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Sharing truth and holding opinions lightly

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 54:01 — 24.7MB) As the famous 1980s theologians 38 Special sang, “Hold on loosely, but don’t let go.” It’s not easy sharing the Truth of God’s Word in a world that doesn’t want to hear it. It’s even harder sharing truth with those who have a religion […]

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Blocked from @Rick Warren on Twitter

Last night I saw a Facebook post about something that Pastor Rick Warren had tweeted. I haven’t looked at the pastor’s tweets in a while, so I clicked on the link, and found this: Curious indeed. I don’t interact with @Rick Warren, and the last time I posted anything with his name on it would […]

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A Duty To Resist

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:42 — 24.1MB) A little later we are going to respond to an email we got at the end of the program yesterday from Therese, who shared: I have been told I am losing my joy in the Lord because I have Been trying to wake up […]

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Of students and teachers

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:23 — 24.0MB) Today we’re talking about the new normal for public school students, and the strange case of one teacher who went off the doctrinal rails a couple years ago. Up first,  student surveillance, and spying on our kids. plus training teachers to teach about racism […]

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Painful lessons for the church, part II

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 51:24 — 23.5MB) Today we are continuing a conversation about The Painful Lessons of Mars Hill. What can we learn from the collapse of Mark Driscoll’s church? It is a cautionary tale that is coming into many churches through policies that are nowhere found in Scripture. Check […]

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Let’s stop petting the wolves

No matter how much love and humility a Berean has, they tend to take a lot of arrows from their own when contending.  Many times when those who stand firm in God’s Word as truth are told they have a critical spirit, it is because we have stepped on the tender toes of a teacher […]

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Painful lessons for states and churches

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 51:53 — 23.8MB) “Gender is not assigned at birth, it is recognized at birth,” says our guest today.  School boards in state after state in our union are making decisions about transgender policies that are based on a lie: That we can choose whichever gender we like, […]

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Pickin’-and-choosin

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 54:18 — 24.9MB) Pickin-and-choosin? There are a lot of things in Scripture that Christians don’t take seriously anymore. There are promises to Israel that aren’t for Christians, but we’re talking about some attributes of God from the Old Testament that describe who He is eternally. Do we […]

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Four children beheaded by ISIS for not denying Christ

Four boys in Iraq were slaughtered by ISIS this week, after refusing to deny Jesus Christ and join Islam:   Post by Stand Up For The Truth. Related articles Is God preparing the World for the Return of Jesus Christ? Convert or die? Why did Jesus come? Here are 20 reasons Inside the Muslim Brotherhood: […]

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From darkness into light

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 51:53 — 8.9MB) Why does it seem that those who have come out of demonic darkness into the light of Christ have a different relationship and zeal for Him than those who grew up in the Church? Those of us who’ve attended church since childhood and who […]

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Rick Warren publicly called to repentance for statements about uniting with Catholics

Christian Research Net is reporting that Pastor Rick Warren of Saddleback Church and author of Purpose Driven Life has made some astonishing statements, causing a call for his repentance: Rick Warren’s Call for Christians to Unite With Catholics, ‘Holy Father’ Raising Concerns In a new video, megachurch leader and author Rick Warren is calling for Christians to […]

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Why Mormons now want to be seen as Christian

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 53:48 — 24.6MB) Years ago it seemed the Mormons (Latter Day Saints), desired to be seen as different from biblical Christianity. But in the last several years there has been a paradigm shift of sorts, and now Mormons want to be known as Christians. Why is that?  […]

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Biblical Illiteracy and the pulpit

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:07 — 23.9MB) One sad fact we continue to share on Stand Up For The Truth is that an increasing number of professing Christians admit they rarely if ever read the Word of God. The “biblical illiteracy” that is rampant within the visible church is beginning to […]

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obedience

What did Jesus command?

Jesus said that if we love Him, we will obey all that He commanded. (John 14:15) So what did Jesus command? He wasn’t talking about keeping the Old Testament Law, nor was He telling us we need to have a works-based salvation to get into Heaven. But we are to obey Him as an act […]

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Wide is the Gate 3: An interview with Caryl Matrisciana

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:28 — 24.0MB) Is God doing a “new thing” in churches today? Is there a fresh outpouring of the Holy Spirit that causes people to laugh uncontrollably or faint and writhe? How can we tell the difference between a true move the Holy Spirit, and one of […]

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The lost art of discernment

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 50:12 — 23.0MB) Many people ask us, “why do you need to warn people about these false teachers? What if you just focused on what you are for, and just on Jesus?” But Jesus told us to discern, and the Bible also says we need to be […]

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A pastor explains why discernment has disappeared

“You know how to discern the face of the sky, but you cannot discern the signs of the times.” (Matthew 16:3, NKJV) Why Discernment Has Disappeared    by Pastor Randy White I am continually frustrated that Christians, even pastors and theologians, seem to have an overwhelming inability to discern the times. The Christian world is continually […]

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Rob Bell gets his “OWN” TV show Dec. 21

OWN television has just announced the premiere of its new series titled, The Rob Bell Show. The same Rob Bell who challenges the truth of the Bible and continues to influence millions of fans around the world (having just returned from a national tour with New Agers Deepak Chopra and Oprah), despite his fall from […]

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What do we do with money?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 50:54 — 23.3MB) Christians should know the dangers of placing too much importance on money. We know from the Bible that we are to worship God, and it is not even possible to worship Him at the same time we respect or pursue earthly riches. How can […]

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Preparing for Challenging Times

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:53 — 24.2MB) Since we last talked about a surge in the one-world religion/one-world government the Bible tells us will happen, there have been some big developments: A convergence of 14 world religions – the latest hand-holding religious summit between Rome and evangelical, Mormon, Jewish, Muslim, and Sikh […]

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