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Tony Blair’s Strategy to Battle “Religious Extremism” starts with young

Tony Blair, an honorary speaker at the Willow Creek Leadership Summit a few years ago, says that his global interfaith organization wants to teach our next generation to think critically so they can learn to easily dismiss all forms of religious extremists.  Interestingly, Bible-believing Christians.  Lighthouse Trails files this report: Tony Blair Calls for “Comprehensive […]

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On October 31, are we walking dead or are we supernatural reformers?

So what is today to you? Is it Halloween, Reformation Day, or just another Friday? Most professing Christians would go with the first or the last. The middle option usually isn’t even on our radar. Most of us don’t even know that there is such a thing as Reformation Day…or that there is, in fact, right here […]

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Why do most professing Christians dismiss God’s Word on children’s education?

What if God was not only real, but had lovingly provided us with the information and understanding by which we might tackle every important subject and challenge that could come our way? What if He, in His infinite wisdom and matchless grace, had given us such detail as to the nature of every realm of human experience, culture, and […]

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Beheadings in America: How should Christians respond?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 50:41 — 46.4MB) Today we’ve got several different topics we’re covering. In just a moment, a disturbing news story we touched on last week about a Nevada school district considering curriculum to teach children as young as 5 about masturbation. And then there is other education news […]

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Liberals in Las Vegas propose masturbation coursework for Kindergartners

Before you read this stunning development, you might want to check out this story we reported on back in 2011. It’s a history lesson you may have missed: “Schools need to teach about orgasms” says NEA to UN Now on to the news:  I checked this out – it is really happening in Nevada. CBS […]

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Weaponized “Love”: The perversion of Christian love into a weapon of Christian persecution

Ever been called a big, bad meanie for sharing Truth publicly? Ever been called disruptive, divisive, unkind or unloving for taking a clear, public stand on a culturally controversial issue that’s addressed in detail within the pages of Scripture? Have you ever been pressured to be silent after speaking up in such a manner? Have you ever been persecuted […]

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Who’s filling the brains of our next generation?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 51:57 — 20.8MB) Today Mike is interviewing Dave Drake from Freedom Project Education about the brainwashing of public school students, and also JD King, the director of this 2014 film, Blue Beats Green. Here is a trailer: Check out “BlueBeatsGreen.Com” Stand Up For The Truth is a radio and […]

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Oklahoma governor dumps Common Core

Oklahoma has officially dropped the polarizing Common Core academic standards — marking a major shift by former supporter Gov. Mary Fallin. In a much-anticipated decision Thursday, Fallin, a Republican, signed legislation repealing the standards Thursday afternoon. She said Oklahoma has the ability to develop superior standards and federal meddling in advocating for the standards drove her decision. […]

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Common Core embedded in Christian homeschool studies– and Bibles!

What in the world would man-made Common Core education standards be doing in a children’s Bible, or any other Christian student material for that matter? Just ask Thomas Nelson, Harper Collins and Zondervan, the biggest names in Christian publishing. Common Core requires new and revised materials in today’s classroom and home schools, so now books […]

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Parent: Transsexual teacher in Appleton, Wis., Pre-K class causes concern

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 13:22 — 12.2MB) Should parents be informed  that their four- and five-year-olds will be taught by a transsexual preschool teacher? An Appleton, Wis., mother says yes, and has contacted the Appleton Area School District about its new 4K program, after her young daughter told her she was […]

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Fellowship: A “filler” or a feast?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:04 — 20.9MB) Today we’re taking a little poll on fellowship and communion in the church: is it a “filler” or a feast?  How often does your church celebrate communion? What would your preference be? We’ll share your comments in the 2nd segment today. One of the issues […]

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Parents, Teachers and Common Core: the train is gaining speed

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 53:06 — 21.3MB) Today we are talking about education and Common Core. There are many new development we need to cover today, and we also want to hear from you, if you are a parent whose student has experienced the Common Core standards and curriculum. You’ll need […]

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Keeping our eyes (and Bibles) open

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 51:39 — 20.7MB) Today it’s the full gamut: We’re talking government education, and later some face-to-face experiences – with “Jesus?” Joining us for this discussion is someone who has been sounding the alarm about national Common Core standards and curriculum. Kyle Olson is publisher and founder of EAGnews.org dedicated to education […]

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Common Core and the pressure to conform

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 51:43 — 20.7MB) Today we are diving into several controversial topics. In our second half, we’re discussion some theological perspectives on prayer, and how without a biblical understanding, we can make prayer about doing all sorts of things that the Bible says we ought not to do. […]

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Common Core lessons reducing teachers to "robots"

A large number of teachers are discovering that the Common Core curriculum is leaving them with less control in the classroom. Many have said this forced education program is robbing them of their creativity and threatening to reduce them to mere “robots” that deliver pre-packaged lessons “word for word.” “I’m unable to do projects anymore […]

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Common Core and you

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 53:11 — 21.3MB) You won’t hear the Common Core happenings in mainstream media – but we cover it quite a bit and we’ve ammassed quite a few programs, guests, articles and resources on our website to try to help people make sense out of a curriculum and […]

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Keeping our youth from "evolving" their truth

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 50:44 — 20.3MB) We know that one of the most worrying statistics for Christian parents is what happens to their children when they graduate high school and go to college. The latest statistics tell us a huge majority of college students fall away from their beliefs, thanks […]

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Colorado mom shares frustration over child’s "Lefty/Righty" assignment

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 51:55 — 20.8MB) Today on Stand Up For The Truth’s program we heard from the Aurora School District parent in Colorado who told her son’s 7th grade Social Studies teacher that her family’s political leanings were none of the school’s business. (See: Colorado 6th Graders, Parents, Required […]

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Colorado 7th Graders, Parents, Required To Take "Righty/Lefty" Survey

Today we received an email from one of our Stand Up For The Truth listeners about a very disturbing assignment given in the Aurora Public School District in Colorado: “Attached is an assignment given to my 12-year-old great-nephew in his 7th grade social studies class. It is an outrage, and I’m so proud of my […]

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Common Core: What will your students learn?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 51:53 — 11.9MB) Today, we’re talking about Common Core. Many parents are worried whether their students are being instructed or indoctrinated. While we have no doubt there are many dedicated and loving teachers in our public schools, we know they face growing challenges in educating our children […]

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