21 Apr

A Letter From Stu Epperson, Jr. :To Our Listeners

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Dear Truth Network Listeners,
In response to the recent news that the host of program The Bible Answer Man, Hank Hanegraaff, had converted to Eastern Orthodox faith, as of April 19th, 2017, Truth Network has removed the program from our broadcast lineup. While not making any statement of judgment on Mr. Hanegraaff, whom the network has known for over a decade to be a man of integrity, deep faith, and friendship, it has been determined that ongoing broadcast of the program would show tacit support for the doctrines of the Eastern Orthodox denomination.
Truth Network is guided by a statement of faith that would not be compatible with a good number of tenets of the Eastern Orthodox. Rather than to have “an uncertain sound” from the trumpet of Truth Network (1 Cor 14:8), we have made the programming change.
We will continue to love and pray for our good friends at the Christian Research Institute, and for Mr. Hanegraaff. Their friendship and support over the years will always be appreciated. Stay tuned for new and uplifting Bible teaching on Truth Network. We value our listeners, and strive to give you the very best of evangelical Bible teaching from a variety of styles and viewpoints that fit within the framework of our biblical understanding and values.
Your comments may be directed to C.O.O. andlead programmer Michael Carbone at 336-480-2038 or mcarbone@truthnetwork.com
In Christ,
Stu Epperson
17 Apr

The Power of A Cry: Desperate Times Call for Desperate Measures

The Power of A CryFord’s new Max Motor Dreams crib proves my point.

Sorry for the Spanish Version, but you can read the subtitles and get the point and how many young parents including me have spent hours driving around at night with a colicky baby. What a cool idea but it speaks to desperate times, your babies cries tear at your heart like nothing else, wonder why? Because we are made in God’s image and his heart breaks at his children’s tears, yes it’s true He even stores them, Psalms 56:8. Yet he made us emotional little dickens with the ability to cry but this played a special role in Moses life and death apparently.

We put on a Passover Seder at Peace Church in Durham Thursday night, how cool that Passover week lined up with Easter this year as it did on the most holy, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The story of Moses in his little car seat/ark comes to mind and reading Exodus 2 carefully you will note it was Moses’ cry that saved him. A precious picture of the Ark of our hearts drawn from the waters of Baptism. As I was preparing for the Seder and studying I came across this article linked below because it speaks to two gigantic issues God has been teaching me this week, #1 the power of prayer, we are God’s Kids and God’s heart has not changed since the times of Moses and #2 the power of a cry… This article was such a blessing to me from a very well read Rabi and I believe my prayer life has been enlarged from it perhaps you too will be blessed this Holy weekend by reading it. This quote from the midrash was extremely powerful.

“Still, as the sound of Moses’ prayer to Him above grew even stronger, the Holy One summoned the ministering angels and commanded them: Go down in haste, bolt all the gates of every firmament–for Moses’ prayer was like a sword, ripping and tearing, and nothing could stop it”

The Death of Moses

 

17 Apr

Child Seat Safety 101 – Two Common Mistakes

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The two issues pictured above I have seen many, many times and are both potentially deadly. Simply put the Chest Clip and the Locking clips need to be in the right place at the right time as pictured above…

Fortunately the newer cars have these anchors pictured here to save you from dealing with that strange looking locking clip usually attached to the bottom of your seat.

Then there is the whole issue on using seats or boosters as long as you need to… I do love this picture..

https://www.safercar.gov/parents/carseats/Right-Car-Seat-Age-Size.htm?view=full

Then how easy is it to check to see if there is a recall on your seat or more importantly if it even meets safety standards get it registered here:  https://www.safercar.gov/parents/CarSeats/Car-Seat-Registration.htm?gclid=Cj0KEQjwicfHBRCh6KaMp4-asKgBEiQA8GH2xy50SBDvdgS43cHJfW6gZtkSfp8ij67OozEcFAwqUWcaAr1P8P8HAQ?view=full

Prayerfully consider how to protect your child, they are counting on you, and God.

27 Mar

‘LIVE’ This Saturday April 1

Live Saturday April 1

Food = Free Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Pizza Later On

Fun= Four Square Tournament just like at CAMP

Family= Win a Family Vacation by playing Four Square

‘LIVE’ Christian Car Guy and Kingdom Pursuits 10a-12n

Meet, Stu Epperson, Robby Dilmore, Tom Booth

All At Honda of Winston Salem 591 South Startford Rd Winston Salem, NC 27103

25 Mar

Something For Nothing

Something For NothingSomething for Nothing, you can’t help but like the sound of that. The world tells you that it can’t happen that it’s a sign of a con or swindle and it sure can be, it takes wisdom to discern for sure if something sounds to good to be true. The idea of perpetual motion so has engineers scratching their heads because it’s the mechanical side of something for nothing, “can’t be” they say. Per the Chevrolet Video, below shot in the 1940’s.. So let’s have a little fun with this, I’ll share some practical, ‘New Car’ Something for nothing concepts and move into some spiritual..you kinda new I was headed there didn’t you.

OK, so I bought a ‘New Car’, (could be used, but it’s new to you); WHAT about all my free stuff, oil changes, warranty, even tires. The time spent completing the purchase of your new car can be very confusing to say the least, you just went through the negotiation on your trade and the price of the car now comes financing options, service options, warranty options, insurance a whole lot coming at you very fast and can be a ton of money. I have seen car deals that the purchases after the car cost more than the car; seems crazy but it happens. I could write an article on each item and perhaps I should but here is a very brief list and my view on them.

EXTENDED WARRANTY: To begin with the word is misleading, a warranty is protection from defects in workmanship or materials, that comes with the car and its included in the selling price. What they are trying to sell you is a service contract and essentially an insurance policy with lots and lots of exclusions normally. They are essentially betting you will pay more for the coverage than you use and its the only way they stay in business is averages and they are playing them.

Oil Changes for Life and Other Maintenance plans, tires etc…:These products work in a similar way you pay up front through your finance contract essentially giving them the cash up front and you pay interest. Then they are betting you trade the car or don’t redeem their offer before the money runs out. It is how they do it and they need to sell more and more to pay for the ones that are already out there. Personally I’m glad they are on that tread mill not me.

Credit Life and Accident and Health Insurance: These products are almost always a way overpriced option. Simply put if you want life insurance or Accident and Health I would price check with a good insurance agent before considering these. Again you will pay interest on top of the products.

One way you can look at something for nothing that I personally prefer is, ‘A GIFT’. Yes, a gift and one of the biggest gifts I was ever given that I enjoy beyond my understanding is my faith. With my faith comes all God’s graces, more gifts. I love the way William Gurnall said it. ‘Your faith is the cup bearer, your Nehemiah to Artaxerxes. Your Joy comes in the ‘Faith’ cup… 1 Peter 1:8 Though you have not seen him, you love him. Though you do not now see him, you believe in him and rejoice with joy that is inexpressible and filled with glory,”

Think about it, I can give up worry, I can move mountains, I can forgive any wrong ever done to me, I can even forgive myself… IF and only IF I believe. Believe That Jesus is the Son of God that he went to that cross to pay for my sin and that He was resurrected and lives and because I believe He Lives in Me and I am A New Creation…WHAT A GIFT!!! It goes on and on perpetual motion beyond our wildest imagination right in front of our noses…IF WE ONLY BELIEVE.

08 Mar

April 6-9th MJ Boot Camp Get Registered

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Masculine Journey Boot Camp: Basic Training  Designed To Give Men Permission to be how God made them: passionate warriors for the Kingdom of God. Based On John Eldredge’s ‘Wild at Heart’

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04 Mar

Lemon-Aide = Hoarse-Power

Lemon-Aide = Hoarse Power

You can probably tell I like to play with words, this one above has some real power to it I would say. As you will hear at the beginning of the show today when a car or lemon,(as you may think) seems that it can’t be fixed the real story may be that God is up to something. Once you understand what God has done in a situation you have a voice like Mr. Ed and your witness to what God has done has power beyond what I can grasp. Acts 1:8 “But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.”

The power of declaring the mighty works of God that you have personally witnessed crosses all language confusion as explained in Acts 2: 11 “Cretans and Arabs—we hear them speaking in our own tongues the wonderful works of God.”

This morning I had a break through. I have to confess that I had a long standing view that cars weren’t the lemons but the people who drive them are.  I can explain, for many, many years I ran car dealerships and a couple times a year or so we would run into a car that seemingly couldn’t be fixed, and I discovered a long time ago that buying that car back was an easy fix; not so much because it made the owner happy but because once that person no longer owned it the car could be fixed.  Listening to Marty’s Story as we will hear this morning explains a lot.  after I get it this morning I’ll place the audio here

You see God was up to something, and now that I think about all those cars we couldn’t fix for the original owner but easily fixed after they no longer owned them I can see that God must have been up to something in those situations as well.

The part of this I can’t under emphasize  is the power that we now have at our disposal as we witness to these mighty, wonderful works of God. The Passages on Declaring the mighty works of the Lord and the pure language they provide are numerous. Psalms 19:9, Job 33:3, Zech 8:3….Zephaniah 3:9 is one of my favorites ““For then I will restore to the peoples a pure language,
That they all may call on the name of the Lord, To serve Him with one accord.”

When we share what we have seen God do in our own lives we bring the Kingdom, the Truth and the Life… Can you think of a situation in your life that just wouldn’t get fixed until it became clear what God was doing?  There are people everywhere dying to hear it literally, so share it today on the show 866-348-7884 or by all means every chance you get.  Remember Lemon-Aide = Hoarse Power.

18 Feb

Bumper Stickers (SIGNS) on CARS

whale of a Bumper StickerChristian Bumper stickers; some are thought provoking some are hilarious, (to me anyway), people love signs and have been asking for them since the Pharisees in Jesus time. On today’s show I would love for you to call in and tell me your favorite 866-348-7884 10am ET February 18, 2017… Here are a few to chew on:

‘Do whatever He tells you to do’ – Mary
A house is not a home without me — God.
About that ‘love thy neighbor’ thing? I meant it — God.
America needs a Faith Lift!
Another dopeless hope fiend!
Atheists are Beyond Belief
Before Sunday football why not come to my house — God.
C’mon over and bring the kids — God.
CAUTION! Non-exposure to the Son will cause burning.
CAUTION! God At Work! Person In Progress!
Christians aren’t perfect… just forgiven.


Don’t think God has a sense of humor? Look at the platypus.
Don’t worry about tomorrow, God is already there!
Enlighten Up!
Even Darwin KNOWS God created earth (now).
Everyone has beauty, but not everyone sees it.
Exercise daily – walk with God.
Experience Life At No Cost! Call 1-800-MEET-God
For all you do, His blood’s for you!
Forbidden Fruits create many Jams!
Friends don’t let friends miss out on Heaven!

Go to church don’t wait for the Hearse to take you.
Go to church. Avoid the Christmas rush.
God’s been patient… So Far!
God doesn’t support Road Rage!
God gives and forgives, Man gets and forgets!
God is. Any questions?
God loves you! And I’m really trying.
God makes miracles but, He doesn’t clean cars.
God promises a safe landing, not a calm passage.
Going to church does not make you a Christian anymore than going to McDonalds makes you a hamburger.
Have God, will travel!
Have you read my #1 best seller? There’ll be a test — God
He who kneels before God can stand before anyone.
Heading in the wrong direction? God allows U-turns.
Heaven is outa this world!
His pain, our Gain!
Laughter is God’s Sunshine!
Next time you think you’re perfect … try walking on water!
That was Zen. This is Tao!

The sign of Jonah itself is a wonderful thing to ponder, above is William Gurnall’s take on it the disciples sure thought during those three days before the resurrection the Big Fish Had them, but the dry ground they were spit out on was more real than Jonah’s in my view…. Have you experienced it? Pray today.