Narrow is the road. Narrow is the gate.
Matthew 7:14 (ESV Strong’s)
14 For the gate is narrow and the way is hard that leads to life, and those who find it are few.
Matthew 7:21-23 (ESV Strong’s)Read More
We first check in with Tina Marie Griffin, Counter-Culture Mom to discuss ways to protect our children from poisonous movies, games, and social media, as well as the graphic sexualization of public school children. We also touch on Boy Scout & Girl Scout Alternatives: Trail Life USA, “a Christ-centered outdoor adventure, leadership, and character development ministry.” And a parallel organization for girls, American Heritage Girls, good to know given the ideologies (such as Planned Parenthood) driving the Girl Scouts these days.
The disturbing subject of segment 2 sounds like some twisted plot in some Hollywood movie, but there is actually a movement (on-line community) that seems to justify senseless killing of innocent people because they have been rejected in their sexual advances toward women. It is known as “INCEL Movement” which stands for “involuntarily celibate,” and there have been at least 32 deaths linked to them so far. This rotten fruit is a result of pornography and the sexual revolution.
We wrap up with some good news on the pro-life front: Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds just passed the strongest pro-life bill in the country. What can we expect from the opposition regarding protests and legal challenges?Read More
Today we touch on reviews of a new book by Ryan T. Anderson titled When Harry Became Sally: Responding to the Transgender Moment, a comprehensive look at the transgender movement sweeping our nation. Anderson’s book is being proclaimed a “comprehensive, compassionate look” at this phenomenon sweeping our nation and changing the landscape of public education, social media and the legal system.
In the first segment, we catch up with Tina Marie Griffin, Counter Culture Mom to discuss how parents can safeguard their children against unbiblical influences of movies, television and video games. We touch on a new television show, “Living Biblically,” and ask if it’s an attempt by CBS to give Christianity a fair shake or is there a hidden agenda here?
Other topics include the lowest Oscar ratings in history, Jimmy Kimmel insults Mike Pence, and Hollywood hypocrisy on promoting violence.Read More
The City of Manitowoc, Wisconsin kicks off its Windigo Fest tonight. “Windigo” is an American Indian folklore about a cannibalistic monster and evil spirit who allegedly possesses humans and becomes monstrous. There is even a modern medical term associated with it these days called “Windigo Psychosis.” Despite protests and concerns from some citizens, the city is allowing this dark event and some are very concerned the city is opening its arms to demonic presence and influence.
And guess who is kicking off the event? Opening with “some prayers for healing from the evil violence shaking our nation,” is a local Presbyterian pastor. So pastor, you are endorsing and participating in an event that celebrates violence and spiritual possession, while praying against violence in our nation?
We also share your comments and questions from the week, including comments from students who received varying reactions to bringing their bibles to school yesterday, gun control, understanding the liberal mindset, and what to do when your children argue with you about going to church.Read More
Media has historically been referred to as the “fourth leg of our republic” because of its ability and past willingness to accurately report news and uncover hidden agendas within government. But what happens when the media decides to drive its own agenda instead of reporting news? The abortion worldview is one that is defended and promoted via most media outlets either directly or indirectly. Many feel we are seeing the results: a hard left turn toward progressive ideology and socialism in our nation.
Joining us to discuss bias and agendas within the media is Katie Yoder, Associate Culture Editor of Media Research Center. Has responsible journalism permanently left the building within mainstream media? Yes.Read More
On today’s show we answer your questions and read your comments from this week. Some of the issues we discuss include:
Rob Bell’s tragic influence within Christianity; recent hurricanes and whether they are a sign of God’s judgment on our nation, Christian music – is it losing its affect and focus? Freedom of speech in light of National Anthem protests, the tough decision on when to leave a church.
David also has our weekly Media Watch segment where we dissect the hypocrisy and double standards of today’s media.Read More
Today we read as many of your questions and comments as we can from the past week. Some of the topics we will address today include:
Lordship Salvation, The Eternal Security of the believer, The Word of Faith/prosperity Movement, The fever pitch anger in our nation, Being Married to an unbeliever, and What to do when your teenager decides they no longer want to go to church with you.
We also have our weekly Media Watch Segment with David Fiorazo. Several ways you can connect with us including texting “truth” to 797979; email us, firstname.lastname@example.org, or call us 1-800-979-9010.Read More
On Fridays, in addition to our Media Watch segment with David, we answer your questions and read your comments from the week. Some of the topics that Stand Up for the Truth listeners are asking about this week include:
The “Hebrew Roots” movement, Is war justified by the Bible, Christ at the Checkpoint movement, Willow Creek Global Leadership Summits, and the growth of the Home Church movement. Join us for a lively discussion as we use the Bible to put the news and events of the day into proper perspective.Read More
This morning on Stand Up For the Truth we read your comments and answer your questions from this week. One central theme is discernment issues within Christianity. Are we using proper biblical discernment or engaging in prideful witch hunts, looking to discredit others who we disagree with? Also, several have chimed in regarding young people seeking “community” outside the confines of church. We discuss these and other topics of interest today.
First up, David covers our weekly Media watch segment, answering this question: Why does secular media dedicate so much time to covering issues Americans say they don’t care about?Read More
Juliane Appling of Wisconsin Family Council is with us today to discuss government running the education system into the ground, as well as religious freedom. Next is our weekly Media Watch segment, followed by listener questions in segment 3!Read More
‘Where can we find a good church?’ This is among the questions we will address in our Listener Questions segment today. Other questions and comments include, “What does being an Evangelical Christian really men these days?” and, “Is Islam really an Abrahamic Faith?” Segment two begins with a comment from a listener saying she was disgusted with yesterday’s program about the persecution of Jack Phillips, suggesting we are hateful and judgmental. We will respond.
David also takes us through our Media Watch segment, helping us discern the agenda and misleading information much of secular media throws our way. What sources can be trusted and how do we cut through the noise and agenda of the media and know what is really going on?
We will conclude with our “Rightly Handling the Word” segment, discussing just how seriously true Christians should view our sins against God–and why seeing them for how bad they are actually benefits us.Read More
The media is supposed to hold government accountable as well as inform and look out for all Americans, regardless of political affiliation. Some journalists today might consider themselves watchman over our government, but the truth is few actually do their jobs when a Democrat is in the White House as we witnessed during the Obama administration. Well, since Donald Trump was elected president, they’re back from with a vengeance!
We do not not defend everything the president has done or said, but what happens when the same media that is supposed to hold government to a high standard lacks the integrity, morals, and principles they are calling for? David Fiorazo exposes more media hypocrisy in our Media Watch Segment today.
We also answer your questions from this week. Some of the subjects we address include Oneness Theology, Lordship Salvation, Homosexual Christians, and The Willow Creek Leadership Summit.Read More
On this podcast, we catch up on recent news stories and share some headlines as well as commentary – always from a Christian perspective. David and Crash discuss literally dozens of news stories and never back away from the most pressing issues of the day. As true believers, it’s clear we are living in the most challenging, exciting, and prophetic times in world history. Be challenged, encouraged, and discerning! Nothing should surprise us knowing we are one day closer to the return of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ!Read More
Millennials. It seems the very mention of the word draws equally passionate and polarized responses from people of all ages. Are Millennials really the narcissistic, self-centered, entitled, and lazy collective that they are accused of being, or is there a deeper problem lurking which creates division between this generation and those previous?Read More
The book of Jude is yet another warning for today’s Christian church. We must know the truth and learn from biblical hjistory! Deceivers and false teachers have infiltrated the ranks and are leading many astray.
Early church leaders were concerned about false teachings and rightly so. There’s nothing new under the sun as today, many have accepted unbiblical ideas or teachings because on the surface they might sound good. Few understand the underlying and ongoing war against the Truth.Read More
There is nothing new under the sun, and false teachings and unbiblical movements have been around since the founding of the Christian church. We are warned in Scripture over and over to watch out for false teachers, but today’s church has been infected with them.
Too many believers have accepted unbiblical ideas because on the surface they might sound good, but they leave you deceived and empty. It is easy to fall into deception, but few understand the underlying fact that it is clearly a war against the Truth of the Lord Jesus Christ.
Deceivers have crept unnoticed, and have infiltrated many American churches and denominations infecting countless victims. Some are subtle in their approach while others are blatantly heretical, denying the deity of Jesus Christ, promoting compromise and espousing man’s agendas. The NAR is one such movement.Read More