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I help churches and ministries understand and reach millennials and Gen Z.

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I have a heart for seeing young adults live authentically and passionately as followers of Jesus.


I desire to see churches and communities that intentionally raise up devoted, resilient young leaders who will impact their churches, communities, country, and world with radical, everyday faithfulness to Christ. Parents and grandparents play a critical role in this process.

Meet Benjie Shaw


Raised an Army brat, I now call Memphis, Tennessee home with my wife, two kids, and horse-sized dog.

I have worked in campus ministry contexts for almost 10 years through Baptist Collegiate Ministries in Memphis, Murfreesboro, TN, and Athens, GA.

I'm a graduate of Georgia Southern University (go Eagles!) and New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. In my free time you can find me juggling 4-6 books at a time, eagerly expecting the next Marvel movie, exercising in my garage gym, trying new recipes, and doing my best to match my kids' energy levels.

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Playing the Long Game: The Value of Patience and Good Questions in Evangelism

Young Christians are less likely to describe their conversion as a one-moment experience than older generations. Instead, they emphasize the process by which they came to faith and the relationships that helped them along. How should understanding this impact the way we attempt to share Jesus?

Jesus-Centered Apologetics: Addressing Questions Without Losing Site of the Goal

Sexual ethics, questions about the Bible, the problem of evil, and many more. Teenagers and young adults can raise a lot of questions about following Jesus. How can we faithfully address these questions while pointing to Jesus?

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Sharing the Gospel with
Atheists, Agnostics,
and "Nones"

"Nones" are the fastest-growing religious group in the country and the largest group among those under the age of 29. Atheists and agnostics are also making steady gains in the population. Who are these people? And how can Christians faithfully share Jesus with them?

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"Benjie Shaw is a fearless and gifted communicator of biblical truth with the rare blend of strong conviction and sensitive compassion. Benjie is a well-prepared Christian speaker who brings solid Christ-centered precepts into our rapidly changing culture."

Dr. Randy Davis

Executive Director of the Tennessee Baptist Mission Board


Benjie Shaw is a uniquely gifted speaker that understands the importance of discipling the next generation. His years of experience as a collegiate ministry professional allows him to see the identity formation opportunities on which leaders can capitalize in ministry to youth and young adults."

Jason Thomas

African-American Church Mobilizer at the International Mission Board


"Benjie greatly helped churches in our association understand how to reach and disciple millennials. He is an excellent speaker that is able to communicate complicated ideas in an easy to understand style with actionable insights."

Larry Murphy

Executive Director of Missions at the Madison-Chester Association of Baptists





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