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Pragmatic Thinking And The Emergent Movement

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (8.7MB) Today we’re continuing our discussion on social justice and the emergent church movement by looking at the writing of John McArthur addressing the danger of Pragmatic thinking by these groups. Check out John MacArthur’s article here. Later in the show, we’re discussing another article, Does the Emergent […]

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Article: "Pragmatism: What's inside the Trojan Horse?"

By God’s grace, I have been the pastor of the same church now for almost thirty-five years. From that vantage point, I have witnessed the birth and growth of menacing trends within the church, several of which have converged under what I would call evangelical pragmatism–an approach to ministry that is endemic in contemporary Christianity. […]

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The Progressive Christian Movement

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (8.8MB) What is the progressive Christian movement all about, and how has it impacted faith, politics and culture in the United States? Today’s special guest is researcher and expert Stephanie Block, who’ll share how established organizations like Sojourners and grassroots movements like Gamaliel are attempting to redefine truth. […]

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Israel, Christians and Political Change

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (8.9MB) Today’s guest is Avi Lipkin a political leader in Israel who will share a movement to form the first Christian-Jewish political party in Israel’s history.   Download this episode

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Morality In Media

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (7.5MB) In a culture riddled with pornography, traffiking and obscenity crimes, what can we do to make our nation safer for our children? Common sense, anecdotal evidence and social science research all point to a link between obscenity and indecency and harmful consequences. On today’s show our guest […]

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Endless questions and Absolute Truth

  I’m having an interesting conversation about evangelism over on Facebook. It seems that a tavern up in northern Minnesota recently made news for allowing Sunday morning church services to happen on its premises. The question was posted, “would you worship God in a bar?” To this question I say no, I would not. Can […]

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Issues of Faith

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (8.8MB) Joe Klein joins Mike & Amy on the show today. Download this episode

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Manufacturing Crisis and Progressive "Solutions"

When problems or issues confront us, potential solutions are offered that may sound beneficial on the surface, but later they create grave consequences.  Such was the case in 1973 in the infamous Roe v. Wade hearing in front of the US Supreme Court. An argument was made that a handful of women were having abortions […]

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Keeping this Weekend in perspective

I have lived in this area my entire life and I am always proud to say I am a native son of Green Bay.  Life is good in our area and it is a pretty nice place to live and raise a family.  But we have issues, like anywhere. Two concerning issues I see in […]

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Emerging From What?

Earlier this week we started a discussion on the Emergent Church movement on Stand Up For the Truth.  This is a dangerous movement that we will continue to address moving forward.  To the supporters of this “emergence” I pose the following question:  Just what is it you want us to emerge from? From what I […]

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Abortion: Sharing Truth One Heart At A Time

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (8.9MB) Today an incredible story of love and hope for anyone who has ever faced an unexpected pregnancy. If you have had an abortion or if you know someone who has, you will not want to miss the resources and the healing available locally and around the nation. […]

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Health Care and Faith

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (8.9MB) Today we’re talking about the Obama Health Care Plan with special guest James Lansberry, President of the Alliance of Health Care Sharing Ministries. Download this episode

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The Emergent Church: What Is It?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (8.9MB) People often have a hard time defining “the Emergent Church,” and for good reason. Those who lead this movement would prefer to keep the interpretation open and loose. But there are good indicators that can tell you how to discern the Emergent movement–like the absence of Absolute […]

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Standing Up For Truth in 2011

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (8.8MB) Welcome to 2011! Today we’re talking about prayer, secular ideas in the Church and other news and events. Some are giving us hope–and some that are sounding alarm bells. Plus your calls and comments, and a look at what’s ahead in the New Year for Stand Up […]

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Become a Part of the Stand Up Team

As we begin 2011 on Stand Up For the Truth, we will continue to tackle challenging issues facing us as Christians, including: *The public education system’s attacks on God in our schools. *The Emergent Church and Social Justice Movements, nationally and locally. *Attempts to quiet Pastors and Ministries against speaking out on sin. *The growing […]

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Book Discussion: "UnChristian" (Part 2)

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (8.9MB) Mike & Amy discuss parts from the book “UnChristian” by David Kinnaman & Gabe Lyons.  Hear how youth–Christian and non-Christian view the church. Download this episode

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When Good Becomes "Evil"

One of the most eye-opening features of the Perry v. Schwarzenegger trial – the trial where a few people in California are trying to redefine marriage for the entire nation to include homosexual relationships – was its near daily insistence on attacking foundational Christian moral beliefs.  On a regular basis, the Southern Baptist Convention’s Position […]

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A Time For Courage From the Pulpit

Last week on our daily show, Stand Up For the Truth, Amy and I were discussing the radical homosexual agenda’s plan to overrun our schools and even our churches with their anti-Christian agenda.  I received an email from a Pastor, whom I will not name, asking:  “Well, what are we supposed to do as Pastors […]

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Homosexual to lead NC church group

The North Carolina Council of Churches has elected an openly homosexual man as its incoming president. The council selected 55-year-old Stan Kimer, a lay leader in the Metropolitan Community Churches — a denomination that ministers to homosexual men and women. The council’s executive director, the Rev. George Reed, says this is the first time a southern […]

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Christian and Persecuted

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (8.9MB) Today our special guest is William J. Murray, son of  now-deceased atheist Madalyn Murray O’Hair. Now a born-again believer, William Murray is the chairman of the Religious Freedom Coalition, a non-profit organization in Washington, D.C., and is active on issues related to aiding Christians in Islamic and […]

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