Walter Martin

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Jill Martin Rische is Dr. Walter Martin's eldest daughter and co-Director, along with her husband Kevin, of Religious Information Network, an umbrella non-profit that includes Walter Martin Ministries ( On April 19, 2010, the FCC awarded Religious Information Network a full power, FM frequency serving Newport, Minnesota, about two miles outside St. Paul. (Minneapolis-St.Paul is the #16 Radio Market in the U.S.!) 88.1 WAJC FM will bring a new kind of Talk Radio to the Minneapolis-St. Paul area. Dr. Walter Martin is known as the founder of Christian Research Institute and the Bible Answer Man radio program. He is also the author of numerous books, including his 45 year bestseller, The Kingdom of the Cults. In 2008, Thomas Nelson released The Kingdom of the Occult, a project Walter Martin had hoped to complete during his lifetime. This 754 page reference work is co-authored by Jill Martin Rische and Kurt Van Gorden, Dr. Martin's longtime researcher and friend. Dr. Martin has an extensive audio library of teachings on Mormonism, Jehovah's Witnesses, Scientology, the Occult, Spiritism, the New Age, Buddhism, Eastern Religions, Baha'i, Islam, Unification, and many more--all available at There is also a free Listening Library with new audios added every month. Walter Martin Ministries provides answers to those searching for spiritual direction in their lives. (Many thanks to Dwayna Litz, founder and director of Lighting the Way Worldwide, for her song, "Higher Power.")

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Walter Martin shares from the heart on the secret of Apologetics--the defense of the faith,once for all delivered to the Saints. We don't have to be perfect--we don't need to be the smartest or the best--persistence is the name of the game, and it... more

Was God once a man? Were Jesus and Satan half brothers? Did Satan really plan to be the savior of the world? Was Joseph Smith Jr a prophet of God, sent to restore the church? Does the Bible teach polygamy? Walter Martin examines... more

Is it wrong to suffer? Are we ill because we don't have enough faith? Is it wrong to be poor? Will bad things happen to us if we say negative things? Tonight, Walter Martin examines the teachings of the "Name it and Claim it" faction of the church... more

How can God be foolish? What does the Apostle Paul mean when he talks about the Foolishness of God? In one of his most powerful teachings, Walter Martin explores the nature and motives of God tonight, on Night Watch.

"How do you resolve the sovereignty of God and the free will of man? Calvin was a brilliant man, but he was dead wrong....Arminius said you could will your way to heaven, and he was wrong." John 15:16 says, "You did not choose me, but I... more

Did Jesus actually live? Is it possible that he truly died and came back to life again through the power of resurrection? Is there proof the resurrection really happened or was it simply a story told by his followers? Tonight, Dr. Walter... more

Does God always heal? Are we sick because we don't have enough faith? Dr. Walter Martin, the Original Bible Answer Man, examines the theology of Kenneth Copeland and Kenneth Hagin, tonight, on Night Watch.

How do we know that God exists? Are miracles real? Does culture make all religion relative? Are there really no absolutes? Dr. Walter Martin, the Original Bible Answer Man, takes a closer look tonight at the immutable laws of... more

Tonight, Walter Martin examines Ephesians 1:3-14 and the puzzle of Predestination.
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