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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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In a world where lawlessness is the new order of the day and the Constitiution is dismantled piece by piece before our eyes, it's become even more important to know not only what we believe but why we believe it. In a time when Christians... more

In the wake of all the furor and anger over the words of Phil Robertson from Duck Dynasty, Dr. Walter Martin--the Original Bible Answer Man--shares thoughts from his heart on the defense of the Christian faith, spiritual warfare, and what... more

Can God make a rock so big He can't lift it? Can God lie? Who is He really? Tonight, Walter Martin takes on the philosophical arguments used against the Church by many Atheists and Agnostics.

Does God want to heal everyone? Is it our lack of faith that prevents us from being healed? Tonight, Walter Martin, the Original Bible Answer Man, takes a closer look at the doctrine of the health and wealth prosperity teachers.

Were Adam and Eve vegetarians? If Jesus is our healer, why do we have doctors and hospitals? Is exorcism biblical? In this segment of Martin Under Fire, Walter Martin answers a broad range of fascinating questions from the audience.

Exorcisms and the power of God tonight, on Night Watch.

In this series on Roman Catholic beliefs, Walter Martin talks about the doctrine of Mary and true biblical penance.

We are now in the end of the ages, and it is a time of "great trouble and great trial for the Church." How do we reach the world? What is it we need to communicate and how should we do it? Tonight, Walter Martin takes a closer... more

The teachings of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi span decades and still reach into high places of power like the US Military, the Mainstream Media and Hollywood's elite A List. In a Truth vs. Satanic error rematch, Dr. Walter Martin examines the... more

Are the Gifts of the Holy Spirit for today or is this miraculous power limited to the time of the Early Church? Can God ever be limited by man? No matter what people may say on this controversial subject, it is always Scripture that has the... more
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