Are demons real? Are they red creatures with goatees holding pitchforks and sitting on people's shoulders while whispering bad things? Did a third of the angels really rebel with Satan? Are demons and "principalities and powers" just terms for the same entities, or are they different members of the kingdom of darkness? Is the world a chaotic mess because of what happened in Eden, or is there more to the story of evil? What people believed about evil spiritual forces in ancient biblical times is often very different than what people have been led to believe about them today. Our guest will debunk popular presuppositions about the very real powers of darkness and take your questions on this mysterious yet crucial topic.
What's the most important secret to a happy relationship? Our guests today say that before you build intimacy with another person, you have to be whole yourself! Pointing the way to psychological, emotional, and spiritual health, they will reveal three significant hallmarks to help you develop stronger, deeper, and more meaningful connections with others.
Michael S. Heiser is scholar-in-residence for Faithlife Corporation. He is the author of numerous best-selling books, including Angels, The Unseen Realm, Supernatural, and The Bible Unfiltered. He earned his PhD in Hebrew Bible and Semitic languages and holds an MA in ancient history and Hebrew studies.
No. 1 New York Times bestselling author and psychologist Dr. Les Parrott has been featured on Oprah, CBS This Morning, Today, CNN, Fox News, and The View, and in USA Today and the New York Times. Dr. Parrott's books, often coauthored with his wife, Dr. Leslie Parrott, have sold more than three million copies and have been translated into more than thirty languages. He is the creator of three revolutionary relationship assessments: SYMBIS.com, DeepLoveAssessment.com, and Yada.com.
Dr. Leslie Parrott is a marriage and family therapist and co-director with her husband, Dr. Les Parrott, of the Center for Relationship Development at Seattle Pacific University. She is the author of First Drop of Rain and God Made You Nose to Toes, and co-author with her husband of several bestselling books, including the Gold Medallion Award-winner Saving Your Marriage Before It Starts. Leslie is a columnist for Today's Christian Woman and has been featured on Oprah, CBS This Morning, CNN, and The View, and in USA Today and the New York Times.