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Billy Hallowell

Billy Hallowell

Billy Hallowell has been working in journalism and media for more than a decade. His writings have appeared in Deseret News, TheBlaze, Human Events, Mediaite and on FoxNews.com, among other outlets. Hallowell has a B.A. in journalism and broadcasting from the College of Mount Saint Vincent in Riverdale, New York and an M.S. in social research from Hunter College in Manhattan, New York.

Recent posts by Billy Hallowell

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8 Christian Mom Books to Inspire Your Faith (and Parent Journey)

By Billy Hallowell on February 11, 2022

If you're on the search for books for moms that will inspire your Christian faith, we have some powerful recommendations worth reading!

Topics: Lifestyle
4 min read

The Love Dare: The 'Fireproof'-Inspired Book That Transforms Marriages

By Billy Hallowell on February 4, 2022

"The Love Dare" is a monumentally popular book aimed at helping transform, improve and even save marriages.

5 min read

Do Dogs Go to Heaven?

By Billy Hallowell on January 19, 2022

There’s a reason why dogs are universally known as “man’s best friend.” These four-legged companions are loyal, loving and adorable, bringing intense joy into the lives of their owners. The only major downside to dog ownership is the beloved animals’ relatively short lifespans, which tends to range from just 10 to 20 years. Simply stated: dogs don’t live long enough.

Topics: Family-Friendly Movies
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10 Ways to Put God First in the Modern World

By Billy Hallowell on January 4, 2022

The Bible calls on Christians to put God first and to live out Jesus Christ’s commands to love the Lord and love others. But what does it really mean to put God first in the modern era? It can be complicated considering the chaotic and busy nature of life, though there are some valuable and easy-to-implement tips for creating actionable steps for putting God first.

Topics: Prayer Bible Study Bible Verses Devotionals
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Notable Christian Quotes About Starting the New Year Right

By Billy Hallowell on December 31, 2021

Now that the new year is upon us, it’s important to reflect on ways in which we can improve and change our lives. That’s why we’ve put together some post-New Year’s Day quotes — Christian quotes that will inspire you to live right in 2023 and beyond.

Topics: Holidays
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Amazing Spiritual Resolutions to Ring in the New Year

By Billy Hallowell on December 29, 2021

As we enter this new year, you might be joining others in thinking deeper about ways you can change your life. These transformational steps typically take the form of a so-called “New Year’s resolution.”

Topics: Christianity Bible Verses
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7 Fun, Strange and Interesting Christmas Facts You Might Not Know

By Billy Hallowell on December 9, 2021

Christmas is a wonderful time of year where people around the world celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. As we gear up for the celebrations that accompany this important holiday, we thought we'd explore a few of the fun facts surrounding the Christmas season. So, let's dive right in to some Christmas fun facts!

Topics: Christmas
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6 Loving Acts to Show You’re Thankful for Your Friends

By Billy Hallowell on November 23, 2021

In a busy world, it’s important to show your friends and loved ones that you’re thankful for them. And what better time to do that than during the holidays? After all, it’s a season when our focus is on family, friends — and gratitude. Thanksgiving is a good time to assess relationships and to plan acts of love to show those you care about how much you appreciate their presence in and impact on your life.

Topics: Family Lifestyle
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Debunked: 5 of the Biggest Thanksgiving Day Myths

By Billy Hallowell on November 22, 2021

When it comes to Thanksgiving, myth and history have sometimes collided, with the former oftentimes becoming so ingrained in our traditions that it shapes our perspective.

Topics: Holidays
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7 Ways to Ground Yourself in Gratitude This Holiday Season

By Billy Hallowell on November 18, 2021

November kicks off more than two months of holiday festivities and celebrations – many of which include a plethora of food, fun and gifts. While the holiday season is an amazing time to connect with friends and family, there are some components of consumption and materialism that are important to keep in check. So, you might be wondering how to ground yourself.

Topics: Holidays Giving Back
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How to Explain the Real Meaning and History of Thanksgiving to Kids

By Billy Hallowell on November 11, 2021

Thanksgiving is an exciting holiday that teaches us the power of thankfulness and gratitude — one that carries many lessons for kids and adults alike. And if you’re looking for how to tell the Thanksgiving story for kids, you’ve come to the right place.

Topics: Holidays
4 min read

The History of Veterans Day: Why We Honor Our Heroes

By Billy Hallowell on November 8, 2021

As the U.S. prepares to commemorate Veterans Day on November 11, you might be wondering about the backstory and why we celebrate. So, we decided to dig into the history of Veterans Day to explore why this day is important and worthy of remembrance.

Topics: Lifestyle
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'Keeping Eyes on Christ': Actress Shari Rigby's Journey Into Hollywood Will Inspire You

By Billy Hallowell on October 19, 2021

Actress Shari Rigby is on a mission to spread the gospel, entertain audiences — and inspire women in their faith and raise up the next generation.

Topics: Lifestyle
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Atheism, the End Times & Biblical Truth: 4 Devotions & Reading Plans

By Billy Hallowell on October 19, 2021

There's no doubt that COVID-19 has had a monumental impact on culture and society, with millions of parents and kids suddenly forced to stay home from work, school and churches.

Topics: Christianity End Times
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Is the Bible Banned in Public Schools? Here's all You Need to Know

By Billy Hallowell on October 15, 2021

Questions are rampant when it comes to the Bible and public schools. At the core of the debate is one central curiosity: whether Bibles are banned from public schools.

Topics: Lifestyle
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Depression in the Bible: How Scripture Heals Us

By Billy Hallowell on September 12, 2021

Depression is an issue that tragically plagues millions, with the associated struggles often holding people back from fully living their lives. Scripture, fortunately, offers people plenty of advice on how to overcome related difficulties, though some important distinctions should be made about the types of depression that can impact people’s lives.

Topics: Prayer Bible Verses
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