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Enterprise, Falcon, or Galactica? What might Christians use to explore and cultivate the restored cosmos?

Enterprise, Falcon, or Galactica? What’ll it be? Yeah, I’m serious. And yeah, this is a big deal. (I will explain later; please hang in there and humor me ’til then.) Now, back to the important question: If you were living in a place and a time where things like space travel and space traveling ships were […]

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Why and how the son of Tony Campolo became an agnostic humanist

  Bart Campolo announcing he is agnostic does not surprise most people. After all, his father Tony Campolo is the head of Red Letter Christians, an Emergent Church founder of a model based on “did God really say” approach to truth being relative. No, what is interesting (and the reason we share this here), is […]

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The answer to the question:

This is the latest invitation to the premiere Emergent gathering of emergent leaders: Catalyst 2014.  The keynote speaker is Mark Batterson, author of the Circle Maker book that teaches us how to draw circles around our prayers and not move until God answers them (based on a mystic named Honi who does not appear in […]

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Has our post-modern culture created cults?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 51:33 — 20.7MB)   We’ve documented just a few of the heartbreaking headlines and personal letters we’ve received about what happens to Christian sheep who don’t fit the “Mission and Values” of a new church paradigm. It’s a very sensitive subject, and anytime we broach the subject […]

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What if my child has to take a class on evolution?

From our guest, Jay Seegert, over at Creation Education Center (and excellent resource!): What if my child has to take a class on evolution? I often have concerned parents approach me asking what they should do when their child has to take a class on evolution. I understand their concern, but my answer is frequently […]

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My, what a lovely picture of Satan you have there!

The above gem of a meme-starter-wannabe was spotted on Facebook a little while back, so I set it aside and admired it for a while before sharing it with folks at Fire Breathing Christian and here at Stand Up for the Truth. In this rendition we are treated to the 47,342,916th incarnation of “do not judge” Jesus, also […]

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Candy Christianity: America’s Counterfeit Gospel

Our pews are full, but our heads are empty. Our spirits starve for truth. Perhaps these pews are full because our heads are empty, having been spoon-fed a gospel of convenience, ease and worldly accommodation. The hollow theology pouring forth from American pulpits today may have attracted quite a crowd, but for the most part […]

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Unity yes, but it must be around truth

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:47 — 21.1MB) “Those who wish to suppress the public discussion of hard biblical truths are more and more successful in realizing those desires through the use of their feelings as the basis for making such silence the unofficial policy of increasingly Orwellian churches.” So says our guest […]

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A kinder, gentler Gospel?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:44 — 21.1MB) We’re seeing the move away from biblical truth and doctrine in favor of a kinder, gentler gospel, which is really no Gospel at all. Joining Mike today is Pastor Chris Quintana, senior pastor at Calvary Chapel Cypress in California. Related articles Clowning around with Christ? (standupforthetruth.com) […]

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Straight talk and a matter of faith

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 49:46 — 22.8MB) Today we need to have a frank talk on events in the Middle East. The main stream media has its spin—with an agenda and without the backdrop of the Word of God.And I would like your calls and emails on this subject in the […]

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Why separating youth into groups might be the problem

If you are looking for a full-length feature film to watch this weekend, I’ve included it below. It’s called “DIVIDED,” and it features folks like Ken Ham and Pastor Voddie Baucham. Note to pastors, and in particular youth pastors: I shared this video today and it really touched a nerve with parents, grandparents and students. […]

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Study: Youth Groups Driving Christian Teens to Abandon Faith

The following was originally published at Charisma Magazine: A new study might reveal why a majority of Christian teens abandon their faith upon high school graduation. Some time ago, Christian pollster George Barna documented that 61 percent of today’s 20-somethings who had been churched at one point during their teen years are now spiritually disengaged. […]

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Guinness beer ad’s use of hymn angers some Christians

The week of Independence Day, the Guinness beer company launched its new commercial to honor veterans.  But the ad has one Christian group foaming over the use of a hymn, “Leaning on the Everlasting Arms,” as the background music. The ad features a tavern in which the bar tender (tenderess?) faithfully sets a glass of the […]

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“Pay no attention to the signs, folks”

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:37 — 21.1MB) If your church doesn’t talk much or at all about Bible prophecy, why not? Did you know that a third of your Bible is full of prophecy? Some has been fulfilled, and some is yet to be. But we can be sure of one […]

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Taking Truth to the ends of the earth

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:11 — 23.9MB) Another day in America. And this once great nation seems bent on continuing on a path of self-destruction. The growth of government and debt threatens our financial future; evil is growing by leaps and bounds as Americans become more and more self-absorbed; and the […]

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James Goll’s Angel Visitations, Orbs, and new audible propehcy from “Jesus”

  Warning: This is quite possibly the most demonic video program I have ever seen, and I don’t say this lightly. I was scrolling through my news feed and saw this “By His Stripes We Are Healed” headline on WND, where It’s Supernatural’s host Sid Roth airs a popular video report. Today Roth introduces us […]

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Wide is the Gate III: An interview with Caryl Matrisciana

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:03 — 20.8MB) Just how wide is the gate that leads to Hell?  Today we’re talking with film maker and best selling author Caryl Matrisciana, a well-known expert on ancient and modern world religions, contemporary cults, paganism and the occult. She is a best-selling author, journalist and researcher […]

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Corporate Worship: American Style

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:10 — 20.9MB) We cannot deny that America—the country we love—is changing, and not for the better. We might still say many of the right things like “in God we trust” or “God bless America”, but our actions deny our words because we have become the greatest […]

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Why, God?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:00 — 20.8MB)   “Why does God allow bad things to happen to good people?” It used to be that this was a question non-believers asked. Nowadays many professing Christians are asking it, as times grow darker. Is it because we’re not equipping the saints with the truth […]

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“I have a Word:” An interview with Justin Peters

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 51:34 — 20.7MB) One of the movements we’ve covered on this program is the Word of Faith, name-it-claim-it prosperity gospel, which is really no Gospel at all, but a dangerous counterfeit that first crept into the church at the turn of the last century.  Check out these […]

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