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The Pure Flix Podcast With Billy Hallowell

The Pure Flix Podcast With Billy Hallowell

By The Pure Flix Podcast
"The Pure Flix Podcast" is a weekly show hosted by journalist and author Billy Hallowell that offers interviews with your favorite pastors and celebrities, insight, inspiration — and a preview of what's to come in faith and family friendly entertainment.

The podcast is part of PureFlix.com, a faith, family and fun video streaming service offering thousands of movies and shows which can be viewed anytime, anywhere on smartphones, laptops, tablets and televisions with Roku, Amazon FireStick, or Chromecast devices. Get a free trial today at www.pureflix.com.
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'Vindication' Star Todd Terry's Hollywood Journey, Meet the Cast of End-Times Show 'The Dark' & More
"Vindication" star Todd Terry takes you inside his journey into Hollywood, his popular show and his faith. Meanwhile, the cast of end times show "The Dark" drops by to take you behind the scenes.
57:58
October 26, 2020
'War Room' Actress Karen Abercrombie's Incredible Message About Grace and God (and Her Journey to Fame)
Actress Karen Abercrombie stunned audiences across the world when she starred in the 2015 hit film "War Room," portraying Miss Clara, an octogenarian with a deep passion and desire for God. Listen to her share her testimony, her journey to Hollywood and so much more.
28:21
October 15, 2020
Actor Kevin Sorbo Tackles the Science vs. God Debate and Details His Path to Faith
Actor Kevin Sorbo is known for films like "God's Not Dead" and TV shows like "Hercules," but now he's also exploring important biblical themes through documentaries like "Against the Tide: Finding God in an Age of Science" and "Before the Wrath." Listen to him share his faith journey, his take on the battle over religion and science and plenty more. And be sure to visit the Pure Flix Insider blog for more daily, inspiring content.
24:13
October 3, 2020
'The World Is in Ruins': Actor Kevin Sizemore Reveals the Details of His New End Times TV Show
Actor Kevin Sizemore has had a long career in Hollywood. And now he's starring in the new series "The Dark," which premieres October 1 on Pure Flix! Kevin joins us to discuss the end times elements of the show, his career, the lessons he's learned and more.
23:07
September 25, 2020
What Does the Bible Say About Suicide? (Plus: 5 Ways to Strengthen Your Faith)
What does the Bible say about suicide? Jim Denison, founder of the Denison Forum, a Christian media organization that explores key issues through a biblical lens, visits "The Pure Flix Podcast" to explain what the Bible says about suicide. Plus, grab some great tips for living out your faith. Visit Pure Flix Insider for more daily, inspiring content.
22:12
September 18, 2020
Allie Beth Stuckey Says You're Not Enough (and That's Okay) — Plus: Luis Palau Tells His Story
Allie Beth Stuckey brings her powerful cultural message to The Pure Flix Podcast, and Luis Palau tells his absolutely Incredible story of becoming one of the world's most compelling evangelists. You can stream the movie "Palau" right now on PureFlix.com.
47:52
September 4, 2020
As the Nation Battles Hate and Chaos, This Author's Timeless Solution Is What We Truly Need
Who does Jesus love? That's a powerful question being posed by pastor and author Adam Weber. And he answers the question in his new book, "Love Has a Name." Adam joins us today to really get us thinking about how we can approach difficult people and press back on some of the chaos we're experiencing as a culture. Be sure to visit Pure Flix Insider for more daily, inspiring content.
36:02
August 28, 2020
After Megachurch Pastor's Tragic Suicide, His Widow Offers a Powerful Message for Us All
Pastor Andrew Stoecklein took his own life back in 2018, leaving behind his wife, Kayla, and their three children. Now, Kayla is speaking out about her journey of healing — and some lessons we must all consider.
24:02
August 21, 2020
Doctors Said This Actor Had Almost No Chance. Now, He's Literally a Walking Miracle (Plus: Hollywood + Jesus?)
"The Favorite" star Luke Benjamin Bernard nearly died and sustained a traumatic brain injury. He's a walking miracle who stars a powerful film that is now streaming on Pure Flix. Plus, check out how some Hollywood stars are approaching faith!
40:05
August 14, 2020
The Incredible Way Hymns Transform Lives...Generation After Generation
Author Laura Smith takes the seemingly benign topic of hymns and absolutely forces us to think differently about their powerful and incredible impact on our lives...generation after generation.
17:58
August 7, 2020
Bible Project Promises to Revolutionize Scripture Engagement — and David A.R. White Explains 'Finding Love in Quarantine'
The iBible will "revolutionize how people all over the world can engage with God’s Word." Hear creator Steve Cleary reveal the details, and listen to actor David A.R. White take us into the purpose of "Finding Love in Quarantine." Head over to Pure Flix Insider for more powerful and transformational blog content. 
32:59
July 31, 2020
'The Chosen' Director Takes You Inside the History (and Future) of the Show (Plus: Candace Cameron Bure's Incredible Faith)
Have you seen "The Chosen" yet? Director and creator Dallas Jenkins takes you inside the history — and future — of this incredible series. Plus, we take a look at Candace Cameron Bure's incredible faith and the power of worldview.
29:41
July 24, 2020
ESPN Producer Left His Dream Career for Something Greater — and His Story Has Much to Teach Us All About God
Ex-ESPN producer Jason Romano has a powerful message for us all — and a lesson about God that can help us all on our own individual journeys. Also, check out Roman's new book, "The Uniform of Leadership: Lessons on True Success from My ESPN Life," and be sure to head to the Pure Flix Insider blog for more daily, inspiring content.
25:38
July 17, 2020
'Pornography, Loneliness and Depression': Evangelist Josh McDowell on the Cultural Impact of COVID19
Evangelist Josh McDowell shares his fears about the current COVID19 lockdown and the overarching impact the pandemic is having on culture. "The lockdown ... it feeds into pornography, loneliness, depression and mental health." Listen for more and for a powerful devotional you can use this week. Also, be sure to head to the Pure Flix Insider blog for more daily, inspiring content.
21:55
July 10, 2020
What Did Founding Father Alexander Hamilton Think About God? Plus: Facts About July 4 You (Maybe) Never Knew
Author Kevin Cloud dives into Alexander Hamilton's views on God. Plus: hear some facts you likely never knew about Independence Day!
26:00
July 3, 2020
Actress Ashley Bratcher Reveals the Moment God and Faith 'Clicked' For Her — Plus: See How Food Shortages & COVID Are Impacting America
Actress Ashley Bratcher shares the behind-the-scenes story on her faith, life and career. And Hal Donaldson, president of Convoy of Hope, drops by to share some truly stunning details about the impact of COVID19. Get more inspiration over on our Pure Flix Insider blog as well!
39:50
June 26, 2020
A Chat With Comedian Michael Jr., a Bible Verse to Get Through the Chaos and a New, Pro-Life TV Show
Michael Jr. takes us inside his new movie "Selfie Dad," we dive into a Bible verse to help you survive the chaos of the day. Plus: hear a powerful story from Pure Flix's new pro-life show "Beautiful Lives."
25:52
June 17, 2020
'God's Super Sign' of the End Times: Author Jeff Kinley Dives Into His Book 'Interview With the Antichrist'
Author Jeff Kinley dives into his new book "Interview With an Antichrist" and reveals what he believes is the "super sign" of the end times. Dive into this fascinating conversation. 
24:59
June 9, 2020
Meet the 'Dream Center' Pastor Saving Addicts, the Homeless and the Lost
Matthew Barnett co-founded The Dream Center, and this fascinating organization is now transforming lives throughout Los Angeles. It's a powerful ministry that should cause us all to deeply pause and ponder what more we can do. Get inspired with Matthew's story!
27:37
May 26, 2020
New York Drug Lord-Turned-Pastor Finds Total Freedom (Plus: Some Shocking Faith Stats)
Herman Mendoza "made a fortune selling cocaine." But when that all crumbled, he found Christ. Listen to his incredible story. And read more about the faith study.
37:07
May 18, 2020
Ex-NFL Player-Turned-Pastor Finds 'The Good Life' (Plus: How You Can Thrive Amid 'The Corona Chronicles')
Derwin Grey was once an NFL star, but God sent him on a different path that totally transformed his life. Plus: Kenny Luck has a message for us all about surviving quarantine.
47:24
May 8, 2020
Meet the Mother-Daughter Duo Behind the Ultimate Prayer Devotional For Moms
Are you ready for the ultimate conversation about motherhood and prayer? Meet "Midnight Mom Devotional" authors Becky Thompson and Susan K. Pitts!
19:18
May 1, 2020
'Queen of Clean' Chonda Pierce on Laughing Through Chaos and Plenty More
"Queen of clean" Chonda Pierce is known for her hilarious stand-up, but Pierce is also known for her honesty, grit and laughing through the mess. Listen to her share her life story (and stream her specials over at Pure Flix).
38:32
April 24, 2020
Kirk Cameron and Candace Cameron Bure Team Up to Spread True Hope
Brother and sister duo Kirk Cameron and Candace Cameron Bure are teaming up for "Hope Rising," an incredible event that will be held on Sunday night — an inspirational COVID19 benefit concert featuring some of the hottest and most popular music acts (and pastors). Kirk Cameron drops by to reveal what they're up to and how he's processing the COVID19 crisis.
17:35
April 18, 2020
MSNBC's Craig Melvin Reflects on Viral TD Jakes Moment and Pastor Greg Laurie's Powerful Gospel Message
A viral moment unfolded when MSNBC host Craig Melvin asked TD Jakes on-air to pray for America. He joins The Pure Flix Podcast to reflect on his faith — and that incredible moment. Plus, Pastor Greg Laurie takes us inside President Donald Trump's church tweet (and the problem of pain).
41:18
April 9, 2020
Megachurch Pastor Allen Jackson's Powerful Journey to Faith and His Quest to Live Out 'Intentional Faith'
Pastor Allen Jackson's story is pretty incredible. He built World Outreach Church from 150 parishioners to over 15,000. But it's his path to how he came to faith and to his pastoral role that is most fascinating.  Plus, he talks about politics, culture and so much more.
35:40
April 3, 2020
Muslim Convert Once Chanted 'Death to America!' Now, He's a Christian Trying to Help Save Iranians
Dr.  Hormoz Shariat once chanted, "Death to America!" Now, he's a Christian helping reach Iranians with the gospel. His incredible story will inspire you to forgive and persevere.  Be sure to visit Pure Flix for more daily, inspiring content.
28:40
March 29, 2020
Actors Sam and Kevin Sorbo Homeschool — and Sam Has Some Powerful Advice for Parents in the Age of Corona
Parents across America are struggling right now with the prospects of suddenly needing to homeschool their kids. With children all over the U.S. no longer able to attend school due to the coronavirus, actress Sam Sorbo dives into some of her tips for educating kids at home, finding a good schedule and keeping it all together.
28:41
March 17, 2020
Atheist Astronaut's Journey To Christ In 'The Encounter'
When astronaut Sarah Hughes finds herself facing a death-defying situation aboard the International Space Station, hope turns up at just the right time. In season two, episode eight of PureFlix.com's "The Encounter" series, Hughes finds herself alone on the space station when a micro-meteor suddenly damages the vessel. And when subsequent chaos breaks out, "The Man" (Jesus) emerges at just the right time. Hughes, an atheist, is shocked when she sees Christ, and initially assumes she's hallucinating. Soon, she realizes this is anything but the case. Listen to today's "The Encounter" devotional.
06:43
March 13, 2020
'The Encounter' Devotion: 4 Powerful Lessons to Cling to When Death and Chaos Strike
Life can sometimes throw some painfully surreal scenarios our way — situations that challenge our faith, knock us off course and leave us questioning why God would allow such difficulties to befall us. This is exactly what happens to Neil and Angie, a married couple at the center of season two, episode seven of "The Encounter" on PureFlix.com. The episode, titled, "Homeward Bound," deals with the couple's loss of their only child, Savannah. Here are the biblical lessons we can all learn.
07:13
March 6, 2020
'My Heart Is With Kids': U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Shares Her Faith and Passion for Education
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos stops by the Pure Flix Podcast to share her personal faith journey, her path to education reform and what led her to become America's 11th education secretary. Be sure to head over to "The Pure Flix Insider" blog for more interviews and inspiration.
21:24
March 2, 2020
'The Encounter' Devotion Series: What To Do When You Feel Like There's No Hope And Nowhere To Turn
Sometimes in life we find ourselves caught in the "crosshairs." But no matter what we face, we have no need to fear. Still, it's easy to find ourselves off balance when life throws us unexpected curveballs. The Bible has much to tell us about coping with these types of scenarios. Psalm 28:7 (NIV) reads, "The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him, and he helps me. My heart leaps for joy, and with my song I praise him." Here's how to survive those curveballs.
06:46
February 28, 2020
Pastor Jentezen Franklin Drops By (Plus: Abraham Lincoln and Thomas Jefferson Speak on God)
Pastor Jentezen Franklin stops by to discuss his new book and to offer some inspiration. Plus, we dive into timeless words from the Founding Fathers and early U.S. presidents.
26:08
February 22, 2020
'The Encounter' Devotional Series: Life Is Short — Here's Why That Reality Should Rock Us To Our Core
Life is short, but sometimes we forget this undeniable reality. It's so easy to just "live" that we might neglect to exist intentionally...and with meaning. This is the theme we see embedded in the fifth episode of season two of "The Encounter." In this episode, titled, "Numbered," we meet Bella Sharp, a newly minted bank CEO who finds herself facing the biggest moment of her career. Her life can teach us a great deal about our own existence.
07:30
February 21, 2020
Natasha Bure — Actress Candace Cameron Bure's Daughter — Speaks Out on Faith, Life and Hollywood
Natasha Bure is following in her mother's footsteps. Bure, whose mom is actress Candace Cameron Bure, stars in the new movie "Home Sweet Home." She shares her faith, career, and journey with us — and plenty more. Watch "Home Sweet Home" here.
19:04
February 16, 2020
'The Encounter' Devotion: Are You Living A Total 'Nightmare'? You Can Overcome Fear With Christ
"Fear can take even the most joyful moment and twist it into a nightmare." This line, from episode four of the second season of "The Encounter" on PureFlix.com, leaves us with an eternal truth worth pondering. Fear can without a doubt be a joy-stealer, and its presence in our lives — especially when left unchecked — can ruin everything. Dive into this week's devotional podcast.
07:55
February 14, 2020
A Church Opened Up INSIDE of Texas' Biggest Prison — and the Results Are Incredible
We sit down with Gateway Church pastor Stephen Wilson to discuss his prison ministry and the incredible impact he's seeing unfold. PLUS, we'll dive into the She Loves Out Loud event coming on Feb. 15 to learn more about the powerful messages slated to reach women across America.
39:31
February 10, 2020
'The Encounter' Devotion: Why God Sometimes Says 'No' to Our Prayers
It's so easy to get frustrated as we wait for answers to our prayers. And many times we take steps to try and get our intended results even if we're not sure it's what God wants for us. This is exactly what happens to a high school student named Mandy Abernathy in episode three of "The Encounter." Mandy finds herself looking for love, as she hopes to date a fellow student named Cole. So, why does God sometimes say 'No' to our prayers? And how should we react?
05:42
February 7, 2020
He Was an LAPD Cop in Some Tough Neighborhoods — Now, He's Spreading the Gospel
What does the Bible say about how to be a man? Why is our culture so dysfunctional? Ken Harrison, CEO of Promise Keepers, reveals his answers — and the amazing reboot of his organization's powerful event that is coming this summer.
32:45
February 3, 2020
'The Encounter' Devotional: Feel Like God Is Ignoring Your Prayers? Here's What You're Missing
Our wants and desires can sometimes cloud our judgment, leading us to miss the blessings that are right before us. Other times, we find ourselves questioning why God has allowed something to happen in our lives. These are the themes we see unfolding in episode two of "The Encounter," as we encounter a woman named Lily (played by actress Michele Gomez) who finds herself in total crisis after being stood up by the groom on her wedding day. Let's dive into the lessons we can learn.
06:43
January 31, 2020
Inside the True Horrors of Christian Persecution (Plus: Season 2 of 'The Encounter' Launches!)
Christian persecution is raging across the globe. David Curry, CEO and president of Open Doors USA, reveals what's happening — and what Christians can learn (and do) about the unfortunate dynamic. Plus: season 2 of "The Encounter" launches! Go inside our new devotional series based on the popular PureFlix.com show.
28:24
January 28, 2020
'The Encounter' Devotional: Worn, Tired or Discouraged? You Are Not Alone
It's easy to find oneself worn down, tired and distracted, especially with the pace of modern life. Work, kids, cooking, cleaning, responsibilities — the list does on. There's no shortage of chaos, and sometimes this pandemonium can leave us feeling weary, confused and off-center. This is what happens to Sharon, the main protagonist in the season two premiere of "The Encounter" on PureFlix.com. And if you're like Sharon, this devotional offers a solution.
07:24
January 24, 2020
She Survived the Abortion That Was Meant to Claim Her Life. Here's Her Harrowing Story
Claire Culwell's story is absolutely incredible. She survived an abortion that was meant to take her life; her twin did not. Listen to Claire break down what unfolded. Plus, get truth and inspiration from James 4.
28:00
January 22, 2020
Satan's Biggest (and Most Dangerous) Lies About God: Bible Professor Breaks Down Truth
Jared C. Wilson discusses his new book, "The Gospel According to Satan" and warns of the biggest lies the devil tells about God. This fascinating interview dives into faith, culture and the chaos that comes from believing these unfortunate lies.
22:34
January 17, 2020
Critics Claim Abortion Doesn't Harm Women -- But This Expert Has a Response
Karen Ellison is the founder and president of Deeper Still, an organization that aims to "multiply ministry teams to bring healing and lasting freedom to abortion wounded hearts." So, when people claim women (and men) aren't negatively impacted by abortion, Ellison has a powerful response. Listen to her personal story and mission and get inspired.
39:55
January 10, 2020
Inside These Millennial Evangelists' Bold Plan to Fix Hearts (and Culture)
Matt Brown and Malachi O'Brien have unveiled a bold plan to invigorate Millennial Christians. Their "Roaring Twenties Fast" aims to get Christians thinking deeper about faith, love and eternity. 
35:36
January 3, 2020
Merry Christmas! 4 Essential Lessons You Can Learn From Joseph — Jesus' Dad
Jesus' earthly father, Joseph, teaches us all some powerful lessons about life, faith, and devotion. Here are four surprising lessons surrounding Joseph and Christ's birth that can teach us all a thing or two.
09:26
December 25, 2019
Who Were the Wisemen and What Did Their Gifts Really Mean?
Who were the wise men and what did their gifts really mean? There's so much to unpack surrounding their special role in Christ's birth. Listen to this special Christmas edition of "The Pure Flix Podcast."
10:06
December 24, 2019
From Drug Addiction and Chaos to the Gospel — Inside This Pastor's Powerful Journey
Pastor Robby Gallaty once struggled with drug addiction, finding his life in chaos. But then the gospel broke through. Listen to Gallaty discuss his journey as well as his new book, "Recovered: How an Accident, Alcohol, and Addiction Led Me to God." Plus, Pure Flix CEO Michael Scott drops by with some incredible news about the future of faith and family friendly movies and TV shows.
46:20
December 13, 2019
Actor David A.R. White Drops By — Plus, the Amazing 'God' Story Behind These Incredible Kids Books
Actor and Pure Flix co-founder David A.R. White drops by this episode with some pretty incredible announcements. Plus, author Lisa Tawn Bergren stops by to talk about the amazing "God" story behind her successful kids' books. Listen, and head over to the Pure Flix Insider blog for more daily, inspiring content.
39:33
December 4, 2019
A Totally Fresh Look at the Christmas Story That Unlocks 'Untold Treasures'
Author Daniel Darling takes us inside the Christmas story in a truly unique way. Kick-off the season with a fascinating look at "The Characters of Christmas" and the unlikely ways some pretty incredible people were swept into the nativity story.
17:16
November 29, 2019
Pro-Life Icon Abby Johnson Reveals the Amazing Way She's Helping Moms & Unborn Babies
Abby Johnson's story has been told through books and the movie "Unplanned." Her story of leaving behind the abortion industry is well-known, and now she's speaking about the amazing plan she has to help women in need (and their babies). Powerful!
26:04
November 23, 2019
Mark and Grace Driscoll Prepare You for 'Spiritual Battle' — and the Author of the 'God Gave Us' Series Drops By
Mark and Grace Driscoll and Lisa Tawn Bergren stop by "The Pure Flix Podcast" for two powerful discussions. First, we'll dive into spiritual warfare with the Driscolls, then we'll tackle the amazing story surrounding how Bergren became a kid's author (and how God sparked her creative process). This episode is powerful! Tune in and share it with friends and family. Plus: Enjoy a quick devotional on Ephesians 4.
41:43
November 15, 2019
Billy Graham's Daughter Anne Graham Lotz on Her Cancer Battle, Faith and Putting Jesus at the Center
Billy Graham's Daughter Anne Graham Lotz details her cancer battle, her new book "Jesus in Me" and the power she finds through faith. Plus, get a powerful preview of Missy Robertson's "Restored" show on PureFlix.com.
42:04
November 8, 2019
The Crazy and Incredible Story Behind the Creation of VeggieTales and a Stunning Look at the Gospel
VeggieTakes creator Phil Vischer joins us to tell the story behind his show and his "Laugh and Learn Bible for Kids." Plus, Dr. Shane Wood takes us inside his incredible new book, "Between Two Trees: Our Transformation from Death to Life."
34:15
November 1, 2019
David Platt's 'Soul-Searching Journey' and What 'Separation of Church and State' Really Means
Pastor David Platt has a message about the importance of making our lives count amid a world of need. Plus, we talk with attorney Luke Goodrich about his new book, religious liberty and the true meaning of "the separation of church and state." 
38:10
October 25, 2019
Mark Batterson Powerful 'Double Blessing' Message and Little Boy's Final Wish Is Granted in an Incredible Way
Pastor Mark Batterson drops by to discuss his new book, "Double Blessing." And Sarah Rivette reveals the incredible ways you all stepped up to help her 11-year-old nephew, John, as he continues to battle terminal brain cancer.
29:16
October 18, 2019
Jeremy Camp Gets Candid About God and Life and Bethany Hamilton Shares Her Journey After 'Soul Surfer'
Jeremy Camp drops by "The Pure Flix Podcast" to talk life, music and so much more. He also takes us inside his upcoming biopic "I Still Believe." Plus, you'll hear from shark attack survivor Bethany Hamilton. This episode will truly leave you inspired!
32:29
October 11, 2019
'God Is At Work': Kanye West's 'Sunday Service' Pastor Takes Us Behind the Scenes of the Rapper's Evolution
Kanye West's spiritual journey has been making headlines, so Pastor Adam Tyson — the man who has been preaching at West's "Sunday Service" events — takes us behind the scenes. Plus, Pure Flix editor Sarah Rivette takes us behind-the-scenes of hew nephew John's battle with terminal brain cancer, and her family's powerful request that you can help fulfill. If you're looking for the address to help, find it below: Captain John Francis Hoague-Rivette PO Box 6 Whitehall, NY 12887
31:15
October 4, 2019
Actress Candace Cameron Bure Reveals What Led Her to Christ — and Why She's Never Compromised
Candace Cameron Bure, star of "Fuller House," is a popular entertainer and a strong Christian. Listen to her dive into her faith, career and more!
28:36
September 27, 2019
Legendary Evangelist Luis Palau and Actor Corbin Bernsen Talk Faith, Struggles and Hollywood Fame
Legendary evangelist Luis Palau has brought Jesus to people across the globe. Now, he's speaking out about "Palau," a new feature film about his life — and his ongoing battle with stage four cancer. Plus: actor Corbin Bernsen discusses faith, fame and plenty more. If you love "The Pure Flix Podcast," consider subscribing to our daily devotional podcast as well.
51:04
September 20, 2019
‘Hope Is Contagious’: A Stirring 9/11 Story You’ve Probably Never Heard
As citizens and first responders in New York City, Washington, D.C., and Pennsylvania, grappled with the impact of hate and deadly chaos brought on by radical Islamic terrorists on Sept. 11, 2001, the residents of a small town in the Canadian island of Newfoundland jumped into action to help thousands of people from around the world who arrived during mandated emergency landings. Some truly remarkable acts of generosity unfolded in the hours and days after the 9/11 attacks. Here's the incredible story.
15:03
September 11, 2019
TV Producer and ABC News Reporter Are Both on a Mission to Help Kids Discover Jesus
TV producer Cliff McDowell is on a powerful mission to help kids find Jesus with his new show, "Sea Kids," which is exclusively streaming on PureFlix.com. Plus, we sit down with ABC News correspondent Linsey Davis to discuss her new book, "One Big Heart: A Celebration of Being More Alike Than Different." 
1:00:09
September 9, 2019
Doctor Performed Hundreds of Abortions — but Finding Jesus Changed Everything
Dr. Haywood Robinson performed hundreds of abortions before finding Jesus and having his mindset totally transformed. Now, he's an outspoken, pro-life advocate and the director of medical affairs and education at 40 Days for Life. Listen for his incredible story, and read daily inspiring content on The Pure Flix Insider.  
35:53
September 3, 2019
Tenth Avenue North + for KING & COUNTRY: Faith, Fame & Finding God Amid the Chaos
This episode of "The Pure Flix Podcast" is jam-packed with inspiration. Hear Tenth Avenue North lead singer Mike Donehey discuss his new book, "Finding God's Life for My Will: His Presence Is the Plan." Plus, Luke Smallbone of for KING & COUNTRY discusses his faith, music career and more! 
51:41
August 22, 2019
Actress Andrea Logan White Shares Her Incredible God Encounter — and the Kendrick Brothers Talk 'Overcomer'
Actress Andrea Logan White shares the details surrounding her new PureFlix.com series "The Healing Tribe" and her journey to faith — and the Kendrick brothers discuss their new movie "Overcomer." This episode is jam-packed with inspiration and thought-provoking discussion about faith, entertainment and so much more.
35:54
August 12, 2019
Skillet's John Cooper Takes You Inside the Band — and Unveils His New Graphic Novel
John Cooper, lead singer and co-founder of the Christian rock band Skillet, comes on the show to talk about the band's fascinating history, his new graphic novel "Eden" and how he stays spiritually grounded. And there are some intriguing surprises!
30:43
August 6, 2019
Auntie Anne's Founder Reveals 'The Secret Lies' That Nearly Destroyed Her Life — and Her Incredible Journey Forward
Anne Beiler is well-known as the founder of one of America's favorite pretzel companies — Auntie Anne's Pretzels. But people might not know her incredible backstory. From growing up in an Amish community to struggling with "secret lies" and then founding her company, Beiler's journey to faith and forgiveness is absolutely incredible. Listen to her share it in her own words.
37:07
July 29, 2019
Atheists' Biggest Critiques of the Bible Answered — and Everything the World Gets Wrong About Success
The world gets a whole lot wrong about success and what it really encompasses. Attorney Mark Maxwell tackles the ins and outs of success. Plus: E.Z. Zwayne dives deep into atheists' harshest critiques of the Bible. His answers are fascinating. 
44:57
July 22, 2019
'Little House on the Prairie' Actress Shares Her Faith and Journey to Overcoming a Brain Tumor
Wendi Lou Lee, who played Baby Grace in "Little House on the Prairie," shares her faith, her past battle with a brain tumor and her new book, "A Prairie Devotional." Plus: we take a look at the power of prayer and sit down with Hollywood screenwriter and all around brain Brian Bird.
43:18
July 15, 2019
The Harrowing Adoption Story You Need to Hear — and the Meaning of True Freedom
Robyn and Trevor Kremser were in for a harrowing, shocking, painful and inspiring journey when they decided to adopt. You'll be inspired and uplifted when you hear Robyn share their emotional experience. Plus: The Erwin brothers discuss "I Can Only Imagine" — and you get a quick listen to some of the Bible's most powerful verses about freedom.
1:00:52
July 1, 2019
Can You Really Trust the Bible? A Powerful Response to Skeptics
Can you really trust the Bible? What are the biggest misconceptions about the scriptures? Michael and Lauren McAfee have some responses that the Bible's biggest skeptics should hear. Plus: learn the meaning of John 1 and so much more. For more daily inspiring content, be sure to also visit the Pure Flix Insider blog.
22:16
June 24, 2019
Actor David A.R. White's Surprising Path to Hollywood, the State of Christian Persecution & Plenty More
Persecution continues to rage in nations across the globe. On this episode of the Pure Flix Podcast, David Curry, CEO of Open Doors USA, takes us deep into the plight of Christians. The statistics and information are eye-opening. Plus: hear what Pure Flix founder David A.R. White has to say about his surprising path to Hollywood.
35:25
June 17, 2019
'Growing Pains' Star Jeremy Miller’s Battle With Alcohol — and the Friendship That Transformed His Life
“Growing Pains” star Jeremy Miller shares his powerful journey of battling alcohol and finding a life-changing friendship with Brandon Lane Phillips. The incredible way they met and the friendship that followed proves that God can use people in our lives in truly unexpected ways. Listen to Miller and Phillips share their journeys of overcoming the odds, they new book “When I Wished Upon A Star,” and finding a lasting and transformational friendship.
41:19
June 10, 2019
Erwin McManus: 'You’re Seeing a Culture That is Short Circuiting' — But There's Hope
Erwin McManus discusses gratitude, culture and so much more. If you're finding yourself struggling, this episode will offer true hope. "One of the reasons we lose inner peace is we have allowed ourselves to get to a place of ungratefulness … when you’re grateful you always see something beautiful … when you're grateful you always see a way through." - Erwin McManus
39:21
June 3, 2019
Greg Laurie's 'Jesus' Message — and Meet the Man Who Saved 16,000 Unborn Babies' Lives
Shawn Carney and his organization "40 Days For Life" have saved 16,000 unborn babies' lives — and they've helped scores of clinic workers. Listen to Shawn discuss his ministry and his friendship with pro-life activist Abby Johnson. Also, hear Pastor Greg Laurie discuss the power of the gospel — and his hope for a "Jesus Revolution."
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May 24, 2019
His Wife Was Killed During the Charleston Church Shooting — and This Pastor Chose Forgiveness
Pastor Anthony Thompson's wife, Myra, was murdered during the 2015 Charleston church shooting -- an event that horrified the nation. But rather than choose hate or anger, Thompson opted for forgiveness. And his amazing, Christian act stunned America. Listen to him reveal why he chose to forgive the unrepentant killer. His story is incredible. 
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May 17, 2019
Author Ben Courson's Journey From Near-Suicide to Radical Hope — and Ray Comfort's Quest to Save Lives
Author and speaker Ben Courson is a lifelong Christian who shares his story about overcoming extreme depression and near suicide. His new book, "Optimisfits: Igniting a Fierce Rebellion Against Hopelessness" has a powerful message for us all. Plus, dive deep into what the Bible says about life, while also hearing Ray Comfort discuss his new film, "7 Reasons."
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May 10, 2019
Olympian Ryan Hall Reveals Amazing Lessons He's Learned From the Bible, the Real Meaning of 'Beauty' and More
Olympian Ryan Hall reveals his favorite Bible verse — and how his faith has guided him through the ups and downs. And filmmaker and author Rebecca Friedlander — director of "Radical Makeovers" which is currently streaming on PureFlix.com — discusses the true meaning of beauty. This and plenty more on the latest episode of "The Pure Flix Podcast."
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May 3, 2019
Protecting Truth (and Love) in an Age of Chaos — and How We Can All Heal America's Division
This week's episode includes interviews with evangelist Matt Brown and pastor and former NFL player Miles McPherson. We'll explore chaos, division and ways we can heal our country. Plus: explore what the Bible says about hard work and dedication.
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April 28, 2019
Jackie Hill Perry's Incredible Transformation — and a Presidential Writer's Must-Hear Jesus Story
This special Easter episode of "The Pure Flix Podcast" dives deep into former presidential writer Douglas MacKinnon's overcomer story — and his powerful Easter book, "The Forty Days." Plus: we discuss Jesus' resurrection and author, poet and speaker Jackie Hill Perry's transformation story. There's plenty to encourage you on this episode of the show, but for more daily content, check out the Pure Flix Insider blog.
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April 19, 2019
America's First 'Post-Christian Generation' is on the Rise — but Here's How You Can Change That
Generation Z — comprised of today's children — is collectively shaping up to be America's first "post-Christian generation," with atheism doubling among its members. But while culture is secularizing and kids are experiencing a slew of issues, Christian professor and apologist Sean McDowell believes it's entirely possible to reach young people with the gospel. Listen to him discuss his new book, "So the Next Generation Will Know: Preparing Young Christians for a Challenging World” and offer up some powerful solutions.
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April 12, 2019
Abby Johnson Reveals Shocking Impact of ‘Unplanned’
Abby Johnson’s story of transforming from a pro-choice, Planned Parenthood clinic director to one of the most well-known pro-life advocates in America is absolutely captivating. It’s a journey of faith, hope and redemption — one that is taking the box office by storm, as audiences flock to watch Johnson’s story be masterfully told in the new feature film “Unplanned.” Johnson told “The Pure Flix Podcast” this week that she’s blown away by the response to the film, which was the fourth most popular movie in America last weekend. 
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April 4, 2019
'There's a Human Being There': Author's Bold, Pro-Life Proclamation
What does it mean to be made in God's image? How should Christians react — and interact — in the modern era? This episode of "The Pure Flix Podcast" dives deep into ways you can build your faith. We speak with author Daniel Darling about the Bible and the pro-life movement — and Mike Rowe's mom offers up some timeless life advice. Plus: a preview of the Answering Atheists conference and the upcoming "After Columbine" digital series.
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April 2, 2019
9 Common Lies Christians Believe, Truth — and the Meaning of John 3:16
Author and pastor Shane Pruitt dives into the lies he said too many Christians have come to believe — and his take on how these common proclamations and theological statements can be corrected. Plus: learn more about how you can respond to atheists' questions and concerns surrounding the Christian faith. For more inspirational content, be sure to read the Pure Flix Insider.
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March 22, 2019
'America's Got Talent' Singer Lost Her Hearing and Almost Gave Up Hope Entirely — Then She 'Wowed' Millions
Mandy Harvey's story is absolutely incredible. She wowed millions when she delivered a stunning performance on "America's Got Talent" back in 2017 — a viral performance that came after Mandy lost her hearing and almost gave up hope entirely.  But her perseverance and faith in God helped her to overcome the most difficult of odds.  "It’s not our job to understand what tomorrow’s going to look like," she told The Pure Flix Podcast. "It’s our job to keep walking the path of faith, regardless of what happens."
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March 15, 2019
Ex-Planned Parenthood Director Abby Johnson Reveals What Made Her Flee the Organization
Abby Johnson’s story of redemption and transformation is truly inspirational. Johnson was once the director of one of Planned Parenthood’s clinics, before an event on September 26, 2009, left her fleeing the organization, changing her views entirely and becoming one of the nation’s most well-known pro-life speakers. Now, her story will be told in the new feature film, “Unplanned.”
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March 7, 2019
Chick-fil-A Family's Incredible Faith Story Will Inspire You
On this episode of "The Pure Flix Podcast" we chat with Trudy Cathy White, daughter of Chick-fil-A founder S. Truett Cathy. We also offer up some inspirational content — and a sneak peek into a new TV series you'll surely love.
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February 25, 2019
Comedian Jeff Allen's Incredible Journey From Atheism to Belief, Chris Pratt's Faith & More
Comedian Jeff Allen's story is pretty incredible. He overcame alcohol, drugs and non-belief and is now inspiring millions. Plus: we explore the faith of actor Chris Pratt — and offer you a devotion worth pondering.
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February 14, 2019
Billy Graham's Grandson Reflects — and an Ultimate Overcomer Story
This week's episode offers a powerful devotion about how to grow your faith. Plus: we have interviews with Will Graham, grandson of the Rev. Billy Graham, and Dr. Jeff Huxford. Huxford discusses suffering a traumatic brain injury, truly finding Jesus — and more.
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February 6, 2019
Mike Rowe (and His Mom) Talk Life, Civility and Plenty More
This episode is filled with fun tidbits of knowledge. From a quick devotional on John the Baptist to a fascinating conversation with TV host Mike Rowe and his mom Peggy there's plenty to enjoy. Plus: get some insight on how "The Pure Flix Insider" can help you grow your faith. 
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January 29, 2019
Encouraging Scripture, Chris and Cully Pratt's Kind Act — and a Fun New Movie!
Our first episode offers scripture to focus on, information on the new film "Sweet Inspirations" — and interviews with SQuire Rushnell (host of "Godwinks at Pure Flix") and Cully Pratt (brother of actor Chris Pratt). Also, read the accompanying blog piece: https://insider.pureflix.com/prayer-faith/17-bible-verses-about-a-new-beginning-for-the-new-year
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January 18, 2019