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Once you head down that path…

http://media.blubrry.com/standupforthetruth/p/standupforthetruth.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/Once-you-head-down-that-path-guest-Pastor-Mike-Abendroth-1-22-15.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 51:42 — 23.7MB) In this first segment we’re going to cover a couple of news stories: In the wake of last night’s United We Stand concert featuring New Age mystic Roma Downey and 33 popular Christian bands, more news from the contemporary Christian music industry:  The […]

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Co-Founder of Newsboys: “Now I’m an Atheist”

Newsboys is a group loved by millions around the globe. A guest post by George Perdikis over at the Patheos website (via “The Friendly Atheist” column), proudly proclaims he has lost his faith, and tells the story: I Co-Founded One of the Most Popular Christian Rock Bands Ever… and I’m Now An Atheist In 1985, […]

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Rob Bell promotes “Mother God” and “apophatic meditation” in new “Liturgists” show

In addition to (or perhaps because of) his new The Rob Bell Show on Oprah Winfrey’s OWN channel, Rob Bell has been busy with his ZIMZUM of Love book promotions and now his new The Liturgists program, a podcast he has quietly launched with a dozen or so other theological partners who “do not actively […]

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Anti-Israel Radicals, Evangelical-Style

“When one considers that Rick Warren, Bill Hybels, Bob Roberts Jr., Shane Claiborne and Ed Stetzer are helping to mainstream rapprochement with Islam (my view of the situation), it follows that those they mentor are doing likewise.” The following is posted by Jim Fletcher over at Rapture Ready: In a recent editorial in Commentary, the […]

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United: What’s the big deal?

http://media.blubrry.com/standupforthetruth/p/standupforthetruth.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/United-Whats-the-big-deal_-guest-Pastor-Chris-Quintana-1-21-15.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:04 — 23.8MB) We all want to share the light of Christ in a dark world. But these days, is there a line you draw when deciding whom you partner with to do it? And if so, where is it? We’d all like pastors and Christian […]

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If I were a rich man…

http://media.blubrry.com/standupforthetruth/p/standupforthetruth.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/If-I-were-a-rich-man-guest-Dave-Wager-1-20-15.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:39 — 24.1MB) How rich are you? Here is a fun little calculator to see how your income stacks up against the rest of the world. That’s how the world judges wealth, but what does the Lord God Almighty think? Consider what God has to say […]

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Time Magazine: Inside the Evangelical Fight Over Gay Marriage

The “Reformation Project,” an LGBTQ advocacy group dedicated to making all churches gay affirming and accepting, is getting a huge spread in Time magazine this month. The project’s founder, Matthew Vines, is trumpeting the article as proof that his work is making inroads into the hearts and minds of Christians who once held firm to […]

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30 Contemporary Christian Musical Artists Stand “United”——With New Age Sympathizer Roma Downey?

As a followup to our interview last Friday with Warren B. Smith (see, A false revival is coming. Do you hear laughter?), we share this: Lighthouse Trails Editors have kindly given us permission to re-post this update on their research. Contemporary Christian Musical Artists Say: We Will Stand “United”——With New Age Sympathizer Roma Downey? On […]

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“Ask Caryl”

http://media.blubrry.com/standupforthetruth/p/standupforthetruth.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/Ask-Cary_-with-Caryl-Matrisciana-1-19-15.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 53:33 — 24.5MB) What questions do you have about this emerging new “Christianity” that has blasted into the modern church full throttle? This 5-hour DVD is a must-watch. If you have the means, order a couple and share with those who’ve been caught up in extra-Biblical […]

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A false revival is coming. Do you hear laughter?

http://media.blubrry.com/standupforthetruth/p/standupforthetruth.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/A-false-revival-is-coming.-Do-you-hear-laughter_.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:02 — 23.8MB) Today in the modern church a big storm is brewing, and with it we’re seeing: More direct revelation and extra-biblical experiences More signs and wonders/mysticism More merging and melding of religions and movements More entertainment-driven services More New Age conferences blending with “Christian” […]

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False Revival Coming? Part 1: HOLY LAUGHTER OR STRONG DELUSION

The following pamphlet is a new;y released pamphlet by Lighthouse Trails Publishing, written by Warren B. Smith, and reposted here with permission from both. You may order these booklets for $1.95 each from Lighthouse Trails by clicking this link. Lighthouse Trails Editors Note: Today there is much talk in the church about revival. Some leaders, […]

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Be Skeptical of Dr. Oz’s Remedies and Rick Warren’s “Plans”

Dr. Mehmet Oz, who is a renowned cardiothoracic surgeon, author and host of a successful TV show, has involved himself in some, um, questionable cures for what ails you.   According to a Fox News report, a recent study showed that “Half of Dr. Oz’s health advice is bad.” Die-hard Oz fans will more than likely […]

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Spiritual Formation: An interview with Dr. Gary Gilley

http://media.blubrry.com/standupforthetruth/p/standupforthetruth.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/Spiritual-Formation_-An-interview-with-Dr.-Gary-Gilley.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 51:27 — 23.6MB) Today we are going to cover a topic that is often highly charged, and may be challenging for some of you. And there is a good chance that most of us have been affected in some way by it. We’re talking about Spiritual […]

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Viral Cicret video: Bracelet projects your personal info on your arm

So this caught my eye today. It’s a video for a new bracelet and app in development called Cicret, and the video (below) already has millions of views. The bracelet intercepts your smart phone or whatever you would keep on a tablet and projects it on your wrist.  “Make your skin your new tablet,” goes […]

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The sufficiency of the Scriptures

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Boy who “came back from heaven” recants story, rebukes Christian retailers

Is the Bible enough? Is it sufficient?  There are a lot of books on the market lately that appear to be personal testimonies of people who have actually visited heaven. The problem is, these experiences are outside of what Scripture tells us about heaven, and there is no way to validate them. But Christians have […]

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New Policy Forces Homeschooled Kids to Justify Their Religious Beliefs

UPDATE: HUGE OUTCRY FORCES SCHOOL BOARD TO SCRAP NEW POLICY Parents who learned of this unbelievable requirement rose up in Virginia to put a stop to the insanity. For now. But remember: The government – and the enemy – hate the thought of parents raising up their children in the way they should go: Virginia […]

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Yoga Is Official – United Nations Adopts International Yoga Day

(Note: See also, Yoga is anything but “harmless stretching, and My response to “Holy” Yoga.) The United Nations declared June 21st as International Yoga Day, just three months after India’s newly-elected Prime Minister Narendra Modi used some of his valuable minutes during his address to the U.N. General Assembly to introduce it. With an unprecedented 177 countries […]

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The Rubber Sword of Toothless Truth

It looks awesome from a distance. Sounds great, too – whistling through the wind as its proud owner swings it here , there and everywhere, like a skilled and dangerous soldier or knight. But, at the end of the day, it’s just a toy. The wannabe soldier is merely pretending. His sword is a fake; an imitation without an edge. […]

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On contending, confessing and compromise

http://media.blubrry.com/standupforthetruth/p/standupforthetruth.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/On-contending-confessing-and-compromise.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 53:30 — 24.5MB) When people die in their rebellion against God, the Bible is very clear about their fate. But while it is still today, do we care enough to roll up our sleeves and content for the faith – even when the unbelievers are hateful […]

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