snyder provides a guided art breather to help you decompress and reflect at the end of your busy week.

Finding Peace in a Jam-Packed Season

How do you escape the hustle and bustle of Christmastime to focus on the real reason for this holy day? Ben Snyder shares about our frantic pace and a trip to Bethlehem.

Structure Your Days for Transformation: Sacred Ordinary Days Liturgical Day Planner

Do you want to make the most of your days? A good day planner may help! Ben Snyder offers a review of a liturgical day planner that is helps you structure your days for the sake of spiritual and practical transformation!

How Rituals Can Knit Your Family Together

Do you have rituals that your family follows? Ben Snyder shares how even small rituals can knit your family together around the things you find important.