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Billy Hallowell's Playing With Fire Podcast

Billy Hallowell's Playing With Fire Podcast

Evil is real. But are demons active today? Can evil inhabit human beings? Is exorcism real? Join investigative journalist Billy Hallowell as he delves into the strange phenomena of supernatural activity through the harrowing stories of people who believe they have experienced ultimate evil, fought a battle they never expected — and have found healing. This podcast is based on Hallowell’s book, “Playing with Fire: A Modern Investigation into Demons, Exorcism, and Ghosts.”

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  • Billy Hallowell's Playing With Fire Podcast Ex-Psychic's Warning After Live Tarot Reading About Trump, Biden on Fox News: 'You've Opened Demonic Doors' Play in Edifi Player

    Ex-Psychic's Warning After Live Tarot Reading About Trump, Biden on Fox News: 'You've Opened Demonic Doors'

    Ex-psychic Jenn Nizza is issuing a dire warning after Fox News host Jesse Watters interviewed a psychic this week named Paula Roberts. Nizza said she was "surprised" and concerned over the "demonic" practice being so prevalent on a TV news network. "[People are] being exposed to divination," Nizza told CBN Digital. "Many people are not aware and may think it's entertainment and I was really disappointed to see a news program pushing this out there, and even making light of it — making it seem …

  • Billy Hallowell's Playing With Fire Podcast Ex-Warlock Was a 'Magnet to Evil' and Satan: 'I Was Literally Working for the Devil' Play in Edifi Player

    Ex-Warlock Was a 'Magnet to Evil' and Satan: 'I Was Literally Working for the Devil'

    Today, Richard Lorenzo Jr. is a Christian pastor — but that wasn't always the case. The ex-warlock was at one time embroiled in the occult, engaging in evil and encouraging others to do the same. All that changed when he accepted Jesus in 2019. "I definitely was possessed," he recently said. "I was hearing voices — I was literally hearing voices." Lorenzo said he began dabbling in selling drugs, but when a massive drug package went missing, he became obsessed with finding out who took it. …

  • Billy Hallowell's Playing With Fire Podcast 'Middle of a Horror Movie': Ray Comfort Reveals Demons Screaming, Terrifying Battles to Free Possessed Youths Play in Edifi Player

    'Middle of a Horror Movie': Ray Comfort Reveals Demons Screaming, Terrifying Battles to Free Possessed Youths

    _"The demons in her screamed like you wouldn't believe." _ That's how evangelist Ray Comfort described a shocking encounter he once had in Christchurch, New Zealand, with a young woman who he believes was fighting the demonic. "I'm right in the middle of a horror movie that I couldn't believe was happening," he said of the experience. He also revealed another example of freeing a young man from possession. Listen to Comfort explain why understanding true evil is essential — and what …

  • Billy Hallowell's Playing With Fire Podcast In Wake of Hamas' Evil Terror in Israel, Are the End Times Upon Us? 5 Arguments Many Christians Make About Prophecy Play in Edifi Player

    In Wake of Hamas' Evil Terror in Israel, Are the End Times Upon Us? 5 Arguments Many Christians Make About Prophecy

    In the wake of Hamas' horrific terror attack in Israel, it's likely that prophecy discussions will ramp up in some circles. This shouldn't come as a surprise, though, as many contemporary theologians and pastors believe that the world is currently observing numerous signs that mirror the supposedly prophetic contents of scriptures in Old and New Testament books like Ezekiel, Daniel and Revelation. Some of these apparent signs, of course, involve Israel, which is why news about the nation …

  • FLASHBACK: Ex-Medium Saw 'Shadow People' and Was Embroiled in Evil Before a Dramatic Deliverance Changed Absolutely Everything FLASHBACK: Ex-Medium Saw 'Shadow People' and Was Embroiled in Evil Before a Dramatic Deliverance Changed Absolutely Everything Play in Edifi Player

    FLASHBACK: Ex-Medium Saw 'Shadow People' and Was Embroiled in Evil Before a Dramatic Deliverance Changed Absolutely Everything

    This week, we revisit a classic episode from season one: From a terrifying childhood of seeing "shadow people" to a 38-year stretch as a medium who lived in the grips of evil without even knowing it, Ivani found herself on a troubling journey that ended in a dramatic deliverance that changed absolutely everything. Listen to Ivani and her family share the unsettling, stunning and powerful moments that led to her healing.  And for more on this topic, be sure to read Billy Hallowell's book, …

  • Are Generational Curses Biblical? Demons, Evil, and 'The Secrets to Generational Curses' Are Generational Curses Biblical? Demons, Evil, and 'The Secrets to Generational Curses' Play in Edifi Player

    Are Generational Curses Biblical? Demons, Evil, and 'The Secrets to Generational Curses'

    What are generational curses? Does God punish the children for the sins of the father as we see noted in Exodus 34:7? And how does one go about breaking such a curse? The topic of generational curses is no doubt fiercely debated in the church today, with people taking a variety of stances. Some reject the notion of generational curses, while others see them as a major stumbling block in believers’ lives. Today, Alexander Pagani, author of The Secrets to Generational Curses, joins us to share …

  • Terrifying Journey to Hell: Ex-Satanist Who Says He Met the Devil Leaves Occult, Finds Christ Terrifying Journey to Hell: Ex-Satanist Who Says He Met the Devil Leaves Occult, Finds Christ Play in Edifi Player

    Terrifying Journey to Hell: Ex-Satanist Who Says He Met the Devil Leaves Occult, Finds Christ

    John Ramirez spends his time today preaching the Gospel, but he was once a Satanist and occultist who says he had a relationship with the devil. But Ramirez says a terrifying visit to hell and interaction with the devil led him on a journey to finding Jesus. Listen to Ramirez explain how witchcraft, Tarot cards, and chaos led him into the spiritual abyss — and how he escaped on today's "Playing With Fire." **MORE INFORMATION: ** \- Want to know more? Read Billy's book, "Playing With …

  • Are UFOs and Aliens REAL? Renowned Astrophysicist Says Things Might Not Be What They Seem Are UFOs and Aliens REAL? Renowned Astrophysicist Says Things Might Not Be What They Seem Play in Edifi Player

    Are UFOs and Aliens REAL? Renowned Astrophysicist Says Things Might Not Be What They Seem

    Are aliens and UFOs real? Astrophysicist Hugh Ross, who is also a Christian apologist, has intensely looked at this issue for decades. Ross became a UFO expert by accident, though his theological take on the issue — particularly in light of the newfound cultural obsession with the topic — is fascinating. On today's episode of "Billy Hallowell's Playing With Fire," he explores the nature of aliens, why he believes things might not be what they seem, and what people (and, in particular, …

  • 'Downloaded From Demons': Ex-Medium Responds to Raven-Symoné's 'Psychic' Claims With WARNING 'Downloaded From Demons': Ex-Medium Responds to Raven-Symoné's 'Psychic' Claims With WARNING Play in Edifi Player

    'Downloaded From Demons': Ex-Medium Responds to Raven-Symoné's 'Psychic' Claims With WARNING

    An ex-medium who found Jesus and abandoned the occult is speaking out and issuing a warning after actress Raven Symoné recently spoke about having "psychic" moments. Jenn Nizza, a former fortune teller who hosts the podcast "Ex-Psychic Saved," joins the show to break it all down. **MORE INFORMATION: ** \- Want to know more? Read Billy's book, "Playing With Fire: A Modern Investigation Into Demons, Exorcism, and Ghosts" \- Follow Billy on Facebook \- Follow Billy on Twitter \- …

  • She Fell Into Witchcraft, Astrology, the New Age and Felt 'Dead Inside.' After Escaping Evil, She's Helping Save Kids From the Demonic She Fell Into Witchcraft, Astrology, the New Age and Felt 'Dead Inside.' After Escaping Evil, She's Helping Save Kids From the Demonic Play in Edifi Player

    She Fell Into Witchcraft, Astrology, the New Age and Felt 'Dead Inside.' After Escaping Evil, She's Helping Save Kids From the Demonic

    Evil is real. Tailah Scroggins felt dead inside. After growing up in a Christian home, she somehow fell into the occult, embracing astrology, witchcraft, and the New Age. But after embarking on a dark journey and losing the will to live, she had an incredible interaction with God that changed everything. Today, Tailah is an online evangelist, writer, and truth-teller on a mission to help others escape evil. She joins "Billy Hallowell's Playing With Fire" to share her testimony, her journey …

  • 'We're Fighting a Spiritual Battle': Disney+ Show About Teen Impregnated by Devil and the 'Cartoonification' of Satan 'We're Fighting a Spiritual Battle': Disney+ Show About Teen Impregnated by Devil and the 'Cartoonification' of Satan Play in Edifi Player

    'We're Fighting a Spiritual Battle': Disney+ Show About Teen Impregnated by Devil and the 'Cartoonification' of Satan

    Mike Signorelli, pastor of V1 Church in New York City, is sounding the alarm on "Pauline," a new Disney+ show Deadline describes as a "German original about a teenager who falls in love with the devil." It's just the latest in a slew of Satan-themed content that should be giving Christian parents pause, and causing us to ponder why Hollywood continues to progress the "cartoonification" of evil. "My reaction [to the show] was: Satan always comes masquerading as an angel of light, and so he's …

  • Ex-Psychic Sounds Alarm Over Bizarre 'Ouija Board' Purportedly Pledging to Connect People to Holy Spirit, Jesus Ex-Psychic Sounds Alarm Over Bizarre 'Ouija Board' Purportedly Pledging to Connect People to Holy Spirit, Jesus Play in Edifi Player

    Ex-Psychic Sounds Alarm Over Bizarre 'Ouija Board' Purportedly Pledging to Connect People to Holy Spirit, Jesus

    A new talking board promises to connect Christians to the Holy Spirit and Jesus, and while the product — which is legitimately for sale — allegedly seems to be a massive troll, ex-psychic Jenn Nizza is sounding the alarm about the board and over Ouija boards more generally. She explains why Christians should avoid the occult at all costs and why such boards are dangerous and problematic. Listen to Nizza explain the issue and share how her own experience in the occult showed her the reality …

  • Exorcist Bursts Open Real-Life Possession Case Files in Shocking New Exploration: 'Ouija Boards...Witches, Curses, Levitation' Exorcist Bursts Open Real-Life Possession Case Files in Shocking New Exploration: 'Ouija Boards...Witches, Curses, Levitation' Play in Edifi Player

    Exorcist Bursts Open Real-Life Possession Case Files in Shocking New Exploration: 'Ouija Boards...Witches, Curses, Levitation'

    "The Exorcist Files" podcast host Ryan Bethea joins "Billy Hallowell's Playing With Fire" to tackle the "alarming increase in the number of reported demonic possessions" across the U.S. — and the globe. Bethea reveals some of the crazy stories he's heard while working with Father Carlos Martins, a renowned Catholic exorcist. "The Exorcist Files" dramatically tells real-life cases, and Bethea shares his journey into exploring the occult — and the "robust theology" and framework at the center …

  • Ex-NYPD Cop Is Now Fighting the Demonic One Case at a Time: 'Face-to-Face With Pure Evil' Ex-NYPD Cop Is Now Fighting the Demonic One Case at a Time: 'Face-to-Face With Pure Evil' Play in Edifi Player

    Ex-NYPD Cop Is Now Fighting the Demonic One Case at a Time: 'Face-to-Face With Pure Evil'

    Evil is real. That's a lesson Chris DeFlorio, a former officer with the New York Police Department, has learned all too well. DeFlorio is using his investigative skills to help people who believe they’re facing ills from the demonic realm. He and his wife Harmony run New York Demonic Investigation, an organization that seeks to explore these potential scenarios. “It wasn’t until I pretty much focused full-time into this area, which we’ll call demonology, through the church, [that] I started …