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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.”

Episodes

  • What Are Demons? Do Christians Need Deliverance? Mike Signorelli Breaks Down Evil, Exorcisms, and More What Are Demons? Do Christians Need Deliverance? Mike Signorelli Breaks Down Evil, Exorcisms, and More Play in Edifi Player

    What Are Demons? Do Christians Need Deliverance? Mike Signorelli Breaks Down Evil, Exorcisms, and More

    What are demons? What's deliverance (and how does it differ from exorcism)? Is Catholic exorcism effective? Mike Signorelli, pastor of V1 Church in NYC, tackles these issues among many others on this episode of "Playing With Fire With Billy Hallowell." We also tackle: * Do Christians need deliverance? * Can a Christian have demons inside of him or herself? * Talk about your ministry. You do large, mass deliverance events. What are those like? * ...and plenty more! Listen to other …

  • 'I Was a Witch': She Was a Teen Witch Obsessed With Crystals, Séances, Tarot, and Casting Spells Before Jesus Shattered That Life 'I Was a Witch': She Was a Teen Witch Obsessed With Crystals, Séances, Tarot, and Casting Spells Before Jesus Shattered That Life Play in Edifi Player

    'I Was a Witch': She Was a Teen Witch Obsessed With Crystals, Séances, Tarot, and Casting Spells Before Jesus Shattered That Life

    Sarah Anne Sumpolec was once a teenage witch. The chaos she invited in — after being led into the practice by her father — overtook her life and nearly caused her to commit suicide. "Within months I had collected crystals, conducted séances, and built an altar in my room to worship the god and goddess I had chosen," she once wrote. "I read incantations, used Tarot, cast spells and took on a brand new identity. I was a witch, and proud of it." Today, Sarah is a Bible-believing Christian, but …

  • Introduced to Witchcraft as a Child and 'Bombarded With Nightmares' and Supernatural Chaos, This Ex-Pop Star Found Jesus Introduced to Witchcraft as a Child and 'Bombarded With Nightmares' and Supernatural Chaos, This Ex-Pop Star Found Jesus Play in Edifi Player

    Introduced to Witchcraft as a Child and 'Bombarded With Nightmares' and Supernatural Chaos, This Ex-Pop Star Found Jesus

    Jeannie Ortega Law had a turbulent childhood. Introduced to witchcraft at an early age, she saw animal sacrifices, faced spiritual torment, and eventually came to experience suicidal inclusions. But her journey into Santeria ended up concluding with Law finding Jesus. She expels some myths, helps people understand what she faced, and offers powerful challenges to believers everywhere. \-- Read more stories like this in "Playing with Fire: A Modern Investigation into Demons, Exorcism, and …

  • 'Shut Up, Devil': Kyle Winkler on Silencing the Lies Satan Tells 'Shut Up, Devil': Kyle Winkler on Silencing the Lies Satan Tells Play in Edifi Player

    'Shut Up, Devil': Kyle Winkler on Silencing the Lies Satan Tells

    Is Satan real? Does he have an impact on our lives? Should Christians be fearful? These are just some of the questions we tackle on today's podcast. Kyle Winkler is a Christian speaker and author who believes there are key strategies Christians can use to push back against the lies Satan tells. Founder of the popular Shut Up, Devil! app and author of the new book, "Shut Up, Devil: Silencing the 10 Lies Behind Every Battle You Face," Winkler offers some practical advice, discusses topics like …

  • Hollywood Actress Reveals Quest to Speak With Spirits (Plus: Previewing SEASON 2 of Playing With Fire) Hollywood Actress Reveals Quest to Speak With Spirits (Plus: Previewing SEASON 2 of Playing With Fire) Play in Edifi Player

    Hollywood Actress Reveals Quest to Speak With Spirits (Plus: Previewing SEASON 2 of Playing With Fire)

    Actress Vanessa Hudgens recently revealed her passion for trying to speak with spirits. Here's why this matters and why the mainstreaming of these activities is deeply concerning. Plus: a preview of season two of "Playing With Fire!" Find out more about the "Playing With Fire" book: https://www.amazon.com /Playing-Fire-Modern-Investigation- Exorcism/dp/0785234500/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid;=&sr;=

  • FINALE: Ex-Satanist Spent 33 Years Embroiled in Evil and Absolutely Hated Christians — Then a Book Mysteriously Appeared on His Jail-Room Floor FINALE: Ex-Satanist Spent 33 Years Embroiled in Evil and Absolutely Hated Christians — Then a Book Mysteriously Appeared on His Jail-Room Floor Play in Edifi Player

    FINALE: Ex-Satanist Spent 33 Years Embroiled in Evil and Absolutely Hated Christians — Then a Book Mysteriously Appeared on His Jail-Room Floor

    As a child, Brian Cole was desperate for love and adoration and found himself fitting in with older kids who happened to be Satanists. That set him on a 33-year journey into Satanism and the occult — a journey that finally came to an end when he discovered "The Case For Christ" mysteriously sitting on his jail-room floor. Today, Brian is a pastor who is speaking out about the dangers of evil. This is his story.

  • Billy Hallowell's Playing With Fire Podcast 'I Wanted to Kill Myself': Demon-Possessed Woman Dropped Herself Out of a Two-Story Window – but That's Hardly the End of Her Wild Story Play in Edifi Player

    'I Wanted to Kill Myself': Demon-Possessed Woman Dropped Herself Out of a Two-Story Window – but That's Hardly the End of Her Wild Story

    Amy Stamatis was a healthy nurse, wife and mother – until one day something bizarre unfolded. "I told my husband I think I’m having a nervous breakdown," she told The Playing With Fire Podcast. But as the days wore on, she realized something far more diabolical was unfolding. Overtaken by sudden suicidal inclinations, Amy dropped herself out of a two-story window and nearly died. But it was a stranger who, under a prompting from God, helped heal her. This is Amy's story. For more on this …

  • Strange Things Left Him Convinced He Had a 'Ghost' — but as the Chaos Intensified, A Much More Sinister Reality Was Unveiled Strange Things Left Him Convinced He Had a 'Ghost' — but as the Chaos Intensified, A Much More Sinister Reality Was Unveiled Play in Edifi Player

    Strange Things Left Him Convinced He Had a 'Ghost' — but as the Chaos Intensified, A Much More Sinister Reality Was Unveiled

    Bob Cranmer was a well-respected businessman and former politician when absolute pandemonium broke out inside of his home. As he desperately sought help, he and a group of faith leaders embarked on a two-year journey to heal the home. Listen for the shocking and harrowing details that unfolded along the way — and better understand what people might really be dealing with when they fear a so-called "ghost" in their home. And for more on this topic, be sure to read Billy Hallowell's book, …

  • PLAYING WITH FIRE: Ex-Medium Spent 38 Years in the Grips of Evil Before a Dramatic Deliverance Changed Absolutely Everything PLAYING WITH FIRE: Ex-Medium Spent 38 Years in the Grips of Evil Before a Dramatic Deliverance Changed Absolutely Everything Play in Edifi Player

    PLAYING WITH FIRE: Ex-Medium Spent 38 Years in the Grips of Evil Before a Dramatic Deliverance Changed Absolutely Everything

    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, "Playing with Fire: A Modern Investigation into Demons, …

  • Inside Stories of Possession, Evil — and Healing: Official Trailer for the Playing With Fire Podcast Inside Stories of Possession, Evil — and Healing: Official Trailer for the Playing With Fire Podcast Play in Edifi Player

    Inside Stories of Possession, Evil — and Healing: Official Trailer for the 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 that have experienced ultimate evil, fought a battle they never expected — and have found healing. Premiere episodes coming this month! This podcast is based on Hallowell's book, "Playing with Fire: A Modern Investigation into Demons, …