Tag Archives: Pastor

To divide, or not to.

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:02 — 20.8MB) Today we asked our listeners, what issues divide Christians that shouldn’t? What issues are worth dividing over? We also posed that question to our guest today,  No Compromise Radio‘s Mike Abendroth, to get a pastor’s perspective.   Pastor Abendroth serves as pastor of Bethlehem Bible […]

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A Clown.

Clowning around with Christ?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:41 — 21.1MB) The Bible has a lot to say about scoffers and mockers in the last days. Later  you’ll hear about a new re-imagined “bible” titled “God is Disappointed In You,” which mocks God and Christians.  Also news of a new cable  television program called “Black Jesus” […]

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Out of the dark: Equipping the saints takes commitment to His Word

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:54 — 21.2MB) As the days grow darker in the ever-compromising post-Modern church, we need to discern right from almost right. Today we’re talking with No Compromise Radio‘s Pastor Mike Abendroth about equipping the saints to stand firm in their faith! Plus a look at who is speaking on […]

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The late, great planet “church”

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 51:50 — 20.8MB) Today we are talking about the late, great planet “church,” which is no longer set apart and holy, but instead has moved toward entertainment-centered narcissism, just like the rest of the world.  We thought we’d talk with a pastor about some of the trends […]

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Southern Baptists and the big question

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:06 — 20.9MB) As a Christian, it is getting more difficult to tread water in what seems to be a riptide of confusion as the world gets murkier. This week I wrote AN OPEN LETTER TO PASTORS IN WISCONSIN, after a judge made gay marriage legal with the […]

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The modern church and Neo Paganism: an interview with Bob DeWaay

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 51:05 — 20.5MB) If you’ve never heard of terms like eco-feminism, panentheism or internconnectedness, you’ll want to take notes on what today’s guest has to say. If you guessed that these are pagan terms, you are correct. But did you know that this new kind of paganism […]

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A bigger view

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 51:59 — 20.8MB) Today we’re talking Israel, Easter, news of the day and whatever else is on your mind with Pastor Chris Quintana. Chris Quintana is senior pastor at Calvary Chapel Cypress in California. Chris has a love for Bible Prophecy and sees the modern church’s move away from historic Christianity […]

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Pastor turns church into “Fight Club”

Should congregants gather to see two pastors punch each other in the face?  Grab the popcorn, but no need to bring a Bible to this church.  There’s a whole lot of swinging, punching, kicking, sweating and swaggering, but not much mention of the Gospel here at FIGHT CHURCH. And not much in the way 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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Sorry seems to be the hardest word

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 54:08 — 21.7MB) Why do Christians have a hard time confessing and repenting these days? It seems more and more Christians -even leaders – have a hard time saying, “I’m sorry,” and making it right. It’s one of many topics that we want to cover today by […]

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When denominations "shift"

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:27 — 21.0MB) Interesting story update this morning to tell you about: (Update: Main Calvary Chapel Store Removes Rick Warren’s Daniel Plan After Numerous Complaints) A couple of days ago Lighthouse posted a letter to the editor titled: “Main Calvary Chapel Bookstore Just Added Rick Warren’s Daniel […]

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That "perfect" church?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 41:19 — 16.6MB) Today we are asking you our listeners about what should we expect of the church in our time.  Many of you have been looking for the perfect church, and while we don’t make recommendations we do want to at least start that discussion, as […]

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Why shepherds and sheep need sheep dogs

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 51:52 — 20.8MB) How important are the sheepdogs to the flock? In the post-modern church model, many beloved shepherds have either gotten rid of their sheepdogs, or have told them to repent and stop doing what they were designed to do. Has this happened in your church? […]

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Tony Crank, senior pastor of One Love Church in Eugene, Ore., thinks church sucks.

Emergent pastor says Church Sucks – too much sin

At first I thought this was a parody. Sadly, it is true. During his service on Sunday, a pastor who told his congregation, “don’t get your panties in a bunch,” over a profane story, also thinks churches should not focus on sin. Notice the verbiage he uses in the following interview. Can you spot the […]

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Letter: "I’m not sure what to think about this"

This morning after we aired, Friendly fire: A “Matthew 18 Moment?”, we received an email from a man who saw something in his church that seemed a little “off.” A video of a rap routine based on tithing, which you can view at the bottom of this post.  He tried to raise concerns (as he is […]

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Joel Osteen holds up a Bible before preaching a prosperity message

Where has the passion for doctrine gone?

These days there is a concerning trend for pastors to scold those of you who care about contending for the faith once delivered to the saints, almost as though you are being a “Pharisee” for daring to love the Scriptures that were breathed out by the Holy Spirit. Or, popular pastors will hold up the […]

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Things that go "Bump" in the church

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 51:28 — 11.8MB) Today we are talking about truth and compromise. Yesterday afternoon on our website we shared a letter from one of our listeners about her heartbreaking journey out of a compromising church and into the wilderness of trying to find a church that has not […]

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Serving two gods?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 51:48 — 11.9MB) We’re covering news headlines today including several lawsuits targeting Christians. We’re also going to share the results of an unofficial survey we took of our listeners earlier this week: How often does your church celebrate Communion? How frequently should we do this? There’s still […]

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Strength for the Church

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:25 — 12.0MB) The Church as we know it – both the visible church and the remnant – is experiencing a time of flux. We’re going to cover a lot of interesting, encouraging and some might say discouraging news that you may have missed over the weekend. […]

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Superman: The Man of Steel

Can't We Just Preach From God's Word?

This morning on Stand Up For the Truth, I made an admittedly provocative statement regarding pastors and preaching.It was regarding the growing groundswell of calls from Hollywood and leading pastors to utilize movie clips from the newly released Superman “Man of Steel” movie released last week as sermon material. Warner Brothers is aggressively marketing the […]

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