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Did you know that a 2018 Lifeway study showed that 49% of ministers say they never talk to their churches about mental illness? The same study found that 59% of Christians suffering from mental illness said that they wanted their church leaders to speak more openly on the subject. We strive to normalize the discussion about mental health among Christians. Ben, a licensed professional counselor, also provides valuable insight for the family members and friends of those who suffer from mental illness to help their loved one during their time of need. Get more information at BenandTravis.com.

Helping Healing Humor Ben and Travis

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Did you know that a 2018 Lifeway study showed that 49% of ministers say they never talk to their churches about mental illness? The same study found that 59% of Christians suffering from mental illness said that they wanted their church leaders to speak more openly on the subject. We strive to normalize the discussion about mental health among Christians. Ben, a licensed professional counselor, also provides valuable insight for the family members and friends of those who suffer from mental illness to help their loved one during their time of need. Get more information at BenandTravis.com.

    The Power of Mentorship On Location at Lad 2 Leaders

    The Power of Mentorship On Location at Lad 2 Leaders

    This episode is in memory of Dr. Kenny Barfield.

    PREORDER your copy of "The Adventures of Ben and Travis and the Worrycoaster here: https://www.benandtravis.com/store/books

    Ben and Travis come to you on location at Lads 2 Leaders in Nashville, Tennessee on Easter weekend. They guys discuss the importance of mentorship and especially that of Kenny Barfield and Jack Zorn. The guys share about the differenct types of mentors in their lives and also some upcoming events. They wrap up the discussion with big news that "The Adventures of Ben and Travis and the WorryCoaster" is now in the storyboard phase.

    Links mentioned in this episode:


    Get our free ebook "28 Days of Focused Living" here: https://www.benandtravis.com
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/benandtravis
    Reframing Hope Book: https://www.benandtravis.com/books
    For extra content and material you can use for your family or ministry go to https://www.patreon.com/benandtravis
    Represent the show: https://www.benandtravis.com/store
    The Friday ReFresh: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-friday-refresh/id1611969995
    Good Old Fashioned Dislike Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/good-old-fashioned-dislike/id1643163790

    Co-Producers: Justin B., Rhonda F., Scott K., Mary H.


    This podcast is hosted by ZenCast.fm

    • 32 min
    Lads2Leaders 2024 Recap

    Lads2Leaders 2024 Recap

    PREORDER your copy of "The Adventures of Ben and Travis and the Worrycoaster here: https://www.benandtravis.com/store/books

    Ben, Travis and Will discuss the events of the weekend that was Easter weekend at Lads2Leaders in Nashville, Tennessee. Ben and Travis give an update about "The Adventures of Ben and Travis and the WorryCoaster" children's book. Ben and Will share some of the wonderful experiences they had at Lads2Leaders convention this year.

    This episode is brought to you by Faulkner University (www.faulkner.edu).

    Lads2Leaders: https://www.lads2leaders.com/

    Links mentioned in this episode:


    Get our free ebook "28 Days of Focused Living" here: https://www.benandtravis.com
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/benandtravis
    Reframing Hope Book: https://www.benandtravis.com/books
    For extra content and material you can use for your family or ministry go to https://www.patreon.com/benandtravis
    Represent the show: https://www.benandtravis.com/store
    The Friday ReFresh: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-friday-refresh/id1611969995
    Good Old Fashioned Dislike Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/good-old-fashioned-dislike/id1643163790

    Co-Producers: Justin B., Doris C., Rhonda F., Scott K., Mary H.



    This podcast is hosted by ZenCast.fm

    • 15 min
    Good Sportsmanship

    Good Sportsmanship

    We recorded this intending to release during an earlier week in March but decided to move it back in favor of some of our interviews.

    PREORDER your copy of "The Adventures of Ben and Travis and the Worrycoaster here: https://www.benandtravis.com/store/books

    Ben and Travis come to you talking about the importance of sports in their lives but even more important the lessons about sportsmanship that they learned while playing and coaching. Travis played football in high school and coached footbal for over a decade. Ben played high school baseball and has coached basketball in the past few years.

    This episode is brought to you by Faulkner University (www.faulkner.edu).

    This episode is brought to you by Heritage Christian University (www.hcu.edu).

    Links mentioned in this episode:


    Get our free ebook "28 Days of Focused Living" here: https://www.benandtravis.com
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/benandtravis
    Reframing Hope Book: https://www.benandtravis.com/books
    For extra content and material you can use for your family or ministry go to https://www.patreon.com/benandtravis
    Represent the show: https://www.benandtravis.com/store
    The Friday ReFresh: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-friday-refresh/id1611969995
    Good Old Fashioned Dislike Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/good-old-fashioned-dislike/id1643163790

    Co-Producers: Justin B., Doris C., Rhonda F., Scott K., Mary H.



    This podcast is hosted by ZenCast.fm

    • 32 min
    Faith, Sex and Technology with Jason Helton Part 2

    Faith, Sex and Technology with Jason Helton Part 2

    PREORDER your copy of "The Adventures of Ben and Travis and the Worrycoaster here: https://www.benandtravis.com/store/books

    Madison Church of Christ Media Outreach Minister, Jason Helton joins us to discuss the church's place in the digital world.

    Ben, Travis, Will and Jason discuss the everchanging world of technology and the internet. Jason has dug deep into the data and has begun sharing what the information means for us as individual Christians, parents, mentors and the church. Jason reveals some unsettling truths and how faith can thrive through the hurdles.

    This episode is brought to you by Faulkner University (www.faulkner.edu).

    This episode is brought to you by Heritage Christian University (www.hcu.edu).

    12-Week Series - https://bit.ly/analogfaithclass (Also available as a podcast. Search for "Madison Church of Christ Bible Studies" on any podcast app)
    Workshop Handout - https://bit.ly/digitalbabylonworkshop
    Analog Faith Book List - https://bit.ly/analogbooklist
    Analog Faith YT Playlist - https://bit.ly/AnalogPlaylist

    Links mentioned in this episode:


    Get our free ebook "28 Days of Focused Living" here: https://www.benandtravis.com
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/benandtravis
    Reframing Hope Book: https://www.benandtravis.com/books
    For extra content and material you can use for your family or ministry go to https://www.patreon.com/benandtravis
    Represent the show: https://www.benandtravis.com/store
    The Friday ReFresh: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-friday-refresh/id1611969995
    Good Old Fashioned Dislike Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/good-old-fashioned-dislike/id1643163790

    Co-Producers: Justin B., Doris C., Rhonda F., Scott K., Mary H.



    This podcast is hosted by ZenCast.fm

    • 24 min
    Faith, Sex and Technology with Jason Helton

    Faith, Sex and Technology with Jason Helton

    PREORDER your copy of "The Adventures of Ben and Travis and the Worrycoaster here: https://www.benandtravis.com/store/books

    Madison Church of Christ Media Outreach Minister, Jason Helton joins us to discuss the church's place in the digital world.

    Ben, Travis, Will and Jason discuss the everchanging world of technology and the internet. Jason has dug deep into the data and has begun sharing what the information means for us as individual Christians, parents, mentors and the church. Jason reveals some unsettling truths and how faith can thrive through the hurdles.

    This episode is brought to you by Faulkner University (www.faulkner.edu).

    This episode is brought to you by Heritage Christian University (www.hcu.edu).

    12-Week Series - https://bit.ly/analogfaithclass (Also available as a podcast. Search for "Madison Church of Christ Bible Studies" on any podcast app)
    Workshop Handout - https://bit.ly/digitalbabylonworkshop
    Analog Faith Book List - https://bit.ly/analogbooklist
    Analog Faith YT Playlist - https://bit.ly/AnalogPlaylist

    Links mentioned in this episode:


    Get our free ebook "28 Days of Focused Living" here: https://www.benandtravis.com
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/benandtravis
    Reframing Hope Book: https://www.benandtravis.com/books
    For extra content and material you can use for your family or ministry go to https://www.patreon.com/benandtravis
    Represent the show: https://www.benandtravis.com/store
    The Friday ReFresh: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-friday-refresh/id1611969995
    Good Old Fashioned Dislike Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/good-old-fashioned-dislike/id1643163790

    Co-Producers: Justin B., Doris C., Rhonda F., Scott K., Mary H.


    This podcast is hosted by ZenCast.fm

    • 33 min
    Challenge Youth Conference 2024 Recap

    Challenge Youth Conference 2024 Recap

    PREORDER your copy of "The Adventures of Ben and Travis and the Worrycoaster here: https://www.benandtravis.com/store/p/childrensbookb

    This episode is brought to you by Faulkner University (www.faulkner.edu).

    This episode is brought to you by Heritage Christian University (www.hcu.edu).

    Ben and Travis catchup on the Monday after Challenge Youth Conference 2024 (https://www.cyconline.com/) to discuss a wonderfully, cram packed weekend in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. Ben is feeling a bit under the weather as he attempts to get over an exciting weekend. Travis shares his thankfulness for being a part of the program every year. Ben shares how cool it is to see some of our classmates with their teenagers at the conference. We share the details about the upcoming "Adventures of Ben and Travis" children's books coming soon.

    Get all of our CYC Videos here: https://www.benandtravis.com/videos

    Links mentioned in this episode:


    Get our free ebook "28 Days of Focused Living" here: https://www.benandtravis.com
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/benandtravis
    Reframing Hope Book: https://www.benandtravis.com/books
    For extra content and material you can use for your family or ministry go to https://www.patreon.com/benandtravis
    Represent the show: https://www.benandtravis.com/store
    The Friday ReFresh: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-friday-refresh/id1611969995
    Good Old Fashioned Dislike Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/good-old-fashioned-dislike/id1643163790

    Co-Producers: Justin B., Doris C., Rhonda F., Scott K., Mary H.

    This podcast is hosted by ZenCast.fm

    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

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149 Ratings

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