Ben Deaver is the lead pastor of Tallgrass Community Church.
Ben and Maris graduated from KSU in May of 2004 and were married in 2005. They are the proud parents of their daughter, Kate Corinn, and son, Maddox Benjamin, and dog, Jambo Wambo. Prior to his role at Tallgrass Church Ben served on staff at New Hope Church for 12 years. Before that he worked with the Navigators, a collegiate ministry at Kansas State, for two years. He graduated from Emmanuel House Seminary in May of 2009. Ben loves hiking mountains, lifting somewhat heavy things and setting them down, drinking coffee, and being friends with Jesus and others.