If you’ve noticed lately, there has been a huge surge in two trends:  1.) More churches are offering something called ALPHA course programs, and 2.) the Christian “Blogosphere” is exploding with new stories about its dangers. What is the Alpha Course, where did it come from, and why are so many sounding alarm bells?

Our ministry at Stand Up For The Truth urges readers to compare everything we consume with God’s Word, seeking Him through the Bible to help you discern. To do that, we are going to take some time in this article to explore these questions and provide numerous links. We urge you to research these and consider all sides.