Many people today face unprecedented levels of anxiety, loneliness, shame, and porn use. The Resolution Movement of Josh McDowell Ministry provides solutions through biblical truth and brain science to help individuals overcome struggles and thrive in life. Join us for a brand new episode every other Monday morning.
Episode 9 - Danilo Montero: From Secret Brokenness to Wholeness
Many have secrets they promise themselves they’ll take to their grave. These secrets can lead to shame, fear of exposure, and negatively impact the flourishing life in which we were intended. In this episode, Ben Bennett chats with Danilo Montero about the importance of getting help for our secret brokenness and the joy that can bring us on the other side. They discuss the pain Danilo experienced growing up, the secret sexual sin he hid in ministry, and his journey to a life of transparency, freedom, and wholeness. They also discuss practical ways people can begin getting the help they need.
Danilo is a musician who has recorded over 20 albums, a Latin Grammy winner, an author, and the Senior Pastor of the Spanish Speaking congregation at Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas where his messages are broadcast to millions weekly.
Connect with Danilo Montero at https://www.lakewoodchurch.com/spanish
Episode 8 - Kait Warman: Moving Past Rejection
Rejection impacts all of us and comes in many different forms, whether it’s from romantic relationships, experiences in childhood, or how we talk to ourselves. In this episode, Ben Bennett and Kait Warman discuss how rejection shows up in our lives, the many ways it plays out when we don’t heal from it, and how we can move towards awareness of it. They also discuss practical ways we can heal and experience freedom, whether it’s past rejection, current rejection, or even self-rejection.
Kait is an author, speaker, popular relationship coach, and the founder of Heart of Dating. She helps thousands of men and women on their journeys through the conversations on the Heart of Dating Podcast.
Connect with Kait at heartofdating.com
Episode 7 - Josh McDowell & Ben Bennett: Free To Thrive
In this bonus episode, Josh McDowell and Ben Bennett discuss their brand new book, Free To Thrive: How Your Hurt, Struggles, and Deepest Longings Can Lead to a Fulfilling Life. They share how the idea of the book came about, some untold stories, what people can expect from it, and a couple of key principles to help you heal from hurt, experience freedom from struggles, and thrive in life.
Get your copy of Free To Thrive today at freetothrivebook.com or wherever books are sold.
More about the book: Many people today are struggling with unprecedented levels of anxiety, hurt, doubt, guilt, and shame. Medical and mental health professionals confirm that much of the dysfunction and disconnectedness we experience in life stems from unresolved relational and emotional hurts. These hurts leave us with unfulfilled God-given longings that we seek to fulfill through unhealthy behaviors and relationships. Yet, our struggles aren't random; they're signals that when answered, can pave our way towards a thriving life.
In Free to Thrive, Josh McDowell and Ben Bennett invite you on a journey of healing and will teach you how to overcome unwanted behaviors by engaging your unmet longings. With a blend of hard-won wisdom and youthful energy, they present:
Biblical teachingRecent neuroscientific researchTime-tested principlesPersonal stories of deliverancePractical toolsOpportunities for reflectionNo matter what you are struggling with, it is possible to experience the spiritual, emotional, and relational wholeness that God wants you to have--and live the thriving life you were made for.
Episode 6 - Dr. Henry Cloud: Healing Emotional Wounds
Pain from abuse, unmet needs, and unhealthy relationships can emotionally wound all of us. In this episode, Ben Bennett and Dr. Henry Cloud explore how we can identify emotional wounds and the ways they negatively affect our mental health, relationships, thoughts, and unhealthy behaviors. Then they discuss biblical and psychological principles to heal and thrive in our lives.
Dr. Henry Cloud is a clinical psychologist, pastor to pastors, and New York Times best-selling author. His 45 books, including the iconic Boundaries, have sold nearly 15 million copies worldwide. Throughout his storied career as a clinician, he started treatment centers, created breakthrough new models rooted in research, and has been a leading voice on issues of mental health and leadership on a global scale.
Connect with Dr. Henry Cloud at https://www.drcloud.com
Episode 5 - Dr. Caroline Leaf: Overcoming Anxiety & Toxic Thoughts Through Brain Science
Are our struggles with mental health, unhealthy thoughts, or patterns of behaviors fixed? Or can we actually grow, heal, and experience changes in our brains? This week, Ben Bennett interviews Dr. Caroline Leaf on overcoming toxic thoughts and anxiety by understanding brain science. They explore neuroscientific research and practical steps to overcome struggles and experience real and lasting changes in our brains. These understandings will help you move past being stuck to experience true freedom.
Dr. Leaf is a communication pathologist, cognitive neuroscientist, mental health and mind expert, best-selling author, and top health podcast host. Her latest book, Cleaning Up Your Mental Mess offers five proven steps to help readers overcome the unhealthy thinking habits that contribute to anxiety, depression, and intrusive thoughts, and replace them with positive thinking that leads to health, happiness, and success.
Connect with Dr. Caroline Leaf at https://drleaf.com/
Episode 4 - Toni Collier: Overcoming Hurt and Brokenness
How do we identify unresolved hurt in our lives? What ways does hurt play out in our mental health, sin struggles, and view of ourselves? How do we heal from it? In this episode, Ben Bennett talks with Toni Collier about overcoming hurt and brokenness. Toni shares about the trauma she experienced growing up, the struggles it led to in her life, and how God brought her healing and purpose. They discuss practical ways to identify unaddressed pain, experience healing, and how God invites us into a better future.
Toni is a speaker, host, consultant, and the founder of an international women’s ministry called Broken Crayons Still Color. She serves alongside her husband Sam who is the Lead Pastor of Hillsong Atlanta.
Connect with Toni at https://tonijcollier.com/
Very informative and entertaining. Great science backed information.
As a former children’s, youth and young adult pastor of 17 years and now a father of a pre-teen, I’ve experienced the challenges firsthand. I’m so encouraged listening to this podcast that leaders and parents are being equipt and resourced to take action and bring hope to the hurts of this generation!
Real and Authentic!
I love the content you are covering! Thank you for being so open and authentic with this podcast!🙏🏻