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

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 to fundamentally transform our nation in many aspects. If you lean progressive […]

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Sharing truth and holding opinions lightly

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 religion but not an understanding.  We know that the Bible is God’s […]

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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

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. Check out yesterday’s program here. “We Are Not ABANDONED” The Culture Which […]

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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

“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 like, regardless of who God created us to be.  Thirty-three states now […]

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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

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 we understand that Jesus is not a groovy guy who came to […]

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Four children beheaded by ISIS for not denying Christ

Four boys in Iraq were slaughtered by ISIS this week, after refusing to deny Jesus Christ and join Islam:   Post by Stand Up For The Truth. Related articles Is God preparing the World for the Return of Jesus Christ? Convert or die? Why did Jesus come? Here are 20 reasons Inside the Muslim Brotherhood: […]

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Rick Warren publicly called to repentance for statements about uniting with Catholics

Christian Research Net is reporting that Pastor Rick Warren of Saddleback Church and author of Purpose Driven Life has made some astonishing statements, causing a call for his repentance: Rick Warren’s Call for Christians to Unite With Catholics, ‘Holy Father’ Raising Concerns In a new video, megachurch leader and author Rick Warren is calling for Christians to […]

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Why Mormons now want to be seen as Christian

Years ago it seemed the Mormons (Latter Day Saints), desired to be seen as different from biblical Christianity. But in the last several years there has been a paradigm shift of sorts, and now Mormons want to be known as Christians. Why is that?  And for those of you who aren’t sure, you may be […]

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Biblical Illiteracy and the pulpit

One sad fact we continue to share on Stand Up For The Truth is that an increasing number of professing Christians admit they rarely if ever read the Word of God. The “biblical illiteracy” that is rampant within the visible church is beginning to come home to roost as we see young people walking away […]

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What did Jesus command?

Jesus said that if we love Him, we will obey all that He commanded. (John 14:15) So what did Jesus command? He wasn’t talking about keeping the Old Testament Law, nor was He telling us we need to have a works-based salvation to get into Heaven. But we are to obey Him as an act […]

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Wide is the Gate 3: An interview with Caryl Matrisciana

Is God doing a “new thing” in churches today? Is there a fresh outpouring of the Holy Spirit that causes people to laugh uncontrollably or faint and writhe? How can we tell the difference between a true move the Holy Spirit, and one of the many counterfeit, demonic “revivals” operating today? Today we’re going to […]

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A pastor explains why discernment has disappeared

“You know how to discern the face of the sky, but you cannot discern the signs of the times.” (Matthew 16:3, NKJV) Why Discernment Has Disappeared    by Pastor Randy White I am continually frustrated that Christians, even pastors and theologians, seem to have an overwhelming inability to discern the times. The Christian world is continually […]

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Rob Bell gets his “OWN” TV show Dec. 21

OWN television has just announced the premiere of its new series titled, The Rob Bell Show. The same Rob Bell who challenges the truth of the Bible and continues to influence millions of fans around the world (having just returned from a national tour with New Agers Deepak Chopra and Oprah), despite his fall from […]

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National Homosexual Activist Organization Targets Christians in Latest Campaign

By Garrett Haley MISSISSIPPI – A homosexual activist organization whose co-founder was recently jailed for sex abuse charges has launched an aggressive campaign to convert Christians to the same-sex ‘marriage’ cause. The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) describes itself as a “civil rights organization working to achieve equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans.” With […]

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Back to the basics: a conversation about the Emergent Church

Four years ago we began covering the Emergent Church movement. And then back in 2011, several popular pastors made an  astounding statement on their blogs: The emergent church movement is over. Dead.  If the Emergent Movement is “so yesterday,” why are more and more churches climbing on board the neo-emergent bus?  Why are youth-targeted conferences […]

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Joyce Meyer cancels IHOP’s “OneThing” appearance New Year’s Eve

It appears Joyce Meyer has cancelled her speaking event for the New Year’s Eve gala at International House of Prayer (IHOP)’s OneThing event. She had been scheduled to be the keynote speaker for One Thing. Says IHOP’s organizers: Joyce Meyer, who was scheduled to be with us at Onething 2014, has had to cancel speaking […]

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