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When Time Runs Out

September 17, 2018

Could Isaiah’s proclamation of judgment on Israel be relevant to America today? After many warnings, judgment came to Israel because they rejected God. Their time was running out! In this week’s timely Stand in the Gap Minute program, Sam examines the reasons for God’s judgment on Israel and parallels it with America today. Is America’s time running out?

That Blessed Hope

September 10, 2018

Do you know with absolute certainly what will happen to you after you die? There are many people in this world who aren't certain, who lack the hope found only in Christ. However, Christians shouldn't be among them. Christians should be the ones pointing people to the hope found only in Christ, our “True North.” In John 14:6 Jesus says, “I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.” Are you pointing others to Christ? In this week’s timely Stand in the Gap Minute program, Sam reminds us of the living hope that can only be found in Christ Jesus.

In the Face of Danger, Go Forward!

September 3, 2018

Smart phones are a wonderful thing – as long as they work. But they need to be recharged regularly in order to function properly. God designed mankind in the same way in that we need to be “recharged” regularly. Food and water are important for our bodies, but what about our spirit? In this week’s Stand in the Gap Minute program, Sam talks about the importance of recharging ourselves spiritually.

Limiting Immigration: The Role of Government: Two Differing Duties

August 20, 2018

Many people confuse the role of the church and the role of the government in relation to the immigration issue. Biblically, they are two distinct roles, each with a divine purpose and a divine difference. Do you know the difference? Please listen to this week’s timely Stand in the Gap Minute program as Sam discusses the important difference between the role of the government and the role of the church with regard to immigration. You might be surprised by what you learn!

Limiting Immigration-Immigrants Must Assimilate

August 13, 2018

The immigration debate is a hot topic today in America. There are many opinions on the matter, but what counsel does Scripture provide– What would Jesus do? How do we balance law and love? Please listen to this week’s timely Stand in the Gap Minute program as Sam answers this seemingly tough question from a Biblical perspective. You might be surprised by the answer.

A Blessed Nation?

August 6, 2018

Psalm 33:12 states, "Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD, the people whom he has chosen as his heritage!" The Bible says that the nation whose God is the LORD of the Bible, will be at peace, physically secure, with even their enemies at peace with them. The nation whose God is the LORD will be like a shining city of the hill, marked by justice, united in purpose and fear of God. Please listen to this week’s timely Stand in the Gap Minute program as Sam reminds us that the only nation blessed by God is the one who honors God.

The Best Advice

July 30, 2018

Before we can find effective solutions for the problems afflicting our nation and the world, we must first identify the root of the problem. It might not be what you think. In fact, the answer just might surprise you. Are you part of the problem or part of the solution? Please listen to this week’s timely Stand in the Gap Minute program as Sam shares with us this insightful answer he learned from a Russian pastor.

No Secret Disciples

July 23, 2018

In Matthew 10:32-33, Jesus said “Whosoever therefore shall confess me before men, him will I confess also before my Father which is in heaven. But whosoever shall deny me before men, him will I also deny before my Father which is in heaven.” Do those around you know that you are a Christian, or do you keep that information “top secret?” Please listen to this week’s timely Stand in the Gap Minute program as Sam reminds us that there are no “secret” disciples.

In Times of Deception: Stand Fast for Truth

July 16, 2018

In these last days, Scripture tells us that there will be a falling away from the truth. Many will fall for the deceptive lies of the enemy. The same thing was going on even in Paul’s time and he encouraged the saints to stand fast in their faith. Are you standing fast in your faith, or are you falling away? Please listen to this week’s timely Stand in the Gap Minute program as Sam encourages us to stand fast for the truth.

The Best Advice

July 9, 2018

Before we can find effective solutions for the problems afflicting our nation and the world, we must first identify the root of the problem. It might not be what you think. In fact, the answer just might surprise you. Are you part of the problem or part of the solution? Please listen to this week’s timely Stand in the Gap Minute program as Sam shares with us this insightful answer he learned from a Russian pastor.

Obedience, then Unity

July 2, 2018

God’s Word tells us the Biblical equation for restoring unity, whether in a church, in a city, or in a nation. Are you part of the right equation or are you contributing to the disunity in our nation? Please listen to this week’s timely Stand in the Gap Minute program as Sam shares with us the right, Biblical equation for restoring unity.

No Neutral Ground

June 25, 2018

Despite all that Jesus has done for this world, even surrendering his own life, there are still those who hate him and refuse to give him first place in their lives. Ever wonder why? Please listen to this week’s timely "Stand in the Gap Minute" program as Sam answers this question and more!

Watch Out for Those Who Sneak About!

June 18, 2018

1 Timothy 3:5 warns us of people who “have a form of godliness but deny the power of God.” In these last days, we must be ever-mindful not to be deceived. Please listen to this week’s timely Stand in the Gap Minute program as we're reminded of Jude’s warnings against such people and exhorts us to stand firmly for the Truth of God’s word that, alone, sets people free!

In Troubled Times, Be Bold

June 4, 2018

We all remember the children’s song “I am a C-H-R-I-S-T-I-A-N”, but do we carry out that truth in our daily living? As we look around us, Christians are facing more and more harassment, intimidation, and even persecution here in America. How should we respond? How do you respond? Please listen to this week’s timely Stand in the Gap Minute program as we're reminded of the Apostle Paul’s words that can bring encouragement and revived boldness to live out our faith in Christ.

Memorial Day-God's Way

May 28, 2018

As we remember those who sacrificed their lives protecting our freedoms this Memorial Day, let’s also remember the One whose sacrifice granted us the greatest freedom of all – Eternal Life. Please listen to this week’s timely Stand in the Gap Minute program as we're reminded of what Scripture has to say about the importance of memorials, and about their significance to future generations.

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