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Reviewing 2013

2013 has been a very interesting year indeed for Christians.  The end of 2012 saw the “Mayan Calendar” propaganda being spread as people around the world wondered if the end was upon us, and that is a pretty tough act to follow, but 2013 had its interesting moments. We watched Rick Warren address continued challenges […]

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Why shepherds and sheep need sheep dogs

How important are the sheepdogs to the flock? In the post-modern church model, many beloved shepherds have either gotten rid of their sheepdogs, or have told them to repent and stop doing what they were designed to do. Has this happened in your church? Chris Quintana is senior pastor at Calvary Chapel Cypress in California. Chris has a love […]

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Roots of the “Church Growth Movement”

In the early days of the church, Christians gathered to equip one another to do that, and the purpose of the church became about praying with one another, worshiping God, breaking bread and learning from the apostles teachings about Jesus. Our Lord instructed us through the ages to go forth and proclaim the Gospel to […]

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Rick Warren’s Top 100 Pastors to Follow

Joel Osteen? T.D. Jakes???  This is quite a Facebook Post from Pastor Rick Warren. Here he tells is fans which senior pastors — the top 100 in fact – that he recommends his fans follow on Twitter. Here is the exact post, but you can also follow the link above and see the strange conversation […]

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Convergent Churches and planting tares

Today we talked about the Emergent church and how it is now Converging. If you missed that interview with Herescope’s Sarah Leslie, you will want to download it and listen. If you listen to just ONE podcast on Stand Up For The Truth, this is it. With that in mind, you’ll be able to understand […]

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Missional Disciple”SHIFT”ers: The next new thing

Are you hearing words like “Missional,” “Multiplication,” “Acceleration,” “Church Growth,” “Future Travelers,” and “DiscipleSHIFT?” Then you might have been exposed to the Exponential conference happening in the Purpose-Seeker-mergent Church. Folks, it is everywhere these days. But is it in the Bible? What is this movement is really about, and why are so many mainline evangelical […]

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The “Saddleback Model” is missing something

Here is how the Saddleback Church Model is taught around the globe, incorporating Rick Warren’s P.E.A.C.E. Plan. Here, Dave Holden uses a white board to capture the symbols to help you learn it too. Got it? Law, Law,Law, Law,Law,Law, Law,Law, Law, Law, Law, Law, Law, Law, Law, Law.” “It’s simple. We bring people in, build […]

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Perspective from Pastors

Where is Christianity headed? Do “watchmen” have a role in the Church? Today we are going to get a perspective from pastors! Church leaders in particular face many challenges as they equip the saints and shepherd their flocks. Joining us on our program today: Pastor Brian Kult of Bethel Baptist Church in Allouez and Barney […]

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Studio surprise? Rick Warren pops in on Pastor’s Perspective

Twenty minutes into their live Pastor’s Perspective program on Wednesday, host Don Stewart and Calvary Pastor Chuck Smith seemed surprised when Rick Warren walked into the studio and took a seat: Don Stewart: Uh, Chuck, we’ve got someone sitting in your left, and perhaps the TV cameras catch him, do you want to introduce him […]

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Rick Warren creates “The Bible”-Driven sermons, small groups

“Lord, what are we going to do?” asks a disciple. “Change the world,” Jesus answers, in a slightly British accent. Here is the movie trailer from the History Channel’s new The Bible series set to debut March 3rd – Easter Sunday: Will The Bible remain true to Scripture, or will its producers, Roma Downey (“Touched […]

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