Tag Archives: Wisconsin

UPDATED! prayer request for Caryl Matrisciana

UPDATE 9-12-14  Caryl has been released from the hospital, and will stay in Wisconsin as she heals enough to be able to fly home to California in a few weeks. UPDATE 9-12-14  Caryl has made remarkable improvement! Yesterday she was able to walk, which will help her recovery mightily. The swelling has gone down considerably, […]

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Return to the Word

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 51:23 — 20.6MB) How is it that we as Christians have gotten so far off track when it comes to staying in the Word of God? You’ve heard us talk about the massive deception that has crept into the Church in many different ways when we focus […]

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News and views

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:39 — 21.1MB) Today we cover the headlines in the news that we need to be discussing as Christians. What is a biblical response to each of these? What are Christians called to do here in this world? Our guest in our first segment is Julaine Appling […]

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Shedding truth for a lie

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 50:23 — 23.2MB) Today’s program runs the gamut – from Gaza to “Gungor.” Later in the program yet another popular, award-winning Christian artist announces that the Bible is just a collection of stories, and not authoritative. It’s heartbreaking, and it hits close to home as the band […]

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Why the church needs more old elephants

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:30 — 21.0MB) Today our conversation runs the gamut of issues facing the modern church, and perhaps its biggest challenge is biblical illiteracy – especially among the next generation. So, what’s up with the elephant? The elephant analogy will make sense when you listen to today’s podcast […]

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We have a choice?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:00 — 20.8MB)   John 15:16 says,  “You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you that you should go and bear fruit and that your fruit should abide, so that whatever you ask the Father in my name, he may give it to you.” If God […]

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What do we need to please God?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:07 — 20.9MB) Hebrews 11:6 tells us …without faith it is impossible to please him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him. What does that mean?  What is faith? Dave Wager is our guest today. Dave is […]

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Federal Judge Halts Wisconsin’s Same-Sex ‘Marriages’ Pending Appeal

MADISON, Wisc. via Christian News Network:  – One week after overturning Wisconsin’s same sex marriage ban, Judge Barbara Crabb has issued a stay on her initial ruling, ending, for now, same-sex marriages in the state. Crabb cited the Herbert decision by the US Supreme Court wherein the court ordered a stay in a similar case […]

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Federal Judge To Wisconsin: “You Know ‘Traditional’ Marriage Was Polygamy, Right?”

So Barbara Crabb, who made homosexual marriage legal in Wisconsin last Friday wants to teach Bible-believing Christians a thing or two about the Holy Word of God, eh? WASHINGTON — The federal judge who struck down Wisconsin’s gay marriage ban thinks state officials have a thing or two to learn about the history of marriage as a […]

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“Our future is questionable at best…”

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:08 — 20.9MB) …At least the future many were hoping for.  Bible believing Christians have been seeing our future change for a long time now, of course. But the rest of the world – and sadly some professed Christians, want to bury their heads in the sand […]

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An Open Letter to Pastors in Wisconsin

Last Friday, a federal judge struck down Wisconsin’s law defining marriage as solely one between a man and a woman.  Given a string of 15 consecutive decisions overturning the rights of states to define marriage based on the Word of God, and the 2013 decision of the US Supreme Court, it is apparent that homosexual […]

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Is this a test?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 53:11 — 21.3MB) We are going to take our time this week covering the fast-breaking news. Tomorrow, it’s all about the Pope’s call for world peace and inclusiveness. Today we will go a little more in-depth about the sudden green light over the weekend on gay marriage in […]

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Gay Marriages begin in Wisconsin after Federal Judge’s ruling

Sorry voters. Same-sex couples began getting married in Wisconsin on Friday shortly after a federal judge struck down the state’s gay marriage ban and despite confusion over the effect of the ruling. Clerks in Madison and Milwaukee began issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples shortly after 5 p.m. Friday, a little over an hour after […]

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Kingdom confusion

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:59 — 21.2MB) We are in a state of deception in our society that tells us not to say the obvious – to not say what’s true. Being politically correct is something invented by the enemy of our souls to cause   Kingdom confusion. Dave Wager is […]

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The Christian Challenge

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 51:31 — 20.6MB) Today you’ll meet Mike Zander, a Wisconsin native who moved his family to Utah a few years ago to bring the light of the true gospel to the heart of Mormon country. A little later on in the program Mike is going to help us […]

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A taste of faith and a mouthful of truth

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:06 — 20.9MB) The challenges facing Christians are growing by leaps and bounds. As Christians, we can have our belief system our faith system and our truth system. Dave Wager is going to help us understand the difference and why we may be settling for compromise. A […]

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Secretly bringing in destructive heresies

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:24 — 21.0MB) 2 Peter 2:1-3 is a verse is weighing heavily on us today, as many more churches are now falling away. Many of you are struggling with whether to remain loyal amidst betrayal, or to try to be the change that is needed in your […]

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Great (and not so great) moments in history

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 51:07 — 20.5MB) Today we’re going to get a little history lesson from our guest. All throughout the Old and New Testament, we’ve seen examples of great tragedy and great triumph, and all are used for God’s Glory, for His story.  What can we learn from those? […]

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Two kinds of unity?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:19 — 21.0MB) We’ve been talking about unity on Stand Up For The Truth, and today we are going to explore that concept a bit and get your thoughts: What does the Bible have to say about true unity? Is there a false unity? And this question […]

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Leadership: are we leaving Jesus out of it?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 51:57 — 20.8MB) Today we continue our look at Christian leadership models.  It’s something most pastors, elders and teachers need to consider: Leadership and the Kingdom of God. There are many different approaches. Church Growth, Bringing world leaders together to influence the church, getting more seats in chairs. […]

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