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.