The paranormal television series Stranger Things taps into the mysterious elements that have fueled spiritual questions for millennia. The otherworldly manifestations in Hawkins, Indiana offer compelling portrayals of important spiritual truths—and many of these truths are echoed in the supernatural worldview of the Bible. Join us as our guest turns his attention to the worldwide television phenomenon, exploring how Stranger Things relates to Christian theology and the Christian life.
Are you sweet on sugar? Do you reach for a treat when you're stressed, depressed, or bored? Replace your cravings with a new appetite for God's presence! Sharing her own struggle with sugar addiction, our guest will help us empty our kitchens of processed food, fill our cupboards with healthy options, and nourish our hearts with morsels from God.
Michael S. Heiser is the author of numerous best-selling books including The Unseen Realm, Supernatural, Angels, The Bible Unfiltered, and The Façade Saga. He is a Scholar-in-Residence at Faithlife Corporation, a regular contributor to Bible Study Magazine, and served as an editor of the Faithlife Study Bible. He earned his PhD in Hebrew Bible and Semitic languages and holds an MA in ancient history and Hebrew studies.
Wendy Speake is a trained actress and heartfelt Bible teacher who ministers to hearts through storytelling and biblical life application. During her career in Hollywood, on shows such as JAG, Melrose Place, and Star Trek Voyager, Wendy found herself longing to tell stories that edify, encourage, and point audiences to Jesus Christ. Today she does just that, writing books, speaking to groups across the nation, and leading multiple online fasts and Bible studies each year. Coauthor of Triggers: Exchanging Parents' Angry Reactions for Gentle Biblical Responses, Wendy hosts her annual 40-Day Sugar Fast every January.