Ben Avila

What are your hobbies?

Enjoying friends and family, reading, writing – follow my blog.

What books have you read recently?

“Pure Grace” by Clark Whitten, “Ruthless Trust” by Brennan Manning.

What is your favorite Bible verse?

Matthew 11: 28-30 – “Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest.  Take my yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.  For my yoke is easy and My burden is light.”

What has influenced you lately?

Seeing Tony Seigh, a young man in his 20’s, carrying the love and compassion of Jesus to other countries.

What is your favorite restaurant/food?

J. Alexander.

Who is your favorite artist and/or what is your favorite song?

dc Talk.

Who is your hero?

My wife, who has shown me how to position my heart and life to receive from God.

What is your lifelong ambition?

To see people awakened to the love of God and their identity in Christ.

What are the top 3 items in your bucket list?

1.  Write a book.
2.  Travel abroad.
3.  Attend a dc Talk Reunion.

What is one thing we don’t know about you?

I am (occasionally) a phenomenal bowler. My highest game is 278, (one strike away from a perfect game.)