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Is America in Serious Decline? What Should Christians Do About it?

Six years ago Barack Obama became President of the United States and he promised to fundamentally transform the United States of America. Now regardless of what you think of the President’s policies, you cannot argue that he has been successful in his promise to fundamentally transform our nation in many aspects. If you lean progressive […]

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The forecast calls for heat

If you are someone who keeps up with news headlines and what’s going on with world governments, you probably have some theories about what will happen in the near future as we see those “chess pieces” moving. So today we’re asking all of us, “What should Christians look forward to in 2015 politically, socially and […]

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Sharing truth and holding opinions lightly

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 but not an understanding.  We know that the Bible is God’s […]

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A Duty To Resist

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 my family to the wolves in the church. We promised we’d […]

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Of students and teachers

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 and Ferguson, and a new twist on school lunch policies. We’ll […]

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Painful lessons for the church, part II

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 out yesterday’s program here. “We Are Not ABANDONED” The Culture Which […]

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Painful lessons for states and churches

“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, regardless of who God created us to be.  Thirty-three states now […]

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Pickin’-and-choosin

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 understand that Jesus is not a groovy guy who came to […]

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From darkness into light

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 have faithfully followed Christ might think it’s nothing out of the […]

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Why Mormons now want to be seen as Christian

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?  And for those of you who aren’t sure, you may be […]

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Biblical Illiteracy and the pulpit

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 come home to roost as we see young people walking away […]

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Wide is the Gate 3: An interview with Caryl Matrisciana

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 the many counterfeit, demonic “revivals” operating today? Today we’re going to […]

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The lost art of discernment

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 aware of the schemes of the enemy. Today we’re talking about […]

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What do we do with money?

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 we keep that correct perspective as the world slides toward economic […]

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Preparing for Challenging Times

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 leaders, at the Vatican in Rome.  (See, What do Rick Warren, […]

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Reflections of Thankfulness

Today on Stand Up For The Truth, we reflect on what it means to be truly thankful as the official start of “the holidays” is upon us. Mike LeMay and his wife, Nancy, share the bountiful goodness of our Lord in this podcast:  

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Preparing for battle – the Lord has won!

If there’s one big thing we’ve all learned as our culture gets darker and more hostile toward God, it is that there is a fine line between rightfully standing for firm in the truth of His Word, and trying to fight a battle that the Lord has already won on the cross. That said, we […]

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An age of lawlessness

The two stories we are covering today: What should our reaction be to the violence in Ferguson and other cities? And are there parallels to history repeating itself from decades past? We’re going try to put things in perspective as we’re watching a new era of lawlessness unfold. Will this be the new normal? Up […]

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Back to the basics: a conversation about the Emergent Church

Four years ago we began covering the Emergent Church movement. And then back in 2011, several popular pastors made an  astounding statement on their blogs: The emergent church movement is over. Dead.  If the Emergent Movement is “so yesterday,” why are more and more churches climbing on board the neo-emergent bus?  Why are youth-targeted conferences […]

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Leaving churches: The rise of the “Dones”

Researchers from organizations like Pew Forum and Barna Research have come up with all sorts of names for our behavior and practices. We’ve heard of the “unchurched,” the “De-Churched,” and this past year we’ve heard the term, “the Nones,” the number of Americans who do not identify with any religion. Well now there’s a new […]

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