I was with a bunch of Christians recently, who were in agreement that the point of Christianity is to get people saved — so they don’t go to hell. I agree that our choosing to accept Christ as Lord and Savior is the most important decision we’ll ever make, because of its eternal implications. But… Read more »
Posts Tagged: healing
Josh McDowell and Ben Bennett are launching a new initiative, Resolution, to help hurting youth find hope, healing, and freedom. Mark your calendar for the world launch of the Resolution Podcast on May 4, 2020. Invite your friends to listen in! I (Josh) was recently speaking with the youth pastor of a large church. I… Read more »
We live in a world full of stress, hurt, and things that were not meant to be. Regardless of our particular struggles, we all develop ways of dealing with stress and pain in our life — often through unhealthy choices. As I shared in my last blog post, I developed a number of compulsive behaviors… Read more »
Have you, as I have, experienced reactive and unhealthy accountability in your life? Have you found yourself hiding your struggles, or only sharing your unhealthy choices after you returned to them? Were you then shamed by others after you finally mustered up the courage to open up? In this post I address the difference between “accountability”… Read more »
May is recognized as Mental Health Awareness Month. At Josh McDowell Ministry, we are passionate about helping people to get the support they need for these complex issues. In recent years, mental health issues have risen among young people. In fact, seventy percent of teens say anxiety and depression are major problems among their peers. (1)… Read more »
So, you think it will take a miracle for you to recover from your sexual brokenness fully? You have asked Him for that miracle many times and yet are still struggling. Maybe you have lost hope and resigned to a life of sexual sin. Ok … I saw you roll your eyes and I know… Read more »
The effects of porn on marriage are widespread and devastating. Researcher Patrick Fagan, Ph.D. completed a major study of pornography and called it a “quiet family killer.” His study found that 56% of divorces had one partner with an obsessive interest in porn.