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Homeschooling: A growing movement

http://media.blubrry.com/standupforthetruth/p/standupforthetruth.com/files/2012/03/SUFT_3-29-12.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (11.8MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS Our today’s students being instructed or indoctrinated? While we have no doubt there are many dedicated and loving teachers in our public schools, we know they face growing challenges in educating our children in the secular humanist environment created and promoted by […]

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Unevenly yoked

http://media.blubrry.com/standupforthetruth/p/standupforthetruth.com/files/2012/03/SUFT_3-28-12.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (11.8MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS Today we’re talking about several topics, including a couple of articles around the question of unequally yoked marriages, where one spouse is a Christian believer, and the other is not. Can believers thrive in a spiritually unequal marriage?  Is the standard for […]

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Beware Of Angels From The Dark Side

Think you know what angels are all about?  This well-researched and biblically referenced article blew me away. Writer Marsha West wrote this for the Christian Post a few years ago and shared it again with her audience today. I agree with her that this information is more relevant for Christians now more than ever before. […]

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Christian Freedom: What does it look like?

Jesus came to set the captives free.  Before his perfect sacrifice, mankind was held captive by the power of sin and incapable of eternal perfect union with our heavenly father.  By his sacrifice we were set free—but just what did Jesus free us from? Some Christians act as if this new found freedom gives us […]

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Freedom from what?

http://media.blubrry.com/standupforthetruth/p/standupforthetruth.com/files/2012/03/SUFT_3-27-12.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (11.9MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS To the Jews who had believed him, Jesus said, “If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples. Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”  John 8:31-32 Too often, we think of freedom in […]

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The Christian Vote–Reflecting Our True Values

Well, it’s election season once again.  A time when many politicians promise the moon, and we as the electorate have to discern who is telling the truth and who is saying what they feel they need to say to be elected. And here in Wisconsin, we get a double dose this year as our Governor […]

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Wall Street Stars & Stripes

Whom do we represent?

http://media.blubrry.com/standupforthetruth/p/standupforthetruth.com/files/2012/03/SUFT_3-26-12.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (11.9MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS For Christians whose vocation is politics, how does one represent the people without selling God out? Are we a blessed nation, or is God lifting His hand of blessing on the good ol’ U.S.A.? That’s just a few of many questions we’re […]

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Do Not Be Surprised…

Here is a discernment site to bookmark in your favorites. I’m sharing a This and That post from the Do Not Be Surprised blog for your enjoyment. The first article is a little satire to whet your whistle, but I’m afraid the headlines that follow are not to be taken lightly. In fact those are […]

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Sorry, Christians. Morality doesn’t work!

http://media.blubrry.com/standupforthetruth/p/standupforthetruth.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/SUFT_3-23-12.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 51:45 — 11.9MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS What is the difference between ethics and morals? Can you teach these two concepts without God?   Today we’re learning why these two terms matter to Christians. The word ethics comes from ethos, which means “animal stall.” Morals comes […]

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Al Qaeda Says US Teacher Killed Over Christian Beliefs

SANAA, Yemen — Al Qaeda’s Yemen branch said Thursday that it killed an American teacher because he was trying to spread Christianity in the mainly Muslim Arab nation. Joel Shrum, a 29-year-old native of Mount Joy, Pennsylvania, was gunned down on Sunday in the central city of Taiz, where he had been living with his […]

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In the World, But Not of the World

We had a bit of controversy on our Facebook page this week I would like to address this morning.  A local person posted an article about an area church that was reaching out by conducting church services in a local pub.  The person who posted the article hoped to spark some discussion about if this […]

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Call of the watchman

http://media.blubrry.com/standupforthetruth/p/standupforthetruth.com/files/2012/03/SUFT_3-22-12.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (11.9MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS Ezekiel 33:17 says, “Son of man, I have made you a watchman for the house of Israel; so hear the word I speak and give them warning from me.” Why would God appoint watchmen? Wouldn’t that be divisive among His people? The […]

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Steve Furtick’s "Presence" promises a firestorm anointing to Australia

An interesting and somewhat uncomfortable video is enticing Australians to come to Sydney Harbor next month for the C-3 Presence 2012, a four-day conference featuring John Bevere and Pastor Steve Furtick. The event promises a golden fire of anointing, vision and miracles: http://www2.myc3church.net/presence Miracles? Revelation 13:13 talks about miracles. He performs great signs, so that he even makes fire […]

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How deep is the Saddleback quagmire?

With all of the strange twists and turns in the Saddleback saga these past few weeks, you almost need a playbook to keep track of how this curious situation came to be. Thankfully, Marsha West has put together a 30,000-foot overview of why things are as sticky as they are for Pastor Rick Warren and […]

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Goosewing Beach and Quicksand Pond

American "churchianity" is drowning in quicksand

http://media.blubrry.com/standupforthetruth/p/standupforthetruth.com/files/2012/03/SUFT_3-21-12.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (12.0MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS When we as a Church look bright and shiny on the outside, we might want to make sure that what we’re reflecting is the hope and truth of our risen Savior, Jesus Christ. But a trend in American “churchianity” seems to point […]

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Is Lordship Salvation throwing cold water on your easy button?

  GUTLESS GRACERS’ EASY-BELIEVISM I really enjoy Justin Edwards’ articles, and have shared several of them now on our site because they really make us think about what it means to be Christ’s. Today he is sharing two very different teachings about saving grace. Many churches today say that all you have to do to […]

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The Bible

Trying to Add to Perfection?

With all the new movements out there within Christianity, it is easy to feel overwhelmed as a Believer and just throw our hands up.  Social Justice, the Emergent Church, Chrislam, the New Apostolic Reform and the move toward New Age Christianity seem to be taking hold everywhere. While there is no official alliance between these […]

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Why Kingdom Circles are outside of the Kingdom

http://media.blubrry.com/standupforthetruth/p/standupforthetruth.com/files/2012/03/SUFT_3-20-12.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (11.9MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS This week we’ve been talking about the Kingdom Circles methodology of reaching out to Muslims, Buddhists and other religions, especially in light of the story we reported last week about a Saddleback Pastor who leads the King’s Way initiative, and who was […]

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Winter of 1946–1947 in the United Kingdom

News and views that impact the Church

http://media.blubrry.com/standupforthetruth/p/standupforthetruth.com/files/2012/03/SUFT_3-19-12.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (11.8MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS Today on Stand Up For The Truth we turned our attention to news from around the world, from the persecuted Church to some very interesting Kingdom-type global conferences happening in the next few weeks.  Are you subscribed to our Daily Watchman and […]

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Gospel Graffiti II

A call for sound biblical and spiritual discernment

http://media.blubrry.com/standupforthetruth/p/standupforthetruth.com/files/2012/03/SUFT_3-16-12.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (11.8MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS Can true Christians be tempted by false teachers and false gospels? Our guest today says sadly, the answer to that question is emphatically YES. Christians can and do fall for false teachers and false gospels if they are not testing everything by […]

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