Dr. Benjamin Sutton was born in the George Town area of Kinston,
North Carolina to Bishop Ben and Susie Sutton. He received his
elementary and high school education in the city schools of
Kinston. After graduation from High School, he joined the U. S.
Navy, where he served for four years.
an honorable tour of duty with the Navy, he attended
Shaw University, Raleigh, North Carolina, graduating cum
laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Behavioral Science. He
received a Master of Science in Rehabilitation
Counseling from East Carolina University, Greenville,
served the North Carolina Department of Health and Human
Services as a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for 25
years. He has made a significant impact on the disabled
citizens of Hoke County, where he served as counselor.
received his Master of Theology and Doctor of Ministry
degrees from Moriah Institute of Christian Studies,
Fayetteville, North Carolina. He also holds an Honorary
Doctorate of Humane Letters from Tri-County Bible
College, Maxton, North Carolina.
He currently serves as
the Pastor of McLean Chapel Free Will Baptist Church,
Bunnlevel, North Carolina. As a servant of the Most High
God, he is: Compassionate in his love for others and
excellent in his service to God and man; a motivator
who possesses a Spirit of Excellence and accepts nothing
less; holy in his living – a man after God’s own heart;
reverent in his worship of God through submissiveness,
humbleness, devotion. He believes, teaches and
exemplifies righteousness. Dr. Sutton ministers the
gospel with passion and power.
married to Brenda, and they have four children – Lisa,
Keosha, Meagan and Austin; and one grandson – Nigel.