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It’s “movie day” on today’s program!  Grab your popcorn and join us as we discuss the mass marketing of films into the church.  One of those is Roma Downey’s latest miniseries, “A.D.,” which comes complete with sermon series DVDs and small group study guides. In a non-film story all too common today: How to grow […]

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United: What’s the big deal?

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 conference speakers to be discerning about partnerships and venues. What about Christian […]

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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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Gender Chaos: The Insanity (and Impossibility) of “Sex Change”

One of the more, um, flamboyant manifestations of the wrath of God pouring out upon a proud, unrepentant America, is our culture’s embrace of an “anything goes” approach to sexuality, which has metastasized into an anything goes attitude on the very concept of gender itself. We see it everywhere – in Starbucks commercials, Apple ads, […]

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Rick Warren publicly called to repentance for statements about uniting with Catholics

Christian Research Net is reporting that Pastor Rick Warren of Saddleback Church and author of Purpose Driven Life has made some astonishing statements, causing a call for his repentance: Rick Warren’s Call for Christians to Unite With Catholics, ‘Holy Father’ Raising Concerns In a new video, megachurch leader and author Rick Warren is calling for Christians to […]

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Preparing for Challenging Times

Since we last talked about a surge in the one-world religion/one-world government the Bible tells us will happen, there have been some big developments: A convergence of 14 world religions – the latest hand-holding religious summit between Rome and evangelical, Mormon, Jewish, Muslim, and Sikh leaders, at the Vatican in Rome.  (See, What do Rick Warren, […]

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Christian pastors: Let’s get out of the marriage business

Interesting news as we navigate the ever-changing church landscape in the homosexual marriage arena. Two pastors say they are so concerned about how the government is changing the definition of marriage, they have started a movement encouraging clergy to refuse to perform all civil marriages. Christopher Seitz and Ephraim Radner, Episcopal and Anglican pastors respectively, […]

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What do Rick Warren, Russell Moore, Muslims, Mormons and the Pope have in common?

Yes, traditional marriage is worth standing up for. But do we blend biblical Christianity with dark and blasphemous religious systems, joining hands for ANY cause? I am saddened to report the latest hand-holding gathering between Rome and evangelical, Mormon, Jewish, Muslim, and Sikh leaders. What does light have to do with darkness? Does anyone else see […]

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“Vatican proposes ‘stunning’ shift on gays, lesbians”

This was originally published by Delia Gallagher over at CNN: ROME (CNN) – Using strikingly open language, a new Vatican report says the church should welcome and appreciate gays, and offers a solution for divorced and remarried Catholics who want to receive Communion. At a press conference on Monday to present the report, Cardinal Louis […]

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False Peace Coming

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 church are calling for the Globalization of our governments, our economies […]

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Bishop Tony Palmer, who urged Catholics and Charismatics to unite, dies in motorcycle crash

  The last time we heard from Charismatic Bishop Tony Palmer, he was coordinating a meeting between Pope Francis and Palmer’s guru Kenneth Copeland (video below). Today Palmer was killed in a motorcycle crash. The announcement was posted on Palmer’s page: Dear Friends and Companions, It is with deepest sadness that I inform you that +Tony […]

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TV Celeb Preachers Fawn Over Meeting with Pope

Remember the shock and awe a few months ago when Pope Francis told Word of Faith pastor Kenneth Copeland that Catholics and Charismatics must spiritually unite?  (Here is the video to refresh your memory:) Yes, we continue to gallop toward a one-world melding of religions, and the ramifications are staggering.Recently more celeb pastors, a Mormon senator […]

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The Great Convergence and the End of the Age

Jesus said that the last days would be preceded by: many false Christs that deceive many, wars and rumors of wars, and an increase in famines, pestilences and earthquakes.  And that we would see a huge increase in false teaching along with a great falling away by those who claim to be committed Christians; true […]

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Cowardly Christian Entertainers

During an interview with The Independent last year, country western star Carrie Underwood, a professing Christian, got the media’s full attention when she decided to come out in support of gay “marriage.”  “As a married person myself,” she chirped, “I don’t know what it’s like to be told I can’t marry somebody I love, and […]

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No kidding: Islamic prayers to be held at the Vatican

Peace at any cost?  Islamic prayers and Quran readings at the Vatican? Viewers around the world will see the spectacle in a live broadcast. Fox News is carrying this report from english.alarabiya.net as well as Times of Israel. For the first time in history, Islamic prayers and readings from the Quran will be heard at […]

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Religious freedom is an oxymoron for Christians

Today we’re talking about something that is finally just beginning to make the mainstream headlines: Increased Christian prosecution. We’re checking in with William J. Murray,  a strong advocate for persecuted Christians in America and around the world. Murray’s Religious Freedom Coalition is a non-profit organization that takes on on issues related to aiding Christians in Islamic and Communist nations. Check […]

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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?

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, and we’re going to play some of his quotes a little […]

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When the homosexual agenda targets your church

Here’s an interesting article that brings up a question about preparedness for churches: What would you do if… The truth is that the lost need Jesus. But at the same time we have new movements such as the Reformation Project that target conservative churches to “change their minds” about doctrines concerning sin. Have you had […]

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Mayor campaigns for Pope to see Miracle Mary

The City of Green Bay, Wisconsin has extended an invitation to Pope Francis, in hopes that he will come to see a nearby shrine to the Virgin Mary – the only one in the United States officially declared a holy site by the Vatican – where people have been flocking to see  alleged miracles. The […]

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