Janet Mefferd Today
Summary: Podcast by Janet Mefferd Today
What will happen next in the heartbreaking story of little British baby Charlie Gard? I'll talk it over with Penny Nance, CEO and president of Concerned Women for America. Plus: What will the military's next move be on allowing new transgender troops to openly serve? Retired Army Lt. Gen. Jerry Boykin, executive vice president of the Family Research Council, weighs in. That's next time on the Friday edition of JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Controversy is swirling among Christians over the interreligious dialogue held between Christian apologist Dr. James White and Memphis imam Dr. Yasir Qadhi. Jim Simpson, author of "The Red-Green Axis," joins me to respond to the question: "Are evangelicals somehow serving as 'useful idiots' for Islamism?" We'll tackle that and whole lot more on Thursday’s JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
The Bible is the best-selling book of all time, but why are so few Americans reading it? Kenneth Briggs, former religion editor for The New York Times, joins me to talk about it and his book, "The Invisible Bestseller." Plus: Pamela Geller from the American Freedom Defense Initiative weighs in on the enforcement of Islamic supremacism in Ontario, Canada. That and more on Wednesday’s JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
What can we learn about evangelism by studying Jesus' approach of asking questions? Randy Newman, senior fellow for Evangelism and Apologetics at the C.S. Lewis Institute, joins me to talk about it and his book, "Questioning Evangelism." Plus: Why did some ex-gay educators narrowly miss getting kicked out of the National Education Association convention? Family therapist David Pickup was there, and he'll join me for an update. That and more on Tuesday’s JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
The Left is all about America-shaming, even rewriting the beginnings of U.S. history to fulfill their progressive vision of the world. But what's the truth about America's war for independence? Dr. Larry Schweikart, retired professor of business and economic and military history from the University of Dayton, joins me to discuss it and his new book, "The Politically Incorrect Guide to the American Revolution: Making America Great in the First Place." That and more on Monday’s JANET MEFFERD
THE BEST OF JANET MEFFERD TODAY - Evangelicals talk often about evangelizing and reaching the lost. But sometimes we forget about one unreached people group -- liberal Christians who deny biblical orthodoxy. How do we reach them with the truth of God's Word? Dr. Ron Rhodes, author and president of Reasoning from the Scriptures Ministries, will give us some tips as discuss the all-important topic of "Witnessing to Liberals." That and more on The Best of JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
THE BEST OF JANET MEFFERD TODAY - What was the Protestant Reformation really all about? Dr. Erwin Lutzer, former senior pastor of Moody Church in Chicago, schools us as we discuss his book, "Rescuing the Gospel: The Story and Significance of the Reformation." Plus: Author James Banks stops by to encourage us how to pray like Jesus. That and more on The Best of JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Is there really that big a difference between Christians and Muslims? After all, we're both monotheists and Abrahamic faiths, right? That’s what we’ve been told but apologist Greg Koukl from Stand to Reason will join me with the biblical truth as we examine the important question, "Do Christians and Muslims Worship the Same God?" That and more on The Best of JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
THE BEST OF JANET MEFFERD TODAY - As soon as the dignity and sanctity of human beings at the end of life is compromised, there are virtually no limits to what can happen. We'll talk about it with Wesley J. Smith, senior fellow at the Discovery Institute’s Center on Human Exceptionalism and author of, "Culture of Death." Plus: How do I know I'm saved? Mike Gendron from Proclaiming the Gospel ministry will join us to answer that question -- next time on The Best of JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
THE BEST OF JANET MEFFERD TODAY - Is it true, as we're often told, that there is no connection between terrorism and Islam? Former Muslim Nabeel Qureshi with Ravi Zacharias International Ministries, joins me to talk about it and his book, "Answering Jihad: A Better Way Forward." Plus: Why the Ten Commandments can set us free, with author Mark Mitchell. His book is called, "The Ten." That and more on The Best of JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
THE BEST OF JANET MEFFERD TODAY - Psalm 39 says, "Behold, You have made my days as handbreadths, And my lifetime as nothing in Your sight; Surely every man at his best is a mere breath.” So what should we understand about the purpose and meaning of man in a biblical context? Apologist Dr. John Blanchard joins me to talk about it and his book, “Why Are You Here? Searching for the Meaning of Life.” That's next time on The Best of JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
THE BEST OF JANET MEFFERD TODAY - With all the talk of tolerance these days, Christians would do well to remember that intolerance can be a very moral thing. I'll talk about it with Sean McDowell, assistant professor at Biola University, and the author of "The Beauty of Intolerance." Plus: How old is the earth? Scripturally speaking, it matters! Paul Taylor from Creation Today joins me to discuss his book, "The Biblical Age of the Earth." That's next time on The Best of JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
THE BEST OF JANET MEFFERD TODAY -A lot of us wonder: “How am I going to handle living in a culture that is increasingly hostile to the Lord Jesus Christ and His church?” Well, we're not the first generation of Christians to face the problem, and God's Word contains the answer. I'll talk about being salt and light in a pagan society with Christian music artist and pastor Steve Camp. That's next time on The Best of JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
All Christian parents want to be the best mom or dad possible to their children. But in pursuing perfection, could some of us be leaving grace behind? Jim Daly, president of Focus on the Family, joins me to share some advice for all of us flawed parents as we talk about his book, "When Parenting Isn't Perfect." That and more on the Tuesday’s JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
What is God's purpose for marriage? Is it ever OK to divorce, if God hates it? And what about remarriage after a divorce? Jim Newheiser, director of the Christian Counseling program at Reformed Theological Seminary in Charlotte, joins me to give us some biblical answers to these important questions. His book is called, "Marriage, Divorce and Remarriage: Critical Questions and Answers." Plus: Dan Steiner from Pre-Born explains how offering free ultrasounds to young women across America is saving lives – and saving souls – and explains how you can help make it happen! That and more next time on Monday’s JANET MEFFERD TODAY.