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Can We Define “Christian”?

First, for our international audience, please bear with us as we try to solve problems we are experiencing in our online streaming.  You can always catch our podcasts posted later today. More than 80% of the citizens of our nation call themselves “Christians”.   But many of them profess beliefs directly contradicted by the Word […]

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A cloud of evil and a plea for repentance

Yes, our world has become unhinged. But you should know that we’re not in the hinge-repairing business. Our drumbeat is still the same – share the Gospel, because the hour is late. How late is it, you ask? After doing this program for nearly five years, it is my strong belief that we are in […]

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The truth about Transhumanism

So would you like to live forever armed with superhuman powers? To be your own god?  The enemy of our souls would like you to believe that you can do just that. And many people are embracing this idea called transhumanism. It literally means “beyond human”.  All over the world, scientists and intellectuals are joining […]

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They’re Back….

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if there was were no deceptive movements disguising themselves as Biblical Christianity these days?  If we could turn on Christian television and not worry about deception disguised as “truth”.  If we could enjoy a Saturday morning without that knock on the door bringing another religious cult member wanting to tell you […]

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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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Oprah, Neal Donald Walsch, Hitler

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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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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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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Just wait.

It’s “movie day” on today’s program!  Grab your popcorn and join us as we discuss the mass marketing of films into the church.  One of those is Roma Downey’s latest miniseries, “A.D.,” which comes complete with sermon series DVDs and small group study guides. In a non-film story all too common today: How to grow […]

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Once you head down that path…

In this first segment we’re going to cover a couple of news stories: In the wake of last night’s United We Stand concert featuring New Age mystic Roma Downey and 33 popular Christian bands, more news from the contemporary Christian music industry:  The co-founder of Newsboys has written an article boasting about his atheism and […]

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Rob Bell promotes “Mother God” and “apophatic meditation” in new “Liturgists” show

In addition to (or perhaps because of) his new The Rob Bell Show on Oprah Winfrey’s OWN channel, Rob Bell has been busy with his ZIMZUM of Love book promotions and now his new The Liturgists program, a podcast he has quietly launched with a dozen or so other theological partners who “do not actively […]

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United: What’s the big deal?

We all want to share the light of Christ in a dark world. But these days, is there a line you draw when deciding whom you partner with to do it? And if so, where is it? We’d all like pastors and Christian conference speakers to be discerning about partnerships and venues. What about Christian […]

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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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The lost art of discernment

Many people ask us, “why do you need to warn people about these false teachers? What if you just focused on what you are for, and just on Jesus?” But Jesus told us to discern, and the Bible also says we need to be aware of the schemes of the enemy. Today we’re talking about […]

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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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Changing “Jesus Calling”—Damage Control for a False Christ

There has been an interesting – and concerning – development these past few months about the wildly popular Jesus Calling book by Sarah Young: The new 10th Anniversary Edition just published has been stripped and edited to remove or alter those pesky New Age elements, the alarming statements made by the author’s “Jesus.” and the […]

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Essential Oils: Is there a line some are crossing?

We are having a fascinating conversation on our Facebook Page about Christians and Essential Oils. You don’t have to be a Facebook user or have an account to view the conversation (click on image) here: There is nothing wrong with using essential oils or alternative herbal treatments for physical maladies. Nothing. But when you see […]

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“Holy” Yoga in my church?

We recently received a letter from a listener in Pennsylvania who raised concerns with church leaders who have embraced “holy yoga” in their church. He suffered what usually happens to many of us when we compare a practice method or teaching to Scripture, and then challenge church leadership: He was ostracized and called a Pharisee: […]

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Thomas Nelson Publishers creatively edit "Jesus Calling"

Thomas Nelson Publishers creatively edit “Jesus Calling”

The eagle eye team over at Lighthouse Trails Research Blog notes that something is different about “Jesus Calling,” the controversial book by Sarah Young in which she claims to be channeling our Lord, and He is speaking new words of truth. In fact, she said she was inspired by God Calling, a New Age book. […]

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A Look Back–A Look Ahead

Thursday on Stand Up For the Truth we take a look back at 2013 and forward to 2014, asking you to chime in on what you saw take place in 2013 that either encouraged or discouraged you—and what your major concerns are as we head into the new year. Was it the growth of Chrislam? […]

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