Andrew Benson Pastor

About my family nucleus:
My wife, Jeana, and I were married in the late 80s. I’m happy to say that she serves with me here, at City Church, and that we have a grown son, Andrew Jr. (“Drew”) who serves with us on the praise team.
Salvation Experience:
Even though I grew up in church, I didn’t know Jesus until I was invited to a Holy Ghost filled church in Metairie in 1977 at the age of 15. Jesus was kind enough to save me and knew I wanted to serve Him the rest of my life.
How long have you been a member of City Church?
Since 1986.
What areas of Ministry do you oversee?
I’ve been entrusted with overseeing the Adult ministries, iCare (local and overseas missions), Marriage Counselling, Online Campus (Live Streaming), and Hospital Visitations.
What’s the best advice you’ve ever received?
“If you can’t forget your past, you’ll never have a future.”- Bishop Owen McManus, Sr.
Who has made the biggest impact on your life?
Pastor Owen McManus, Jr. In walking beside him for over 30 years, I believe it’s given me an opportunity to witness a man of anointing and integrity, and an example of becoming all you can be for God.
What’s something that you do well that most people won’t know about you?
I’m a great cook.What are you passionate about?:Witnessing - seeing souls saved, missions.
According to StrengthsFinder 2.0, what are your top 5 strengths?
Input, Empathy, Connectedness, Intellection and Restorative
What was one of the most profound or impactful moments that you’ve experienced in life?
Freedom Weekend August 2015
Where is your dream vacation?
The Grand Tour of Europe

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