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Faith. Culture. Politics. Life. Longtime journalist and commentator Billy Hallowell has covered thousands of the biggest faith and culture stories. Now, he's bringing together some of the best reporters, TV hosts, and personalities each week to dive into the most pressing and intriguing issues of the day.

"Higher Ground With Billy Hallowell" is a truly unique experience, knocking down the barriers between journalists, media personalities, and the public at large. Each week, guests explain the relevance of each story, and offer analysis you won't hear anywhere else. The show brings together great minds to take you behind the headlines and help you navigate the intersection of faith, politics, and culture.

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Faith. Culture. Politics. Life. Longtime journalist and commentator Billy Hallowell has covered thousands of the biggest faith and culture stories. Now, he's bringing together some of the best reporters, TV hosts, and personalities each week to dive into the most pressing and intriguing issues of the day.

"Higher Ground With Billy Hallowell" is a truly unique experience, knocking down the barriers between journalists, media personalities, and the public at large. Each week, guests explain the relevance of each story, and offer analysis you won't hear anywhere else. The show brings together great minds to take you behind the headlines and help you navigate the intersection of faith, politics, and culture.

    Revelations Surrounding Shocking Robert Morris Scandal: Claims, Heartbreaking Details, and More

    Revelations Surrounding Shocking Robert Morris Scandal: Claims, Heartbreaking Details, and More

    The scandal surrounding Robert Morris, former pastor of the Texas-based Gateway Church, continues to dominate faith headlines. What's the story, who is the alleged victim — and what are the other key details?
    Church Leaders' Jesse Jackson joins Billy Hallowell to explore the shocking claims against Morris. Listen to this episode so you can better understand the ins and outs of what purportedly unfolded.
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    • 24 min
    FLASHBACK: What is ‘Progressive Christianity’ and Why Is It Dangerous?

    FLASHBACK: What is ‘Progressive Christianity’ and Why Is It Dangerous?

    Author and speaker Jason Jimenez tackles what he believes is one of the biggest threats to Christianity today: The hijacking of the church and dismantling of the gospels by a progressive movement to “save Jesus from the church.” Mr. Jimenez’s book, “Hijacking Jesus: How Progressive Christians are Remaking Him and Taking Over His Church,” examines the progressive attack on biblical Christianity.
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    • 15 min
    Biggest Myths, Misconceptions About Trump and the GOP

    Biggest Myths, Misconceptions About Trump and the GOP

    What are the biggest myths and political misconceptions about former President Donald Trump and the GOP right now? Republican pollster  Patrick Ruffini breaks it all down and shares important considerations for anyone looking to understand the current political landscape.
    Ruffini also discusses his most recent book, "Party of the People: Inside the Multiracial Populist Coalition Remaking the GOP."
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    • 17 min
    Trump's Hush-Money Shocker: Everything You Need to Know About the Guilty Verdict and What's Next

    Trump's Hush-Money Shocker: Everything You Need to Know About the Guilty Verdict and What's Next

    Many questions remain after a New York court found former President Donald Trump guilty in his historic hush-money case.
    But, what was the crime, how did it all come about — and what's next? Washington Times reporter Alex Swoyer joins Billy Hallowell to break down the ins and outs of the hush-money case, what the verdict means, and what's next for Mr. Trump. Plus, she explores claims the case is political in nature.
    That and more on today's "Higher Ground."
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    • 17 min
    The Real Reason Liberals Are Losing Their Minds Over Harrison Butker (Plus: The Terrifying 'Win' Being Given to Hamas Terrorists)

    The Real Reason Liberals Are Losing Their Minds Over Harrison Butker (Plus: The Terrifying 'Win' Being Given to Hamas Terrorists)

    Why are liberals so up in arms over Harrison Butker — and why in the world did Ireland, Norway, and Spain seemingly deliver a big win to Hamas Terrorists? Cheryl Chumley joins Billy Hallowell to break down two of the most important stories of the week.
    THIS WEEK'S STORIES:
    The real reason liberals are fuming over Harrison Butker’s commencement addressHamas scores win as Ireland, Norway and Spain give nod to ‘Palestine’FOLLOW BILLY ON SOCIAL MEDIA:- Follow Billy on Twitter- Follow Billy on Instagram- Follow Billy on Facebook

    • 19 min
    Inside the NFL Harrison Butker Furor, Pro-Lifer Headed to Prison, and Another Mass Baptism Stuns

    Inside the NFL Harrison Butker Furor, Pro-Lifer Headed to Prison, and Another Mass Baptism Stuns

    NFL star Harrison Butker is under fire, pro-life activist Lauren Handy is headed to prison, and another mass baptism is shocking and inspiring. That and more on today's "Higher Ground."
    Billy Hallowell goes behind the headlines with CBN’s Tre Goins Phillips and the Washington Times’ Valerie Richardson.
    TODAY'S STORIES:
    Missouri AG Opens Probe into Kansas City’s ‘Retaliatory’ Post Doxxing Chiefs’ Harrison ButkerPro-Life Advocate Lauren Handy Sentenced to 57 Months in Prison: 'Biden's DOJ Is Fully Weaponized'Pastor in Awe as 1,614 People Are Baptized on Beach: ‘God Saved a Lot of People’FOLLOW BILLY ON SOCIAL MEDIA:- Follow Billy on Twitter- Follow Billy on Instagram- Follow Billy on Facebook

    • 20 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
35 Ratings

35 Ratings

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Right to the point - that matters most!

Billy disucsses topics that matter most and he’s not afraid to ask the questions that inform and educate the listener. Great podcast!

Lori Wildenberg ,

Clear and Concise

Informative. Billy clearly lays out his facts and premise. Thanks for sharing the encouraging stats re: mental health, relationships, and faith.

The Do Over Mom ,

Great Podcast!

I enjoy the Edifi podcast, but especially the recent Duck Dynasty Phil Robertson episode. Keep up the great interviews and I will keep listening!

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