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Conditional faithfulness?

The Bible continually discusses God’s faithfulness and the need for us to have complete faith in Him. But what exactly does the Bible say about the faith we are to have in God? And what about God’s faithfulness? Does His faithfulness extend to all people? All believers unconditionally? Or is God’s faithfulness conditional at times […]

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Contending and defending

  How do you, and how do we, share the truth about what’s been happening in the modern church in a way that glorifies God? It’s a fine line we all need to walk every day. Today we’re going to talk about the discernment landscape out there, and share our philosophy about why we contend […]

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The marketing and branding of the post modern Church

Why do so many evangelicals appear to be chasing hollow and deceptive philosophies, practically begging to be taken captive? Have they fallen prey to slick marketing campaigns, packaged, big-box sermonettes and feel-good pep-talks that have replaced timeless, eternal, doctrinal truths?  Thankfully no; there is still a remnant hanging on tight to the Word of God […]

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God’s Will and the Christian genocide

Today on Stand Up For The Truth we are asking for your thoughts and Scripture verses as we look at a topic many Christians struggle with: How does one discern God’s will, and then follow it? We’re going to share Part 1 and Part 2 of an excellent series by one of our authors, Marsha […]

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Common Core explained in 5 minutes [VIDEO]

Monday, join us for a discussion on Common Core with Dr. Duke Pesta. FreedomProject Education has just released a brand new Common Core video (launching Monday, February 23), to kickoff its new look for Here is a clip from Common Core 101: a 5-Minute Breakdown With Dr. Duke Pesta: Dave Drake is the director […]

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So you say you’re a Christian…

Today may be the toughest, most challenging show we have ever done on Stand Up For the Truth. The topic is highly emotional and it affects every person who has ever been born. It may also be the topic that Christians argue the most over: Salvation. How is a man saved from eternal damnation? Does […]

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This morning a new report that ISIS has burned 45 Iraqi citizens to death.  It happened near the town of al-Baghdadi, a city that has now been taken over by ISIS. The local police chief Qasim al-Obeidi told the BBC that some of the dozens that were killed may be with the Iraqi Security Forces […]

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Why we “Mark and Avoid”

There is a growing trend to dismiss the Bible in a world that says, “you can’t believe a book that’s a couple thousand years old,” as Rob Bell has done. Bell recently made these statements and said that the Church is very close to embracing gay marriage. If you haven’t boldly marked false teachers, people […]

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The Eyes Have It

If you think that no one but conspiracy theorists talk about cyber terrorism and global surveillance, you would be mistaken. In fact, that was the very topic discussed at the World Economic Forum called Davos, where the world’s top minds and leaders convene every January. The reality is that we’re all being watched via a growing […]

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When the church does church

Acts 2:42 describes what the church did when the church did church. How are we doing with that? Scott Alan Buss joins us today to discuss. Today’s Episode: Subscribe (RSS | iTunes) Having trouble with this podcast? Click Here for tips. We are 100% Listener supported. Donate now! Want our news delivered? Get our WEEKLY […]

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Church, shouldn’t we challenge, rather than celebrate Evolution?

This weekend hundreds of churches around the nation are celebrating, are you ready? Evolution. (See, Hundreds of ‘Churches’ To Celebrate ‘Evolution Sunday’ As Others Celebrate ‘Creation Sunday’ In our first segment we are joined by Bob Sorensen, creator of Question Evolution Day (February 12, Darwin’s birthday). It was Inspired by the “Question Evolution! Campaign” of […]

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Singing to the Choir

Sometimes when we talk about church issues on our program, it seems like we’re singing to the choir. But we know a lot of pastors and elders listen to this program too. So today we’re continuing our discussion from yesterday and asking you for your input: What are the most important issues facing not just […]

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Were President Obama’s ‘Crusades’ Comments Accurate?

Many are quick to be offended by his comments about the Crusades, but are they true?

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What we should talk about in Church

What are the biggest hot-button issues in the visible church that no one seems to be talking about earnestly? Is it movements like the Emergents, Word of Faith, NAR, New Age Mysticism, or is it a growing acceptance of sin? What about biblical illiteracy? Today we’re asking you to join us in discussing what the […]

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Grace, Mercy and a God who really does know the future

Today we dip into our email bag to find out what’s on your mind!  Lots of folks use Grace and Mercy interchangeably. But are they two distinct terms? And does God really know the future? Dave Wager is our guest today. Dave is president of Silver Birch Ranch and Nicolet Bible Institute in northern Wisconsin. […]

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Political correctness, inclusion and the pressure to conform

God doesn’t see color lines, does He? Do we judge people based on race, ethnicity, gender preference and so on, or should we not see people as lost sinners in desperate need of a Savior? Today we’re going to talk about a sensitive topic: Diversity and Inclusion. We hear a lot about those words, and […]

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In case you were wondering…

Words mean things, and some terms we have in the church can be positive, negative or neutral. Christians who did not grow up going to church or hearing theological terms like Dispensationalism, Pre-trib, Mid-Trib, Post-Trib, Revival, Reconciliation, Missional, exegetical, and many more might be too embarassed to ask. So today we thought we’d define some […]

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Visible Church and the Bride

What we cover is trends and movements in the visible church – especially those that we need to discern are not of the Lord – how do we do that? We compare the teachings to the Word of God like the Bereans did in Acts 17, and when necessary we do name names, and mark […]

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Islam: A deadly fundamentalism

When it comes to so-called “radical” Islam, we in the West take comfort in certain words and definitions that imply that we’re safer than perhaps we really are. Today we’re going to define some Islamic fundamental doctrines Christians need to know: Taqiyya Abrogation   Nasikh Shariah …and more. And we’re going to suggest a change in […]

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Leading the Next Generation

This morning, Jeff Strommen of HopeNet 360 sits down with Mike and Amy to talk about Millennials’ views in today’s Church.

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