Brian Benkendorfer serves as Kids Director at The Austin Stone Community Church, main campus. After working on Student Life staff as a Camp Director for two summers, Brian earned a masters at Dallas Theological Seminary. He is passionate about Gospel-centered teaching and believes in the local church as the hope of the world. He also views family ministries as playing an integral role in leading and developing the next generation of church leaders. He and his wife Lisa, a former Student Life Event Coordinator, have three children Ellie, Reagan, and Callum.