Senior Pastor

Dr. Benjamin Karner

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Dr. Karner and his wife, Karen, have been married for 16 years and have 3 children. Dr. Karner holds a Doctor of Ministry and Master of Divinity from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary. Previous to being called by FBC Laredo, Dr. Karner has been a Youth Pastor, Worship Pastor, Discipleship Pastor and Associate Pastor. His ministry theme is "moving people from where they are to where God wants them to be."  He has authored the book Unity in the Body:  Maintaining Biblical Unity in a Divisive Culture.  He enjoys playing guitar, cultivating plants and watching Sci-fi.  Visit his website for his personal blog, videos, and more!


Subscribe to his podcast Ben Karner's Ministry Podcast and his YouTube channel:  Inspire the People


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First Baptist Church Laredo
   April 2019