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Faith. Culture. Hope. Life. Longtime journalist and commentator Billy Hallowell has covered thousands of the biggest faith and culture stories.Now, he's diving into weekly headlines, sitting down with celebrities, authors, pastors, and influencers, and exploring how to enrich and "edifi" our lives. … read more

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The Most Compelling 'Characters of Easter': Inside the Most Powerful Story Ever Told

April 4th, 2021


Daniel Darling joins us for a special Easter episode that explores "The Characters of Easter" and takes us inside the greatest event in human history.

Billy Responds to Lil Nas X's 'Satan Shoes' — and Candace Owens Brings Her Take on Culture and Politics

March 29th, 2021


Billy offers a response to Lil Nas X's "Satan shoes," and Candace Owens drops by to share her story, her political perspective and to offer details …

She Was One of the World's Most Famous Porn Stars — Then She Found Jesus

March 7th, 2021


Brittni De La Mora was once one of the world's most famous porn stars — then she found Jesus and everything changed. Brittni and her husband Richard – who are now both in ministry — discuss her incredible transformation …

He Has Talked to Hundreds of Famous & Influential Atheists — But Here's Why Apologist Justin Brierley Is Still a Steadfast Christian

February 24th, 2021


Justin Brierley is the longtime host of "Unbelievable?", the U.K.-based podcast and radio show that brings together Christians and atheists (and …

Apologist Ken Ham Offers a Perfect Rebuttal to Atheists — and Explains Why He Built a Life-Size Noah's Ark

February 16th, 2021


Apologist Ken Ham takes a particular position when it comes to his debates with atheists and secularists — and it surrounds an intentional tone. In …

'Truth Is Truth': GOP Congresswoman Who Voted For Trump Reveals Why Her Faith Led Her to Vote for Impeachment

February 8th, 2021


Rep. Jaime Herrera-Beutler, who represents Washington's 3rd congressional district, was one of just 10 Republicans in the U.S. House to vote to impeach former president Donald Trump. She sat down for a candid …

Inside the Horrific and Shocking State of Christian Persecution Around the World

January 19th, 2021


Explore the headlines of the week. From Mr. T's call to faith to Vice President Elect Kamala Harris' Bible plans there's plenty to explore. Plus: David Curry of Open Doors USA breaks down the worst places in the world …

"Bachelor" Star Ben Higgins on Purpose, Jesus and His Path to Faith (Plus: A Response to Evil)

January 11th, 2021


"Bachelor" star Ben Higgins sheds light on his faith, his journey and his experience starring on the popular ABC show. Listen to him explain his …

3 'God' Steps to Survive 2021, the Biggest Feel-Good Stories of Last Year, Inside the Headlines, Must-Listen Podcasts — and More

January 4th, 2021


Are you ready for 2021? After the dumpster fire that was 2020, there are a lot of reasons to be wary, but here are some tips for diving into 2021 with the right mindset. Plus: the top 3 feel-good stories of the year, 2 …

5 Misconceptions About the Nativity — and a Fascinating Investigation Into the Star of Bethlehem

December 23rd, 2020


Lawyer Rick Larson set off on a course to investigate the star of Bethlehem. What he found is quite fascinating. Plus, we explore 5 misconceptions about Jesus' birth and the nativity!

John Bevere Breaks Down What 'Fear of the Lord' Really Means — and How to Follow God’s Will for Our Lives

December 10th, 2020


John Bevere breaks down what the "fear of the Lord" really means and how we find God's will for our lives. Dive into the exploration of fear, love …

Country Singer Coffey Anderson Explores the Story Behind 'Country Ever After' and His Faith Journey

November 29th, 2020


Country music star Coffey Anderson takes us inside his new Netflix show "Country Ever After" and his faith journey. His incredible story and his wife Criscilla's bravery during her cancer journey have captivated and …

Skillet Frontman John Cooper Takes on Post-Modernism, Relativism and Cultural Chaos

November 23rd, 2020


You might know Skillet frontman John Cooper for his music, but get ready to see him like you never have before. Cooper is taking on post-modernism, …

Sen. Tim Scott Takes Us Inside His Incredible Story of Overcoming Adversity and Discovering the American Dream

November 16th, 2020


Sen. Tim Scott's personal story is incredible. He discusses overcoming adversity and discovering the American dream, while also diving into his latest book, "Opportunity Knocks: How Hard Work, Community, and Business …

The Most Egregious Myths About Abortion: Danielle D'Souza Gill Breaks Down One of America's Most Heated Debates

November 6th, 2020


Danielle D'Souza Gill joins "Edifi With Billy Hallowell" to tackle abortion myths, the argument that men should have no opinion on the matter and her …

Vice President Mike Pence's Daughter Reflects on the Family's Faith, Her Dad and More

October 29th, 2020


Charlotte Pence Bond reveals what it was like growing up with her father, Vice President Mike Pence, the Billy Graham rule, what her dad has taught …

Inside the Horrific and Deadly Christian Persecution Dilemma That's Missing From the Headlines

October 19th, 2020


The Rev. Johnnie Moore and Rabbi Abraham Cooper join forces to reveal the horrors unfolding in Nigeria. The educate us about the situation on the …

What's It Like to Be a Cop in America Today? Police Chaplain Explores the Complex Cultural and Spiritual Dynamics

October 12th, 2020


The Rev. John Revell takes us inside the complex world of being a cop in today's challenging culture. From suicide struggles to chaos amid ongoing …

"O.C." Star Samaire Armstrong Reveals Why She Broke Her Silence & Endorsed Trump, Discusses Her Hollywood Career and More

October 4th, 2020


"O.C." star Samaire Armstrong shocked everyone when she delivered an impassioned video supporting President Donald Trump. Now, she's speaking out …

Exorcisms, Possessions, Demons and Evil — Pastor Breaks Down What the Bible Really Says

September 28th, 2020


Pastor Lucas Miles comes on the podcast to discuss exorcisms, possessions, demons and evil, and to break down what the Bible really says. Miles is interviewed in Billy Hallowell's new book, "Playing with Fire: A Modern …

Why Ginsburg's Death Matters and Shocking Statistics About Culture and Suicide (Plus: Christian Author Craig Denison Drops By)

September 21st, 2020


Billy Hallowell breaks down the biggest headlines of the week — from the implications of Justice Ginsburg's death to reaction to "Cuties." Plus: author Craig Denison drops by to discuss hope, chaos and more. 

She Believes She Was Possessed — and Healed (Plus: Ben Courson Drops By to Discuss 'Flirting With Darkness')

September 13th, 2020


Meet Amy, a woman who believes she was possessed — and healed. Plus, Ben Courson drops by to discuss his new book "Flirting With Darkness," and Tre Goins-Phillips breaks down the biggest faith headlines of the week.

Skillet's John Cooper Talks Violence in Kenosha, Division and the Gospel

September 6th, 2020


Skillet frontman John Cooper shares his experience living just three blocks from the recent chaos in Kenosha, his take on the gospel and the ways he believes America can heal. Plus: the biggest news of the week with The …

Actor Jim Caviezel Takes You Inside His New Movie 'Infidel' (Plus: He Dives Into the Gospel & His Take on Our Chaotic Culture)

August 30th, 2020


Actor Jim Caviezel Is known for his epic film, "The Passion of the Christ." And amid a long Hollywood career, he has clung close to his Christian …

'Make America Good Again': Author Unveils Biblical Principles to Restore America (Plus: Abby Johnson Teases Her New Podcast)

August 24th, 2020


Amid chaos, hate and consternation, author Joe Battaglia wants to inspire every American to "Make America Good Again." Plus, pro-life leader Abby Johnson previews her RNC speech — and her new podcast!

"Duck Dynasty" Star Phil Robertson Baptizes Fans, Tackles Trump (and Politics) and Preaches the Gospel

August 15th, 2020


Phil Robertson discusses his new book, "Jesus Politics," his take on politics and culture and so much more. 

Pastor John MacArthur Explains Why Won't Back Down Amid Intense Church-State Battle

August 8th, 2020


Pastor John MacArthur appeared on "Edifi" to tell Billy Hallowell why he has no plans of backing down amid his intense church-state battle. "This is not the America that I've known," he said, going on to make the case …

Justin Bieber's Jesus Message, the Biggest Headlines and 'The Fear Virus'

August 1st, 2020


We dive into the biggest faith headlines of the week, including Justin Bieber's faith message — and Ed Young tells us about "The Fear Virus." Welcome to the new and re-branded "Edifi With Billy Hallowell" podcast.

Singer Colton Dixon Takes You Behind the Scenes of His Life, Career and Faith

May 20th, 2020


Colton Dixon is out with some great new music — and in this episode you'll have the chance to hear him take you behind the scenes of his life, faith …

Ex-'The View' and 'GMA' Host Paula Faris Was at the Top of Her Career — and Left It All Behind. Here's Why.

May 9th, 2020


Paula Faris' career trajectory has been pretty incredible. But when she was at the top of the media world as host of "Good Morning America Weekend …

The Future Might Feel Uncertain Right Now — But Here Are 3 Eternal Truths You Can Cling To

April 27th, 2020


It's easy to feel lost, scared and alone. The future might feel uncertain. But here are three eternal truths you can cling to.

Fox News Anchor Shannon Bream Reveals Why She Prays Every Morning — and Takes You Inside Her Incredible Life Story

April 21st, 2020


Shannon Bream, anchor of “FOX News @ Night,” is a talented journalist who has a penchant for asking the right questions. A trained attorney, she has been on-the-air at Fox since 2007.

Bream describes herself as a …

Guardian Angels Founder Curtis Sliwa Is Risking His Safety to Help the Homeless Amid COVID

April 15th, 2020


Guardian Angels founder Curtis Sliwa isn't sheltering in place. In fact, he and his organization, The Guardian Angels, are out and about in New York City, helping clean and feed the homeless while also trying to help …

Trump, Biden and the Chance to Eradicate Our Ugly, Toxic, No-Good Hatred for One Another

April 14th, 2020


The uncertainty and chaos of the coronavirus leaves us with a powerful chance to right our wrongs. But are we good enough people to rise up to the …

Reflection: Prayer Is Exploding Amid Coronavirus — Here's What Critics Miss

April 9th, 2020


Prayer is exploding amid coronavirus, as people look for hope. Here's what critics always get wrong about prayer.

Reflection: Trump Called Millions to Church and the Results Are Stunning

April 8th, 2020


President Donald Trump invited millions to church, and Pastor Greg Laurie revealed the stunning Palm Sunday result. Here's my reflection on why this …

He Was the Lead Singer of Wildly Popular Band Sanctus Real — Here's Why He Walked Away

March 23rd, 2020


Matt Hammitt had it all, but then he found himself faced with a choice. The Christian singer decided to walk away from his successful role as the …

Corona Chaos Is Exposing Some Powerful Truths

March 15th, 2020


Corona chaos is exposing some powerful truths and realities. America is at her best when we unite. Are we up for the task?

James 5: A Major Warning — and a Powerful Prayer Proclamation

February 13th, 2020


James 5 is filled with important truths that call us to feel convicted and empowered. James Chapter 5 opens with a rebuke of wealthy people who have …

What Does the Bible Really Mean When It Says 'Love Not the World'?

January 21st, 2020


Jesus tells us to love God and love others, but what does the Bible mean when it tells us to "love not the world?" And what does James 4 (NIV) mean when it tells us, "Anyone who chooses to be a friend of the world …

Is Believing in 'God' Enough? The Convicting, Biblical Reality

January 10th, 2020


Is believing in God enough? Let's dive into the discussion and see what James 2 has to tell us. It's a convicting yet powerful message.

James 1: Inside Incredibly Powerful Lessons Packed Into Just a Few Verses

January 3rd, 2020


Dive into James 1 for some of the most powerful lessons imaginable — important and timeless truths that can set your life on course for success.

Francis Chan and the Convicting, Pre-Christmas Message We All Need

November 12th, 2019


Francis Chan just announced that he and his family are leaving the U.S. to be missionaries abroad. The story is amazing -- but there's a powerful …

Refusing to Forgive Could Destroy You — Here's Why

September 30th, 2019


Forgiveness is hard — sometimes it's very hard. But what if everything you think you know about forgiveness is wrong? What if your failure or refusal …

'Lying Lips' and the Truth — What's Your Struggle?

September 25th, 2019


Proverbs 12 doles out some powerful truths about what comes out of our mouths — and why it truly matters.

Hollywood, Fame & the Poor: Some of the Most Convicting Bible Verses You'll Hear Today

September 24th, 2019


Do you show favoritism? Do you treat the wealthy better than the poor? The Bible has some pretty convicting things to say about how we treat others. …

Should We Really 'Fear' God?

September 23rd, 2019


Some might look upon the idea of "fearing the Lord" as a bad thing, but most of us — if we're being honest — will admit that we have had healthy fears of our parents and other authority figures throughout our lives. If …

Are Fear, Anxiety and Worry Overtaking You? There's Hope

September 20th, 2019


Life can be both beautiful and painful. And when uncertainty hits, it’s not uncommon for fear and anxiety to take hold. But there's true hope. Here's …

The 6 Things God Hates: Are You Guilty?

September 20th, 2019


God's standards matter. The Bible repeatedly tells us where the Lord stands on various issues — as well as on the state of the human condition, with …

Today's Devotion: How Do We Live a Moral Life in a Confused Culture?

September 19th, 2019


In an era characterized by rampant relativism, self-control is slipping away. But no matter what culture says, the Bible calls us to personal …

FACT CHECK: Does the Bible Really Tell Us to 'Follow Our Hearts?'

September 18th, 2019


There's a lot of talk today about "following your heart." The generally spouted mantras are "be true to yourself" and "be who you want to be," but …

If Love Is the Antidote, Where Does Truth Fall?

September 17th, 2019


Our view of the world — and creation — impacts our entire existence. It dictates how we interact with people and institutions, and how we respond to …

Morning Devotion: Where Are You Finding Your Morals?

September 16th, 2019


Where do your morals, values and ethics come from? This is an essential question, because, whether we realize it, each one of us has a defined moral and ethical framework — and many of our ideas come from what we choose …

The Truth Bomb Proverbs Keeps Dropping on Modern Culture 3,000 Years After It Was Written

September 13th, 2019


What is knowledge? That's a question that is becoming increasingly difficult for our modern world to answer. That said, the Bible is pretty clear …

How Do We Respond When Life Hurts and Nothing Makes Sense?

September 12th, 2019


How should we respond when unimaginable tragedy strikes, when everything around us seems to be imploding — or when life simply doesn't go as planned? …

The BIG Lie You Might Be Accidentally Telling Your Kids

September 3rd, 2019


"Sticks and stones will break my bones, but words will never hurt us." This is a nice slogan, but is it biblical? Here's why the answer to that …

'The Truth Has No Agenda': Faith and Lies in the Age of Chaos, Trump and Mueller

July 24th, 2019


What is truth? Why does truth matter? This devotional episode dives into what the scriptures say about truth, lies and so much more.

The Bible Chapter That Should Have Us All Doing a Double-Take

July 23rd, 2019


Colossians 3 has a powerful message about dying to self that should have us all do a double take. We're called to rid ourselves of anger, rage, …

8 Prayers That Will Totally Change Your Life

July 17th, 2019


Prayer is powerful, yet we live in a chaotic world. Kids, family, work, responsibilities and other barriers sometimes cause us to forget the power …

Feelings Aren't Facts. Here's How We Can Save Our Culture.

June 27th, 2019


We’ve thrown respect out the window and exchanged it with this obsessive belief that what we believe, feel and say is what matters most. This faulty …

Reality TV vs. the Gospel: The 4 Questions We All Must Answer

June 14th, 2019


Culture tells us we're perfect, that we can do anything we want -- and do it with glee. Realty TV rewards the unthinkable. Relativism rages. But the …

Sometimes, You've Just Gotta Say 'Nope'

June 12th, 2019


The Bible makes it clear that we're supposed to trust in God. But what happens when we drift away, fail to ask and always find ourselves saying …

The Incredibly Disturbing Reaction to David Platt's Prayer for President Donald Trump

June 7th, 2019


Pastor David Platt has been under fire after President Donald Trump made an unannounced visit to his Virginia church and the preacher prayed for the president. The fallout has been telling, as critics seem to miss some …

FACT CHECK: You're Not Perfect. You're a Mess. You've Got Weaknesses. (But There's Hope.)

June 6th, 2019


Culture tells us we're essentially perfect. Anything we say or do goes, there's no need for self-reflection, we decide what's right or wrong. …

My Reaction to Miley Cyrus' Abortion Tweet (And How to Survive a Chaotic Culture)

June 5th, 2019


How we react says a lot about where we are, spiritually speaking. When I first saw Miley Cyrus' tweet I had a pretty pointed response, but then I felt convicted.

Let's dive into my reaction, while also covering some …

Kathie Lee Gifford Breaks Down the 'Cure for the Malignancy of the Soul'

May 31st, 2019


Kathie Lee Gifford is known for her incredible career in TV, but you'll get a chance in today's devotional podcast to hear her speak about her Christian faith — and what she calls the "cure for the malignancy of the …

'With Humility Comes Wisdom': The Biblical Challenge We All Need to Confront

May 31st, 2019


Are you humble -- or too prideful? Do you struggle with needing others' praise? The Bible tells us that "humility comes with wisdom," but many of us …

Stop. Think. Speak. Why Your (Big) Mouth Could Be Ruining Everything.

May 29th, 2019


James 3 warns us that our mouths can end up causing a lot of drama. Here's why you need to stop, think and then speak. 

Hint: not everything you want to say is worth saying. 

Love Your Enemies: What Does That Really Mean?

May 23rd, 2019


What does it really mean to love your enemies? In a world of hate, anger and fighting, the gospel has a message of hope that will immediately change your life -- if you choose to live it out.

Dear Christian Parents: THIS Is the Most Terrifying Thing in Our Post-Truth World

May 15th, 2019


We are increasingly living in a post-truth world, as morals and values slowly sink deeper and deeper into the abyss. A quick look at the news makes it more than clear: we’re headed for an ethical derailment, and most …

4 Bible Moments That Undoubtedly Prove God is Pro-Life

May 10th, 2019


God is pro-life. Undoubtedly so. And if that's true, there's a deep responsibility on behalf of us all. Whether you're pro-life, pro-choice or confused about where you stand, this episode will convict you.

Struggling With Sin? You Need to Hear This (Hint: That's Everyone)

May 9th, 2019


Are you struggling with sin? A lot of us beat ourselves up over our mistakes -- but here's how we can find a path forward.

God’s Insanely Counter-Cultural Message We All Need Right Now

May 2nd, 2019


We are called to hate evil, cling to what is good, be patient in affliction — and to bless our enemies. Romans 12 is the insanely counter-cultural …

Here's the Most Compelling Evidence for Jesus and the Bible

April 3rd, 2019


Is the Bible real? Did Jesus really die for the sins of humanity? Critics and atheists often demand evidence for these things. It's an endless battle, but here's what I have found to be the most compelling proof for …

The Convicting Lessons the Jussie Smollett Saga Teaches Us ALL

March 11th, 2019


The Jussie Smollett saga has captured the headlines, but there are some elements of the case that might be overlooked. And believe it or not — …

Culture vs. Christ: The Pressing Question We All Must Ask Ourselves Right Now

February 27th, 2019


Amid the chaos of the current culture, there’s an essential question you must ask yourself: are you taking your cues from culture or Christ? Your …

DEVOTION: Loving Others in an Age of Absolute Chaos

February 24th, 2019


What does it mean to really love others in our age of moral chaos? How do we show that love? What does the Bible really say about our divides? Today's podcast deals with this all -- and plenty more.

An Essential Response to Comedian Kathy Griffin

January 14th, 2019


Take a moment and listen to my response to Kathy Griffin.

Love Your Enemies? The Babylon Bee Just Convicted Us All

January 9th, 2019


The Bible calls us to love our enemies, but many of us fail miserably. 

This is particularly true when it comes to politics, as some Christians seem …

‘Duck Dynasty’ Star’s Stunning Acts of Kindness Should Inspire Us All

January 3rd, 2019


“Duck Dynasty” star Missy Robertson is passionate about helping those in need. From assisting women coming out of trafficking and prison to helping children and families in need, Robertson and her family have devoted …

3 Bible Truths to Help You Survive (and Thrive) in 2019

January 2nd, 2019


Looking for a new beginning in 2019? I have a list of 17 Bible verses (and commentary) over at that can help you get there. 

But there …

3 Things You Might Have Totally Wrong About Jesus’ Birth

December 22nd, 2018


Are you wrong about the details surrounding the nativity? Here are some fascinating facts.

‘Duck Dynasty’ Star Reveals Hilarious Robertson Holiday Tradition

December 14th, 2018


“Duck Dynasty” star Missy Robertson recently revealed some of her family’s Christmas traditions, noting that the most comical annual event is her mother-in-law Miss Kay’s gag gift giveaway — something that she said …

3 Verses to Help Us Navigate Loneliness, Chaos and Pain

December 12th, 2018


Too many of us feel alone, trapped and confused. And it’s not all that surprising, as the world can be a truly tricky, complex and daunting place.

The 'Coolness' Epidemic That Threatens Our Witness

December 7th, 2018


There’s a “coolness” epidemic that threatens to ravage the Christian church — an insatiable quest among some to be seen as cool, relevant and in-step …

‘You Can’t Outrun God’: Crowder’s Powerful Message of Grace

December 6th, 2018


Crowder is on a mission to share God’s love, using his music as a vehicle toward spreading the gospel. The solo performer, who formerly front-manned …

Celebrity Trainer Finds God — and Now He's Helping Transform Lives

December 6th, 2018


Celebrity trainer and fitness enthusiast Alec Penix is on a mission to inspire people to think deeper about physical — and spiritual — changes that can help transform lives.

Penix, who trains some well-known names in …

Russell Moore's Incredible Message on Culture, the Bible — and the Family

November 29th, 2018


At a time when many people see politics as the primary means to change culture, Russell Moore, president of the Ethics and Religious Liberty …

An Open 'Letter' to Anyone Struggling (or Dreading) This Christmas Season

November 29th, 2018


'Tis the season for…difficult family dynamics. I was pretty intrigued to see how my last podcast and devotional about Christmas chaos so widely …

3 Bible Verses That Will Help You Survive Chaos This Christmas Season

November 27th, 2018


The Christmas season is filled with food, fun — and family. Spending quality time with friends and loved ones is many times the most amazing part of the season.

Unfortunately, though, many of us have complicated family …

The Eternal Truth You Absolutely Need Today

November 20th, 2018


Human nature can lead us to some pretty problematic (and even horrific) things, particularly when people avoid adhering to a concrete moral code.

Are You Following the World's Pattern — or God's?

November 16th, 2018


Today’s devotion is short, sweet and down-to-the-point. As we head into the weekend and most of us have a bit more time to think and be introspective, let’s reflect on Romans 12:2.

The ONLY Guarantee You Truly Have in This Life

November 15th, 2018


We’re all heard the timeless slogans — “There are no guarantees in life,” “We make plans and God laughs,” “Life gives you lemons and you make lemonade” — and the list goes on (and on).

The reality is, outside of our own …

The Short and Simple Bible Verse That Could Totally Transform You

November 12th, 2018


The Bible’s timeless truths are designed to get us thinking deeper about life, love and spiritual matters. Sometimes, a simple verse can spark a deep thought or stunning realization.

This is exactly what happened to me …

Whether Your Side Wins or Loses the Election, DO THIS

November 6th, 2018


Society is tragically losing its ability to win and lose with grace. We’ve come to assume that a brash tone and a harsh tongue are the best methods for winning arguments. But are we wrong?

Whether your side wins or loses …

Believe in Second Chances? Here Are 6 Truths You Absolutely Need Today

November 5th, 2018


There’s typically a message embedded deep in each and every mess we find ourselves in. Sometimes, we’ve created these messes — other times these messes have tragically found us.

Regardless of how our problems take form, …

4 Must-Read Bible Verses Before Heading to the Polls

November 1st, 2018


It’s impossible to walk away after reading the Book of Proverbs without the word “wisdom” standing out in our hearts and minds. Without a doubt, wisdom — defined as “ability to discern inner qualities and relationships” …

4 Stunning Kathie Lee Gifford Quotes About God and Salvation

October 31st, 2018


“TODAY” host Kathie Lee Gifford is an outspoken Christian who never wastes an opportunity to talk about her relationship with God.

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The 11 Powerful Bible Verses That Should Stop Us ALL in Our Tracks

October 30th, 2018


It’s understandable why some people feel letdown, worried and fearful amid a chaotic culture.

With the news cycle and the politics of the day …

The Key Issue at the Heart of So Much of Our Chaos and Pain

October 29th, 2018


Humility matters. But don’t just take my word for it. The Bible gives us quite a bit to chew on when it comes to pride.

Rather than seeing ourselves above others, we’re called to serve and love those around us.

God vs. Culture: Why Your Views on 'Success' Might Be a TOTAL Disaster

October 28th, 2018


The world tells us to chase riches, money, fame and “success.”

Celebrity homes, cars and hobbies are often center stage in the entertainment press, sparking a strange sense of jealousy among the masses. Meanwhile, …

TobyMac's 3 Powerful 'God' Lessons for EVERY Christian

October 26th, 2018


Christian singer TobyMac offers up three powerful lessons that are worth pondering as we embark on the day and prepare to head into the weekend.

Want to Solve the Chaos, Hate and Division? Here’s How

October 25th, 2018


The social and political horrors that emerge almost ceaselessly can be overwhelming to say the least, as bitterness, division and hate metastasize on …

Hear Kathie Lee Gifford's Powerful Explanation of the Gospel

October 24th, 2018


Veteran TV host Kathie Lee Gifford is an entertainer who has found widespread success over the decades, but it’s her deep Christian faith that most defines her. Gifford has made headlines in recent years for openly …

5 Biblical Lessons You Need to Survive This (and Every) Day

October 24th, 2018


Proverbs is filled with so many important lessons. Each chapter is bursting with a plethora of essential subject matter — simple and timeless truths by which we can live.

Here are just five truths from Proverbs 22 that …

The 3,000-Year-Old Lesson About 'Winning' That We All Need Right Now

October 23rd, 2018


There’s a lot of talk these days about “winning,” but very little discussion or explanation about what true victory really looks like.

There’s certainly nothing wrong with setting goals and trying to persevere to reach …

Candace Cameron Bure’s Amazing Prayer Proclamation That We ALL Need

October 19th, 2018


God gives us the free will to decide for ourselves how we want to live, what we want to say and how we choose to interact with the people and things around us.

But free will often comes at a cost. Along with the ability …

TobyMac on Life, Faith, God and the Divisions That Plague Us

October 18th, 2018


With more than three decades in music under his belt, TobyMac — whose real name is Toby McKeehan — is still going strong. The popular …

Why ‘Desire’ Can Lead to Total Chaos (and Worse)

October 18th, 2018


Each of us is filled with “desire.” This is a natural human reaction to the world around us; it fuels our goals, aspirations and wants. But the Bible makes it pretty clear that unrestrained desire — desire not based on …

Are You Struggling With Your Faith? Here’s the Antidote

October 16th, 2018


A lot of us find ourselves: stuck, depressed, comparing ourselves to others, unhappy, not where we want to be lost, confused, angry, distracted Perhaps we're all missing the obvious.

Singer Austin French Once Said ‘I’ll Never Be a Christian,’ But God Had Other Plans

October 13th, 2018


Singer Austin French is on a mission to make music that reaches fans’ hearts and souls. French, 24, recently shared his incredible journey from …

Why Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump Are Totally Wrong (and How You Can Fix It)

October 12th, 2018


Hillary Clinton says we can't be civil with political opponents who want to "destroy" what we stand for. Here's why she's very, very wrong.

Truth vs. Love: Survival in an Age of Chaos

October 9th, 2018


Culture shouldn't be our guide, yet so many of us elevate society's views over the gospel. In the battle over truth vs. love, where so you stand?

To the Parents Praying for Faithful Kids

October 4th, 2018


Want your kids to follow God? The Bible has something pretty powerful to say about that.

Here's What Having Knowledge Really Means

October 3rd, 2018


What does it mean to be smart and have knowledge? You might be shocked to learn that the world has it all wrong.

The Most Compelling Evidence for Christianity?

October 2nd, 2018


Should our pasts define us? Culture has a failed understanding of redemption. Here's a reality check for us all -- and perhaps the most compelling …

To Everyone Freaking Out Over the Kavanaugh Debacle

September 27th, 2018


People on both sides of the Ford-Kavanaugh debacle are sounding off. But amid the chaos, there's something too many of us have forgotten to do.

You’re So Far From Perfect. Chris Pratt is Totally Right.

September 26th, 2018


No one is perfect, yet culture sells us the lie that we essentially are golden to be doing and saying whatever it is we want to do and say. Here’s an …

Truth in an Era of Chaos, Lies and Consternation

September 25th, 2018


What is truth? Why are we called to embrace it? How can we live, survive and thrive in an era of lies and consternation? We're called to #truth.

'My Words Are Love': The Message You Absolutely Need to Hear Today

September 21st, 2018


What would you say if your days (and words) were numbered? How would you look at the world differently? I received an email this week that left me …

Ben Shapiro Takes on Cultural Crisis, Truth — and More

September 19th, 2018


Ben Shapiro has made a name for himself in conservative circles, appearing daily on radio, TV and at events around the nation. His off-the-cuff and …

‘Great Moral Evil’: Why Ben Shapiro Battles Abortion

September 18th, 2018


Conservative commentator Ben Shapiro shows no fear when he tackles some of the most controversial issues of the day. Abortion is just one of the topics he frequently addresses with passionate fervor; it’s an issue that …

What Would Jesus REALLY Do?

September 17th, 2018


People love to talk about forgiveness, but are we getting it all wrong?

The One Thing Too Many of Us Are Forgetting About Jesus

September 14th, 2018


Many people walk around talking about Jesus as though he was some kind of hippie who only preached peace and love. While it’s true that he certainly preached peace and love, Jesus did much more than that. Here’s the …

A Response to Those Who Say It’s Time to Move Past 9/11

September 11th, 2018


The September 11 attacks transformed the world. The horrific events changed the fabric of the nation. Here's one of the biggest lessons we have forgotten 17 years later.

The Must-Hear Message That Might Leave You Feeling Convicted

September 10th, 2018


What does it mean to be a fool? You might be surprised how many times you’ve been guilty of not living up to what’s right. This must-hear message is …

Inside the Brilliance of Chris Pratt's 'God' Talk

September 7th, 2018


Actor Chris Pratt has wowed crowds with his acting skills, but he's also been going viral of late over his open proclamations about God and faith. Here's a look at his character and faith through the eyes of his …

An Open Rant to Everyone Freaking Out Over Brett Kavanaugh

September 5th, 2018


Here's my message to everyone freaking out about the Supreme Court (and life in general).

#LetsBeBetter: Are You a Mess? Me Too.

September 4th, 2018


Ready for a new beginning? Here’s where you should start.

Stop. You Might Be Part of the Problem.

August 21st, 2018


The world is imploding — but are you also at fault?

Meet Actor Meet Chris Pratt’s Brother — Army Vet, Cop & Incredible Artist

August 17th, 2018


A talent for the arts clearly runs deep in the Pratt family’s DNA. Cully Pratt, Hollywood megastar Chris Pratt’s older brother, recently revealed …

The Incredible Transformation Story Only God Could Write

August 8th, 2018


Embracing Jesus changes hearts — and lives. That’s the lesson that author Ericka Andersen learned after she met her now-husband, Rick, began to discover his backstory and watched as God moved in his life. After growing …

Should We Do Away With the Christian Music Genre?

July 6th, 2018


Music and film producer Mark Joseph knows a thing or two about the entertainment world, having worked for decades in both the Christian and secular …

Here's Why This Pastor Wants You to 'Quit Church’

June 20th, 2018


Pastor Chris Sonksen is on a mission to encourage Christians to “quit church” — but his quest isn’t quite what you’d think. Sonksen, author of the …

Evangelist Christine Caine Unveils Powerful Message About Fear — and Truth

June 15th, 2018


Evangelist Christine Caine believes it’s essential for Christians who are fearful or struggling in an increasingly secular culture to remember an …

Skillet Star Reveals Radical Transformation Into the Christian Faith

May 25th, 2018


Jen Ledger has spent the past decade playing the drums for Christian rock band Skillet, but the performer recently ventured out on her own to release …

Incurable Cancer Changed Kate Bowler's Faith — Here's Her Inspiring Story

May 25th, 2018


Kate Bowler was an accomplished college professor, mother and wife when she was shockingly diagnosed in 2015 with incurable, stage four colon cancer. …

"American Idol" Star Reveals Details of His Life-Threatening Battle

May 11th, 2018


“American Idol” alum Scott MacIntyre has faced his fair share of trials and tribulations. Born blind, MacIntyre later experienced kidney failure, …

The One Bible Verse America Desperately Needs Right Now

May 3rd, 2018


Dr. Ronnie Floyd has a message for America — and you won't want to miss it.

The Real-Life Miracle That Absolutely Stunned Lee Strobel

April 20th, 2018


Author and evangelist Lee Strobel was an atheist who once served as the legal affairs editor for The Chicago Tribune before embarking on a quest to try and disprove Christianity — an effort that ironically led him to …

Inside the Battle to Balance 'Truth and Love' in an Age of Fear

April 3rd, 2018


Amid an increasingly secular culture, many Christians are finding themselves in a precarious place. American culture, which was once dominated by …

Lead Singer of Remedy Drive Is Going Undercover to Save Lives

March 13th, 2018


Lead Singer of Remedy Drive Is Going Undercover to Save Lives by Journalist and commentator Billy Hallowell

Limbless Evangelist Nick Vujicic Speaks Out on Life, Ministry and Plenty More

March 12th, 2018


Nick Vujicic was born with tetra-amelia syndrome, a disorder that caused him to be born without any limbs. But despite some major challenges, Vujicic and his Life Without Limbs ministry have ministered to millions of …

Go Behind the Scenes of Epic Christian Satire Site The Babylon Bee

March 9th, 2018


The Babylon Bee continues to make a splash with its comical take on Christian culture, but unlike other satire sites, the Bee has a deeper purpose …

Singer Micah Tyler's Absolutely Amazing Journey Into Music

March 7th, 2018


Singer Micah Tyler's Absolutely Amazing Journey Into Music by Journalist and commentator Billy Hallowell

Tony Perkins Responds to Furor Over Giving Trump a "Mulligan" and Plenty More

February 1st, 2018


Tony Perkins Responds to Furor Over Giving Trump a "Mulligan" and Plenty More by Journalist and commentator Billy Hallowell

The 'Biblical Superhero' Who's About to Invade the Box Office

January 25th, 2018


The CEO of Pure Flix reveals the details behind an exciting, new biblical epic that's sure to send a powerful message about faith, God and our lives.

Ex-ESPN Producer Chooses Forgiveness After Alcoholism Wreaks Havoc

January 15th, 2018


Forgiveness can be hard, especially when a loved one has wronged us. But regardless of what happens, Christians are commanded to offer grace to those who have hurt matter what.

Of course, this is often easier …

Theologian Breaks Down What Convinces Him of the Gospel's Authenticity

January 3rd, 2018


Theologian Breaks Down What Convinces Him of the Gospel's Authenticity by Journalist and commentator Billy Hallowell

Singer Melanie Penn Presents the Nativity Through a Totally Different Lens

December 24th, 2017


Singer/songwriter Melanie Penn just unveiled nine original Christmas songs that take us through the nativity story in fascinating form. Listen to her break it all down.

Want to Knock Your Elf Off of the Shelf? There's a Solution

November 29th, 2017


Are you tired of the Elf on the Shelf? Even if you love it, there's a pretty cool alternative -- or addition -- to the Christmas tradition.

Zach Williams Reveals How He Went From Chaos and Hope

November 28th, 2017


Zach Williams Reveals How He Went From Chaos and Hope by Journalist and commentator Billy Hallowell

Mason Wells Miraculously Survived Two Terror Attacks. Here's His Incredible Story.

November 22nd, 2017


Mason Wells survived two terror attacks. Now, he's telling his story. Find out more about Wells' new book "Left Standing" here:

Candace Cameron Bure on Prayer, Faith and Balancing the Chaos

November 21st, 2017


Actress Candace Cameron Bure believes in the power of prayer.

The "Fuller House" star recently stopped buy the Faithwire newsroom in New York City to …

Kevin & Sam Sorbo Talk 'Very Dark World' and Their Plan to Bring 'Hope'

October 27th, 2017


Faithwire's Senior Editor Billy Hallowell sits down with Kevin Sorbo and his wife, Sam Sorbo, to discuss their new movie "Let There Be Light." Wide ranging interview discussing the movie, Harvey Weinstein, atheism, and …

Fox News' Ainsley Earhardt Speaks Out on Faith, Family and Her New Book

October 27th, 2017


"Fox & Friends" host Ainsley Earhardt talked motherhood, her new kids' book "Through Your Eyes" and her thoughts on the miscarriage she had before conceiving her daughter, Hayden in a recent appearance on "The Billy …

Pastor Mike Sherrard Issues Must-Hear Millennial Warning

October 23rd, 2017


A Millennial expert is warning that society is "on the verge of having a generation that has completely lost the knowledge of God."

Mike Sherrard, …

'God Is For Real': Todd Burpo Shares Lessons About God and Heaven

October 20th, 2017


The Burpo family captivated the world when father Todd Burpo published "Heaven Is For Real" back in 2010, a book that details his son Colton's …

Let's Be Better: It's Time for Us to Have a Serious Conversation About Sex and Our 'Twisted Culture'

October 16th, 2017


Let's Be Better: It's Time for Us to Have a Serious Conversation About Sex and Our 'Twisted Culture' by Journalist and commentator Billy Hallowell

Ep. 6: Actress Roma Downey's Must-Hear Message on Division: 'I Don’t Understand Who We’ve Become'

October 13th, 2017


Actress Roma Downey is on a mission to turn the tables on America's divisiveness, launching a new platform aimed at inspiring the masses with hopeful …

Ep. 5: Lee Strobel Reveals What Happened When He Shared the Gospel With Playboy Founder Hugh Hefner

October 6th, 2017


Lee Strobel reveals the fascinating moment that he broke down the core message of the Bible with Playboy founder Hugh Hefner.

Let's Be Better: My Message to Chelsea Handler

September 28th, 2017


Comedian Chelsea Handler’s Twitter feed is filled with daily insults, slams and rebuttals to much of what comes from President Donald Trump’s mouth …

Ep. 4: Dr. Mary Neal Says She Died and Went to Heaven. Her Story Is Fascinating.

September 22nd, 2017


Dr. Mary Neal's entire life was rocked when she was trapped beneath eight feet of water while kayaking in Chile back in 1999 — an experience that she says led her to die, visit heaven and return.

Ep. 3: Jeff Kinley Breaks Down Why People Get Weirded Out and Freaked Out Over the End Times

September 22nd, 2017


"I think most people sort of view Revelation and prophesy sort of in the 'Sci-Fi' category of theologies. It's kind of one of those things where you …

Ep. 2: Greg Laurie Breaks Down Prophecy, the End Times and the Life and Faith of Steve McQueen

September 13th, 2017


Greg Laurie sits down with journalist Billy Hallowell to discuss what the Bible says about the end times, his new film about Hollywood icon Steve …

Ep. 1: Benjamin Watson Speaks Out on Race, America and More

August 24th, 2017


Baltimore Ravens tight end Benjamin Watson is an outspoken Christian who has plenty to say about the division that's been raging in America. Get the story behind the story on The Billy Hallowell Podcast.

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