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Dr. Benny Tate has served for over 30 years as Senior Pastor of Rock Springs Church in Milner, Georgia. Under his leadership, the church has grown in attendance from 80 to more than 8,000 people. Rock Springs Church has multiple thriving campuses across middle Georgia as well as an Online Campus. He also serves as President of the Congregational Methodist Denomination and has served many times as chaplain for the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives in Washington, DC. Dr. Tate is passionate about supporting other leaders and ministries and enjoys encouraging and equipping others through his Leads Club podcast, connecting with others in his social media community, and teaching through Defy the Odds church growth conferences. Benny and his wife, Barbara, have been married for over thirty-seven years and have one daughter.

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