Tag Archives: Christian

"That's entertainment?" Discernment for a new age

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (11.9MB) Astrology is more than the horoscope columns in the newspapers and in magazines, according to  our special guest, Marcia Montenegro, a born-again Christian was once a professional astrologer. Today Marcia will share what she used to teach and explain how astrology is, in fact, an occult practice, […]

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Sharia Law and you: What Christians need to know

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (11.8MB) What is Sharia Law, and who in the United States is supporting it? While some accuse Christians of being overly concerned or “demonizing a religion of peace,” many others–both in the faith and outside the Church are sounding the warning about Sharia in the U.S. Download the […]

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The Sola Sisters: From New Age to Born Again

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (11.9MB) New Age thinking has permeated our culture from the movies we watch to the advertising we see to the lessons our children hear in classrooms all the way up through college. Sadly, many of those teachings are creeping from the world into what is supposed to be […]

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Why we need to know about Oprah

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (11.8MB) Even if you didn’t watch Oprah Winfrey‘s talk show, and you aren’t planning on tuning in to catch Oprah’s programming (including her “World’s Largest Classroom” on her new Own Network on cable television, you need to be aware of what she believes and how she is promoting […]

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Faith and Family

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (11.9MB) The Occupy Wall Street movement, which has spawned grass-roots activities around the U.S. and in Wisconsin, appears to be picking up momentum.  Where are we headed in the weeks and months to come, and how should Christians respond to the anger, unrest and unanswered questions? Now contrast […]

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A New Age primer for Christians

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (11.8MB) As some have suggested, the Emergent Church Movement is not what it was five or ten years ago, and in fact is evolving into a new era of new Age spirituality and philosophies. Although many churches are now embracing practices such as contemplative prayer, labyrinths and other […]

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Six trends impacting Christianity

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 51:41 — 11.8MB) The newest 2010 Barna study shows six disturbing trends in Christianity in the U.S. which, if not addressed, may see the quality of faith diminishing unless changes are made. Today we’re joined by our guest, Dave Wager,  founder of Silver Birch Ranch and Nicolet […]

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The treasure we trust most

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (11.9MB) The latest economic indicators show us that our financial condition is backsliding. Today we’re looking at the economy, personal finances and the climate our future generations will inherit through the lens of our Christian faith. So what are we to do about the topic of money? We […]

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Evidence for the Messiah: ministering to Jewish believers

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (11.8MB) How do we as Christians reach out to those who are Jewish? Today we’re asking an expert! Jacob Prasch was once a Jewish agnostic who valued science and became very disillusioned about organized religion and the Truth about the world and Scripture. He went on a quest […]

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Spotting counterfeit truth

Over the past several weeks I have talked with local Pastors and Christian leaders about the topics we cover on this show. Most are appreciative of the information and research we provide and appreciate how we always point Christians back to the Word of God as their only source of absolute truth. One of the […]

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When hearts meet over issues

Yesterday I had a discussion with a long time friend and strong Brother in the Lord who had a concern about our show. His main issue was questioning how we could in just one hour lend proper credence and discussion to issues of such crucial importance. I think his concern is understandable and one we […]

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Finding and Staying On the Narrow Path

I hope today’s show causes each of us to take a step back and take a deep look at our relationship with God.  Unfortunately as human beings, the more we hear or read about any subject, the easier it is to become rote or “same old same old”.  While God never changes, he does call […]

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What is the narrow path Jesus spoke of?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (11.9MB) In Matthew 7: 13-14, Jesus tells us  “Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it.  But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only a […]

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Brian McLaren:12 Step groups may help us escape Bible

If you’ve ever been through Alcohol Anonymous or another type of 12-step program, or know someone who has, you may be interested in this article from Lighthouse Trails via author John Lanagan: In his book, A New Kind of Christianity, Emergent leader Brian McLaren attacks Biblical understanding, and tries to revise both God and the […]

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The alcohol question

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (12.3MB) Today we’re asking the questions we’ve all had as Christians about drinking alcohol. It’s a topic many people feel passionately about. What does the Bible say about it? Did Jesus turn water into an alcoholic beverage, or as some have preached, a non-fermented drink? In our first […]

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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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