Episode 144: Football, Faith, and Purpose with Ben Malcolmson

June 5, 2022

This episode features an incredible interview with Ben Malcolmson, author of Walk On: From Pee Wee Dropout to NFL Sidelines: My Unlikely Story of Football, Purpose, and Following an Amazing God. Ben has seen some major lows in his life, starting with having an alcoholic mom, and being thrust into college life a year early. But God was with him every step of the way, and brought him through so many dark days, to so many glorious days. You will learn so much from this former USC football player, and Pete Carrol’s right hand man of 10 plus years on the Seattle Seahawks. If you have ever questioned your purpose in life, you will want to listen to this episode! And be on the lookout for the movie of Ben Malcolmson’s life, which is currently under production.


0:00 – Intro
1:13 – Welcome Ben Malcolmson!
2:45 – Ben’s Journey
7:22 – Talking About Faith
12:10 – The Intersection of Journalism and Football
28:53 – The Bible Story – From the Book
44:39 – Good Word of the Day!!!


Good Word of the Day!!!

Habakkuk 1:5 NIV
The Lord’s Answer
5 “Look at the nations and watch—
and be utterly amazed.
For I am going to do something in your days
that you would not believe,
even if you were told.

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Episode 144: Football, Faith, and Purpose with Ben Malcolmson


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