Bennett graduated from Lipscomb University in 1994 with a dual major in Accounting and Economics/Finance. Prior to joining the ministry, Lance worked as a CPA at KPMG, Nissan, and local accounting firms in Chattanooga, TN and Tallahassee, FL. In 2010, Bennett obtained his Masters from Harding University. In addition to Riverside, Lance has served as youth minister at the Timberlane Church in Tallahassee, Florida and East Brainerd Church in Chattanooga.
The Bennett’s met while attending Lipscomb and were married on July 16, 1994. Misty is the the School Counselor at Cascade Middle; and their son Davidson, 18, is in the Twelfth grade. Lance enjoys reading with a hot cup of coffee, cooking, college football and classic movies. As a family, the Bennett’s enjoy board games, family dinners, and entertaining family and friends.