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Does your church have Doctrinal Distinctives?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:00 — 20.8MB) It’s not uncommon to see seeker-mergent churches post sound doctrinal statements of faith on their websites.  But what they teach behind these often cut-and-paste statements is anything but sound doctrine, and some churches that teach the worst prosperity/social/mystical yeast, will have the same faith statement […]

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Secretly bringing in destructive heresies

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:24 — 21.0MB) 2 Peter 2:1-3 is a verse is weighing heavily on us today, as many more churches are now falling away. Many of you are struggling with whether to remain loyal amidst betrayal, or to try to be the change that is needed in your […]

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Effects of gambling

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:30 — 21.0MB) Today we’re asking the question: Is gambling one of those issues that we have freedom in as Christians, or is it something prohibited by the Bible?  Many people have opinions about gambling, and we’re going to share several thoughts on this from pastors like […]

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Pointing to the cross

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:10 — 20.9MB) Today on this Good Friday we are going to reflect on what Christ did for us, and we know there is an internet trend brewing right now that questions whether Good Friday is the actual day that Jesus died for our sins.  In fact, […]

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Easter’s coming and so are the questions

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:04 — 20.9MB) Whether you call it Easter or Resurrection Sunday, we’re coming up on a significant observance in our churches and culture.  Yes, for some it’s about ugly bunnies and those puffy popular Peeps! In the Christian faith, Easter is the celebration of the resurrection of […]

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A bigger view

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 51:59 — 20.8MB) Today we’re talking Israel, Easter, news of the day and whatever else is on your mind with Pastor Chris Quintana. Chris Quintana is senior pastor at Calvary Chapel Cypress in California. Chris has a love for Bible Prophecy and sees the modern church’s move away from historic Christianity […]

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Uncommon ground?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:42 — 21.1MB) We’re seeing a lot of partnerships forming between protestant leaders and Roman Catholic leaders. Last month, you’ll recall Word of Faith televangelist Kenneth Copeland made a pact with Pope Francis.  A few days ago Saddleback’s Rick Warren went on the Cathilic wordlwide EWTN channel, […]

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Who is Peter Drucker, and what did he do with our church?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 51:38 — 20.7MB) The Post-Modern church is shaped around what has become the “business” of doing Church. The focus is on growing the numbers, defining the brand and making the customers happy, rather than focusing on feeding the sheep or equipping the saints to bring the Good […]

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Winds of change

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:00 — 20.8MB) We’ve been talking this week about the shifting sands and winds of change in the church growth movement. Today Mike speaks with Carl Gallups  a senior pastor of Hickory Hammock Baptist Church in Florida. Carl also hosts of YouTube “God and Country” channel, PPSIMMONS. His books include one […]

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Compromise or contention?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 50:50 — 20.4MB) When churches and faith-based organizations decide to allow compromise into their fold – whether it be condoning unrepentant sin, or linking hands with other religions or leaders of man-centered unbiblical movements, what are congregants, members, sponsors and supporters to do? Many of you have […]

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Don’t need no church…

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 51:04 — 20.5MB) Did you know: The nation and nature of Turkey is changing rapidly, and in just a moment we will have our guest on tell us more about what is shifting, and also why Christians are being seduced by “interfaith” movement with Muslims. A little […]

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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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Homosexuality and building a Bridge of Hope

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 51:58 — 20.8MB) If you have loved ones struggling with same sex attraction or are in homosexual relationships, today’s Stand Up For The Truth is a must-hear! Our guest is Bridge of Hope Ministry‘s Ruth Christian, who once lived that lifestyle before Christ redeemed and transformed her! Most Christians want […]

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Salt and light on the Radio: an interview with Janet Mefferd

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 51:53 — 20.8MB) Today we are going to look at two radio ministries with two very different audiences, both designed to bring the light of Christ into an increasingly dark world. A little later we’ll let you know about a program for young people – teens, young […]

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Two kinds of unity?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:19 — 21.0MB) We’ve been talking about unity on Stand Up For The Truth, and today we are going to explore that concept a bit and get your thoughts: What does the Bible have to say about true unity? Is there a false unity? And this question […]

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Kabbalah, mysticism and Noah

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 50:42 — 20.3MB) Today we are looking at film elements in the new Noah Movie starring Russell Crowe, Anthony Hopkins and Emma Watson. One reviewer has spotted something interesting that others might not have noticed: Elements of the mystical practice of Kabbalah, an eastern belief system roughly […]

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Is this really the life you want now?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:29 — 21.0MB) What could Oprah Winfrey, Rob Bell and the Book of Jude have in common? No, it’s not an April Fool’s Day joke; all three of these are the topic of today’s program. Oprah and Rob are getting ready to do an eight-city “The Life […]

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Are we under the tithe?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:03 — 20.8MB) One of the questions that frequently comes up is on the issue of tithing. In the Old Testament, God’s children were instructed to give a tithe – meaning a tenth – to the temple. Ten percent of their crops, spices, money, etc. Today many […]

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Prepared?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:34 — 21.1MB) What if the economy tanks, the grid goes out, the water stops flowing and…and…and (you get the idea). How prepared are we as Christians to survive if we’re trusting in our own resources? Scott Alan Buss is our guest today! He is the author […]

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Why Hollywood’s Noah falls short

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:26 — 21.0MB) Today Mike interviews Jan Markell about her recent viewing of the Hollywood version of Noah. Then later, we discuss the fallout from World Vision’s announcement and then reversal this week of a decision to allow homosexuals to work and serve at the Christian charity, […]

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