How do we overcome our struggles and find health and wholeness? We all have problems; many people today are stuck in unhealthy and unwanted behaviors, thoughts, and relationship patterns. The truth is that there is hope and there are real answers that can bring lasting freedom.

This week on the podcast Jonathan sits down with Josh McDowell and Ben Bennett to discuss their new book Free to Thrive: How Your Hurt, Struggles, and Deepest Longings Can Lead to a Fulfilling LifeJoin us this week as we talk about struggles that people are experiencing in the church today and how people are coping, the God-given needs and longings that we all have in common, how Christians can experience healing from unresolved hurts, and encouragement on how to overcome our unwanted behaviors and engage our unmet longings.

Josh McDowell has shared the gospel with over 45 million people across the globe through his work with Cru and the global outreach of Josh McDowell Ministry. He is a leading figure in the Christian Apologetics movement and is the author or coauthor of over 150 books, including the classic Evidence That Demands a Verdict and the new book Free to ThriveYou can find Josh online at

Ben Bennett is an author, speaker, and the Director of Resolution Movement – a global movement helping young people overcome hurts and struggles to thrive in life. He also partners with world-renowned therapists and ministry leaders to help individuals young and old understand and work through the underlying factors driving the unhealthy patterns in their lives. He has been a staff member of Josh McDowell Ministry since 2017.

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