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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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Heartbreak and Hope

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:40 — 21.1MB) As we see the ways of men being lifted up in their churches and God being diminished, our tendency as contenders for the faith is to be angry and forget that some of these celebrities were once serving God mightily. But the great deception […]

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THE ISLAMIZING OF AMERICA’S CHURCHES HOW SOME PASTORS ARE SELLING OUT THE FAITH

This is an excellent article for anyone who is concerned about how the ever-shifting seekermergent church model is Islamizing their congregants. For those who are new here and whose churches follow the Willow Creek Association or Saddleback model, this will be especially disturbing. Many of you are just now working up the courage to peek […]

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Cowardly Christian Entertainers

During an interview with The Independent last year, country western star Carrie Underwood, a professing Christian, got the media’s full attention when she decided to come out in support of gay “marriage.”  “As a married person myself,” she chirped, “I don’t know what it’s like to be told I can’t marry somebody I love, and […]

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How to help seeker-trained Christians understand the Gospel

Tired of all the “negative, hateful news” we share here? Oh please, please, PLEASE listen to the best news of all. (I never said it would be easy to listen to – but WOW, will you be blessed!) Here, we see street evangelist Todd Friel preaching God’s Word to those who do not believe, and […]

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Time to man-up?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:15 — 20.9MB) These days there seems to be a subtle message from the church to the man: “Sit back and relax – we’ll be the spiritual leaders for your family.”  The post-modern church takes the pressure off the man to spiritually lead his family. Recent polls show: […]

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Is the Church Listing to the Left?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 51:54 — 20.8MB) As the Body of Christ, do we understand the immediate and dire situation that the remnant faces in the church? Are we listening to the classical stringed quartet playing soothing lullabies on the promenade deck, while the ship is listing to the left? Or […]

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