Pastor Ben Francis joined Theresa Baptist Church in August of 2019. He is a native of nearby Durham, and grew up in Gastonia, NC. He and his wife, Tera, were married in 2007 and have 3 wonderful children: Eli, Haddon, and Addie-Claire. Ben is a graduate of The College at Southeastern, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, and the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. 

Pastor Ben has a passion for teaching and preaching God's Word, for discipling men and women to know and love Jesus, and to see God glorified in Roxboro and around the world through the gospel of Jesus Christ.