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Nerf sharpens Nerf?

http://media.blubrry.com/standupforthetruth/p/standupforthetruth.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/Nerf-sharpens-Nerf_.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 53:55 — 24.7MB) Today we’re talking about contending for the faith. But faith in what? And are we using a Nerf Sword rather than the sword of the Spirit? A little later we’ll cover an  open letter to pastors about why people are really leaving church. […]

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The sweet little lies

http://media.blubrry.com/standupforthetruth/p/standupforthetruth.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/The-sweet-little-lies-guest-Dave-Wager-1-26-15.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 51:34 — 23.6MB) Why do people believe in lies?  Could it be that lies come with rewards, and the truth of Christ does not? Dave Wager is here today. Dave is president of Silver Birch Ranch and Nicolet Bible Institute in northern Wisconsin. Dave is also co-hosts a radio program on […]

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“Ask Caryl”

http://media.blubrry.com/standupforthetruth/p/standupforthetruth.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/Ask-Cary_-with-Caryl-Matrisciana-1-19-15.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 53:33 — 24.5MB) What questions do you have about this emerging new “Christianity” that has blasted into the modern church full throttle? This 5-hour DVD is a must-watch. If you have the means, order a couple and share with those who’ve been caught up in extra-Biblical […]

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A false revival is coming. Do you hear laughter?

http://media.blubrry.com/standupforthetruth/p/standupforthetruth.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/A-false-revival-is-coming.-Do-you-hear-laughter_.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:02 — 23.8MB) Today in the modern church a big storm is brewing, and with it we’re seeing: More direct revelation and extra-biblical experiences More signs and wonders/mysticism More merging and melding of religions and movements More entertainment-driven services More New Age conferences blending with “Christian” […]

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On contending, confessing and compromise

http://media.blubrry.com/standupforthetruth/p/standupforthetruth.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/On-contending-confessing-and-compromise.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 53:30 — 24.5MB) When people die in their rebellion against God, the Bible is very clear about their fate. But while it is still today, do we care enough to roll up our sleeves and content for the faith – even when the unbelievers are hateful […]

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College-proofing your student

http://media.blubrry.com/standupforthetruth/p/standupforthetruth.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/College-proofing-your-student-guest-Jay-Seegert-1-12-15.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 53:18 — 24.4MB) We’ve heard the heartbreaking stories from parents who send their student – faith intact – off to University, only to see those young adults come home with a very different world view that reinvents Jesus, or even brushes Him aside. A huge percentage […]

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Jesus Called Them Commandments, Mr. Noble

Perry Noble, pastor at South Carolina’s NewSpring Church, the largest Southern Baptist church in America (32,000 people during weekend services at multiple campuses across the state), is in trouble.  On Christmas Eve, Noble claimed that God spoke to him directly and commanded him to tell his congregation that the Ten Commandments aren’t commandments at all. […]

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New Age pandemic in the Church

Profanity, pornography, filthy programs on TV and on movie screens are occurrences we live with on a daily basis.  Most of us find it vulgar and offensive.  Our children are watching.  We want Hollywood to stop polluting our culture. On the other hand, the New Age movement (NAM) with its Eastern-influenced moral relativistic metaphysical thought […]

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On eating pork, rules and the Judaizers

“In saying this, Jesus declared all foods clean.” Mark 7:19 is as clear as it can possibly be. We are not under the dietary laws. Remember before the Law was given, Noah and his descendents were given all animals, every creeping thing, to eat as part of the covenant. (Before that it was every green […]

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Walking in the light as the modern church grows darker

See how great a love the Father has bestowed on us, that we would be called children of God; and such we are. For this reason the world does not know us, because it did not know Him. 2 Beloved, now we are children of God, and it has not appeared as yet what we […]

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What kind of Justice?

http://media.blubrry.com/standupforthetruth/p/standupforthetruth.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/What-kind-of-justice-guest-Scott-Alan-Buss-12-22-14.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 53:40 — 24.6MB) What kind of justice are we seeing in the world today? Look to the police situation in New York City or to the mom in the U.K. who is being threatened for showing her kids a Christian movie, and you’d think the world […]

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Is America in Serious Decline? What Should Christians Do About it?

http://media.blubrry.com/standupforthetruth/p/standupforthetruth.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/Is-America-in-Serious-Decline_-What-Should-Christians-Do-About-it_.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 53:03 — 24.3MB) Six years ago Barack Obama became President of the United States and he promised to fundamentally transform the United States of America. Now regardless of what you think of the President’s policies, you cannot argue that he has been successful in his promise […]

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Sharing truth and holding opinions lightly

http://media.blubrry.com/standupforthetruth/p/standupforthetruth.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/Sharing-truth-and-holding-opinions-lightly.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 54:01 — 24.7MB) As the famous 1980s theologians 38 Special sang, “Hold on loosely, but don’t let go.” It’s not easy sharing the Truth of God’s Word in a world that doesn’t want to hear it. It’s even harder sharing truth with those who have a […]

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Blocked from @Rick Warren on Twitter

Last night I saw a Facebook post about something that Pastor Rick Warren had tweeted. I haven’t looked at the pastor’s tweets in a while, so I clicked on the link, and found this: Curious indeed. I don’t interact with @Rick Warren, and the last time I posted anything with his name on it would […]

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Gender Chaos: The Insanity (and Impossibility) of “Sex Change”

One of the more, um, flamboyant manifestations of the wrath of God pouring out upon a proud, unrepentant America, is our culture’s embrace of an “anything goes” approach to sexuality, which has metastasized into an anything goes attitude on the very concept of gender itself. We see it everywhere – in Starbucks commercials, Apple ads, […]

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Painful lessons for the church, part II

http://media.blubrry.com/standupforthetruth/p/standupforthetruth.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/Painful-lessons-for-the-church-Part-II-guest-Pastor-Chris-Quintana-12-12-14.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 51:24 — 23.5MB) Today we are continuing a conversation about The Painful Lessons of Mars Hill. What can we learn from the collapse of Mark Driscoll’s church? It is a cautionary tale that is coming into many churches through policies that are nowhere found in Scripture. […]

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Let’s stop petting the wolves

No matter how much love and humility a Berean has, they tend to take a lot of arrows from their own when contending.  Many times when those who stand firm in God’s Word as truth are told they have a critical spirit, it is because we have stepped on the tender toes of a teacher […]

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Painful lessons for states and churches

http://media.blubrry.com/standupforthetruth/p/standupforthetruth.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/Painful-lessons-for-states-and-churches-guest-Julaine-Appling-12-11-14.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 51:53 — 23.8MB) “Gender is not assigned at birth, it is recognized at birth,” says our guest today.  School boards in state after state in our union are making decisions about transgender policies that are based on a lie: That we can choose whichever gender we […]

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Fight the Spiritual Forces of Wickedness — and Win!

  Some of the news headlines this past week gave me reason for concern.  Here are a few of them: Satanic Temple Approved for [Florida] Capitol Holiday Display Legal group: repeal of D.C. amendment will have ‘severe impact on religious liberty’ ‘We love Jesus!’ – Iraqi children proclaim love for Christ in face of Islamic […]

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Pickin’-and-choosin

http://media.blubrry.com/standupforthetruth/p/standupforthetruth.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/Pickin-and-Choosin-guest-Pastor-Mike-Abendroth-12-10-14.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 54:18 — 24.9MB) Pickin-and-choosin? There are a lot of things in Scripture that Christians don’t take seriously anymore. There are promises to Israel that aren’t for Christians, but we’re talking about some attributes of God from the Old Testament that describe who He is eternally. Do […]

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