Dr. Chip Bennett


Serves as Resident Faculty in Sarasota, Florida

  • B.A. from Lee University in Biblical Studies
  • M. A. from Trinity Theological Seminary in Theology
  • M. Div. from Trinity Theological Seminary
  • Th.D. from Trinity Theological Seminary
  • M.A. from Knox Theological Seminary in Christian and Classical Studies
  • D. Min. from Knox Theological Seminary

Chip serves as the Pastor of Grace Community Church in Sarasota, Florida, a church which he planted three years ago that has seen explosive growth due to his reputation as a gifted speaker, an in-depth biblical teacher, and a minister with a true and genuine love for people. Chip takes no compensation for his work at Grace Community Church; he is a bi-vocational pastor who works in the automotive industry with Land Rover. A former Finance Manager, he has been General Manager of Land Rover Southpointe in Sarasota for over seven years, during which time he has distinguished himself as one of the top salesmen in America. He also serves as Adjunct Faculty at Southeastern Theological Seminary and at Knox Theological Seminary. In the past, he has held various positions such as Youth Pastor, Associate Pastor, Senior Pastor, and Christian Education Director. Chip is married and has eight children.