Tag Archives: Religion and Spirituality

The Neo Emergents: Are you following this new mixed breed?

Brian McLaren, Dan Kimball, Leonard Sweet, Rob Bell – all Emergent leaders who’ve moved into more of a “coach” position. Who are the New Emergent Leaders today? Lots of names you may not have heard of. Leadership Network (the original Druckerite emergent machine), is hooked up with a number of the Next Gen emergent leaders. […]

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Discerning error isn’t popular

If only we could “just focus on the positive.” But Jesus commands us to be on guard, looking behind the curtain to see what the enemy is up to: “Lest Satan should get an advantage of us: for we are not ignorant of his devices.” (2 Corinthians 2:11) How do we tell the difference between […]

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Truth: Reality Check

For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who by their unrighteousness suppress the truth. Romans 1:18 tells that by our unrighteousness, we suppresses the truth. What is reality? The Good News is true. The wrath of God is true.   While most of us are immersed in […]

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How to help seeker-trained Christians understand the Gospel

Tired of all the “negative, hateful news” we share here? Oh please, please, PLEASE listen to the best news of all. (I never said it would be easy to listen to – but WOW, will you be blessed!) Here, we see street evangelist Todd Friel preaching God’s Word to those who do not believe, and […]

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Is the Church Listing to the Left?

As the Body of Christ, do we understand the immediate and dire situation that the remnant faces in the church? Are we listening to the classical stringed quartet playing soothing lullabies on the promenade deck, while the ship is listing to the left? Or are we urging our brothers and sisters off the ship and […]

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Here’s your Willow Creek/Global Leadership Summit research

We’ve been getting a lot of calls and emails regarding our hard stance against the Willow Creek Association and the Global Leadership Summit spearheaded by Pastor Bill Hybels. Many church leaders are wondering why their congregants are knocking on the pastor’s door, wanting to know why their church is involved in such agenda-driven carnality. If […]

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Tolerance is such a lonely word…

There isn’t much tolerance for Christian thought in the marketplace of ideas, and yet we are told that we must tolerate things that God says we ought not. Today on SUFTT, we are talking about tolerance, and weaving in some of the news of the day that you may not have heard yet. Stand Up […]

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“And this shocks you, why?”

I think I need to clear something up about why I share news here. Some of you respond to my postings with comments like, “…and you’re surprised by this?” No. I post here to inform – not because I am shocked. I’m not trying to annoy you with news that you already know. There are […]

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Iowa Newspaper Editor Fired for Criticizing ‘Queen James Bible’ on Personal Blog

Should a Christian be fired from his job for having an opinion about the “Queen James?”  This is a “bible” that was recently published to scrub out all verses stating that homosexuality is a sin, as we first reported here: “Queen James Bible” Overwrites God’s Word. What’s interesting about this story is the way in […]

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Destroy a Church in 4 Simple Steps

“I see dead churches. Preaching on Sundays like regular churches. They only see what they want to see. They don’t know they’re dead.” Do you know of a once thriving church that has died? Why does this happen? Over at the Tim Challies blog, Tim lists four steps that lead to a church’s self-destruction: STEP 1: REJECT TRUTH […]

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Church rents active stripper club for Sunday worship

Do the ends justify the means?  I have a real problem calling this a Gentlemen’s Club. It’s a stripper club where men pay money to see young women take off their clothes for entertainment. So why would a Christian pay money to support this wretched industry? According to the ministry leaders, it’s to “bring a […]

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On not speaking Jesus’ name: This is what we’ve come to

Washington-based humanist group has petitioned the federal court to find county commissioners in Maryland in contempt and fine them $10,000 per prayer for continuing to allow prayers in Jesus’ name despite a court order. And the county commissioner believes this just isn’t right. And it isn’t.  She is willing to go to jail over this […]

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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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It all comes together

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 isn’t the same as it was five or ten years ago. […]

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Westboro’s founder Phelps dead

Westboro Baptist Church is neither Baptist nor a church. Click here to read more about the death of its founder:   Post by Stand Up For The Truth.

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Faith, prayer and persecution

What does true faith look look like? is true faith believing that God will answer my prayers the way I want, or is true faith trusting in Him no matter what His answer to my prayer is? We are covering several news updates today in relation to faith, prayer and persecution. And we want to […]

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Melding church and world

No longer is the “visible church” set apart from the world. Now the two are in such strong accord that you can hardly tell the difference. Joining us for today’s discussion with Eric Barger. Eric’s Take A Stand! Ministries confronts both the culture and the Church, focusing on the troubling unbiblical trends and doctrinal issues facing Christians. Related […]

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Feeling those birthpangs yet?

In case you’ve been too busy shoveling snow to notice, the earth we live in is undergoing a radical transition. Whether you call it birth pangs or turbulence or some other metaphor,  we’re going to show you today some shocking facts and reports on just how radical that change has been in the past few […]

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WHY TRUTH MATTERS: Your Worldview Affects Everything

Enemies of truth can make up stuff about the Bible, write their books attempting to debunk Scripture, and create their own documentaries with lies and fabrications, but it won’t change the fact that God’s Word is eternal. Does truth depend on where we were raised, what church we attended, what a teacher taught us, or […]

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A syncretous start to a larger religion

Unity at any cost? Today we’re covering several developing events within – and outside of – Christianity. Four main movements that we’ve been warning about are coming together as major Christian leaders are using innocent-sounding church programs and noble social causes to unite in ways that are concerning. Today’s Episode: Subscribe (RSS | iTunes) Having […]

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