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Edifi With Billy Hallowell

Edifi With Billy Hallowell

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. “Edifi With Billy Hallowell” offers insight into the biggest moments of the week, thought-provoking discussions and the inspiration needed to navigate tough and chaotic times. Discover other powerful podcasts on Edifi.app, a transformational podcast app experience.

Episodes

  • Inside the Andy Stanley Furor: Becket Cook, Once a Gay Atheist, Responds to Viral Video Inside the Andy Stanley Furor: Becket Cook, Once a Gay Atheist, Responds to Viral Video Play in Edifi Player

    Inside the Andy Stanley Furor: Becket Cook, Once a Gay Atheist, Responds to Viral Video

    Becket Cook, a former gay atheist who found Jesus and now shares his testimony, joins Edifi to discuss the viral Andy Stanley clip, his take on its contents, and why he's concerned about what he's seeing. "Andy is a really talented communicator, but he never quite says what he means," Cook proclaims. Listen to the conversation. **FOLLOW BILLY ON SOCIAL MEDIA: ** \- Follow Billy on Twitter \- Follow Billy on Instagram \- Follow Billy on Facebook

  • Actor Neal McDonough on End Times Film 'Left Behind,' Why He Won't Film Sex Scenes, and His Beliefs About God Actor Neal McDonough on End Times Film 'Left Behind,' Why He Won't Film Sex Scenes, and His Beliefs About God Play in Edifi Player

    Actor Neal McDonough on End Times Film 'Left Behind,' Why He Won't Film Sex Scenes, and His Beliefs About God

    Actor Neal McDonough has starred in no shortage of Hollywood films and TV shows, but his latest project "Left Behind: Rise of the Antichrist" is truly unique. The film, which tells the story of what life might look like after the biblical rapture, is directed by Kevin Sorbo — who also co-stars — and will hit theaters Jan. 26. McDonough told "The Edifi Podcast" it was a "blessing" to be part of the cast and shared some insight on his character, Jonathan Stonagal, a wealthy and powerful man …

  • Tim Tebow on Why He Boldly Shares Jesus (And the Message Embedded in Luke 1 We All Need) Tim Tebow on Why He Boldly Shares Jesus (And the Message Embedded in Luke 1 We All Need) Play in Edifi Player

    Tim Tebow on Why He Boldly Shares Jesus (And the Message Embedded in Luke 1 We All Need)

    Former football star Tim Tebow boldly speaks about Jesus — but why? What motivates his bold faith? Listen to Tebow break it all down on the latest "Edifi With Billy Hallowell." **FOLLOW BILLY ON SOCIAL MEDIA: ** \- Follow Billy on Twitter \- Follow Billy on Instagram \- Follow Billy on Facebook

  • D.L. Moody's Incredible Faith: A Timeless Lesson More Than 120 Years His Death Will Deeply Inspire You D.L. Moody's Incredible Faith: A Timeless Lesson More Than 120 Years His Death Will Deeply Inspire You Play in Edifi Player

    D.L. Moody's Incredible Faith: A Timeless Lesson More Than 120 Years His Death Will Deeply Inspire You

    Few evangelists have cemented a legacy so fervent that their names and notable moments are still commemorated more than 120 years after their deaths, yet D.L. Moody fits that mold. Moody, who lived from 1837 to 1899, founded transformational institutions that are still around today, including the Moody Church and Moody Bible Institute, both located in Chicago, and the D.L. Moody Center in Northfield, Massachusetts. It was the robust and lively nature of Moody's faith walk that not only …

  • People Are Finding Jesus After Seeing Kirk Cameron and Kendrick Brothers Movie 'Lifemark': Inside the Powerful Reactions People Are Finding Jesus After Seeing Kirk Cameron and Kendrick Brothers Movie 'Lifemark': Inside the Powerful Reactions Play in Edifi Player

    People Are Finding Jesus After Seeing Kirk Cameron and Kendrick Brothers Movie 'Lifemark': Inside the Powerful Reactions

    Welcome to the season premiere of Edifi With Billy Hallowell! Did you know: an NFL player-turned-pastor was the first-ever pro football player to take a knee in prayer after a touchdown (it was in 1977 and obviously wasn't Tim Tebow; it was the Rev. Herbert Lusk). We'll be talking about the phenomenal player's story and his recent death. Plus: filmmaker and actor Alex Kendrick drops by to discuss his new movie "Lifemark" and the powerful stories he's hearing about people finding Jesus as a …

  • The Wild, Unexpected, Against-All-Odds Story of How 'The Chosen' Was Birthed Amid a Monumental Battle With Disney The Wild, Unexpected, Against-All-Odds Story of How 'The Chosen' Was Birthed Amid a Monumental Battle With Disney Play in Edifi Player

    The Wild, Unexpected, Against-All-Odds Story of How 'The Chosen' Was Birthed Amid a Monumental Battle With Disney

    Angel Studios co-founders Neal and Jeffrey Harmon had a vision to transform faith and family-friendly entertainment. But after the brothers launched VidAngel, a service that allows families to skip over violence, bad language, and other unpalatable elements, they found themselves in the crosshairs of Disney. Amid a legal battle with the entertainment giant — a contemporary David and Goliath story — the Harmons came up with an incredible plan that birthed "The Chosen," a series about Jesus and …

  • Edifi With Billy Hallowell Fighting 'Totalitarian Censorship': Why the Powerful History of the 56 Signers of the Declaration of Independence Is Essential to Protect From Cancel Culture Play in Edifi Player

    Fighting 'Totalitarian Censorship': Why the Powerful History of the 56 Signers of the Declaration of Independence Is Essential to Protect From Cancel Culture

    Author Douglas MacKinnon, a former White House and Pentagon official, is on a mission to stop culture from canceling the Founding Fathers. In his new book, "The 56: Liberty Lessons From Those Who Risked All to Sign The Declaration of Independence," he explores why the stories of the 56 men who signed the Declaration of Independence are so essential — and why we shouldn't cancel the Founders. **FOLLOW BILLY: ** \- Follow Billy on Twitter \- Follow Billy on Instagram \- Follow Billy on …

  • Hating on Thoughts and Prayers in the Midst of Mass Shooting Horrors: America Is at a Dangerous Crossroads Hating on Thoughts and Prayers in the Midst of Mass Shooting Horrors: America Is at a Dangerous Crossroads Play in Edifi Player

    Hating on Thoughts and Prayers in the Midst of Mass Shooting Horrors: America Is at a Dangerous Crossroads

    America is at a dangerous crossroads. As people mock "thoughts and prayers," we must ask: why? How did we get here? And are people truly understanding why people invoke God after a crisis? Billy unpacks the gun debate and gets to the heart of the true crisis that cannot simply be legislated away. On this season premiere of "Edifi With Billy Hallowell," explore the tragedy in Uvalde, Texas, and the dire state of our nation's morality. **FOLLOW BILLY: ** \- Follow Billy on Twitter \- …

  • 3 Facts That Totally Implode Atheists' Arguments Against Faith, Church, and God 3 Facts That Totally Implode Atheists' Arguments Against Faith, Church, and God Play in Edifi Player

    3 Facts That Totally Implode Atheists' Arguments Against Faith, Church, and God

    Atheist activists claim "nothing fails like prayer" and often attempt to diminish the importance of faith and God to individuals and culture — but here are three facts (and surveys) that totally implode their proclamations. Listen and read more: https://www.faithwire.com/2022/03/15/3-facts-that-totally- debunk-atheist-and-secularist-arguments-against-faith-and-god/

  • Mandisa on Pain, Doubt, and Journeying Through the Shadows to Find God's Love Amid Chaos Mandisa on Pain, Doubt, and Journeying Through the Shadows to Find God's Love Amid Chaos Play in Edifi Player

    Mandisa on Pain, Doubt, and Journeying Through the Shadows to Find God's Love Amid Chaos

    Mandisa is known for her music — but in this interview she gets vulnerable, shares her struggles, reveals her triumphs, and discusses finding God in the fog of life's chaos. She also chats about her latest book, "Out of the Dark: My Journey Through the Shadows to Find God's Joy," which tells her own journey of doubt and struggle amid pain. Listen to this powerful episode of "Edifi!"

  • 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' Star Kristy Swanson Is Inspiring Fans With Faith-Based Movies & TV Show — Here's Her Path to Hollywood 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' Star Kristy Swanson Is Inspiring Fans With Faith-Based Movies & TV Show — Here's Her Path to Hollywood Play in Edifi Player

    'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' Star Kristy Swanson Is Inspiring Fans With Faith-Based Movies & TV Show — Here's Her Path to Hollywood

    Actress Kristy Swanson has spent decades working in Hollywood and has starred in a range of films and movies. But in recent years, Swanson, 52, has turned her attention to more faith and family-friendly projects, including her latest TV show, "Sons of Thunder: Redemption." Listen to her explain her journey into Hollywood.

  • Story Behind the Shocking Christian Testimony on Harvard Law School's Website Will Inspire You Story Behind the Shocking Christian Testimony on Harvard Law School's Website Will Inspire You Play in Edifi Player

    Story Behind the Shocking Christian Testimony on Harvard Law School's Website Will Inspire You

    Marianna Marques, a student at Harvard Law School, recently published a stunning blog post on the university's website about the amazing journey through which God led her. Prospective students at Harvard Law School were recently treated to something one doesn't often encounter on an ivy league website: a truly powerful testimony filled with faith, hope, and the redeeming power of Jesus. And Marianna's powerful story and brave decision to share her faith so openly will inspire you.

  • The Incredible Story of a Hollywood Singer Who Is Quietly Praying With and Ministering to Members of Congress The Incredible Story of a Hollywood Singer Who Is Quietly Praying With and Ministering to Members of Congress Play in Edifi Player

    The Incredible Story of a Hollywood Singer Who Is Quietly Praying With and Ministering to Members of Congress

    Steve Amerson is known as the vocalist behind some of the most powerful music in movies like "Star Wars: Rogue One," "Beauty and the Beast" and "The Patriot," among many others. But he's also a voice of hope for Democrats and Republicans in Congress — a quiet source of peace and prayer and a minister to leaders on both sides of the aisle. Amerson, author of the new book, "Tales Of A Troubadour," is a faithful Christian who run an intriguing ministry to some of the most powerful men and women …

  • Famed Author Mitch Albom Spends Most of His Time...Saving and Helping Orphans. Hear His Incredible Story Famed Author Mitch Albom Spends Most of His Time...Saving and Helping Orphans. Hear His Incredible Story Play in Edifi Player

    Famed Author Mitch Albom Spends Most of His Time...Saving and Helping Orphans. Hear His Incredible Story

    Bestselling author Mitch Albom is known for hit books like “Tuesdays with Morrie,” “The Five People You Meet in Heaven,” and his latest, “The Stranger in the Lifeboat,” but there’s a major component of his life many in the public might not know: _he spends most of his time selflessly operating an orphanage in Haiti._ Listen to Albom explain his incredible story. And read the full account: https://www.faithwire.com/2021/12/06/bestselling-author-mitch-albom-is-known- …