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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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Is the Emergent Church movement dead (or dying)?

John MacArthur touched off a firestorm of conversation this summer when he wrote a blog post stating that the Emergent Church movement is over. But researchers and watchmen who follow church trends and prophecy say that the movement has not died but has morphed into something even more deceitful. We highly encourage you to read […]

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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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Called to love: Walking the narrow path

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (11.9MB) Today we are continuing our talk about walking the narrow path that Jesus spoke of. What is the difference between being under the Law and living under Grace? A lot of Christ followers have questions about what it means to have faith and the power of Christ […]

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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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Brian McLaren:12 Step groups may help us escape Bible

If you’ve ever been through Alcohol Anonymous or another type of 12-step program, or know someone who has, you may be interested in this article from Lighthouse Trails via author John Lanagan: In his book, A New Kind of Christianity, Emergent leader Brian McLaren attacks Biblical understanding, and tries to revise both God and the […]

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Mushy beliefs and a challenge to Christian leaders

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (11.8MB) Why do Christians struggle with faith? The latest Barna study (posted below) shows us that we are in a crisis in the Body of Christ in our nation. Today we’re challenging pastors, priests and other leaders in the church to stand up as watchmen (and women), and […]

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Buddhism in the Church

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (11.9MB) Why would Christians need to worry about Buddhism in the Church? It is, after all, a completely different and opposite religion, right? Many people who have contended for our faith have been sounding the alarm about Buddhism slowly trickling into our churches over the centuries, but in […]

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Contemplative Prayer: A Time of Departing

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (12.0MB) What exactly is contemplative prayer? Isn’t it simply a method of focusing on God and His Word? Not exactly. In fact many Christians may unwittingly be treading in some murky doctrinal waters by following some of these practices: “There is a practice that is becoming more and […]

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Apologetics: Explaining our faith in an ever-emerging world

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (11.9MB) In today’s changing world, what is the role of apologetics in our Christian faith?  Some think we as Christians must be excellent apologists for our faith while others think it is meaningless, because only the Holy Spirit can remove spiritual scales from the eyes of non-believers, so […]

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Faith in Difficult Times

I had quite the busy and interesting weekend.  I wrote an article that was posted in the Green Bay Press Gazette Faith Perspective column on Friday and it stirred a lot of discussion.  The article I wrote had the original title of “Salvation—A Free Gift and What it Costs Us”.  But the editor changed the […]

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What do we expect from God?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 51:21 — 11.8MB) And even more thought provoking, what does He expect from us as His children? Our guest, Dave Wager is here for a lively discussion on how to practice submission to follow all that God asks of us. Dave is the founder of Silver Birch […]

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Time For The Church To Wake Up!

Allow us to give you a little peek behind the scenes here at Stand Up For the Truth.  We receive many phone calls, letters and emails thanking us for the show as we shine the light on attacks on the church and the purity of God’s Word.  There is no doubt that God is using […]

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How do Christians get from Truth to New Spirituality?

This is a fantastic chart from Crosswalk that shows how we can accommodate our beliefs. It shows us biblical Truth, a transitional belief or lie that acts as a bridge, and then how we take that bridge to a new paradigm, a New Age spirituality. Newer Christians and those who are not strong in their […]

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Barbara Marx Hubbard and the New Age

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (11.8MB) Barbara Marx Hubbard is a New Age spiritualist who has heard a voice telling her to proclaim a “one-ness” that will shape the future of Christianity and our entire human race.  Hubbard says those who do not proclaim that they are God (in other words, those who […]

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Six things we need to understand about evangelism

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (12.0MB) Evangelism (telling others about Jesus) is not a great idea…it is a COMMAND issued by CHRIST Himself.  So why is our American culture so hesitant to share Jesus Christ with the people we meet? Today Heath Pucel and Jaye Meng from Burnbrothers Ministry join us to talk […]

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Love is a battlefield

Question: Do you believe the Bible is true? That it is the inerrant Word of God? If you say yes, you are in a growing minority of Christians who believe as you do. A recent poll of Christians shows 66 percent of us believe that the Bible is not true. Why is that? Because a […]

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Prophesy 101: Are you ready for the future?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (11.8MB) Does the word Prophesy make you feel uncomfortable, or do you feel it’s a subject that is over your head? Today we’re going to show you how to demystify prophesy in an easy lesson that will challenge you and change the way you think about why prophesy […]

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