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Do you have these 5 keys to discernment?

In these days, we’re seeing the barrage of deception come to the Church’s doorstep at an alarming rate. Here are some thoughts on discernment and how you can hone your truth filter: “THE 5 KEYS TO DISCERNMENT” Via  Andrew Strom  Some people say that knowing Scripture is the only real key to discernment that we need. […]

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On This, We Can Hopefully Agree!

This year on Stand Up For the Truth, we’ve covered the gamut of issues challenging the church in America.  There are the external threats like Islam, humanism and the New Age Movement infiltrating the church—and the internal issues like the social justice and emergent church movement.  We hope this show is leading Christians to be […]

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The Ramifications of our Salvation

What happens biblically when we are saved? That’s a question author John Rataczak asks in his new book, The Ramifications of Our Salvation. John says very few people who accept Christ as their Savior can explain knowledgeably about their salvation.  John will join us today in our first half hour to share some wisdom that […]

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What do you do with the gifts?

  Today we talked about the Signs and Wonders movement within Charismatic thought that is quite frankly disturbing. But it opens up a whole discussion on what you believe and what I believe about the gifts of the Spirit. Are they alive today? Which ones are real?  In your faith journey, what do you do […]

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Signs And Wonders Movement Exposed

Many believe that we are the generation that will witness the return of Christ. Jesus said that those who are alive for his second coming would be subject to the greatest onslaught of deception ever leveled at the body of Christ, and that this deception would be predicated upon signs and wonders. When he was […]

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Why The "War On Christmas" Bothers Me

I admit to having mixed feelings this time of year when Christians are hollering about the “War on Christmas”.  No, there is no doubt this war is real, but our response bothers me on a couple fronts. First, some Christians get carried away with a spirit of offense and get upset over the cashier at […]

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Your "best life" now?

What does the Bible say about how we are to contend for the faith?  Today we talked about a number of issues affecting how we live out the Truth of God’s Word. Is our goal to have riches in this world, or should we look to the eternal Kingdom as our place of true riches? […]

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What Kind of Christian Are You?

A couple days ago Amy and I spent some quality time with a local Pastor who is a frequent listener to Stand Up For the Truth.  He stopped by the station to introduce himself and get to know us a little better.  The pastor asked me an interesting question as we began our discussion:  “How […]

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Faith in the Marketplace: A Reason for Being

We live in a politically correct time when people are easily offended. So imagine what would happen if you ran a global company and had this as your mission statement for the world to see? Today we’re talking with Bill Moore about sharing his bold  testimony and love for Jesus Christ in the business world. […]

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The other side of the River Movement

For 12 years, Kevin Reeves was a member and even an elder of a Latter Rain church that he says was “moved by every wind of doctrine.” He was part of a Signs and Wonders movement that was exciting and different from anything he had ever experienced, but eventually he started seeing different signs of […]

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WARNING: Kundalini Yoga's "Highest Mantra Meditation"

We’ve warned before about the many forms of  Kundalini Yoga Meditations, which combine the use of mantras, mudras and pranayama (breathing), to bestow profound spiritual “benefits” to those who practice them.  Many Christians are being taught these dangerous but popular meditations in day spas, fitness facilities, hospitals, and sadly, in some Christian churches. The names […]

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True or false prophet? 4 ways to tell for sure

True prophets point to Jesus Christ. Unfortunately, many false ones use Him to claim He points the world to them and their blogs, websites, or whatever ministry they happen to have. The Bible says in Matthew 24:24  “For there shall arise false Christs, and false prophets, and shall show great signs and wonders; so as […]

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Church shopping? 35 Key Questions to Ask the Church

If you are looking for a new church, you need to ask some very important questions of church leadership before you become a member. Here are 35 to get you started:   FOUNDATIONAL BELIEFS 1.   Is the Bible the 100% true, accurate Word of God inspired by the Holy Spirit? 2.   Is Jesus the Son […]

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Killing the messenger never stopped the message

(Note: This is the first of what we hope are many guest posts by Dave Wager) . Proverbs 2:22-33 “How long, O simple ones, will you love being simple? How long will scoffers delight in their scoffing and fools hate knowledge? If you turn at my reproof, behold, I will pour out my spirit to […]

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Courageous: A film impacting a generation

Whom does God call men to be, as fathers and husbands? Are the fathers in this generation misrepresenting God? We know that some 24.7 million American children live without their biological fathers, and that more than 60 percent of youth suicides, 90 percent of all homeless and runaway children, and 85 percent of all youths […]

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Prepare Your Heart For His Return

In Matthew Chapter 25, Jesus responds to the Apostles’ inquiry as to when the final days would come.  Jesus responded by saying that only the Father knows the designated time but that we could discern the season by observing and knowing His Word. Now people in every generation have thought that surely they might see […]

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Tolerance and the price we're paying

One year in the books…and what a ride it has been! We have talked with former Muslim leaders; men and women who God has delivered from sexual sin; social justice leaders; and every day people God has miraculously touched. We’ve had a few listeners who insist we are divisive and causing problems for the church—many […]

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The First Step On Our Journey

Today we begin year two together on a challenging journey in incredible times.  False and misleading teachings and even apostasy continue to grow and Christians face challenges to stay anchored to God’s Word and teachings.  We will be tempted to compromise with the world more and more. I want to take this time to thank […]

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Fire Breathing Christians

Today we’re taking a humorous look at some serious trends in the Church and the Body of Christ. Author Scott Alan Buss says: “I’m a wretch saved through grace by a God who chose to save me while I still hated Him.” Scott will share his incredible story of how God revealed Himself through the […]

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How much power do world leaders really have?

As Americans, we tend to worry over the news headlines about the way our world is going: Iran could have a nuclear bomb and has threatened to blow up Israel The World Government is beginning to take form The economic crisis is bringing many companies and jobs to a grinding halt The U.S. is poised […]

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