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More leaders “Lingering” with IHOP?

There are all sorts of 2014 conferences we’re seeing on calendars that join together teachers from various movements. But when those movements include NAR or Word of Faith, we take notice of those mainstream teachers who would choose to give their stamp of approval by joining and affiliating. That said, here is an interesting new […]

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Here and there

Today we are covering several news stories that you may or may not have heard. What do we as Christians do to navigate this new reality we find ourselves in?  We keep our eyes focused on the Risen Christ! See the related stories below to catch up on these and additional headlines. Today’s Episode: [powerpress] […]

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Dangerous Mindsets

From a liberal Christian blog called “D-Mergent: Fertilizing the future with the wisdom of the past.” Post by Stand Up For The Truth.

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The Danger of Claiming to Receive Direct Revelation

Erin Benziger over at Do Not Be Surprised writes in an article titled, Why Beth Moore and Not Me? The Danger of Claiming to Receive Direct Revelation, “When God speaks, He does so with authority. He issues no ‘lesser’ revelation. His words are full and final and they stand for eternity. This is why His […]

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District: School sex poster “aligns with national standards”

A poster asking some Kansas middle school students a sexually provocative question. Parents, how would you feel if this greeted your 12-year-old? “How do people express their sexual feelings,” the poster asks, before listing “touching each other’s genitals,” “anal sex” and “vaginal intercourse,” among other things, reports WDAF-TV, of the poster hung at Hocker Grove […]

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When a gift is wisdom and maturation

Today as we continue our discussion on biblical prophecy, we ask our listeners how God speaks through Scripture, and whether the “gift of prophecy” is really the gift of the Holy Spirit, sanctifying us to be able to see Scriptural truths more clearly as our faith matures. One thing we do know: The Bible does […]

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Extra-biblical prophecies: How do we weigh them?

We know that Jesus said to watch for the signs of the times and to be ready for His return as conquering King. And while many Christians today shrug off these words Jesus had to say as if it didn’t apply to them, we believe God’s Word – all of it – including the nearly […]

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Jesus Christ “Superstar?”

It’s one thing when a secular men’s magazine idolizes a hip pastor, and quite another when a Christian magazine does it. Both are distasteful and anti-biblical, and both are part of a growing element in our culture that elevates men (and sometimes women) in church leadership to rock star status, leaving our Lord and Savior, […]

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What idolatry looks like

When we think about idolatry in our modern day, oftentimes the image comes to mind of a golden calf, a wad of cash or something tangible like that. But what exactly is idolatry of the heart that might sound like a good thing but can eclipse our view of our creator God, our eternal King? […]

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When denominations “shift”

Interesting story update this morning to tell you about: (Update: Main Calvary Chapel Store Removes Rick Warren’s Daniel Plan After Numerous Complaints ) A couple of days ago Lighthouse posted a letter to the editor titled: “Main Calvary Chapel Bookstore Just Added Rick Warren’s Daniel Plan Book.” Today, the editor reported that the Calvary Chapel […]

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