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

Stand Up For the Truth - Apologetic Report

imageThe nation of China is going through significant societal change that the world might use to model as a way to enslave citizens and eliminate our freedoms of speech and religious conscience.  You won’t hear these stories on secular news because they are blind to how the Bible warns...

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imageJesus said, “If you love me you will obey all I command.”  His final command was for His followers to share the gospel and make disciples.  With few exceptions, most of us only talk about God when it is convenient or we “feel led” to do so.  So why are we not...

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Sunday, 23 September 2018 22:48

The War on Truth

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imageTruth only comes from God because He knows all things past, present and future, and according to His Word He is incapable of lying.  And if our pursuit of truth has any genesis but God we can easily be deceived.  This morning we cover two stories about how truth is being subjected to...

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Rather than list many of the questions and comments this week, let's sum them up this way: Comments and questions discussed on today's podcast include an overwhelming response to the current Willow Creek Church/Bill Hybels scandal. Over all listeners who sent in questions or comments on the issue,...

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imageWhen you are suffering from a flu, feverish with a soar throat and body aches, are those symptoms the cause of the flu or the effects? They are of course the effects of a virus (the true cause) that has invaded your body causing the illness and suffering. When you treat the cause you get to the...

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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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