But even if you should suffer for the sake of righteousness, you are blessed. And do not fear their intimidation, and do not be troubled, but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you yet with gentleness and reverence; and keep a good conscience so that in the thing in which you are slandered, those who revile your good behavior in Christ will be put to shame.  1 Peter 3: 14-16

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An estimated 30-40% of the Word of God deals with prophecy: Prophecy points Old Testament people to the coming of Jesus the Messiah, and indicates how Jesus returns one day to judge all men and establish His everlasting Kingdom. These are the two most significant events the world will ever...

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imageWatch television for any length of time and you are sure to see ads for new medications promising to make your life better.  And while many of these drugs have dangerous side effects, the Pharmaceutical Industry continues to make billions of dollars peddling the latest “cure” to...

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imageHave you ever wondered how members of the “Red Letter Christians” pray when they gather together?  How do you pray to God when you believe He cares more about social justice and immigration than he does the eternal souls of men?  This morning we will share the opening prayers...

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Today we answer the questions and read the comments from you our listeners. We discuss the sexual abuse scandal in the Roman Catholic Church, the crisis at Willow Creek, and what does unity in the body of Christ really look like? Here are the topics our listeners want to cover today: Are you...

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Wednesday, 12 September 2018 22:17

The Onslaught of Darwinism

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imageAs public education increasingly replaces the truth of God’s Word with the theories of men, students are often subjected to dangerous schools of thought aimed at getting them to conform to a secular worldview. IN order to do this, they must necessarily abandon the biblical worldview. Nothing...

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imageIn their passion to block another conservative Supreme Court Justice who is pro-life, Senate Democrats brought a Free Methodist female Pastor to testify at the nomination hearings of Judge Cavanaugh to claim that Jesus would support a woman's right to abort her child because "Jesus would advocate...

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Monday, 10 September 2018 23:46

Being vs. Having

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imageToo often we define ourselves by what we own or do, instead of who we are.  As truly born-again believers who are we?  Adopted sons and daughters of the King of all creation. In America however we often confuse who we are with what we do or own.  This can lead to confusion and...

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Sunday, 09 September 2018 21:34

Battle in the Spiritual Realm

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imageIn Ephesians 6 Paul tells us that while people of the world will hate us because we are disciples of Jesus, our battle is not against them.  It is against the “spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places”.  We are then warned to put on the full armor of God to wage war...

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Thursday, 06 September 2018 23:53

Where is the American Church Headed?

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imageThe Church of Jesus Christ is called to be light and salt to a dying world.  We should be influencing culture by sharing the gospel and the eternal truth of God’s Word.  But instead of influencing secular culture we are seeing secular culture influence the church leading to...

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We are in a battle, but how can we successfully fight when half of the army refuses to engage? As Christians, we are soldiers of Christ and the warfare in this life is very real and yet, so many believers don't want to acknowledge the reality of this fight. John R. W. Stott once said:...

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Tuesday, 04 September 2018 23:45

The Pressure to Conform

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imageChildren of this younger generation face enormous pressures to conform to the ways of this world that many of us never imagined. They are being taught that at the very least they should be accepting of any and all lifestyles and morality; and in many cases they are being pressured to conform to...

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Today's guest is Dave Wager of Nicolet Bible Institute and Silver Birch Ranch. Daily podcast, relevant articles on issues pertaining to Christians and more can be found on Stand Up For The Truth. [More on standupforthetruth.com]

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One of the problems with the American church today is a lack of foundation on the Scriptures and on Christ alone. Research from Barna, Pew, and others have backed up the fact that one of our biggest problems is biblical illiteracy. There are many reasons for this, but watered-down teachings are...

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Tuesday, 28 August 2018 21:11

A Man After God’s Own Heart

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imageWhich of us does not struggle with King David being called "a man after God's own heart" when he later committed adultery and murder? How can a man with such grievous sins be given such a high title? Author Jeff Middleton joins us this morning to discuss his new book "The Treasured King", which...

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Today’s guest is Pastor Carl Gallups with a brand new book out: Gods of Ground Zero. He explains the importance of the Garden of Eden and how it is related to the holy mountain. Gallups points to the pivotal chapter of Genesis chapter 3. Much of the real message of the Garden of Eden has...

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Monday, 27 August 2018 01:52

More Church Scandals

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Our guest today is Thomas Meyer, author of the new Memorization Study Bible. We discuss the importance of knowing and memorizing Scripture which will help us apply what we know. The Word of God also helps us during trials as well as allows us to be prepared to respond to others with biblical truth...

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Friday, 24 August 2018 00:28

Listener Comments Questions

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Here are some of today's Listener questions/comments: How long will we in America elevate man's teachings over God's Word? Those who don't know Scripture well end up following people like Andy Stanley Are some pastors really keeping their followers ignorant of deeper things of God's...

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Wednesday, 22 August 2018 21:39

Destruction Disguised as Reform

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There is a huge political, ideological and spiritual battle taking place in our nation. Our nation has not been this polarized or angry since the Civil War; in fact many believe we are once again entering a "civil war" that might just rip our nation apart. The Far Left, which touts its movement...

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image1 Corinthians 4:18 tells us the cross and gospel is “foolishness” to those who are perishing.  And we who share the gospel of salvation are increasingly seen as fools for our beliefs and passion to see the lost come to saving faith in Jesus Christ. Ray Comfort of Living Waters...

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imageWhen we take our eyes off Israel and The Middle East we tread on dangerous ground.  The Bible tells us the final days before Jesus’ return will find Israel and The Middle East front and center.  And a lot is happening there these days that the secular media is choosing to downplay...

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imageAnyone naive enough to think that simply because the Supreme Court gave a narrowly focused victory to cake baker Jack Phillips earlier this year meant our religious freedoms are secure is living in a fantasy world.  They do not understand the vile hatred of the radical left and the LGBTQ...

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It's the Listeners Show where Mike and David tackle your questions and comments from this week (... and a few weeks prior that we could not fit in). Here are some of the questions and comments from today's program. Is it a sin to not have children if there's a serious risk of birth defects?...

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Some of today’s false teachers are under the umbrella of the emergent church which generally falls under the cult of Liberalism. This man-pleasing movement prefers to conform to this world and rejects the inerrancy of Scripture. They revel in the idea we are in a postmodern or post-Christian...

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Mike and David welcome back Pastor Andy Woods and discuss his latest book, Ever Reforming: Dispensational Theology and the Completion of the Protestant Reformation. We briefly review some past church history and why a reformation was necessary, as well as the fact that even the reformers were not...

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Tuesday, 14 August 2018 20:45

The Lure of Celebrity Pastors

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imageThe growing fascination with mega-churches and celebrity pastors continues in the land of “bigger is better”.  It seems many professing Christians would rather follow a man instead of God and His Word.  Certainly not all large churches are bad, but the number of mega-churches...

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