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Campus Crusade for Christ vs. Evolution

"Christ" no more

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (11.8MB) What’s in a name?  Today we’re talking about news of Campus Crusade for Christ changing its name to “Cru.”  It’s one of many faith-based organizations lately that have decided to remove Jesus from its title or logo: Campus Crusade for Christ (CCC) — the popular, large-scale Christian […]

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Does image matter?

What’s in a name? We’ve just spent the past hour talking about our identity, and how we communicate to the world who we are—specifically, who we are in Christ.  We communicate with our stories, headlines, our organization’s name. We craft mission statements and design websites around what we want others to experience when they connect […]

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Feelings, Emotions and Truth

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 51:15 — 11.7MB) What color is your shirt?  A profound question we talked about with our special guest Dave Wager. Truth can only be one color, but we’re often told in our society to trust our feelings and our “gut” to make decisions that can change our […]

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Submit, But Hold Leaders Accountable

Submission is a difficult thing sometimes.  In Hebrews Chapter 13, we are taught to obey our church leaders and submit to their authority.  But in the same chapter we are told to not be carried away by all kinds of strange teachings.  Well, as some of our churches become places of confusion where some strange […]

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Hard times, simple Truth

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (11.8MB) Chrislam, New Spirituality (New Age), and the Emergent and Seeker Friendly movements; What’s happening in the Christian Church today? This week we’re talking about the surge of dangerous teachings and messages that are confusing the sheep and leading many away from Truth. Another lively discussion today with […]

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Truth…or Consequences?

I was watching the Brewer game on and off yesterday and in the eighth inning I saw a pitcher come in who I thought I recognized, but he was wearing a different number than usual.  Not knowing if the Brewers had acquired a new pitcher, I had to wait to watch him in action before […]

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God's warnings for the Church

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (11.2MB) How important is it to Jesus that we stay alert and ready, and finish well? Do we question Him or take His Word on faith? As the Kingdom of God is advancing, deception grows stronger around the world. In our first half hour we’re talking about political […]

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California to Teach Gay History to Kindergarteners

Sharing this from today’s news. Do you think we’re being judgmental for covering this school agenda story?   July 5: Assembly Speaker John Perez, D-Los Angeles, the first openly gay Speaker of the California State Assembly, urged lawmakers to approve a measure requiring public schools to teach the historical contributions of gay Americans, in Sacramento, […]

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Christianity, culture and corruption

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (11.8MB) Today two topics are bubbling up across the nation: The dismal and deteriorating condition of our federal budget, and the big event for millions of our youth today, the opening of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part II.  We’re taking on both! First, political writer and […]

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And She Stood Strong

Fear Is Not An Option

It can be very easy to let fear enter our hearts when you see all that is going on in our nation.  Babies are being murdered at an alarming rate; sexual immorality has become accepted and promoted; and our government leaders seem to have lost all sense of wisdom in how to lead the nation. […]

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Iranian Pastor Could Be Executed if He Doesn’t Recant His Faith

A chilling story. What are your thoughts? By Amy Kellogg  Published July 13, 2011   FoxNews.com Iranian evangelical pastor Yousef Nadarkhani has been sentenced to death for apostasy. (Christian Solidarity World) Iran’s Supreme Court says an evangelical pastor charged with apostasy can be executed if he does not recant his faith, according to a copy of […]

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The message of The Message

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (12.0MB) Today we’re taking a look at The Message: The Bible in Contemporary Language  created by Eugene H. Peterson and published in segments from 1993 to 2002.  Is this translation making God’s Word more relevant to today, or have we crossed the line in taking the translation seriously? […]

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Real Christian Love

Last Saturday I joined the Burn Brothers at the pride Alive Event in Green Bay.  Pride Alive drew thousands as homosexuals and businesses and churches that support their cause gathered to celebrate their cause.  We were there to pray and witness to those interested in hearing the gospel message of sin, repentance and redemption through […]

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Why it's difficult for God's people to return

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (11.9MB) Today you weigh in on a potpourri of topics, from salvation to persecution.   In our first half hour, you’ll hear why one political analyst says President Obama has mistaken an angel for the devil.  David Rubin, President of the Shiloh Israel Children’s Fund and author of the book, […]

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The Dreaded Alarm Clock

Of the thousands of emails, phone calls and comments we have received on Stand Up For the Truth, some have tried to share what this show is like to them.  Some call it a fresh, strong cup of coffee, waking us up from a deep sleep.  Others have called it a wake up call to […]

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The Generous Qur'an

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (12.0MB) Can Muslims enter the Kingdom of God without converting to Christianity?  It’s one of many questions our guest, Usama Dakdok, takes on in today’s show.  Usama is a scholar and author of the book The Generous Qur’an: An accurate, modern English translation of the Qur’an, Islam’s holiest […]

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What Is Theophostic Counseling?

Here is an article one of our listeners shared from the Berean Call on our Facebook Page. We’re re-posting it here. What Is Theophostic Counseling?    by Jan Fletcher Theophostic Prayer Ministry (TPM) is taking thousands of churches by storm around the world. This fast-growing inner-healing technique is an offshoot of Agnes Sanford‘s teachings. Sanford, […]

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Who is Henri Nouwen?

So Jesus isn’t the only way? Many church leaders have loved reading Henri Nouwen. A little “light” reading today about one of the more influential mystics in the New Age/Emergent Church movement: Today would like to bring attention to Henri Nouwen, one of the more popular contemplative New Age mystics. He has been popularized by […]

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Chrislam: The Coming Crash

Back in 1973, I was in the army as a Military Policeman serving in Germany.  One day we were in our 5th story barracks overlooking one of the busiest intersections in the city and we saw two automobiles speeding toward the intersection from opposite directions, unaware of each other.  There was an accident where fortunately […]

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Ten reasons NOT to ask Jesus into your heart

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (11.9MB) That’s a provocative title, isn’t it? But writer and watchman Todd Friel asks the compelling questions that every Christian ought to consider when thinking about salvation and evangelism. Questions like, is the “sinner’s prayer” or an altar call a simplified salvation ticket, or the beginning of a […]

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