Ben Striker is a worship leader and intercessory missionary based in Rockford, IL. He is known for his ability to draw people into an honest place of transparency through his music that encourages personal conversation with the Lord. A former youth pastor, Ben is currently helping build two houses of prayer (Moravian House of Prayer and Rock River House of Prayer) in the Northern IL region. Ben loves good food, good friends, and sharing his love for creative expression in worship with others. He also helps the Moravian House of Prayer with its on-site organic farm, Anderson Organics, and brings a spirit of innovation to everything he does. Ben is married to Jody who is a licensed clinical professional counselor with a heart to see restoration in people as they encounter the love of God. They celebrated the arrival of their son, Elias, in July of 2016 and enjoy many adventures with one another and their big, black dog, Sampson.