Stan Griffin was born and raised in Levant, Maine in a Christian home to Paul & Mary Griffin. Stan attended Hyles-Anderson College, Indiana in 1981. He then transferred to Baptist Bible College East in Massachusetts, then on to Bangor Baptist College in 1983. That same year, he married his high school sweetheart, Lori White. In 1987, Stan and Lori started Griffin Oil out of their home in Levant. Stan continues to own and work for Griffin Oil to this day. They were blessed with two children, Philip born in May, 1991 and Victoria born in June, 1994.
Always feeling called to preach, Stan and his family started Cornerstone Baptist Church of Exeter, in April 1994. Married for 18 years, the Lord called Lori home after a three year battle with cancer, in 2001. In 2002, Stan married Emily Leavitt. The family grew when Kaitlyn was born in September 2008 and Cody in October 2012.