Sean Benesh
Urban Church Planting

Sean Benesh is married to his high school sweetheart, Katie, and they have 3 sons; Grant, Camden, and Seth. He is involved in urban ministry in the capacity of urban missiologist, adjunct professor, researcher, consultant, Director of the PDX Loft, and church planting.

He has authored numerous books, including:

  • The Urbanity of the Bible: Rediscovering the Urban Nature of the Bible and What It Means for Today (2014)

  • Vespas, Cafes, Singlespeed Bikes, and Urban Hipsters: Gentrification, Urban Mission, and Church Planting (2014)

  • The Bikeable Church: A Bicyclist's Guide to Church Planting (2012)

  • The Multi-Nucleated Church: Towards a Theoretical Framework for Church Planting in High-Density Cities (2012)

  • View From the Urban Loft: Developing a Theological Framework for Understanding the City (2011)

  • Metrospiritual: The Geography of Church Planting (2011)

Education:

  • DMin, Bakke Graduate University

  • MA, Simpson University, Redding, California

  • BA, Grace University, Omaha, Nebraska