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From where does the righteousness of the Christian come?

7 but what things were gain to me, these I have considered loss on account of Christ. 8 But even more so I consider all things to be loss on account of the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord, on account of whom all things I suffered loss and I consider them […]

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Church shopping? 35 Key Questions to Ask the Church

I originally posted this late last year, but we’ve had some many requests from people who are looking for a new church home that I’m re-posting to bump it higher: If you are looking for a new church, you need to ask some very important questions of church leadership before you become a member. Here […]

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Should Christians dialogue with obvious apostates and heretics?

This era of the Church is one of extreme deception due to compromise with the standards and focus of the world. Separation between the Church and the world is not being kept. Instead, the holy barrier between the two has been breached as false prophets have welcomed in not only the world and its ways into their churches,

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Sin? We have a pill for that.

Sin’s Symptoms as “Disease” As Christians, we understand that things such as emotional pain, depression, and the like are often (though certainly not always) related to another term that we don’t hear much of in televised drug commercials or read about in prestigious journals of medicine: Sin. As Christians, we also understand that sin leads to […]

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The (church built) Zombie Apocalypse is upon us…

On one side are zombies. They are completely dead spiritually, self-obsessed slaves to sin, lovers of the flesh, and haters of holiness and its Author. On the other side are supernaturally regenerated “new creatures” in Christ.

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Christian Radio Station Pulls out of Michael Gungor concert

There has been a lot of discussion about beliefs espoused by Michael Gungor, a musician who will be playing at Power of One, an event hosted and owned by Life Promotions. This event attracts thousands of Christian youth every year with rock music and speakers. Our Board has carefully discussed and prayed about how we should respond to this event.

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God and the (Fill-in-the-blank) Christian

This is a short, simple way to explain why the book, God and the Gay Christian, by Matthew Vines, can and should be applied to ALL of our sinfulness. Click on this book cover to see all of them: (Or, click here) Related articles Rachel Held Evans, Jay Bakker, Tony Jones push Matthew Vines’ agenda […]

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Being ‘Radical’ and ‘Missional’ The New Legalism?

As a Christian, I lead a pretty uneventful life.  I used to feel guilty that my life wasn’t radical enough, until someone reminded me about 1 Thessalonians 4:11!  We don’t have to be flying to exotic places or taking out billboard ads to share the hope we have in Christ. Don’t get me wrong, those […]

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Protect your church in one simple step

This is a follow-up article from Tim Challis to his post we shared last week: Destroy a Church in 4 Simple Steps.  I could not agree with him more. These are excellent articles to share and discuss with your own church leaders, should you get the opportunity. Originally posted at the Challis.com blog: Protect Your […]

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Destroy a Church in 4 Simple Steps

“I see dead churches. Preaching on Sundays like regular churches. They only see what they want to see. They don’t know they’re dead.” Do you know of a once thriving church that has died? Why does this happen? Over at the Tim Challies blog, Tim lists four steps that lead to a church’s self-destruction: STEP 1: REJECT TRUTH […]

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Church rents active stripper club for Sunday worship

Do the ends justify the means?  I have a real problem calling this a Gentlemen’s Club. It’s a stripper club where men pay money to see young women take off their clothes for entertainment. So why would a Christian pay money to support this wretched industry? According to the ministry leaders, it’s to “bring a […]

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Great (and not so great) moments in history

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 51:07 — 20.5MB) Today we’re going to get a little history lesson from our guest. All throughout the Old and New Testament, we’ve seen examples of great tragedy and great triumph, and all are used for God’s Glory, for His story.  What can we learn from those? […]

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Pastor turns church into “Fight Club”

Should congregants gather to see two pastors punch each other in the face?  Grab the popcorn, but no need to bring a Bible to this church.  There’s a whole lot of swinging, punching, kicking, sweating and swaggering, but not much mention of the Gospel here at FIGHT CHURCH. And not much in the way of […]

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What women DON’T need

By now the world has seen the horrendous valentine’s idea: What women need,” shared by the president of Planned parenthood. Cecile Richards claims that what we all need is to be able to safely slaughter human beings at abortuaries. Ingrid Schleuter, a guest on Stand Up For The Truth, has penned the following response over […]

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Nothing says “I Love You” like abortion…

Sadly, this is how far Planned Parenthood’s president has sunk in her thinking that we should celebrate Valentine’s day by being able to “safely” murder other human beings. Click on the image below to see what she Tweeted: Post by Stand Up For The Truth.

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Free Stream: Bill Nye Debates Ken Ham

Is creation a viable model of origins in today’s modern scientific era? Leading creation apologist and bestselling Christian author Ken Ham is joined at the Creation Museum by popular TV personality and evolution apologist Bill Nye. When: 7:00–9:30 PM ET on February 4, 2014 Post by Stand Up For The Truth. From AIG’s website: Watching […]

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The Danger of Claiming to Receive Direct Revelation

Erin Benziger over at Do Not Be Surprised writes in an article titled, Why Beth Moore and Not Me? The Danger of Claiming to Receive Direct Revelation, “When God speaks, He does so with authority. He issues no ‘lesser’ revelation. His words are full and final and they stand for eternity. This is why His […]

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Jesus Christ "Superstar?"

It’s one thing when a secular men’s magazine idolizes a hip pastor, and quite another when a Christian magazine does it. Both are distasteful and anti-biblical, and both are part of a growing element in our culture that elevates men (and sometimes women) in church leadership to rock star status, leaving our Lord and Savior, […]

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A literal truth

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 53:14 — 21.3MB) What do Christian’s believe and why do we believe it? Today we’re discussing literally the literalism of the Word of God, and why many Christians in our generation are no longer willing to look at the fundamentals of our faith as truth. We know […]

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America and The Church in Decline?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 50:42 — 23.2MB) There can be little doubt that the America many of us grew up in—the one that honored God and recognized our way of life is dependent on following His teachings—is quickly fading.  Once a strong country of Christian values and morals, America is decaying […]

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