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God’s judgement? Don’t worry; be happy

The visible church is increasingly avoiding the hard truth of John 3:16. Or more specifically, John 3:17-21: …whoever does not believe is condemned already, because he has not believed in the name of the only Son of God. 19 And this is the judgment: the light has come into the world, and people loved the darkness […]

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Taking the Gospel on the road

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 51:29 — 20.6MB) Did you know that the most widely known verse among young people ism “God helps those who help themselves”? And yet it is not only NOT in the Bible, it conflicts with the true Gospel. Today we’re going to take a look at a […]

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Sad news…

One of our dear comrades, Pastor Ken Silva, has passed away after a long illness. Ken died last night in his New Hampshire home. A veteran researcher and reporter, Ken founded Apprising Ministries as well as Christian Research Network, two foundational apologetics sites where he wrote about trends in the church. Ken loved the Lord […]

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Pastor: Don’t share Scripture with me (if my kids are gay)

An article by a pastor named John Pavlovitz has gone viral, and it is accomplishing its purpose: to let Christians know that it’s okay to be gay, in spite of any Scripture telling us otherwise. In fact, this pastor doesn’t want to hear any of you well-meaning Scripture-sharers, so don’t bother sending him email. “I […]

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Where is Jesus?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:04 — 20.9MB) Today we’re going to cover a very concerning trend in which some very sweet, likeable, humble people are bringing a very sweet, kind, loving message into the visible church. And everyone loves it! The problem is, something – or someone – is missing. Where […]

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The answer to the question:

This is the latest invitation to the premiere Emergent gathering of emergent leaders: Catalyst 2014.  The keynote speaker is Mark Batterson, author of the Circle Maker book that teaches us how to draw circles around our prayers and not move until God answers them (based on a mystic named Honi who does not appear in […]

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Steven Furtick: His Past, Present, and Future, Part 1

Below is Part 1 in a short series we will be sharing from our friends at Falsified Ministries about Steven Furtick. If you are a Furtick follower, or if you are one who has been able to see past the surface to realize there’s something seriously wrong, you will find this series very informative, or […]

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Big changes: Are you ready? An interview with Dave Wager

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 49:19 — 19.8MB) We’re now officially in a war with ISIS, as the U.S. and allies began air strikes in Syria last night. Add to that the looming economic collapse that everyone is preparing for, and a multitude of other events that might be on your mind.  […]

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“The Holy Spirit Makes a Movie? I don’t think so . . .”

I’ve been hearing a lot of buzz about the new Holy Ghost film, featuring false signs & wonders preacher Bill Johnson. I haven’t seen it, and I won’t. Why would I want to give the makers of this film one red cent? So I’ll share a thoughtful blog from a writer who goes by the […]

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Christian Meditation: What’s Biblical and What’s Not

In Joshua 1:8 God said: “This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do according to all that is written in it.” So, what exactly did God have in mind when He told Joshua to meditate […]

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The Satanic Temple

Florida students may soon be coloring with Satan

Yes, that Satan.  Satanists have announced that they will be joining a national atheist group in handing out controversial literature to public school students in Orange County, Florida. According to reporter Billy Hallowell over at The Blaze, the materials reportedly planned for this school year include a Satanic-themed coloring book, “pamphlets related to the Temple’s […]

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Evolution

What if my child has to take a class on evolution?

From our guest, Jay Seegert, over at Creation Education Center (and excellent resource!): What if my child has to take a class on evolution? I often have concerned parents approach me asking what they should do when their child has to take a class on evolution. I understand their concern, but my answer is frequently […]

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Will Christians be snookered by Shemitah?

  When I saw some recent headlines over at Charisma News like, Keeping the Shemitah Produces Supernatural Results, and, Why Jonathan Cahn’s Prophetic ‘Mystery of Shemitah’ Is Flying off the Shelves, I thought, “what is Shemitah, and why is Jonathan Cahn writing a new book about it?”  It wasn’t until this morning that I saw […]

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Where Has Our Nation Gone since 9/11?

Today we look back at 13 years ago, when Muslim terrorists murdered more than 3,000 Americans in the 9/11 attacks. A few thoughts on where we have come since that time: Churches reported an all time high in attendance the Sunday after 9/11. The following week saw attendance revert back below where it was before […]

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Weaponized “Love”: The perversion of Christian love into a weapon of Christian persecution

Ever been called a big, bad meanie for sharing Truth publicly? Ever been called disruptive, divisive, unkind or unloving for taking a clear, public stand on a culturally controversial issue that’s addressed in detail within the pages of Scripture? Have you ever been pressured to be silent after speaking up in such a manner? Have you ever been persecuted […]

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False Peace Coming

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:25 — 21.0MB) Everyone wants peace and unity these days, but how they want it is exactly the kind of peace and unity the Bible warns us about in the last days. We need to open our eyes to the fact that the world and the visible […]

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News and views

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:39 — 21.1MB) Today we cover the headlines in the news that we need to be discussing as Christians. What is a biblical response to each of these? What are Christians called to do here in this world? Our guest in our first segment is Julaine Appling […]

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Where Liberal Christianity leads: “Jesus probably never existed”

There is a lot of talk these days about the truth of Scripture and how the Emergent Church movement has made pockmarks in the faiths of a whole generation. They deny Genesis and the creation account. They tell us that truth is really different for each of us. They tell us that doctrine and truth […]

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Standing for Truth in these times

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 51:40 — 20.7MB) How hard is it to stand up for Truth in these increasingly challenging times?  Today we will discuss some recent statements made by Christian artist Michael Gungor (See “Christian Singer Michael Gungor Makes More Outrageous Claims“), that Jesus may have been wrong or even […]

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Casting a vision or commandeering control?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:27 — 21.0MB) What is Vision Casting? Where does it come from? And is Vision Casting Biblical? There is a way that is biblical, as our guest explains. And unfortunately, there is a broad way that a growing number of church leaders cast vision that is nowhere […]

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