You may be very familiar with this verse from Ephesians 6:12:

“For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.”

Have you ever been caught up in spiritual warfare? Is it real? We don’t hear a lot about spiritual warfare in our churches or Bible studies these days. Today we’re asking what that term means, what the difference is between real spiritual warfare and the battles of our flesh (or the poor choices we make).


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Today our special guest is Dr. Karl Payne, researcher and author of a book titled, Spiritual Warfare: Christians, Demonization and Deliverance.  For over 25 years, Dr. Payne has trained people through his discipleship and apologetics materials. He serves as the Pastor of Leadership Development at Antioch Bible Church, is the Founder of the Transferrable Cross Training Foundation, and serves as the chaplain for the Seattle Seahawks.