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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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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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Pastor turns church into “Fight Club”

Should congregants gather to see two pastors punch each other in the face?  Grab the popcorn, but no need to bring a Bible to this church.  There’s a whole lot of swinging, punching, kicking, sweating and swaggering, but not much mention of the Gospel here at FIGHT CHURCH. And not much in the way of […]

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Benny Hinn announces Liberty University partnership; Liberty says “not so fast.”

Best known for his false “Miracle Crusades,” Word of Faith preacher Benny Hinn has announced that he is teaming up with Liberty University for ministry project that will “shake the foundations of hell.”  Posting a blaring headline: World Healing Fellowship & Liberty University Institute of Biblical Studies, Hinn announced: For some time now we have […]

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Two kinds of unity?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:19 — 21.0MB) We’ve been talking about unity on Stand Up For The Truth, and today we are going to explore that concept a bit and get your thoughts: What does the Bible have to say about true unity? Is there a false unity? And this question […]

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Why Hollywood’s Noah falls short

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:26 — 21.0MB) Today Mike interviews Jan Markell about her recent viewing of the Hollywood version of Noah. Then later, we discuss the fallout from World Vision’s announcement and then reversal this week of a decision to allow homosexuals to work and serve at the Christian charity, […]

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Where is IHOP Going? An interview with Sarah Leslie (Part 1)

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 53:34 — 21.5MB) There has been a lot of you asking us about the International House of Prayer, also known as IHOP. It’s an organization that started in 1999 in Kansas City by a preacher named Mike Bickle, and they are known for intercessory prayer 24/7.  The […]

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Faith, prayer and persecution

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 51:59 — 20.8MB) What does true faith look look like? is true faith believing that God will answer my prayers the way I want, or is true faith trusting in Him no matter what His answer to my prayer is? We are covering several news updates today […]

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“Son of God” is NOT about the Son of God.

Did you spend your money on the Son of God film? Writer Sunny Shell over at Abandoned to Christ gives a blow-by-blow account of the biblical discrepancies that should inspire you to stay home and read the Book instead: Movie Review: ‘Son of God’ Is Most Certainly Not The Son of God By Sunny Shell […]

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Religious leaders of all stripes endorse Son of God movie

Hear from our friends and partners, some of the nation’s leading influencers in faith, who offer insightful commentary on selected scenes from the movie Son of God. You can have hours of fun on the Son of God movie trailer site, where some of the biggest mega-names in the visible church are partnering and promoting the […]

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Vatican and Word of Faith together

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 50:06 — 22.9MB) Today we look at the continuing move toward religious unity. Two parties that at least I thought would be among the last to come together holding hands—The Vatican and extreme Word of Faith preacher Kenneth Copeland. Now I am rarely surprised when I see […]

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Melding church and world

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:28 — 21.0MB) No longer is the “visible church” set apart from the world. Now the two are in such strong accord that you can hardly tell the difference. Joining us for today’s discussion with Eric Barger. Eric’s Take A Stand! Ministries confronts both the culture and the Church, focusing […]

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WHY TRUTH MATTERS: Your Worldview Affects Everything

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:19 — 21.0MB) Enemies of truth can make up stuff about the Bible, write their books attempting to debunk Scripture, and create their own documentaries with lies and fabrications, but it won’t change the fact that God’s Word is eternal. Does truth depend on where we were […]

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If evolution is true, Jesus is not.

This is a brilliantly written article pointing to the credentials of the leading expert in the historical evidence for Adam, Abraham, Jonah, Noah and many others whom scoffers – even scoffers in the visible church – say are just figments of someone’s imagination. Thanks to Chris Rosebrough at Fighting For The Faith for penning this: […]

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Greg Laurie promotes Furtick’s new book

What in the world? As one who has been getting Pastor Furtick’s promotional emails for awhile now, I had a chance to read a sample chapter the pastor is sharing, complete with direct extra-biblical revelations. Apparently Pastor Greg Laurie saw the same chapter I did but has come to a different conclusion. Much to the […]

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Matthew Vines’ latest: Getting your church to “reform”

There is a huge difference between repentant sinners (which all true Christ followers are), and unrepentant sinners, which Jesus spoke of frequently as a warning.  Here is an update on what Matthew Vines is doing to make solid churches “bend the rules” for unrepentant sin: Post by Stand Up For The Truth. Related articles Matthew […]

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Thomas Nelson Publishers creatively edit “Jesus Calling”

The eagle eye team over at Lighthouse Trails Research Blog notes that something is different about “Jesus Calling,” the controversial book by Sarah Young in which she claims to be channeling our Lord, and He is speaking new words of truth. In fact, she said she was inspired by God Calling, a New Age book. […]

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Jesus Calling Devotional “Bible”

How does this work: God’s inerrant, sufficient Word of Truth, now infused with extra-biblical revelation and a voice that tells you he is Jesus speaking new words of comfort into your itching ears? What about Revelation 22:18, telling us this ought not to be done? I testify to everyone who hears the words of the […]

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Filling your head with harmful substances?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:03 — 20.8MB) Today Christians are filling their heads with all sorts of dangerous, soul-darkening things. When last night’s Grammys openly mocked God by staging satanic rituals (thanks Katy Perry), and officiating homosexual marriages (thanks, Queen Latifah), many “Christians” cheered. And when “pastor” Joel Osteen twists Scripture […]

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