Ben Courson’s mission is to inject hope into a generation plagued by anxiety and depression. With this follow up to Optimisfits, he shares his own battles with mental illness, personal tragedy, and desperation—and how that turmoil came to fuel his unabashed optimism and unshakable confidence in God’s ability to heal.
In Flirting with Darkness, Ben encourages you to not to accept hopelessness, but instead trust in the One who will champion your struggles. He offers up the tools that helped him cling to God during his darkest moments, helping you discover how…
- prayer can transform your spirit and turn your pain into joy
- shifting your focus from your problems to God’s promises allows you to recognize your purpose
- finding community in friends and family will help you move beyond loneliness
- counseling and medication can be important parts of God’s plan for your recovery
If you are feel weighed down by despair, the childlike wonder and biblical insights in Flirting with Darkness will help you glimpse beyond your current pain to see the light in your own story.
“Ben Courson is a young and much-needed voice for today’s generation. His youthful energy is matched by his penetrating scriptural insights. This is all on display in his new book, Flirting with Darkness. Ben takes the topic of depression head on and gives biblical insight on how to defeat it.”
—Greg Laurie, bestselling author, radio and TV personality, and founder of Harvest Crusades