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Obedience and living radically for Him in 2012

Many Christians treat obedience as a “suggestion” rather than a mandate from Jesus. But how can we sort out what He calls us to do versus our own desires and plans for our journeys? What would it truly take in 2012 to be as radical as Jesus in our Christian lifestyle and thinking? The Bible […]

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Our New year's Resolution as Christians

Well another year, 2011, is almost in the books.  Many will be taking some time to make new year’s resolutions—lose some weight, spend more time with the family, maybe give up some nasty habit—and sadly, most will fail.  Because years of bad habits are difficult to erase with a simple resolution—it takes dedication and hard […]

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The Pharisees Question Jesus

A Time To Be Meek–and a Time To Fight!

Fire breathing Christians…I’m sure that title causes discomfort in many of us in these politically correct days we live in.  We have been taught as Christians to be kind, meek and gentle.  And certainly those are desirable characteristics when we keep them in proper context and perspective.  But, as always, we look to the bible […]

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The Lines Are Being Drawn

The Lines Are Being Drawn

2011 has indeed been an interesting year to be a Christian.  From the controversial teachings of Rob Bell, to the so called “Arab Spring”, to the ill-advised predictions of Harold Camping, it has been a fascinating year.  And through it all, I believe God is continuing to implement the separation of His sheep from the […]

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Top Christian stories of the year

Top Christian stories of the year

What news developments and faith-based movements impacted the Church in 2011? Today we’re talking about the Top 10 News Stories of the year. According to the Crosswalk.com site, the Arab spring, Pat Robertson’s comments on Alzheimer’s and Tim Tebow’s faith made the top stories, but what were the most impactful? Plus in our first half […]

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2012: A Year For Spiritual Preparation

So what can we expect out of 2012 for the nation and for us as Christians?  Well, only God knows for sure, but I think by studying our recent history we can get a pretty good feel for what 2012 might look like. As Americans, I think we will see a fierce battle for power […]

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Do you have these 5 keys to discernment?

Do you have these 5 keys to discernment?

In these days, we’re seeing the barrage of deception come to the Church’s doorstep at an alarming rate. Here are some thoughts on discernment and how you can hone your truth filter: “THE 5 KEYS TO DISCERNMENT” Via  Andrew Strom  Some people say that knowing Scripture is the only real key to discernment that we need. […]

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On This, We Can Hopefully Agree!

On This, We Can Hopefully Agree!

This year on Stand Up For the Truth, we’ve covered the gamut of issues challenging the church in America.  There are the external threats like Islam, humanism and the New Age Movement infiltrating the church—and the internal issues like the social justice and emergent church movement.  We hope this show is leading Christians to be […]

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The Ramifications of our Salvation

The Ramifications of our Salvation

What happens biblically when we are saved? That’s a question author John Rataczak asks in his new book, The Ramifications of Our Salvation. John says very few people who accept Christ as their Savior can explain knowledgeably about their salvation.  John will join us today in our first half hour to share some wisdom that […]

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Signs And Wonders Movement Exposed

Signs And Wonders Movement Exposed

Many believe that we are the generation that will witness the return of Christ. Jesus said that those who are alive for his second coming would be subject to the greatest onslaught of deception ever leveled at the body of Christ, and that this deception would be predicated upon signs and wonders. When he was […]

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Why The "War On Christmas" Bothers Me

I admit to having mixed feelings this time of year when Christians are hollering about the “War on Christmas”.  No, there is no doubt this war is real, but our response bothers me on a couple fronts. First, some Christians get carried away with a spirit of offense and get upset over the cashier at […]

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Biblical Christmas? What our history tells us about the holidays

Biblical Christmas? What our history tells us about the holidays

From the Jewish celebration of Hanukkah to the Christian celebration of Christ’s birth, December is the season we say Happy Holidays–at least in the politically-correct realm that is our modern society. A lot of you have commented on our Kids, Jesus and Santa: Do you tell the truth? story, and most parents are split down […]

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Your "best life" now?

Your "best life" now?

What does the Bible say about how we are to contend for the faith?  Today we talked about a number of issues affecting how we live out the Truth of God’s Word. Is our goal to have riches in this world, or should we look to the eternal Kingdom as our place of true riches? […]

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What Kind of Christian Are You?

What Kind of Christian Are You?

A couple days ago Amy and I spent some quality time with a local Pastor who is a frequent listener to Stand Up For the Truth.  He stopped by the station to introduce himself and get to know us a little better.  The pastor asked me an interesting question as we began our discussion:  “How […]

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Faith in the Marketplace: A Reason for Being

Faith in the Marketplace: A Reason for Being

We live in a politically correct time when people are easily offended. So imagine what would happen if you ran a global company and had this as your mission statement for the world to see? Today we’re talking with Bill Moore about sharing his bold  testimony and love for Jesus Christ in the business world. […]

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The other side of the River Movement

The other side of the River Movement

For 12 years, Kevin Reeves was a member and even an elder of a Latter Rain church that he says was “moved by every wind of doctrine.” He was part of a Signs and Wonders movement that was exciting and different from anything he had ever experienced, but eventually he started seeing different signs of […]

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New Atheism, Part II: A far-reaching agenda

New Atheism, Part II: A far-reaching agenda

The New Atheism movement is one that is drawing secular humanists from all over the world into a unified community like no other time in our history. So what is New Atheism and what sets it apart from traditional atheism?  One example is the way in which organized groups of atheists are partnering with science […]

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Tebow Time

Tebow Time

So why are we discussing Tim Tebow on Stand Up For the Truth?  Now, I admit to being a huge football fan, but that really has little to do with why we are discussing Tim Tebow.  Tebow is a controversial Christian, being praised by some Christians—even Jews and Muslims—while being criticized by many, including Christians […]

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Questions, Questions and more Questions!

On today’s show,what percentage of American Christians will stand with Christ if and when real persecution comes? Would you be among that small percentage, or would you play it safe? As we’ve reported, many Christ followers will go underground to survive. Check out, Christian Churches To Go Underground in America? We’re also covering our list […]

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Church shopping? 35 Key Questions to Ask the Church

If you are looking for a new church, you need to ask some very important questions of church leadership before you become a member. Here are 35 to get you started:   FOUNDATIONAL BELIEFS 1.   Is the Bible the 100% true, accurate Word of God inspired by the Holy Spirit? 2.   Is Jesus the Son […]

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