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How much power do world leaders really have?

As Americans, we tend to worry over the news headlines about the way our world is going: Iran could have a nuclear bomb and has threatened to blow up Israel The World Government is beginning to take form The economic crisis is bringing many companies and jobs to a grinding halt The U.S. is poised […]

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Getting the call

Things are certainly getting crazy in the world.  When you look at economic instability, rising tensions in the Middle East, and the collective hearts of mankind turning cold toward God, it is not hard to discern that we might be approaching our final years before our Savior returns. Jesus said that in these final days […]

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What is the Latter Rain movement?

The Latter Rain movement is an influence within Pentecostalism which teaches that the Lord is pouring out His Spirit again, as He did at Pentecost, using believers to prepare the world for His second coming. The term “latter rain” was first used in the early 1940s, and comes from Joel 2:23, “Be glad then, ye […]

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Help us celebrate our 1-year Anniversary!

Stand Up For The Truth first launched December 6, 2010, and I can’t believe it’s been one year already. We’d love to have you share with us on our birthday. Have you ever found the courage to stand up for the Truth? Or has there ever been a time when you wanted to, but didn’t? […]

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The Prodigal Emergents

Antichrists and false teachings—two challenges we are told we will face in these final days.  And I think it is important we distinguish between the two as we stand up for the truth and purity of God’s Word. John defines an antichrist as one who does not believe that Jesus is God in the flesh, […]

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1 John 4 and the challenge for Christians

What is an antichrist? What does it mean to really love? Today we’re looking at what 1 John 4 says to us about testing and love. For many of us, this chapter is one of the most challenging! What do these verses say to you? Share your thoughts! Download the podcast! Subscribe (RSS | iTunes)

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Using Jesus to justify Occupy Wall Street

The Occupy Wall Street (OWS) movement is evolving into something many Christians are wondering about: How do we view this particular trend through the eyes of our faith, when others (Red Letter Christians, Sojourners and various atheist organizations) are all pointing to Jesus and using His words to frame their arguments. On today’s show local […]

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Tim Tebow–the Future Of Christianity in America?

Tim Tebow.  Just mention his name and everyone who knows anything about football has an opinion.  People either think he is a warm, outspoken Christian or a blowhard who has no right being an NFL Quarterback.  So what do I think?  Glad you asked… As a Quarterback, the jury is still out on Tim Tebow.  […]

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Shrinking your church

What’s happening to the Church in America? Today we’re sharing and talking about this article, curated from (of all places), the Huffington Post.  We thought it was pretty spot-on. What do you think? Download the podcast! Subscribe (RSS | iTunes) How to Shrink Your Church    by Tim Suttle Pastors and churches spend hundreds of millions […]

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What about IHOP?

We’re getting a few questions about IHOP, or International House of Prayer. As we begin to research and report, we always encourage you to go to the Word of God and prayer to increase your discernment over issues as they arise.  There are some concerns over the IHOP organization. Here is what www.GotQuestions.org reports: Question: […]

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Unusual Things I Am Thankful For

Personally, I have so much to be thankful for as we approach Thanksgiving Day.  I have the most wonderful wife in the world, two wonderful children, great Christian friends and a job I am so blessed to have.  And I want to share with you a couple of very unusual things for which I am […]

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Extreme global environmentalism starts with the Church

The environmental movement tends to push for government on a global scale.  The Word of God tells us we are to be good stewards of His creation, and make the earth fruitful and safe. But the extreme environmental movement has an anti-Christian worldview, diligently working to get church leaders around the world on board in […]

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How Should We Love Muslims?

We are hearing from new listeners around the world that tell us this show is going places no other show is going, tackling tough issues of our Christian faith.  And we will continue to do so, hoping to educate Christians about the challenges we face and always pointing you right back to the Word of […]

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The changing face of American culture

Today we’re looking at the changing religious landscape of our culture in America. We are indeed a great melting pot and always have been. In recent years the demographics have shifted faith-wise, and a growing number of communities are seeing an explosion in the Muslim population. Islam is both a culture and a religion. Many […]

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Fearful? Or Thankful?

As we prepare for another Thanksgiving Day celebration, again I reminisce about my second Thanksgiving celebration as a born again Christian back in the year 2000.  We were preparing for dinner at my parents house and before we began to over eat, my mother asked each of us children to state one thing we were […]

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Thanksgiving: our American Christian Heritage

This week kicks off the official holiday season and the start of winter. We think Thanksgiving isn’t just a great American holiday, it’s a Christian holiday! President George Washington issued the first Presidential proclamation of a National Thanksgiving Day on November 26, 1789, to thank God for the new nation, and a few of his successors followed […]

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NAR is another name for Dominionism

We’ve been talking about the New Apostolic Reformation movement, and the concerns many people have over its false teaching. According to the NAR, its movement is designed to bring about Christ’s second coming. Dominionism. In this case, it is a right-wing version, which is equally unbiblical as the social justice-based left-wing version. We need to […]

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The Train Is Coming At High Speed

Last Saturday while visiting family in Missouri, I was up as usual around 4am.  I brewed myself a cup of coffee and started reading the books by the minor prophets in the Old Testament when I felt God beckon me to just close my eyes and reflect on His Word and the first year of […]

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A watchman for the times

False prophets, false teachers and a trend to repaint the Bible and God into something they are not? Today on our show, Caryl Matriciana joins us to talk about the challenges ahead for the Church and for those who are called to help leaders stand firm on God’s Word and Truth. Download the podcast! Subscribe […]

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Faith in Faith? Or In God?

Some Christian teachers present faith as some sort of special power that is there at our beckon call.  If we can just tap into that faith, that God would give us anything we could ever desire—health, wealth and prosperity.  They teach that any sickness or financial problem we face is all the result of our […]

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