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The beautiful side of evil: Johanna Michaelsen’s warning

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 brought […]

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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

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 Campolo […]

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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?"

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 out […]

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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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The Sola Sisters: From New Age to Born Again

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (11.9MB) New Age thinking has permeated our culture from the movies we watch to the advertising we see to the lessons our children hear in classrooms all the way up through college. Sadly, many of those teachings are creeping from the world into what is supposed to be […]

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Rick Warren to Host Dr. Oz, Health Experts in Daniel Plan Rally

A rally to get more people to lose weight. Wouldn’t it be great if the rally was for sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ? Here’s a quote from Dr. Oz, who is one of the health experts that Saddleback brought in: “New research from Northwestern University suggests if people spend too much time at church […]

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"The Church of Jezebel" author blasts televangelists

A new book titled, The Church of Jezebel, Hijacking the Gospel, is stirring up some buzz among televangelists who preach Word Faith, even though the book itself is fiction and does not mention any particular leaders or churches. The Christian thriller is a new novel by Derik Girdwood, who says that his book is based on […]

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Jim Wallis: Another Hijacker of Evangelicalism

If you’ve not seen the latest news about Sojourner’s Jim Wallis, or need some background on who he is and what he stands for, please read this newsletter article by Jan Markell of Olive Tree Ministries (www.olivetreeviews.org). You might also want to visit her site and sign up for her free newsletter to get these […]

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A New Age primer for Christians

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (11.8MB) As some have suggested, the Emergent Church Movement is not what it was five or ten years ago, and in fact is evolving into a new era of new Age spirituality and philosophies. Although many churches are now embracing practices such as contemplative prayer, labyrinths and other […]

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Rick Warren Recommends Pagan Mantra "Technique"For Christians

We talked about this today, and Christine Pack from the Sola Sisters put together the now famous Centering Prayer Tweet and why this technique is dangerous and not Christian: Rick Warren, author of The Purpose Driven Life and pastor of Saddleback church in California, made a tweet today recommending a pagan mantra “technique” for Christians […]

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Is Rick Warren On a Slippery Path?

In Galatians 1:6, Paul says:  “I am astonished that you are so quickly deserting the one who called you by the grace of Christ and are turning to a different gospel—which is really no gospel at all!  Evidently some people are throwing you into confusion and are trying to pervert the gospel of Christ. Is […]

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Where two or more are gathered

Small groups. You can call them home groups, fellowship groups, connect groups or whatever terminology best fits. There are a lot of excellent reasons to be engaged in a small group within your local church, and if you are not involved in one, you may be missing out on some of the sweetest opportunities not […]

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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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