Life Changing Messages

that Build, Share and Support Your Faith

Josh McDowell

A trailblazer for truth and relationships, Josh has been at the forefront of cultural trends and ground-breaking ministry for over five decades. Josh shares the essentials of the Christian faith in everyday language so that youth, families, churches, leaders and individuals of all ages are prepared for the life of faith and the work of the ministry. This includes leveraging resources based on years of experiences, new technologies and strategic partnerships.

Since 1961, Josh has delivered approximately 27,200 talks to over 25,200,000 people in 126 countries. He has written or co-authored 151 books, including More Than a Carpenter. He also authored Evidence That Demands a Verdict, recognized by World Magazine as one of the twentieth century’s top 40 books. Some of Josh’s books have been translated into 128 languages.

Josh and his wife, Dottie, are quick to acknowledge that after their love for the Lord, family is their greatest joy and top priority. They have been married 48 years and have four wonderful children and 10 beloved grandchildren.

Ben Bennett

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 students transformed by Jesus, he joined Cru staff in 2011.

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.

Ben currently resides in Dallas, Texas, and serves with Josh McDowell Ministry as an author, podcast host, speaker, and the Director of Resolution Movement — a global movement helping people overcome hurts and struggles, and also live a thriving life.

Available to speak on these topics:

  • The Resolution Movement Experience
    In this multisensory experience, learn how to overcome hurts and struggles, and start thriving

  • Sexual Wholeness in A Pornified World
    Learn about God’s flourishing design for sex, why we can get hooked on porn and unwanted sexual behaviors, and how to overcome it through biblical truth and brain science

  • The Seven Longings of Thriving
    Practical ways to experience a thriving life, back by biblical truth and psychological research

  • Stop The Insanity
    No matter the hurt or struggle, learn why you do the things you don’t want to do and how to overcome it

  • Mental Health & Being Free To Thrive
    Why so many of us can struggle in our mental health, and learn biblical, psychological, and neuroscience based answers to healing and thriving

Ben Has Been Featured on

Ben has been featured on various major media outlets such as The Christian Post, Christian Broadcasting Network, and Moody Radio.


Austin Fruits

Austin is a Christian speaker empowered and equipped to impact a struggling and searching generation with the good news of Jesus Christ.
With a passion for apologetics, evangelism, and wholeness, Austin provides a relevant and authentic voice.  After graduating from Liberty University with a degree in Psychology and Counseling, Austin served as Josh McDowell’s personal assistant, traveling to 14 countries and speaking to thousands. A recent graduate of Talbot School of Theology, Austin has spoken around the United States and abroad to various audiences and is a regular contributor to the blog posts. 

Available to speak on these topics:

  • Medicating Generation
  • Disarming Doubts

Matthew Tingblad

Matthew is a Christian writer and speaker with a passion to equip the church with a rock-solid conviction that God is real, God is good, and God is worth it. With a focus on integrating theology and philosophy with today’s apologetics, Matthew offers wisdom and sensitivity to a world full of tough questions and deep needs. He has spoken numerous times around the world addressing thousands of individuals such as teenagers, college students, young professionals, and Christian leaders. When Matthew isn’t busy with an event, he runs a YouTube channel discussing apologetic questions and is a regular contributor to the blog posts.

Matthew holds an M.Div. from Talbot School of Theology.

Available to speak on these topics:

  • Why Christianity Makes Sense
  • Breathed Out By God
  • Is God Good in the Bible?
  • Where is God in my Pain and Suffering?
  • And more…

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Join Josh and Dottie McDowell for Together 22. The weekend begins with a reception on Thursday, June 23, at 5:30 pm (where we will surprise Josh and Dottie with their entire family!) The weekend concludes on Saturday evening, June 25. At the Cotton Bowl, we will be in an air conditioned, catered suite with prime seats to watch what God is going to do to!

Each attendee is responsible for their travel and accommodations expenses. Once onsite, all program, food, and transportation will be provided.


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