to Ben's website
The purpose of this site is to share with you a little of the life and times and vast experience that Ben has accumulated over many years.
All the world knows that there have been many tragedies in Northern Ireland during the 32 years of the troubles.
Ben Forde is one who perhaps is more aware of them than most. For Ben was a policeman, a member of the Criminal Investigation Department of the Royal Ulster Constabulary.
His Christian faith and love of Gospel music sustained him in many ways while coping with terrorist atrocities.
Some of these are referred to in the books he has written over the years about some of the experiences he has dealt with.
A total of 3,327 people were murdered including 302 police officers and 655 soldiers. Some 45,769 people seriously injured and maimed.
We trust you will enjoy browsing through the samples of articles, stories, reflections and music on this site and that your life will be enriched and encouraged.