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Benjamin joined Glenwood Church as the Preaching Minister in October of 2020. He has been preaching since he was 22 – first, as an associate minister in Texarkana for two years, then as the Preaching Minister in Teague, TX for five years, and, most recently, as the Preaching Minister in Mineral Springs, AR.
Benjamin holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Bible and Preaching from Harding University. He enjoys time with his family and loves friendly competition with others, whether playing basketball, tennis, golf, or cards. Benjamin is married to his best friend and favorite person, Rachel Neeley. Together they have three fantastic kids.
Benjamin is passionate about preaching within the context of the local church. He works hard to get to know the congregation in order to understand the people who are hearing the Gospel each Sunday.
students and family
Steven Smith came to Glenwood in August of 2014 as the Youth and Family Minister. Steven began working with youth and their families in 2001. Before coming to Glenwood, Steven worked with Fairmont Park in Midland, Freetown Road in Grand Prairie, and Hillcrest in Arlington. Steven received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Christian Ministry from Dallas Baptist University. Steven loves to spend time with his wife, Celeste, and children: Lily, River and Canyon. The Smith family loves to spend time outdoors backpacking, kayaking, hiking, and camping.
Steven has a strong desire to see young people and their families living life fully. Steven recognizes the influence and importance parents have on their teenagers and seeks to form a partnership working alongside families. He seeks to bring all praise and honor to God, while teaching and equipping young people to live the life of abundance God desires for them.