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Mushy beliefs and a challenge to Christian leaders

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (11.8MB) Why do Christians struggle with faith? The latest Barna study (posted below) shows us that we are in a crisis in the Body of Christ in our nation. Today we’re challenging pastors, priests and other leaders in the church to stand up as watchmen (and women), and […]

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Buddhism in the Church

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (11.9MB) Why would Christians need to worry about Buddhism in the Church? It is, after all, a completely different and opposite religion, right? Many people who have contended for our faith have been sounding the alarm about Buddhism slowly trickling into our churches over the centuries, but in […]

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Reaching Muslims without compromise

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (11.8MB) The Muslims population will be more than one-quarter of the Earth’s population by 2030, according to a study released in January.The number of U.S. Muslims will more than double in the next 20 years, so says the findings in  The Future of the Global Muslim Population, the […]

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Contemplative Prayer: A Time of Departing

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (12.0MB) What exactly is contemplative prayer? Isn’t it simply a method of focusing on God and His Word? Not exactly. In fact many Christians may unwittingly be treading in some murky doctrinal waters by following some of these practices: “There is a practice that is becoming more and […]

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Apologetics: Explaining our faith in an ever-emerging world

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (11.9MB) In today’s changing world, what is the role of apologetics in our Christian faith?  Some think we as Christians must be excellent apologists for our faith while others think it is meaningless, because only the Holy Spirit can remove spiritual scales from the eyes of non-believers, so […]

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Faith in Difficult Times

I had quite the busy and interesting weekend.  I wrote an article that was posted in the Green Bay Press Gazette Faith Perspective column on Friday and it stirred a lot of discussion.  The article I wrote had the original title of “Salvation—A Free Gift and What it Costs Us”.  But the editor changed the […]

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The Watchman's calling

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (11.2MB) When you hear the word Watchman, do you think of someone who nitpicks everything Christians do, or do you think of someone who helps the Body of Christ understand when and how we veer slightly–or radically–off the narrow path Jesus speaks of? Today we’re talking with Brannon […]

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Time For The Church To Wake Up!

Allow us to give you a little peek behind the scenes here at Stand Up For the Truth.  We receive many phone calls, letters and emails thanking us for the show as we shine the light on attacks on the church and the purity of God’s Word.  There is no doubt that God is using […]

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Shining light in our local mosques

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (11.9MB) The population of Muslims in our local communities, whether big cities or smaller towns, has exploded in recent years across the United States. As new mosques pop up across the country, more Christians are wondering how to respond. In Green Bay, Wisconsin, where Stand Up For the […]

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7 tips for witnessing to Muslims

As more and more people from Muslim nations come to the United States, we as Christians have many new opportunities to respond and reach people who don’t know Jesus. But how do we do that with a culture and a faith we know so little about?  I found this article about witnessing to Muslims with […]

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A Green agenda with dire consequences

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (11.8MB) Is there a strategic plan to use environmental issues to erode and reshape the United States? Our guest, Dr. Cal Beissner of  the Cornwall Alliance, says yes, and he joins us to explain how the greening up of faith, education and the Church will radically change America […]

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Love is a battlefield

Question: Do you believe the Bible is true? That it is the inerrant Word of God? If you say yes, you are in a growing minority of Christians who believe as you do. A recent poll of Christians shows 66 percent of us believe that the Bible is not true. Why is that? Because a […]

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Truth or Consequences

No replacement for Truth

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (11.9MB) Today we’re looking at why Replacement Theology, the belief that God’s Word has replaced the Jewish people, and that all the promises in the Word go now to the Church. Don’t miss our special guest Laurie Cardoza Moore, founder of Proclaiming Justice to the Nations(PJTN), a ministry forged […]

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A great divide: The growing emergent church

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (11.8MB) The Church in America (and around the world for that matter) is seeing a great division by those who are disdainful of God’s Word. Those who have built a new paradigm are teaching Christians to doubt prophecy, question Jesus’ substitutionary atonement and believe that all are saved. […]

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What do Emergents say about old-school faith?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (11.6MB) Today we’re covering an interesting article by Eric Barger, A Few Reasons Why You, Your Family and Your Church Need to Keep Your Bible Open.  In it he says that to Emergents, Christianity should be: Experience over reason Images over words Spirituality over doctrine Subjective feelings over […]

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Is "Muslim" a culture, a religious identity, or both?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (12.1MB) Christianity is the world’s largest religion, and Islam is 2nd–and growing.  As we reach Muslims with the Truth of the Gospel, should our expectation be conversion to Christianity? These questions are core to how we share our faith in the Arab world and here in the United […]

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Apologist Josh McDowell: Internet the Greatest Threat to Christians

Check this out. What do you think is the greatest threat to Christianity? Atheists and skeptics now have equal access to our children as we have, which is why the number of Christian youth who believe in the fundamentals of Christianity is decreasing and sexual immorality is growing, apologist Josh McDowell said. “What has changed […]

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Come, let us dialog together

Want to talk about faith issues with other listeners? We’ve been making a few changes around here so that you can keep the conversation going. Come hang out at the new Watchman Forum, and say hello to people from around the corner to around the world. You can go to any topic (Chrislam, Emergent Church, […]

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On being a Berean

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (11.8MB) How has Christian Universalism crept into the Church?  Today our guest is T.A. McMahon, president and executive director of The Berean Call ministry, and editor-in-chief and contributing writer for The Berean Call newsletter. He is also the co-author of The Seduction of Christianity, The New Spirituality, Understand the Times, and […]

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All eyes on our leaders

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (11.8MB) Do we trust Government?  With the budget deal now a step closer to reality, political writer and pundit Robert Meyer joins us to talk about the  uncertain future of our nation, and where we put our faith in these uncertain times. As a Christian and a conservative, […]

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