Studies show a majority of younger people now approve of socialism, and one reason is the public education and liberal media portray it as something good. How else do you explain its modern popularity? Instead of the human utopia it is presented as, it is actually godless government control leading to communism. Socialism is used to imprison the very people who call for it, and force worship of government above God. Curtis Bowers has produced eye-opening, award winning documentaries on how socialism and “social justice” have even crept into the philosophies of the American church. He joins Mike and David in segment 2. In our first segment, Julaine Appling of Wisconsin Family Council joins us to look at the recent Wisconsin Supreme Court election and its possible impact on abortion and religious freedom.Read More
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Make no mistake, socialism is not the end game, but merely the means by which a people enslave themselves and worship government instead of God. Socialism inevitably leads to godless Communism. It is every bit the false religion that Islam is, setting us up to follow and worship Anti-Christ when he appears on the scene.With a growing number of Americans approving of Socialism, Democrats selling out to it, and a church that stands neutral in the battle, America is possibly on the brink of leading the world to the feet of Anti-Christ when he presents himself as “savior” with solutions to the world’s problems.The amazing thing about those who desire Communism is how they ignore history and the facts; it has always destroyed nations and economies that have enacted it, and the very system socialists claim will free us, instead enslaves us. Our nation is going through it’s Romans 1 moment in which God has turned us over to a debased mind to believe lies and act with unrestrained evil.Julaine Appling of Wisconsin Family Council joins us in our first segment to discuss the importance of knowing what and who you are voting for, and the increasing pressure being put on Christians to conform to this world.Read More
The Church either affects secular culture (salt and light) or it is influenced by it. The former is part of the Great Commission; the latter is leading to confusion that will lead many into a false sense of salvation. The Christian Church should be a spiritual bulwark to stand in opposition to the murder of children and the societal confusion surrounding marriage, sexuality and gender. Instead a growing number of pastors and churches choose silence for fear of being seen as judgmental or unloving. In the meantime, our silence from the pulpit has ushered in a sad transformation in the opinions of professing believers on abortion and same-sex marriage, with more than half approving of them.
In our third segment, we share an article by Shane Idelman challenging pastors to speak boldly from the pulpit in addressing the increasing sin and depravity of American culture. In segment two, we discuss the growing sex and racism scandals involving Virginia Democrats, and the double standards of the media and the court of public opinion.
In our first segment we are joined by Julaine Appling of Wisconsin Family Council to highlight some key points from President Trump’s State of the Union address, including his bold challenge to Congress to pass legislation banning partial birth abortion.Read More
It’s important we look at a recent study that discusses the many ways professing Christianity is not only failing our nation, but many who attend church services every week. As the professing church continues to conform and compromise with the world Jesus told us we are to hate, a growing number of churches sacrifice the pursuit of holiness for entertainment and secular growth programs.
Mike and David touch on this dangerous path a growing number of churches and denominations are currently on – leading people away from God rather than drawing them nearer to Him and equipping the saints for ministry. Just as disappointing, we will address recent comments from Pope Francis’ January 1 “Mary Mother of God” Mass, including “we can do no better than to put our hands in hers and to acknowledge her as our life.”
In our first segment, Julaine Appling of Wisconsin Family Council shares a tragic decision by the State of Wisconsin to provide “gender reassignment” coverage for people under state Medicaid.Read More
Satan is the perfect liar. He has mastered his art of deception over thousands of years and he can present something to us that looks “good” when in reality it is his instrument for enslaving us once man abuses it. In the final segments today, Mike and David look at how the Internet, presented in the 1990s as man’s gateway to knowledge and communication, is slowly becoming a system of intimidation against anyone who dares to live by or proclaim Christians values. Are we willingly walking into slavery through our obsession with social media?
In the first segment, Mike and David look at how radical leftists twist information and opinions to advance their godless agenda. Julaine Appling of Wisconsin Family Council joins us to discuss how the radical left is now blaming Christians for the crisis in adoption, when, in reality, we are a solution to the crisis.Read More
The Apostle Paul makes it clear that we are to honor and obey governmental authorities in our lives, as long as their orders do not contradict what the Bible teaches. In America we are blessed because we get to choose our leaders, the “Caesars” we are to submit to. Tomorrow (Tuesday) Americans will elect our government leaders for the next two years, and their motives for voting will be worldly. But as Christians, we are held to a higher standard. We should be electing leaders whose values and beliefs most align with God’s Word on moral and spiritual issues like abortion, marriage, family, freedom, sexuality and gender.
Our religious freedoms to openly profess and share our convictions continue to be on the line depending the outcome of this election. Radical Progressives have made it clear that Christians are to be seen but not heard. In our final segments we look at news stories that show just how intense the pressure is becoming on Christians to withdraw from the public arena. But first we check in with Julaine Appling of Wisconsin Family Council to discuss the choices Christians face in this election.Read More
There is always a certain arrogance to our sin. And the greater the pride or arrogance, the greater the sin. America, founded on Judeo-Christian principles and values, is rapidly turning away from God in her arrogance, symbolized best by our very own government and the nation’s capitol in Washington D.C.
America’s defiance of God has now reached a new level as a replica of the Arch of Baal has taken up residence on the National Mall of Washington D.C.—and lawmakers republican and Democrat alike are giddy about it. We’ll cover the story in our second segment today. In segment three, we’ll continue our look at the Barna Research study from 2017 that reveals exactly what professed born-again believers actually believe about God and the Bible.
In our first segment we check in with Julaine Appling of Wisconsin Family Action and Council. There is so much to talk about including the upcoming state and national elections and how we can cut through the noise of all the TV ads, mailings, and social media nonsense.Read More
One definition of insanity you sometimes hear is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result. But another definition could be “a refusal to accept reality.” No matter what facts or truth is presented, the person refuses to accept them and continues to insist he is right even despite irrefutable evidence. This seems to define radical liberalism in our nation.
The evidence supporting life is clear in God’s Word and true science with each passing year proves life begins much earlier than previously thought. And on the issue of “gender dysphoria,” science continues to confirm the truth given to us in God’s Word: gender is assigned at conception and there is nothing man can do to change that.
No amount of truth seems sufficient for far left liberals bent on enforcing their agenda of godlessness. Today we look at a few more stories about radical views and arguments disconnected from truth and reality. We check in with Julaine Appling of Wisconsin Family Council.Read More
We value our freedoms as American citizens, especially the freedom of speech and religious expression. Knowing that the Bible is the basis of our nation’s laws and morality, we also recognize without them we are no better than Nazi Germany or the Soviet Union.
In our first segment today, we talk with Julaine Appling of Wisconsin Family Council to discuss President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, as well as new studies about the opioid crisis and significantly lower birth rates in Wisconsin.
We live in times where some would like to take our freedoms from us. Globalists and Marxists look for every opportunity to make government god and enslave us to their standards of [im]morality. But we can also be easily deceived into voluntarily giving up our freedoms in the name of “progress.” We also discuss an article from the website “Technocracy” about A.I. (Artificial Intelligence) and how it is shaping the future of medical research and treatment. The potential ramifications are chilling. Finally, Canada finds more ways to discriminate against Christians and clamp down on religious freedom.Read More
This morning, Mike and David cover a couple of stories pointing to continuing compromise of the Gospel and word of God in a growing number of churches under the guise of “love.” We look at a United Methodist Church hosting Muslims for a Ramadan Dinner for Muslims, and a gathering of pastors and church leaders trying to figure out how homosexuality fits into biblical Christianity.
In our first segment, we check in with Julaine Appling of Wisconsin Family Council to see what is happening on the pro-life and pro-family front in Madison and around the state. We look at new research from Barna that discusses the views of Americans concerning the direction of our nation including 77% of people surveyed who say we are heading in the wrong direction morally and culturally.Read More
As secular culture turns more hostile toward God and His Word every day, secular humanists are doing all they can to make certain God’s perfect truth is no longer a part of helping people trapped in sin. Instead, the left is encouraging people to not only agree with them, but to insist that others accept their sin as righteous. Isaiah 5:20 warns us about calling evil good.
The city of Milwaukee recently passed an ordinance that bans so-called “conversion therapy” for minors struggling with homosexuality or gender issues, but many pastors in the community are uniting to fight the proposed ordinance. We also discuss a California Supreme Court decision that actually reverses a CA law that approved assisted suicide, and the Supreme Court decision regarding sports betting (gambling) leaving it up to each state whether or not to legalize betting on sports.
Julaine Appling of Wisconsin Family Action is in studio today to discuss these issues along with why so many people are ignorant or uninformed about the Christian faith and what the Bible actually teaches.Read More
It is pretty clear what Christian parents can expect if they send their children to government-run schools. Whatever basic Christian worldview their children have will be challenged and probably mocked, that is, if other kids find out they’re Christians. There’s also a very good chance that by the time they head off to college their children will want nothing to do with the Christian faith.
There are alternatives. Why send your children to reputable Christian schools or take a step of faith and homeschool? But many parents are intimidated by what they perceive to be a tremendous commitment of time or money needed for homeschooling their children.
We discuss a new Christian Home School Organization to offer assistance to parents who choose to home school their children. We talk with Andrew Pudewa, director of the Institute for Excellence in Writing, who is very involved in the advancement of quality homeschooling. He will be speaking at the Wisconsin Homeschool conference April 20-21 in Milwaukee.
In our first segment, we check in with Julaine Appling of Wisconsin Family Council to discuss the recent election of a liberal Wisconsin Supreme Court justice. We also address disturbing trends we see in government, as well as a dangerous ordinance in Milwaukee that will prevent Christian churches and counselors from helping young people who are confused about their sexuality or gender identification.Read More
The only thing that never changes is God; everything else is in a constant flux of change: sometimes for the better and sometimes for the worse. The professing Christian Church in America has gone through a gradual change over the past several decades as secular culture has slowly infiltrated and influenced it. As secular culture, public education, media, and an increasingly powerful government put pressure on the church to approve of a godless agenda, we will see many churches start to buckle to the pressure and conform to the world. Jay Seegert of The Starting Point Project and Elijah Abraham of Living Oasis Ministries travel around the nation and the world sharing the gospel and equipping churches to remain anchored to the truth of God’s Word in a world that is pressuring them to conform to the ways and values of this fallen, sinful world. They both join us in studio for a frank discussion on the condition of the church and professing Christians in America.Read More
Americans have been historically blessed with a Constitution that guarantees us the right to religious beliefs and expression of those beliefs. But slowly and surely those freedoms are under attack by secular humanists, public education, media and an out of control government. At some point we will reach a breaking point in our nation where the Bible is viewed as hate speech and where every person who trusts in it as the Word of God will be seen as dangerous.Joining Mike and David today is Pastor and best-selling author Carl Gallups. Carl is a student of biblical prophecy and has studied the trends in Europe where Christianity has all but been eliminated from society. Is America next – and what will be the consequences?Read More
The life of a disciple of Jesus Christ can be complex at times. The Bible tells us we should trust God in all matters. It says we can approach the throne of God in confidence with our petitions. And yet it also says to fear God. Trust, confidence and fear: Not always easy to reconcile all three of those, yet this is the life we are called to as believers, particularly in a world that increasingly hates God and we who are disciples of Jesus.Read More
Two facts are indisputable these days. First, the world is growing more evil. Darkness is increasing and God’s Word is being openly mocked and ridiculed. The second fact is too many believers, people who profess to be Christians, are ignorant of the truth of God’s Word. This leads to being ineffective in bearing fruit, living the Christian life and sharing the gospel of salvation with others. This not only opens the door for confusion, chaos, or crisis in society – but also in the church.Our guest today, Carl Kerby of Reasons for Hope Ministries, is tackling these problems head on, speaking, traveling, and by producing a video series called “deBUNKED,” answering key questions and refuting statements of skeptics. Carl is teaching Christians how to be effective in sharing the gospel and be better apologists for God.Read More
As Solomon once said, there is nothing new under the sun. Today, we read your comments and answer your questions by going to God’s Word. A few new believers emailed us this week as well as new listeners to our podcast. Some of the topics we tackle today include:How to pray according to God’s willChristians struggling with depressionThe importance of biblical prophecy and Israel.Pastors waking up to the deception infiltrating culture and churchJesus being presented as a social justice warrior? Atheism, Gnosticism, and liberal ChristianityRead More