Fun and Interesting Facts About Kevin Benton
I attended Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA., the world’s largest Evangelical Christians School, founded by the late, great Chancellor, Rev. Dr. Jerry Falwell. While at Liberty, I was a member of the basketball team that represented the first Christian School to ever play in the N.C.A.A. tournament against high school friend and former N.B.A. player, Rasheed Wallace and the North Carolina Tar Heels.
Upon leaving Liberty, I had the opportunity to play three years of professional basketball, one year in Europe and two years in Mainland China. While in China, during the leagues Christmas celebration, I was blessed to meet and to be featured on the front page of the Chinese newspaper with my favorite martial artists, actor and special guest, Jackie Chan.
I am a Minister, Youth and Young Adult Pastor, Recreational Director, Ex-professional basketball player and a Child Care Social Worker. I was also invited to some N.B.A. camps during my career, including the Philadelphia 76ers, where I played against played against some of the best players in the world including N.B.A. players Kobe Bryant, Yoa Ming, Aaron McKie, Rick Mahorn, Jerome Allen, Paul Graham and the list goes on.
As the only ex-professional athlete in the group, I was invited on the CBS News Early Show hosted by Susan Koeppen , which aired nationally, to be a participant in the POWER*BALANCE Performance Technology Energy Band Exercise Experiment , at The Sports Complex at the Chelsea Piers in New York City. N.B.A players and professional athletes in various sports wear these wrist bands. The experiment was conducted to test the authenticity of the bands. The experiment was a lot of fun but the results were very, very interesting.
I was also featured on the FOX 29 10 O’ Clock News, which aired nationally, at the well respected, Germantown Friends Basketball, Reading, and Computer Summer Camp. The camp not only utilizes professional basketball players to enhance kid’s basketball skills but also uses reading and computer professionals as well.
I am the C.E.O. and founder of Kevin Benton Ministries and am a very knowledgeable and anointed speaker, gifted to preach and teach the Word of God. I amthe author of the published book, A Field Trip to Hell and among many other media outlets, was invited multiple times as a guest on the Trinity Broadcasting Network for an interview on the “Praise the Lord” segment, which aired on T.V. In my book, I expose the world to the 30 revealed torments of Hell firsthand, according to the Bible.
I currently work for the Department of Human Services in Philadelphia, PA. as a Child Care Social Worker and love my job. Approaching the job with seriousness and with a ministry mindset, I get the opportunity to show them love while providing professional services for children and youth, who have been neglected, mistreated or have misbehaved. I also provide services for their families as well.
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He is the Chief Section Contributor and Editor over the Christianity Department of the approved news Google site, GOD DISCUSSION, which is characterized as conservative, liberal, Christianity, religious and atheist making it a “big tent.” GOD DISCUSSION is linked as a site to watch on THE REVEALER conceived by Jay Ronsen of New York University’s Department of Journalism and created by Journalist Jeff Sharlet and Kathryn. GOD DISCUSSION has been cited by reputable sites such as The Huffington Post, Daily Kos, Free Republic, Democratic Underground, Science Blogs, Raw Story, Mother Jones, Crooks & Liars, Salon, Think Progress, Open Congress, RH Reality Check and Town Hall. His responsibility is to submit one article each week that serves to educate and inform readers in his respective area of Christianity, as Google is one of the top three sites for news finding-outranking traditional news sites such as the New York Times.