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Many Shall Come in My Name

Jan Markell and Eric Barger host former New Ager Warren Smith for the hour. This movement is now called the “new spirituality” and you would be surprised how even evangelical leaders fit into it. The chief proponent of it is Oprah Winfrey who is now utilizing Rob Bell to further this Satanic agenda. Why would Rick Warren tap into three men with involvement in this “new spirituality” to be a part of a program at Saddleback Church? Hear from one who attended this outrageous seminar. We carry Smith’s excellent book, False Christ Coming: What New Age Leaders Really Have in Store for America, the Church, and the World. Find it here. We use the mobile app found at www.oneplace.com.

Podcast: Many Shall Come in My Name


The Most Dangerous Cult: Liberalism

Jan Markell, Eric Barger, and Jill Martin Rische spend the hour discussing the most dangerous cult, the cult of liberalism. Mainline Protestantism caved to it 150 years ago and now evangelicals are doing the same. Order Eric Barger’s excellent updated DVD on this subject here. Liberalism is ravaging our churches, colleges, and seminaries. Find out who the leaders of this movement are and how you can combat liberalism if it is in your world and church. Though the liberal church will say they are Christians, they have taken their eyes off of the important issues of eternity. We use the mobile app found at www.oneplace.com. Visit the Understanding The Times Radio Archives here.

Podcast: The Most Dangerous Cult: Liberalism


When You Can’t Find a Church

Jan Markell's first guest is Dr. Ed Hindson. They discuss his newest book, Target Israel: Caught in the Crosshairs of the End Times. Find it here. Never has Israel been so marginalized, even by America. Then Jan and Eric Barger talk to Dr. Randy White who says even as a Baptist pastor, he would have a hard time finding a church to attend. What has gone wrong and what is the answer to the church dilemma? Visit the Understanding The Times Radio Archives here.

Podcast: When You Can’t Find a Church


Convergence: What Does it All Mean?

Jan Markell and Eric Barger discuss the convergence of many events in September, including the Shemitah, with Jonathan Cahn. From the United Nations to the Jewish holy days to the Pope, and much more, there is a strange alignment of activity in September, not the least of which is the Shemitah. They emphasize that no one knows for sure if we can draw any conclusions. Cahn looks at patterns in the past as well. It is a provocative hour. Visit the Understanding The Times Radio Archives here.

Podcast: Convergence: What Does it All Mean?


The Cost of Our Silence

Jan Markell and Eric Barger first talk to David Fiorazo, author of the new book, The Cost of Our Silence: The Consequences of Christians Taking the Path of Least Resistance. Find the book here. How can any of us remain silent when we see the rampant evil running amok today? Our silence has tragic consequences, and we may not have a lot of time left to speak up. As Bonhoeffer said, “Silence in the face of evil is evil itself.” Then Jan Markell closes with a commentary about the mockers. She was notified that a church in Washington State made fun of “End-Time Eddies.” Why are our churches today denigrating the greatest news there is: The King is coming? Visit the Understanding The Times Radio Archives here.

Podcast: The Cost of Our Silence


Preparing the Way for the Antichrist

Jan Markell and Eric Barger talk to Gary Kah the hour. Kah has monitored the advance of global government for 30 years. He states that a perfect storm is now brewing for this and explains why. The world is heading towards collapse economically, politically, and more. What is the “convergence” happening this fall and could it play into this scenario? Even Pope Francis is pushing a “New World Order” and the three discuss that. The biggest globalist today is the Pope. A warning is given: Be ready for anything. Only the Antichrist can solve the growing problems. Visit the Understanding The Times Radio Archives here.

Podcast: Preparing the Way for the Antichrist


The Social Justice Gospel: Putting Poverty Above the Cross

Jan Markell and co-host Eric Barger discuss the “social justice gospel” for the first two segments. These folks often put poverty and “equality” above the cross. They will feed the stomach but not the soul. They look at primarily Jim Wallis, a long-time Marxist who has “moderated” to a Socialist and who is an Obama advisor. Joining Jan and Eric are Mary Danielson, author of a product we carry about Wallis, and Mike LeMay from “Stand Up for the Truth” radio. Find info on all pamphlets offered b y Olive Tree Ministries here. Then Jan talks to author Jeff Kinley about his book, As it Was in the Days of Noah: Warnings from Bible Prophecy About the Coming Global Storm. We are in those “days of Noah”. How are they similar to the former days in the Bible? Find his book here. Visit the Understanding The Times Radio Archives here.

Podcast: The Social Justice Gospel: Putting Poverty Above the Cross


Wide is the Gate: The Emerging New Christianity

Jan Markell and her co-host Eric Barger, talk to filmmaker Caryl Matrisciana for the hour about her latest DVD, “Wide is the Gate: The Emerging New Christianity” (volume 3). Their topics include Dominionism, Latter Rain, Fresh Fire, IHOP, “drunk in the spirit,” grave sucking, Bethel Church (Redding, CA), counterfeit laying on of hands, we are all gods, Todd Bentley, and much more. We carry Caryl’s DVD and it is found here. It is a 2-disc, 5-hour production. It looks at the raging end-time apostasy so common today.

Podcast: Wide is the Gate: The Emerging New Christianity


The Stage is Being Set

Jan Markell and Eric Barger interview Amir Tsarfati the hour. Amir is an Israeli, a prophecy teacher, founder of “Behold Israel,” and one of our fall conference speakers (Oct 2-3). He states that the stage is being set as Biblical prophecy unfolds more each day. As an Israeli citizen, he is saddened that the church is silent on Israel, the “miracle of the 20th Century”, or caught up in Replacement Theology. The hosts and guest discuss many signs of the times. Learn what Amir feels may be one of the next major biblical fulfillments. Amir reminds us that prophecy is given to prepare us, not scare us.

Podcast: The Stage is Being Set


The Unraveling: Distress with Perplexity of Nations

Jan Markell and Eric Barger first talk to Anne Graham Lotz about the unraveling and distress with perplexity among the nations as history winds down. Is God trying to get the world’s attention? Anne reminds us that God always warns before judgment. They also focus on the hope of Heaven in dark times. They discuss the wounding by God’s people of each other and how this can cause many to walk away from the Lord and the church. Then Jan Markell talks to filmmaker George Escobar who is producing a theater version of “Trapped in Hitler’s Hell.” Find that current documentary about Anita Dittman here.

Podcast: The Unraveling: Distress with Perplexity of Nations