Tag Archives: Jesus

Watchmen’s full plate

Then there was the story of the “pastor” who doesn’t believe in God. But if you question his faith, he’ll get very offended and make you feel guilty: Lots of other news today, including, Why we’re seeing “Mantle Madness”, and LifeWay pulls Heaven visitation books. Joining us on today’s program is someone who knows Mormonism […]

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The New Age & Hitler’s Germany: Wash, Rinse, Smile, Repeat

Today we’re bringing up some oldies but not-so-goodies. You may hear the names Oprah Winfrey, Rodney Howard Browne or Neil Donald Walsch and think, “Oh sure, SUFTT, we know they’re New Age. Nothing new to see here.” But wait. What’s old news is new news again, especially when the fringes become mainstream. And when God […]

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Evangelical dominoes fall

Today we report that the Presbyterian Church U.S.A. has decided that all couples – including homosexual couples – should be allowed to get married. What will be the effect  No Compromise Radio‘s Mike Abendroth joins us for today’s discussion. He recently participated in the Shepard’s Conference/Inerrancy Summit 2015, an excellent conference which you can watch […]

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A time to laugh, and a time to get serious

Today we’re starting our program with a lighthearted look at family, raising teens, relationships – you know, the things that often cause angst. Then later on in the program we’re going to share a hard-hitting article on how easy it is to allow sloppy doctrine to slide into the church and leave a trail of […]

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Want Some False Doctrine in Your Life? Try These Handy Tips!

Kudos to Steve Kozar over at the Messed Up Church blog (love that blog name), for this article, which captures the more frustrating elements of trying to contend for the faith in an environment where yeast grows freely.  (Plus, it’s the first Christian blog I know of that has found a way to incorporate Shaba […]

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Suffering and Prayer in the Christian Life

Today we look at two important, yet often misunderstood doctrines in the Bible: Suffering and Prayer. No one really wants to suffer.  We would all prefer a life of comfort.  But the Bible warns us that suffering is an important part of the Christian life–and that when it happens we should rejoice!   Tough teaching indeed. […]

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Perpetual adolescence

In the Old Testament a young man was considered an adult at age 13—once He was a “bar mitzvah”. He was to have memorized the Torah and was to be able to speak to its wisdom. He began to make his own choices, guided by a Minion of Jews including his father and relatives. If […]

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Why stand with Israel? An interview with David Hocking

On this day of the Jewish festival of Purim, we’re going to talk about Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to congress yesterday, and reaction. Why should America support and stand with Israel?  Many reasons: Israel is the only democracy in the Middle East, which is reason alone to stand with her. She has been […]

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The Juvenilization of American Christianity

Americans of all ages are not sure they want to grow up. It is common to hear thirty-, forty-, or even fifty-year-olds say things like, “I guess I have to start thinking of myself as an adult now.” Many emerging adults ages eighteen to twenty-three want to get married and have children eventually, but they […]

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Conditional faithfulness?

The Bible continually discusses God’s faithfulness and the need for us to have complete faith in Him. But what exactly does the Bible say about the faith we are to have in God? And what about God’s faithfulness? Does His faithfulness extend to all people? All believers unconditionally? Or is God’s faithfulness conditional at times […]

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Contending and defending

  How do you, and how do we, share the truth about what’s been happening in the modern church in a way that glorifies God? It’s a fine line we all need to walk every day. Today we’re going to talk about the discernment landscape out there, and share our philosophy about why we contend […]

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Andy Stanley: Even if you don’t believe that Jesus is the Son of God, you will have a better life by following his teachings

“Who doesn’t want their life to be better?” That’s a question Pastor Andy Stanley asked recently.  And his answers are very telling. When we compare some of Andy Stanley’s teachings lately to Scripture, we’re seeing some many discrepancies. We encourage you to do the comparative work for yourself (as the Bereans did), listening carefully to […]

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Common Core explained in 5 minutes [VIDEO]

Monday, join us for a discussion on Common Core with Dr. Duke Pesta. FreedomProject Education has just released a brand new Common Core video (launching Monday, February 23), to kickoff its new look for www.fpeusa.org. Here is a clip from Common Core 101: a 5-Minute Breakdown With Dr. Duke Pesta: Dave Drake is the director […]

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Fire chief terminated because of Christian faith

What a headline. How can this be?  Please see this article via Todd Starnes at Fox News: The city of Atlanta fired its fire chief solely because of his religious beliefs about same-sex marriage and homosexual conduct, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday in federal court. The lawsuit was filed by Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys […]

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Quick: Define “Christian”

OK, I’ll make a statement and you fill in the blank with the first words that come to mind: “You can’t be a Christian if you ____”. If every one of the thousands of people listening would email me with the first words that came to your mind—and I compiled them all into one “statement […]

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So you say you’re a Christian…

Today may be the toughest, most challenging show we have ever done on Stand Up For the Truth. The topic is highly emotional and it affects every person who has ever been born. It may also be the topic that Christians argue the most over: Salvation. How is a man saved from eternal damnation? Does […]

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Why we “Mark and Avoid”

There is a growing trend to dismiss the Bible in a world that says, “you can’t believe a book that’s a couple thousand years old,” as Rob Bell has done. Bell recently made these statements and said that the Church is very close to embracing gay marriage. If you haven’t boldly marked false teachers, people […]

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Rob Bell: We’re moments away from the Church embracing gay marriage

Rob Bell and his wife, Kristen, are making headlines again, this time about gay marriage and the church.  Before we start, just a point to our emergent friends: When it comes to heretical teachers like Bell, we are NOT to “eat the meat and spit out the bones (advice found nowhere in Scripture), but instead […]

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Grace, Mercy and a God who really does know the future

Today we dip into our email bag to find out what’s on your mind!  Lots of folks use Grace and Mercy interchangeably. But are they two distinct terms? And does God really know the future? Dave Wager is our guest today. Dave is president of Silver Birch Ranch and Nicolet Bible Institute in northern Wisconsin. […]

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Holocaust survivor booted from public schools

“…I said, I have to tell you, though, that Christ is in my message.” “Well can’t you leave Christ out of it?” the man asked. “He is the one who kept me safe. I can’t keep Him out,” she responded.  “Well, I’m sorry then. You can’t come,” he said. The following is reported by Leo […]

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