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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

http://media.blubrry.com/standupforthetruth/p/standupforthetruth.com/files/2011/12/Stand-Up_12-8-11.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (11.9MB) 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 […]

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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

http://media.blubrry.com/standupforthetruth/p/standupforthetruth.com/files/2011/12/Stand-Up_12-2-11.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (11.8MB) 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 […]

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How much power do world leaders really have?

http://media.blubrry.com/standupforthetruth/p/standupforthetruth.com/files/2011/12/Stand-Up_12-1-11.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (11.8MB) 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 […]

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What about IHOP?

We’re getting a few questions about IHOP, or International House of Prayer. As we begin to research and report, we always encourage you to go to the Word of God and prayer to increase your discernment over issues as they arise.  There are some concerns over the IHOP organization. Here is what www.GotQuestions.org reports: Question: […]

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How much faith?

http://media.blubrry.com/standupforthetruth/p/standupforthetruth.com/files/2011/11/Stand-Up_11-17-11.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (11.8MB) At some point in our lives, we ask the question, “Why do bad things happen to good people?” It is the age-old question. How much faith do we need? In the book of Job, the Bible tells us that Job never lost his faith in God, […]

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False prophets and teachers: Here come more wolves

Warning: Those rumors and false signs and wonders of Jesus’ return that He warned us about? Yes, they are indeed happening. David E. Taylor, a Tennessee Latter Rain  preacher whose ministry is growing by leaps and bounds, took a video of a “face of God” that he saw in the clouds in Canada, and now […]

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Are you taking charge of your faith?

http://media.blubrry.com/standupforthetruth/p/standupforthetruth.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Stand-Up_11-15-11.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 51:52 — 11.9MB) Today we want to encourage and inspire you to look at the words of His own heart and make them your own. How exactly can we do that? Our special guest Dave Wager is here with some great ways to Trickle Charge your […]

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Where have all the "real" men gone?

http://media.blubrry.com/standupforthetruth/p/standupforthetruth.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Stand-Up_11-14-11.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 51:54 — 11.9MB) The world tells us a real man doesn’t cry. That they don’t complain, get sick or give in. But every Christian man should ask this question: “What makes me a man?” More importantly, “what makes me a man after God’s own heart?” What […]

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Spiritual Formation: A deceptive path

http://media.blubrry.com/standupforthetruth/p/standupforthetruth.com/files/2011/11/Stand-Up_11-11-11.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (12.0MB) What is the difference between the spiritual transformation that happens through the Holy Spirit by walking with and abiding in Jesus, and the Spiritual Formation movement That has been sweeping through our churches these past few years? It’s a HUGE difference, according to our special guest, […]

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The beautiful side of evil: Johanna Michaelsen’s warning

http://media.blubrry.com/standupforthetruth/p/standupforthetruth.com/files/2011/11/Stand-Up_11-10-11.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (11.7MB) She always seemed to have magical spiritual gifts, but Johanna Michaelsen was deceived by very dark forces when she was just a little girl. Even after she dedicated her life to the Lord, the occult had a strong grip on her soul. Johanna’s “fellowship” with demons […]

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Judging, exposing error, naming names: Is it right?

Here is an interesting article I found over at a site called Dial The Truth Ministries. The writer says there are many faithful Christians who believe that it is wrong to expose error and to name names. That people who stand on God’s Word and defend it are being unloving and unkind. What does the […]

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Evangelicals embrace Replacement Theology

http://media.blubrry.com/standupforthetruth/p/standupforthetruth.com/files/2011/11/Stand-Up_11-07-11.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (12.0MB) Replacement theology and their theologians have formed a merger with Palestinian Christians who are dead set on promoting an anti-Israel perspective in evangelical churches. Several Christian leaders such as Lynne Hybels, wife of mega church leader, Bill Hybels (Willow Creek Church) and editor of Sojourners, Tony […]

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“Contextualization” of the Gospel – A Free-Falling Catastrophe

A great article on the dangers of contextualization from Lighthouse Trails Research: November 5th, 2011 |  By Roger Oakland You may not have heard the term before, but contextual theology is a prominent message from the emerging church. In his book, Models of Contextual Theology(1992), Stephen B. Bevans defines contextual theology as: …a way of doing […]

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Explosive church growth: God doing a "new thing?"

http://media.blubrry.com/standupforthetruth/p/podcast.fightingforthefaith.com/fftf/F4FSpecialEdition01.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (26.8MB) Is all growth of God? The seeker-driven model claims that there are four major movements of God in the world today.  Does God give pastors a revelation –a new vision– about how to grow their church with astounding numbers? It is biblical and good to reach […]

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A missive against false teachers

Reposting from Ken Silva’s blog today. It captures how we as the Church are veering away from the Truth of God’s Word. We need to be reminded about what Jesus said would happen to us as we get closer to His return in these last days: Just as in times past there were false prophets […]

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