Ben Essenburg

Founding Pastor of

Fountain of Life Church

Ben Essenburg left a lucrative position at one of the nations largest Garbage companies in 1972 to enter the ministry starting first as the Chicago Director of the WHBL (World Home Bible League). From that position he began multiple Bible studies that ended up merging to become Fountain of Life Church in 1977.  Beginning as its first Pastor, Ben has overseen the roll passed on to three other pastors in the course of over thirty years. 

Ben lives with his wife Grace in Sugar Grove, Illinois.