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The evolving Church

There is a revolution happening in our churches today around the world. Some are calling it the Emergent movement, others are calling it a moral revolution toward a new relativity that accepts sin as the new normal. But as we become stronger in our faith and conviction to stand on God’s word, how are we […]

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Evangelicals and the Gay Moral Revolution

by Albert Mohler via the Christian Post: The Christian church has faced no shortage of challenges in its 2,000-year history. But now it’s facing a challenge that is shaking its foundations: homosexuality. To many onlookers, this seems strange or even tragic. Why can’t Christians just join the revolution? And make no mistake, it is a […]

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What is "emergent?"

According to those who have studied the Emergent Church, the movement has been around for about 15 years. But instead of looking at labels like “emergent,” should we not instead look at some of the beliefs that are becoming acceptable in the Christian Church and how they square with the Word of God? Today we’re […]

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Eyes on Wisconsin. Again.

Today is a big election day in several key Wisconsin districts as voters go to the polls in recall elections. What is at stake for families? Julaine Appling of Wisconsin Family Action helps us understand the implications of today’s vote.  You can learn more about LifeSiteNews by clicking here. Download the podcast! Subscribe (RSS | iTunes) Related articles Wisconsin […]

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Are You a Watchman–Or Playing It Safe?

As one looks at all that is going on in the world today, the one thing you can see for certain is that lines are being drawn in the sand on several fronts.  Politically, emotions and anger are running high as both parties blame each other for the financial crisis we face.  Both parties seem […]

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Is "Muslim" a culture, a religious identity, or both?

Christianity is the world’s largest religion, and Islam is 2nd–and growing.  As we reach Muslims with the Truth of the Gospel, should our expectation be conversion to Christianity? These questions are core to how we share our faith in the Arab world and here in the United States. Our special guest today is Elijah Abraham, […]

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Unity Around What?

Paul’s letters to the Corinthians cover a myriad of subjects.  But an overriding message is for Christians not to quarrel with one another over relatively unimportant issues–but he also encouraged them to not tolerate false teachings and false teachers within the church. We tackle a lot of difficult issues on Stand Up For the Truth.  […]

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The new "Shackafied" Bible

We have the Green Bible, the Message Bible, and now the new Shack Bible Project. It’s a translation based on the book The Shack by Paul Young. The author asks, “In the Shack, God is not a faraway elderly white dude with anger issues, but rather is 3 people who like each other a lot […]

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Apologist Josh McDowell: Internet the Greatest Threat to Christians

Check this out. What do you think is the greatest threat to Christianity? Atheists and skeptics now have equal access to our children as we have, which is why the number of Christian youth who believe in the fundamentals of Christianity is decreasing and sexual immorality is growing, apologist Josh McDowell said. “What has changed […]

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Choose This Day Who You Will Worship

So what was your initial reaction to the stock market falling more than 500 points yesterday?  Surprise?  Fear?  Or did you just shrug it off as a sign of the times we live in?  It came as no great surprise to me.  When our nation is 15 trillion dollars in debt, the economy in a […]

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Come, let us dialog together

Want to talk about faith issues with other listeners? We’ve been making a few changes around here so that you can keep the conversation going. Come hang out at the new Watchman Forum, and say hello to people from around the corner to around the world. You can go to any topic (Chrislam, Emergent Church, […]

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On being a Berean

How has Christian Universalism crept into the Church?  Today our guest is T.A. McMahon, president and executive director of The Berean Call ministry, and editor-in-chief and contributing writer for The Berean Call newsletter. He is also the co-author of The Seduction of Christianity, The New Spirituality, Understand the Times, and author of Showtime for the Sheep? Download the […]

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Are You a Berean–Or a Fool?

In Acts 17:11 Paul commended the Bereans because they searched the scriptures daily to see if what they were being taught by Paul and others were confirmed by God’s written word.  With everything going on inside and outside the church these days, I can find no more important or pertinent scripture for us as Christians […]

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When necessary, use words. Or not…

via christianitytoday.com I’ve heard the quote once too often. It’s time to set the record straight—about the quote, and about the gospel. Francis of Assisi is said to have said, “Preach the gospel at all times; when necessary, use words.” This saying is carted out whenever someone wants to suggest that Christians talk about the […]

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Do we really lead like Jesus?

Today on our show we’re talking about the model for Leadership that Jesus showed the world 2,000 years ago. It’s quite different than the business leadership model our modern churches look to for leading people today. What kind of leadership model did Jesus have, anyway? And would you follow a model like this today? Download […]

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Jesus, Get With the Times Man!

Reports show the most widely purchased books by Christians these days center on one of two topics—self help or leadership.  Now there may well be some valuable information in some of these books for Christians, but I wonder why we insist on listening to the latest and greatest ideas from men, instead of looking to […]

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Leadership Idol?

I found this article over at The Museum of Idolatry.  Add your comments below! To even a casual outside observer it would appear that the latest fad to sweep through the Christian church centers around Leadership. One may argue that this insatiable lust for leadership principles borders on idolatry. Here’s just a sampling of this […]

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All eyes on our leaders

Do we trust Government?  With the budget deal now a step closer to reality, political writer and pundit Robert Meyer joins us to talk about the  uncertain future of our nation, and where we put our faith in these uncertain times. As a Christian and a conservative, Robert writes for Renew America, and you can […]

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Where Is Your Faith–In God or Men?

Well Washington is poised to pass a compromise on the debt crisis.  As usual it appears to mainly be another in a series of delaying tough decisions for political expediency.  So things will calm down for a little while.  But wait, next Tuesday many Wisconsin voters will vote in recall elections, setting the table for […]

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What Is A "Christian Universalist?"

I found this over at Sola Sisters, and found it to be a great resource on New Age spirituality. Be sure to check out the Sola Sisters blog and Facebook page. It used to be that Universalists behaved and stayed in the New Age where they belonged.  But sadly, those days are over.  And it […]

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