A former New Ager who became a born-again believer in Jesus is explaining the link between the use of psychoactive substances and the occult. In a video released on his YouTube channel Sunday, Steven Bancarz, who shared his remarkable testimony with The Christian Post last year, unpacked the spiritual darkness tied to the use of psychedelic drugs. “Psychedelic drugs are a class of substances that interact with the seratonin receptors in the brain, causing an alternation in perception and sometimes resulting

in visionary or hallucinatory experiences,” he explained, the most common of which are LSD, DMT, mescaline, and Psilocybin mushrooms. These substances have been used for thousands of years among practitioners of pagan religions of all kinds, Bancarz noted. He made the video in response to the many questions he received about this after dispensing his New Age beliefs, and said he has some personal experience with mushrooms. READ MORE