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Pointing to the cross

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:10 — 20.9MB) Today on this Good Friday we are going to reflect on what Christ did for us, and we know there is an internet trend brewing right now that questions whether Good Friday is the actual day that Jesus died for our sins.  In fact, […]

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The 2nd Coming of the “Presence”

Here is Part 5 of Sarah Leslie’s excellent series on IHOP’s scary “Presence” doctrine. Be sure to click the research links at the bottom of this article for additional information: The PASSION of the PRESENCE & the Purpose of the Passion  By Sarah Leslie, Herescope We’ll have the power to raise people from the dead, […]

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World Vision, Christian organization? Part II

I wrote about the controversy swirling around the so-called Christian organization World Vision here.  For those who are unaware of what occurred on March 24, WV announced that they had plans to hire “married” homosexuals. The backlash was fast and furious. Christian leaders, Roman Catholics, the pro-family movement and others in the faith community made […]

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Easter’s coming and so are the questions

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:04 — 20.9MB) Whether you call it Easter or Resurrection Sunday, we’re coming up on a significant observance in our churches and culture.  Yes, for some it’s about ugly bunnies and those puffy popular Peeps! In the Christian faith, Easter is the celebration of the resurrection of […]

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A bigger view

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 51:59 — 20.8MB) Today we’re talking Israel, Easter, news of the day and whatever else is on your mind with Pastor Chris Quintana. Chris Quintana is senior pastor at Calvary Chapel Cypress in California. Chris has a love for Bible Prophecy and sees the modern church’s move away from historic Christianity […]

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Pope Francis: False Teacher

Over at Challis.com, Tim Challis has been doing a series on historical and notable false teachers. Some are long dead; others are alive and well.  Here is a snippet from his latest article on a leader whom we agree is one of the most “innocent-sounding” of false teachers, because of his kindness to the downtrodden […]

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Uncommon ground?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:42 — 21.1MB) We’re seeing a lot of partnerships forming between protestant leaders and Roman Catholic leaders. Last month, you’ll recall Word of Faith televangelist Kenneth Copeland made a pact with Pope Francis.  A few days ago Saddleback’s Rick Warren went on the Cathilic wordlwide EWTN channel, […]

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Who is Peter Drucker, and what did he do with our church?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 51:38 — 20.7MB) The Post-Modern church is shaped around what has become the “business” of doing Church. The focus is on growing the numbers, defining the brand and making the customers happy, rather than focusing on feeding the sheep or equipping the saints to bring the Good […]

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Winds of change

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:00 — 20.8MB) We’ve been talking this week about the shifting sands and winds of change in the church growth movement. Today Mike speaks with Carl Gallups  a senior pastor of Hickory Hammock Baptist Church in Florida. Carl also hosts of YouTube “God and Country” channel, PPSIMMONS. His books include one […]

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Muslim Brotherhood Launches Own U.S. Political Party

You will want to be aware of this: On March 12 it was announced that the radical Muslim Brotherhood has built the framework for a political party in America that seeks to turn Muslims into an Islamist voting bloc.  Several news organizations have carried this: ‘Muslim voters have the potential to be swing voters in […]

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World Vision, Christian Organization?

The dust has settled a bit since Christian humanitarian aid organization World Vision’s March 24 announcement that it would hire gay couples who are legally married in the state in which they reside.  Since “World Vision-gate” remains a hot topic, it’s time for some introspection; likewise to do some digging to find out if WV […]

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Compromise or contention?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 50:50 — 20.4MB) When churches and faith-based organizations decide to allow compromise into their fold – whether it be condoning unrepentant sin, or linking hands with other religions or leaders of man-centered unbiblical movements, what are congregants, members, sponsors and supporters to do? Many of you have […]

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GLSEN Day of Silence coming to your schools April 11

The Day of Silence, which is sponsored by the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN), will take place in most public schools on April 11. Thousands of public high schools and increasing numbers of middle schools are promoting the idea that students should remain silent for an entire day to promote homosexuality. Our public […]

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Traditional, Transitional, Transformational – The Slow Suicide of Many Churches

It’s the way it works. Every church that has decided to follow Peter Drucker‘s business model, Bill Hybels’ Willow Creek model, Rick Warren’s Purpose-Driven model - all under the term “Seeker-Friendly”. It begins slow, and continues steadily. The people in these churches are like the frog in a pot of slowly boiling water – never being told […]

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Don’t need no church…

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 51:04 — 20.5MB) Did you know: The nation and nature of Turkey is changing rapidly, and in just a moment we will have our guest on tell us more about what is shifting, and also why Christians are being seduced by “interfaith” movement with Muslims. A little […]

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What do Benny Hinn, Liberty U. and Orcs have in common?

Once a wall has been breached, it rarely can be taken back again. At least not without a complete overhaul from leadership down. For the Christian, that means from Christ alone.  Whether we like it or not, we are in a battle of an epic scale, and our job is to follow Christ and keep […]

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Great (and not so great) moments in history

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 51:07 — 20.5MB) Today we’re going to get a little history lesson from our guest. All throughout the Old and New Testament, we’ve seen examples of great tragedy and great triumph, and all are used for God’s Glory, for His story.  What can we learn from those? […]

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Is your church “Tasting the Summit?”

To the modern Church: Get ready to taste a new blend of worldliness from your pulpits, as pastors and elders from your communities (including two of the biggest in our listening area), are teaming up to present a tasting of what’s to come at Willow Creek’s 2014 Global Leadership Summit. The problem is, most of […]

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Sad confession and an announcement from Calvary Church Ft. Lauderdale

The founder of the Calvary Church at Ft. Lauderdale, Senior Pastor Bob Coy, resigned yesterday, after confessing to adultery, church leaders announced at a special meeting to their 20,000 congregants. From the Calvary website: Bob Coy resigned as Senior Pastor of Calvary Chapel Fort Lauderdale, effective immediately, after confessing to a moral failing in his […]

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Homosexuality and building a Bridge of Hope

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 51:58 — 20.8MB) If you have loved ones struggling with same sex attraction or are in homosexual relationships, today’s Stand Up For The Truth is a must-hear! Our guest is Bridge of Hope Ministry‘s Ruth Christian, who once lived that lifestyle before Christ redeemed and transformed her! Most Christians want […]

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