Many people face unprecedented levels of shame, anxiety, depression, porn use, and body image issues.
New problems mean new opportunities for healing. Brain science and biblical truth will give you what you need to help change struggles at the root. We invite you to join this global movement of people overcoming hurts and struggles, and thriving in life with Jesus and others.
Ben grew up in Virginia Beach, Virginia, and met Christ at an early age. After being heavily involved in Cru throughout college and developing a great desire to see young people transformed by Jesus, he joined Cru staff in 2011. He serves with Josh McDowell Ministry (A Cru Ministry) as an Author, Podcast Host, Speaker, and the Director of Resolution Movement.
For 10+ years of his life Ben experienced deep anger, a porn addiction, and mental health issues like anxiety and depression, before finding hope and healing through biblical, neuroscientific, and psychological solutions.
For years, Ben experienced trauma, deep anger, a porn addiction, and mental health issues like anxiety and depression, before finding hope and healing through Biblical, neuroscientific, and psychological solutions. Today, Ben is an author, podcast host, speaker, and serves with Josh McDowell Ministry as the Director of Resolution Movement–a global movement helping people overcome hurts and struggles and thrive in life.
For the past 12 years, he has partnered with world renowned therapists and ministry leaders, helping individuals young and old understand and work through the underlying factors driving the unhealthy patterns in their lives. He and Josh McDowell recently co-authored the book Free To Thrive: How Your Hurt, Struggles, And Deepest Longings Can Lead To A Fulfilling Life. Online, his social media content reaches 4+ million people each month.
Ben has been featured on various major media outlets such as The Christian Post, Christian Broadcasting Network, and Moody Radio.
As a young man, Josh McDowell considered himself an agnostic. He truly believed that Christianity was worthless. However, when challenged to intellectually examine the claims of Christianity, Josh discovered compelling, overwhelming evidence for the reliability of the Christian faith. After trusting in Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord, Josh’s life changed dramatically as he experienced the power of God’s love.
Josh is the founder and president of Josh McDowell Ministry (A Cru Ministry). He has written or co-authored 152 books in 128 languages and addressed more than 46 million people, giving over 37,000 talks in 140 countries. Audiences around the world have heard him relate his own story of overcoming the deep wounds he suffered in his childhood and youth by the immeasurable kindness of God and many of the principles shared in the Resolution movement.