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Online Memorial for Pastor Ken Silva 10/6/14

For those of you who have been impacted by the wisdom and research of Pastor Ken Silva of Apprising Ministries, his friends and colleagues have put together a touching and beautiful online memorial service broadcast live over the internet at Pirate Christian Radio.  Listen to the broadcast here. Download the PDF of the memorial service […]

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Taking the Gospel on the road

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 51:29 — 20.6MB) Did you know that the most widely known verse among young people ism “God helps those who help themselves”? And yet it is not only NOT in the Bible, it conflicts with the true Gospel. Today we’re going to take a look at a […]

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Sad news…

One of our dear comrades, Pastor Ken Silva, has passed away after a long illness. Ken died last night in his New Hampshire home. A veteran researcher and reporter, Ken founded Apprising Ministries as well as Christian Research Network, two foundational apologetics sites where he wrote about trends in the church. Ken loved the Lord […]

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Enemy of the Statist: Christ-Centered Liberty vs. Man-Centered Tyranny

Then Jesus told his disciples, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me. For whoever would save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will find it. For what will it profit a man if he gains the whole […]

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Christian Meditation: What’s Biblical and What’s Not

In Joshua 1:8 God said: “This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do according to all that is written in it.” So, what exactly did God have in mind when He told Joshua to meditate […]

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False Peace Coming

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:25 — 21.0MB) Everyone wants peace and unity these days, but how they want it is exactly the kind of peace and unity the Bible warns us about in the last days. We need to open our eyes to the fact that the world and the visible […]

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The Low-Information Evangelical (LIE), Part 1

  We are told throughout the New Testament to judge, to test, to discern, to assess, to rebuke, to hold one another to account, to make moral distinctions, and to pronounce judgment when and where it is due. ~ Bill Muehlenberg The phrase low-information voter (LIV) was made popular in the mid-1990s.  Although the LIV […]

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Contending with Humility

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 10:45 — 4.3MB) I have been thinking and praying a lot about how things have gotten to where they are spiritually in America. There is no doubt we are rapidly becoming an apostate nation and “church”. When 55 million children are sacrificed to our personal god of […]

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Benny Hinn announces Liberty University partnership; Liberty says “not so fast.”

Best known for his false “Miracle Crusades,” Word of Faith preacher Benny Hinn has announced that he is teaming up with Liberty University for ministry project that will “shake the foundations of hell.”  Posting a blaring headline: World Healing Fellowship & Liberty University Institute of Biblical Studies, Hinn announced: For some time now we have […]

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Sin is at the heart of what is wrong in your life

No one has any right to believe that he is indeed a Christian unless he is humbly seeking to obey the teachings of the One whom he calls Lord. Christ once asked a question that can have no satisfying answer, “Why do you call me, `Lord, Lord,’  and do not do what I say?” –A. […]

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It all comes together

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:04 — 20.9MB) Today as we look at news headlines and the dismal way the visible church is falling away, we all know what Jesus said about the time clock. Even those who don’t know Christ as their Lord and Savior are aware that the world just […]

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As the world and the Church converge

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:33 — 21.1MB) We need to open our eyes to the fact that the world and the visible church are calling for the Globalization of our governments, our economies and even our faiths. Are we walking so closely with the Lord that nothing can shake us? Our […]

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Differing Views on Biblical Prophecy

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 55:14 — 22.1MB) Have you ever been listening to a conversation between Christians talking about biblical prophecy when suddenly your eyes glaze over as you hear these words? Premillenialism.  Dispensationalism.  Amillennialism.  Replacement Theology. Just what do these terms mean as it relates to biblical prophecy?  How important […]

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The New Covenant in Christ’s Atonement

When we hear teachings like,”God doesn’t keep score and I’m free, so why should I worry about keeping His commandments,” we need to lovingly correct this misunderstanding of the Law and the Gospel. Likewise we must set it straight when we hear teachings telling us we must still observe the Hebrew festivals and keep the […]

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What's our end of the deal?

It is human nature to take for granted the things we cherish. Whether it is that new car, a brand new big screen television, or our latest technology gadget, the excitement of that new possession grows faint as we become familiar with it. Sadly it is even the same in our personal relationships. The joy […]

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The Circle Maker: Heretical Witchcraft?

We don’t often use the word heretic in our ministry, and it’s even more rare to see the word “witchcraft”on our site. Today we use both in the same headline, and unapologetically do so, with the heart of warning those we care about. A few days ago we reported on the latest Rick Warren-Driven high […]

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Special edition: Live Panel

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 45:21 — 10.4MB) The bible is one-third prophecy and has a lot to say to us about the conflict in the Middle East, the global geopolitical landscape, the world economy, and the New Spirituality changing the visible church.  Today we are broadcasting live from this year’s Great […]

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Troublemakers in the Church

Who are the real troublemakers in the house of God today? Is it those who cry over the abominations of the church? Is it those who expose sin and testify against the wicked deeds of religious leaders who twist Scripture for their own gain? No, all division is caused by one thing: compromise. All trouble […]

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What is Sanctification?

Question: “What is sanctification? What is the definition of Christian sanctification?” Answer: Jesus had a lot to say about sanctification in the Book of John, chapter 17. In verse 16 the Lord says, “They are not of the world, even as I am not of the world,” and this is before His request: “Sanctify them […]

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Going against God "just for fun"

  How do pagan practices find their way into the church? As you’ll see in the following article, it begins rather innocently for some Christians, who simply want to experience a deeper connection to God through a mixture of appealing spiritual practices. But beware; the dangers of dabbling in something God detests come at a […]

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