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How Should We Love Muslims?

We are hearing from new listeners around the world that tell us this show is going places no other show is going, tackling tough issues of our Christian faith.  And we will continue to do so, hoping to educate Christians about the challenges we face and always pointing you right back to the Word of […]

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The changing face of American culture

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (11.8MB) Today we’re looking at the changing religious landscape of our culture in America. We are indeed a great melting pot and always have been. In recent years the demographics have shifted faith-wise, and a growing number of communities are seeing an explosion in the Muslim population. Islam […]

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How much faith?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (11.8MB) At some point in our lives, we ask the question, “Why do bad things happen to good people?” It is the age-old question. How much faith do we need? In the book of Job, the Bible tells us that Job never lost his faith in God, even […]

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Where have all the "real" men gone?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 51:54 — 11.9MB) The world tells us a real man doesn’t cry. That they don’t complain, get sick or give in. But every Christian man should ask this question: “What makes me a man?” More importantly, “what makes me a man after God’s own heart?” What are […]

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Judging, exposing error, naming names: Is it right?

Here is an interesting article I found over at a site called Dial The Truth Ministries. The writer says there are many faithful Christians who believe that it is wrong to expose error and to name names. That people who stand on God’s Word and defend it are being unloving and unkind. What does the […]

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“Contextualization” of the Gospel – A Free-Falling Catastrophe

A great article on the dangers of contextualization from Lighthouse Trails Research: November 5th, 2011 |  By Roger Oakland You may not have heard the term before, but contextual theology is a prominent message from the emerging church. In his book, Models of Contextual Theology(1992), Stephen B. Bevans defines contextual theology as: …a way of doing […]

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Explosive church growth: God doing a "new thing?"

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (26.8MB) Is all growth of God? The seeker-driven model claims that there are four major movements of God in the world today.  Does God give pastors a revelation –a new vision– about how to grow their church with astounding numbers? It is biblical and good to reach out […]

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"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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