Meet Our Team

John Mark Benson

Associate Pastor - 55+ / Pastoral Care

Office: 281.481.7148

John Mark Benson serves as Associate Pastor - 55+ / Pastoral Care.  He and his wife, Lori, came to Sagemont in September of 2001.  They were married on June 11, 1977.  Ordained to the gospel ministry in November of 1986, they have served churches in Ohio, Florida and Oklahoma before coming to Texas in 1980.  Their daughter, Mikelle Challenger and husband, Mike, are members of Sagemont and she is one of the writers of our churches’ magazine, Sagemont Life.  Their son, Steven and his wife, Gabriela, are also members at Sagemont.  The joy of John Mark and Lori’s lives are their 3 grandsons, James, Grant and Carl with 1 more on the way!  Their grandparent names are Lolli’nPop!  They enjoy traveling, boating and antiquing for Bibles, hymnals and clocks, as well as spoiling those grandboys!  Their greatest joy is the Lord and they are very grateful to be able to serve Him at Sagemont!  One of their favorite scriptures is,“Choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve…But as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord!”  Joshua 24:15