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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 (waltermartin.com). 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 waltermartin.com. 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." Excerpt from Ocean Eyes, Saltwater Room by Owl City)

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What does God expect from us and how should we use the money and gifts God's given to us? Do people still covet today? What is the canker of greed? Drawing from Jesus' teaching in the parable of the Rich Fool, Walter Martin... more

Walter Martin answers questions on false teaching, positive confession, Mormons and the 700 Club, Jesus and His confrontations with demons and many more. He goes on to talk about the times of trial in our lives and how God uses them to... more

Does your conscience accuse you? Do you think God will never use you because of your past sins? Walter Martin explores the magnificent promises of God and the protection of His "teflon" righteousness in Jesus Christ. Everyday trials... more

What was God doing when He entered the world in the person of Jesus? Why did He allow His only Son to die? Why does He love us? From the beginning of time, God did not intend to have his familial life, which He planned for all eternity,... more

If Mary is the mother of God--is Mary the mother of the Trinity? How should we treat Catholics? What will take place on earth during the Millenium? What is the theology of Masonry? We're highlighting another great Question and Answer... more

Tonight, we're previewing another new/retro collection of Dr. Walter Martin recorded during his Sunday Bible Class at the Melodyland Christian Center in Anaheim, California. Can a Christian marry the wrong person? Is it a sin to use... more

In a fascinating opening Q & A session that includes Calvin vs. Arminius, United Pentecostal Church, the Cult of Compromise, and Marriage and Divorce, Walter Martin takes on mulitple topics from the audience. A sermon on Ezekial 34 and... more

Welcome to Walter Martin's Bible Class! We're excited to share with you a new Walter Martin Library of audios recorded more than 30 years ago at his Newport Mesa Sunday Bible Class, and available now for download at... more

Jesus said, "Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up." (John 2:19) Easter is the celebration of the conquest of death by the Prince of Life and because He lives, we will live. We are not the disciples of a defeated... more
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