Dr. Ben Character has been an Elder at Grace Baptist Church since 2007. He and his family began attending GBC in 2005. Dr. Character is a veterinarian by profession. He and his wife Betsy live in Greene county Alabama where he practices in the greater Tuscaloosa/West Alabama area. God has blessed the Characters with ten children ranging in ages from 17 years to infant. They enjoy homeschooling amongst the forests of West Alabama.