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I Can Do with Benjamin Lee

I Can Do with Benjamin Lee

By Benjamin Lee

Introducing the “I Can Do” podcast – the ultimate destination for faith-based personal development, where spiritual growth, physical health, and personal transformation converge. Join me, a Minister, Author, Certified Christian Life Coach, and Ultraspeaking Coach, as we embark on a life-changing journey together, unlocking your true potential and empowering you to live a purpose-driven, balanced, and fulfilled life.
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I Can Do with Benjamin LeeNov 03, 2021

E215: In Case You Missed It

E215: In Case You Missed It

In this episode, I share a quick reminder about a trap to avoid during the holiday season.

  • I update what's happening with the podcast during the holiday.
  • I share a new podcast I'm creating which begins December 1st.
Nov 28, 202306:50
E214: Mind Gym Bro with Jim Brault
Nov 16, 202301:05:13
E213: Maureen Michele Petersen, MD on Reclaiming Life

E213: Maureen Michele Petersen, MD on Reclaiming Life

Maureen Michele Petersen, MD is an award-winning leader, life coach, author, and physician. As a general pediatrician and allergist/immunologist, she has spent her career caring for patients with a variety of acute and chronic health problems. She is a military veteran and has enjoyed using her story-telling talent to teach young physicians the art of medicine. She is an accomplished life coach who helps parents of chronically ill children regain control of their lives and thrive at fulfillment. Maureen is the mother of three amazing children and has first-hand experience with being a parent of a child with long-term health issues. Maureen enjoys jumping rope, hiking, and playtime with her two extraordinary four-legged sidekicks!

You will enjoy this discuss and wisdom from Dr. Maureen!

Nov 02, 202301:09:29
E212: Korede Adedoyin: CEO of The Vemoye Foundation
Oct 23, 202354:18
E211: Navigating Difficult Days

E211: Navigating Difficult Days

In my most recent sermon, I began with a passage from Ecclesiastes Chapter 3, verses 1-9. The preacher begins by saying, "There is a time for everything."

Those are challenging words to hear, yet necessary. In life, there will be difficult days to face. How we navigate them will make all the difference.

Faith will be required!

Oct 18, 202341:09
E210: Mick, the Doctor of Digital Smith on Life, Faith, Work, and the Burning of America

E210: Mick, the Doctor of Digital Smith on Life, Faith, Work, and the Burning of America

I had a great conversation with Dr. Mick Smith. Mick, has a Ph.D and is an author, consultant, and is also a voice talent.

With over 4,000 books in his personal library, Mick knows a lot about history!

Mick also has a podcast called The Doctor of Digital.

In this episode, we discussed the following:

  • How to setup your podcast. (0:00)
  • The importance of having a podcast. (2:46)
  • How did you get started in the industry? (5:55)
  • The power of being a communicator. (11:17)
  • Introverts vs. extroverts. (13:02)
  • The importance of confidence in yourself. (20:18)
  • The value of having a book library. (23:30)
  • The burning america trilogy. (26:47)
  • How do you find your passion? (33:19)
  • Find something you’re passionate about. (36:49)
  • The story of how my dad became indispensable. (42:29)
  • How to stay on a consistent path of writing. (45:16)

You can also find his book called "The Burning of America" on Amazon. Below is a description of it.

This fictional account exposes the dark underbelly of the custody industry in American villages. Children are treated like footballs and are simply kicked from place to place, parental rights are routinely violated, often with one parent who is considered no more than a paycheck, and the custody enterprise of judges, lawyers, and counselors profit from the displacement and misery of children. The novel punches hard in the gut and does not let up until the untimely and tragic climax. Paul Theus is a respectable middle-class professor until his peaceful world is shattered as we find out from the first line: "No parent prepares for a child to be taken." Beware of strangers and watch out for the big bad wolf kids are told but what if a family unit is smoldered from within by a mother? Paul found the note that his wife was leaving for awhile tucked in a book about the Jon Bonet Ramsey child murder. The Bohemian mother Anne Theus inflames the threat posed by the idea that it takes the village court to raise a child. Do the courts really act in the best interest of the children? Parents plan for their children's home, school, clothes, food, and happiness but once the Theus' five-year daughter is kidnapped we are barraged by conflict for over three years until the terminal end. Is the terminal ending tragic or the only possible resolution to the conflict? You decide.

Oct 16, 202351:29
E209: Running with Running Coach Jessie B. Gruca

E209: Running with Running Coach Jessie B. Gruca

Jessie B. Gruca is a Boston Qualifying runner who is on a journey to complete a marathon in all 50 states began to visit friends and travel. Since beginning she has completed 24 marathons (in 22 states) along with multiple 5Ks, 10Ks, and half marathons. She has also had her experience as a triathlete completing many Sprint and Olympic distance triathlons along with a half ironman. Her motivation has allowed her to self-coached herself to PRs after reading multiple running books before finally deciding to get her RRCA running coach certification in 2021, to be able to help other runners improve their running and find the thrill as well. Her current PRs are a 19:32 5K, 1:30 half marathon, and 3:13 marathon. Jessie’s coaching philosophy is to make running fun while working hard to reach our goals! A lot goes into having a good training block including building up the aerobic base through easy running but also including speed work and longer runs based on the race distance, goals, and experience. To be a well-rounded runner, she values the importance of also including strength training and mobility work to improve performance and as a way to prehab to help avoid potential injuries. She can relate to having fully scheduled days and limited time to help provide ways to fit running into our lives in an enjoyable way while giving feedback and support throughout training. Not having left the Metro Detroit area in Michigan all of her life, she received her Bachelor's (2011) and Master’s (2012) in Civil Engineering at the University of Michigan and works as a Transmission Line Engineer at a Utility company. She is married to a Physical Therapist who runs his own clinic, a mom of two kids (boy and girl), and has a dog who joins her on a lot of her runs. Outside of running, working, and trying to stay on top of the family activities, she likes cozying up to read a book or watch TV shows, all things Disney, traveling, getting ice cream, and spending time with friends and family.

You can find her on Instagram @running.with.roses.

Her linktree is

Oct 13, 202358:28
E208: Discipleship

E208: Discipleship

  1. What did Jesus teach concerning Discipleship?
  2. Why is being a disciple a challenge at times? What gets in the way?
  3. This is what I recently preached on from Luke Chapter Nine verses 23-26.

I Can Do...So Can You!

Oct 11, 202340:07
E207: Candy Corn and the rise of the COTC (Children of the Corn)
Oct 02, 202315:44
E206: Do your goals scare you?

E206: Do your goals scare you?

It's easy to become complacent and to rest on the accomplishment of the past.

But to get better, we have to keep challenging ourselves.

Our goals need to scare us.

Sep 30, 202309:08
E205: Who are we deceiving?

E205: Who are we deceiving?

In this episode, we look turn to God's word to consider what it has to say about deceit.

It can be easy to deceive ourselves.

Have you been deceiving yourself?

Sep 29, 202306:09
E204: Seven Daily Habits of the Super Fit

E204: Seven Daily Habits of the Super Fit

I recently read a newsletter from Huel which caught my attention on the importance of habits and consistency.

I share these thoughts in this episode.

Habits and Systems are key when it comes to winning in nutrition and fitness.

Thanks for listening wherever you may be!

Please leave me a review and let me know how this podcast is helping you!

Sep 28, 202314:04
E203: Marvelous or Marvelously Helped?

E203: Marvelous or Marvelously Helped?

There is so much to learn from the Kings recored in the Old Testament.

In this episode, we consider a few from 2 Chronicles 25-26.

We learn how God is able to help and to bring down.

We will learn a valuable lesson about pride, the power of God, and how we should view ourselves.

Sep 26, 202311:22
E202: How to encourage yourself

E202: How to encourage yourself

King David found himself in a very challenging situation in 1 Kings 30:1-6. Yet we see how he was able to navigate it.

It was not through his own strength, but rather God's. He encouraged himself in the Lord.

This podcast looks at how we can do exactly that!

Sep 05, 202317:15
E201: My conversation with Jay Robb the G.O.P (Guru of Peace)
Aug 31, 202301:28:13
E200: The LORD Lives

E200: The LORD Lives

A common statement found throughout the Scriptures is, "The LORD Lives."

In this episode, we take a look at what this means and the significance of it in our lives.

The LORD Lives!

Aug 23, 202339:25
E199: The Holy Spirit and Feelings

E199: The Holy Spirit and Feelings

In this episode, we study what the Bible has to say concerning the Holy Spirit and Feelings.

The book of Acts sheds a great deal of light as we study the Holy Spirit.

Sometimes, feelings can override the facts that are given to us in scripture.

We must be able to navigate the Facts of what the Holy Spirit has done and our Feelings.

Aug 21, 202345:25
E198: Just for Today!

E198: Just for Today!

Dale Carnegie in his book, "How to stop worrying and start living" shares a program that will bring about more cheerfulness and decrease worry.

It's called "Just for Today" and was created by Sibyl F. Partridge. There are 10 action items in this daily program.

In this episode, I share each one and challenge you to implement these into your life.

Just for Today! Jesus says, "Therefore do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble." Matthew 6:34

Aug 12, 202314:12
E197: Do Not Worry

E197: Do Not Worry

Is it possible? Can it really be as simple as Jesus says in the Sermon on the Mount?

Do not worry!

There are numerous actions we can learn from the Holy Scriptures to help us to overcome being consumed with worry.

Aug 05, 202320:24
E196: You Snooze You Lose! The Parable of the Ten Virgins

E196: You Snooze You Lose! The Parable of the Ten Virgins

Are you a procrastinator?

Do you find yourself rushing until the last minute to get certain action items completed?

While we can recover in certain areas of our life when we fall behind, there's an area of our lives where we must stay prepared!

Jul 26, 202337:38
E195: Why Am I Feeding Pigs?

E195: Why Am I Feeding Pigs?

Choices have consequence. The consequences may be good or they may be bad.

In this sermon, I discuss a young man who found himself feeding pigs. He reached the lowest of the low.

Have you ever found yourself in a place like that? Listen as we learn why we sometimes may find ourselves feeding pigs.

Jul 25, 202333:48
E194: Why Did Jesus Have To Die?

E194: Why Did Jesus Have To Die?

It's a question a lot of people want answers too.

How would you answer this question?

Let's study together and see what the Bible has to say!

Jul 24, 202325:14
E193: "What If..." with RN/Health Coach/Personal Trainer Lee Forrester
Jul 19, 202350:50
E192: Smart Control

E192: Smart Control

A simple drive on the highway reminded me of a few life lessons that we can easily forget.

Jul 17, 202306:06
E191: Happiness Islands

E191: Happiness Islands

I recently reviewed a book in my office called, "The 80/20 Principle: The Secret to Achieving More with Less."

I came across a great exercise that I want to share with you. It's called "Happiness Islands."


Jul 15, 202305:56
E190: Founder and CEO of Fit Vegan Blueprint Maxime Sigouin on Commitment vs. Motivation
Jul 10, 202301:00:29
E189: The Power of the Bowl

E189: The Power of the Bowl

I learned and was reminded of some valuable lessons from seeing my son overcome some of his own limiting beliefs. The power of the bowl may be how you can have your next breakthrough.
Jul 03, 202309:48
E188: Cole Berschback: Co-Founder of Total Potential and the importance of Home Base!
Jun 26, 202354:26
E187:Mindset and Confidence Coaching with Jeanine Grayson. Focus on the journey not the destination
Jun 19, 202301:00:41
E186: Bret Magpoing and the Delta Theorem: An Innovative Framework for Being Fully Alive

E186: Bret Magpoing and the Delta Theorem: An Innovative Framework for Being Fully Alive

Bret is the founder of Rudius Strategies Group, and author of the Amazon best-selling book The Delta Theorem: An Innovative Framework for Being Fully Alive and Truly Wealthy. Bret Magpoing has dedicated his entire professional career coaching and advising executives, entrepreneurs, athletes, and entertainers, mostly as a C-Suite executive for several private firms, families, and partnerships. Many of the individuals and families he has advised have been recognized on the Forbes 400 and Fortune 500 listings. Bret has worked with companies like Walt Disney, Universal, Paramount Network, the NFL, and MLS. Bret's WHY is to inspire aliveness by rallying clients to live out their purpose and increase performance at an elite level faster than they could have ever imagined. It was an absolute pleasure to talk with Bret. You will learn a great deal from our discussion. Some of the topics discussed are: 1. The bus ride that got Bret on this journey of writing his book. 2. Explaining the Delta Theorem. 3. What coaching is. 4. The importance of effort. 5. Viewing failure in a different way. 6. The importance of crawling before you run (Crawl, Walk, Run). 7. On habits and rituals. 8. Defining true wealth.

Jun 12, 202354:54
E185: The Power of One More

E185: The Power of One More

It is amazing what can be accomplished when we do just a little more everyday. Think about an area in your life where doing just a little bit more will take you to places you’ve never been!
Jun 05, 202306:45
E184 (Repost): Emotions Follow Actions! Ultrarunner Carilyn Johnson on running, habits, and discipline

E184 (Repost): Emotions Follow Actions! Ultrarunner Carilyn Johnson on running, habits, and discipline

I recently met Ultrarunner Carilyn Johnson on Twitter. When I learned more about her, I reached out to see if she would be interested being on the Podcast! I'm thankful she said YES!

Carilyn is a mother, lawyer, ultrarunner, 4x Team USA 24 Hour team, Adventurer, Open water swimmer, and scuba diver. She is also a graduate of the New School of Cooking. In this conversation we discuss:

  1. How exercise helped Carilyn during a period of grieving.
  2. The value of keeping a routine.
  3. How it's never too late to get started when it comes to running.
  4. Knowing we can go further than we often think.
  5. Understanding how emotions follows actions.
  6. Why it's important to do the mundane actions like making your bed everyday.
  7. The value of having a coach.
  8. The benefits of fasting.

You can find Carilyn on Twitter @CarilynJohnson

May 08, 202356:11
E183: God is Good!

E183: God is Good!

In this episode, we journey through the Bible as we learn about the goodness of God.

The best place to begin as we think about God being good is in Genesis 1:1. "In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth."

During this lesson we consider...

  1. Who is God.
  2. How Genesis 1:1 destroys certain false doctrines.
  3. How everything God made was good.
  4. The fact that God is good and what that means.
  5. How God is the standard for what is good and not good.
  6. Our response to His goodness.
May 04, 202332:03
E182: Mark and Chantel Beall on how to create a successful Youtube Channel.
May 01, 202301:02:27
E181: My Conversation with Roger Polanco on the Necessity of Prayer

E181: My Conversation with Roger Polanco on the Necessity of Prayer

I had a really encouraging discussion with Minister Roger Polanco. In this episode we discuss the necessity of prayer. Roger discusses how prayer helped him when he was discouraged a few years ago. We also discuss: 1. Why we need to slow down to pray more. 2. Why rest is important to be consistent in our prayers. 3. How good things can get in the way of prayer. 4. Why we should set a time to prayer. 5. There are really no excuses for us not to be making time in prayer. 6. What to do when you feel like you're getting stuck in your prayers.

Apr 27, 202350:55
E180: The CIA and the Bible. My interview with Nathan Morrison
Apr 24, 202326:15
E179: Faith in the working of God
Apr 20, 202328:15
E178: Conversion to Christ

E178: Conversion to Christ

How were men and women in the first century Converted to Christ?

The book of Acts in the Bible gives us plenty of examples of what Conversion to Christ looks like.

The story of the apostle Paul and his conversion is mentioned three times in Acts chapters 9, 22, and 26.

There's a lot for us to learn how one is converted to Christ and what happens after their conversion.

Get your Bible ready and let's study together from the book of Acts.

Thank you for listening. Please leave me a rating and a review.

If you are interested being on the Podcast, please email me at

Apr 17, 202351:16
E177: Ask Wisdom

E177: Ask Wisdom

There are many resources to go to gain knowledge. A lot of people like to Ask Siri. There's new AI technology people are now using.

But let us never forget to always go to God's word and to seek His wisdom.

This episode is called Ask Wisdom. Our study will come from the book of Proverbs.

What all of us should be striving to attain is God's wisdom and applying it in our lives.

Thank you for listening!

Please leave me a rating and review on Apple Podcasts.

If you are interested being on the show, please email me at

Apr 13, 202339:05
E176: Miracles and Providence
Apr 10, 202344:39
E175: Question and Answers from the Bible: Go and Tell No One!

E175: Question and Answers from the Bible: Go and Tell No One!

It is often the case that people have Bible questions. Bible questions are good!

In this podcast, I answer a number of Bible questions.

1. What is Holy Spirit baptism?

2. Does demon possession occur today?

3. Why did Jesus often tell those who He healed not to tell anyone?

If you have any Bible questions, please let me know.

Apr 06, 202340:08
E174: Pray!

E174: Pray!

This sermon was preached in January. At the beginning, I mention "a couple of weeks ago" referring to the Monday Night Football game that made America stop and pray.

How are you with praying? Do you find it challenging? Is it something you do on a regular basis?

Pray is essential! We have countless examples of people who prayed in the Bible.

Let's see what we can learn from them.

Apr 04, 202333:35
E173: Analyzing John 3:16

E173: Analyzing John 3:16

John 3:16 may be one of the most popular Bible verses.

1. What does it say?

2. What does it mean?

3. Why did Jesus say what He said? What was the context?

4. What can we learn about our Heavenly Father and His Son Jesus?

Study with me as we journey through John 3:16.

Apr 01, 202343:25
E172: One Life To Live

E172: One Life To Live

Life moves very fast. How we live matters.

We are reminded in the Bible that we have one life to live.

How has 2023 been going for you? We are at the end of the first quarter.

This is always a great time to reevaluate the direction we're headed.

In this sermon, I consider what Jesus has to say about how we should live our lives. I also discuss false doctrines we need to be aware, fantasy, and fiction that can get in the way of this one life to live.

Mar 31, 202338:01
E171: Tricia Stahl and her book "So, You're A Christian Now What? Preparing Young Hearts for Kingdom Work."

E171: Tricia Stahl and her book "So, You're A Christian Now What? Preparing Young Hearts for Kingdom Work."

Tricia Stahl was borin in Abilene, TX and has lived in Texas all her life. She is the proud mother of two grown daughters. Her passions include baseball, crafting, collecting unicorns, and reading cozy mysteries. Currently, she works with the Central Mansfield Church of Christ in Mansfield TX.

Tricia has a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and a Master of Education Administration. She has spent the last 20+ years in public education. In addition to preparing young minds for the world, Tricia has dedicated endless hours to preparing young hearts for serving the King through teaching Bible classes and developing Bible class curricula. She is extremely excited to bring this workbook to young Christians!

Tricia is the author of "So, You're a Christian Now What? Preparing Young Hearts for Kingdom Work." Below is some information from the back of the book.

Many young people are earnestly trying to serve God, but often ask themselves, "What can I do for the kingdom? I’m just a kid." After they come up out of the water, the question is, “Now what?” They, like you, need help navigating everyday life and what it looks like to live their young lives for Christ. The answer? Young people can do a lot!! This Bible study workbook will help you work through many questions that have been asked by other young Christians your age and provide strong biblical answers to help nurture and encourage your heart for God. Let’s take a look!

You can find Tricia on Facebook "Tricia Stahl" and via email at

Please enjoy our conversation as we discuss how Tricia got the idea to make this book, her journey of finishing the book, how to use the book, and more!

Mar 21, 202337:47
E170: The Past

E170: The Past

I heard an interesting quote about the past that I want to share with you. Let me know your thoughts.
Mar 01, 202307:56
E169: A quick update

E169: A quick update

Happy New Years! The I Can Do Podcast is Back. Take a quick listen to hear some new updates moving forward. Looking forward to sharing with many things to help you have an I Can Do mindset!
Feb 24, 202305:08
E168: Hitting the Pause button until 3-3-2023

E168: Hitting the Pause button until 3-3-2023

Thank you so much for your support for my Podcast! I look forward to 2023! I’m hitting the pause button to channel all my energy on a fitness goal. I will resume new episodes on 3-3-2023. God bless.
Nov 23, 202203:57
E167: The School of Grit with Brad Ritter
Nov 21, 202248:26
E166: The Prophet and Elijah

E166: The Prophet and Elijah

Jesus says, “Do not worry.” Can it really be that simple? Yes!
Nov 18, 202206:47