Janet Mefferd Today
Summary: Podcast by Janet Mefferd Today
A National Review columnist has called for conservatives to compromise on transgenderism, acknowledging the mental disorder as a part of humanity and abandoning the alleged "cruel bigotry" of discrimination. The piece isn't just wrong; it's a reflection of how the conservative movement is abandoning conservatism to jump on board with the homosexual agenda. Peter LaBarbera, president of Americans for Truth about Homosexuality, joins me to offer his thoughts. That and more on Wednesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Everyone wonders what heaven will be like, but what about what it WON'T be like? Stephen Moroney joins me to talk about it and his book, "What you Won't Find in Heaven." Plus: Dr. O.S. Hawkins stops by to discuss principles for putting your faith into action. His book is called, "The James Code." Join us for Tuesday’s JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Every homeschooling parent has dealt with the naysayers, but there are great answers to some of the common objections we hear about educating your children at home. Home education expert Israel Wayne joins me to talk about it and his book, "Answers for Homeschooling: Top 25 Questions Critics Ask." Plus: How do we develop a strategy for being salt and light amid cultural decay? Pastor Michael Anthony, founder and president of Godfactor and author of "A Call for Courage," will stop by to discuss it. That's on Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Joseph Smith, founder and supposed prophet of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, called the Book of Mormon "the most correct of any book on earth." Even today, the church calls it "another testament of Jesus Christ." But does that claim stand up to historical or theological scrutiny? We'll explore that question with Bill McKeever, founder of Mormonism Research Ministry. You won't want to miss the Friday edition of JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
The Bible says Jesus Christ is the only mediator between God and man -- but the world doesn't want to hear it! But we still have to preach it. Dr. Robert Jeffress, pastor of First Baptist Dallas, joins me to talk about it and his book, "Not All Roads Lead to Heaven." Plus: Barbara Rainey talks about the art of being a wife as we discuss her book, "Letters to My Daughters." That's on Thursday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
What would it take for the Lord to awaken us once more, and how can we seek His face as we pray for that awakening? Dr. Tom Phillips, vice president of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, joins me to talk about it and his book, "Jesus Now." Plus: Al Janssen on how to reflect the love of God with your spouse. His book is called, "Your Marriage Masterpiece: Transform Your Relationship Through God's Amazing Design." That's on Wednesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
The murderous monster Adolf Hitler was the very antithesis of a Christian, and yet there are still those today who try to claim he was a devout believer. Professor Richard Weikart sets the record straight as we discuss his book, "Hitler's Religion: The Twisted Beliefs that Drove the Third Reich." Plus: How does adoption change the world? Focus on the Family's Paul Batura stops by to explain as we talk about his book, "Chosen for Greatness." That's on Tuesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
The Southern Baptist Convention will convene for its annual meeting next month, and many say America's largest Protestant denomination is at a critical juncture as it prepares to elect a new president. Dr. Ken Hemphill is seeking the presidency, and he'll join Janet to share his thoughts on the direction of the SBC and his vision for its future. Plus: International Christian Concern's Gina Goh on the Chinese Protestant groups that are planning to make Christianity more Chinese -- and even have plans for a secular version of the Bible! That and more on Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Pastor and former Southern Baptist Convention president Jerry Vines was one of the key figures in the denomination's seminal event 40 years ago, known as the conservative resurgence. Why was the battle for biblical inerrancy so important, and what are his thoughts on the state of the SBC today? Dr. Vines joins me to discuss it and his new release, "The Vines Expository Bible." That's next time on Friday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
California may soon enact a draconian measure that outlaws helping anybody with unwanted same-sex attraction or gender confusion. And now, that threat has led Summit Ministries to cancel its upcoming youth conference near Los Angeles. Summit president Jeff Myers will stop by to talk about it. Plus: The Susan B. Anthony List's Marjorie Dannenfelser on a new way to defund to Planned Parenthood. That and more next time on Thursday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
What are the lessons that the late Rev. Billy Graham taught his son, evangelist Franklin Graham? Franklin will join me to talk about it and his book, "Through My Father's Eyes." Plus: Sexual radicals in Illinois are pushing a bill that not only forces public-school kids to learn about so-called "gay" heroes -- but requires them to demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of homosexuals in order to graduate from middle school! We'll get the details from the Illinois Family Institute's Laurie Higgins, next time on Wednesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
The West it turning truth on its head, embracing secular humanism, sexual deviance and even nihilism. Will the church resist the seductive shaping power of advanced modernity at this critical moment? Dr. Os Guinness joins me to discuss it and his book, "Impossible People." Plus: Can you be a believer without being a disciple? Bill Hull joins me to talk about his book, "Conversion and Discipleship." That's next time on JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
The great American experiment was hard to come by and is in grave danger today. That's why we must rediscover our ideals and be willing to defend them in a society that is quickly losing them. National Review's Jonah Goldberg stops by to talk about his book, "Suicide of the West." Plus: An increasing number of American youth are being radicalized into Islamic terror. Raheel Raza from the Clarion Project discusses that group's campaign to stop the spread of radical Islamic ideology and violence. That's next time on Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
The sex-ed committee of the Fairfax County, Virginia, school board is no longer content to merely indoctrinate kids with insane sexuality and gender propaganda. It's now saying clergy are not trusted adults and voted to promote a drug regimen to students that even the FDA doesn't recommend for minors! Austin Ruse from the Center for Family and Human Rights joins me to tell us what's going on. That and much more on Friday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Are transgenders really born that way? Walt Heyer is living proof that they're not. And after a sex-change operation, followed by a surgical reversal, he's embracing his manhood and issuing a clarion call that we are the biological sex that God has made us to be. Walt joins me to share his incredible story. Plus: An important update on the legal fight to preserve the ministerial housing allowance. Attorney Joe Davis from Becket joins me on Thursday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.