Janet Mefferd Today
Summary: Podcast by Janet Mefferd Today
How do you hold on to your faith in Jesus Christ when you’re in the entertainment business? Christian filmmaker David A.R. White joins Janet to talk about it as they discuss his book, “Between Heaven and Hollywood.” Plus: What do you do when trouble in the world or all around you leaves you fearful? Jeanne Nigro joins me to show how the Lord can be our foundation when life gets tough. Her book is called, "Unshaken."Join us for Friday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
What role should family worship play in discipling our children and creating a Christ-centered household? We'll get some thoughts on it from Dr. Joel Beeke, president of Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary. Plus: How do we glorify God throughout our lives? Dr. Andrew Davis joins me to talk about Christlikeness and his book, "An Infinite Journey." That's next time on Thursday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
All of us like sheep have gone astray, Each of us has turned to his own way; But the Lord has caused the iniquity of us all To fall on Him.” Isaiah 53 shows us Jesus, the Messiah, as the suffering servant who would bear our sins. But what else should we know about this great passage? Dr. Darrell Bock joins me to talk about it and his book, “The Gospel According to Isaiah 53.” Plus: That little baby in the manger grew into a King on a cross, the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world. Max Lucado joins me to explain why Christmas is all about Jesus as we discuss his book, "Because of Bethlehem." That's on the Christmas edition of JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Why has the failed political theory of socialism gained so much ground in modern America? Thomas DiLorenzo, professor at Loyola University, Maryland, joins me to talk about it and his book, "The Problem with Socialism." Plus: What's it like to live your life on a terrorist hit list? Ali Husnain stops by to tell his story from his book, "The Cost." Join us for Tuesday’s JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Eastern religions have been gaining a foothold in the West. How should Christians respond? Bodie Hodge from Answers in Genesis will join me to talk about it as we discuss his book, "World Religions and Cults." Plus: Jackie Bledsoe unpacks for us "The Seven Rings of Marriage." That and more on Monday’s JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
How can Christian parents raise the next generation of men to honor and protect women? I'll talk it over with Marriage Today host Dave Willis, author of, "Raising Boys Who Respect Girls." Plus: Why is the Trump impeachment the very type of impeachment that our Founders feared? That and more on Friday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
What’s the latest on the impeachment scam against President Trump? We’ll talk about it. Plus: With the backing of some major evangelical groups, the Fairness for All Act has just been introduced in Congress, purporting to protect both LGBT rights and religious freedom. But it's actually a terrible piece of legislation that undermines the freedoms of Christians. Peter LaBarbera, president of Americans for Truth about Homosexuality, joins me to talk about it. That’s next time on JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
The Bible is the most attacked book in the history of the world. How have the attacks come, and how has God always used His people to guard His Word? Michael McCormack joins me to discuss his book, "Killing the Bible." Plus: We're constantly bombarded with so-called expert opinions that are often contradictory and ineffective. What should we know about the modern myth of experts in today’s twenty-four hour media cycle, and our own duty to become experts? Marc Fitch joins me to talk about it and his book, Shmexperts: How Ideology and Power Politics are Disguised as Science. That and more – on Wednesday’s JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
The Hallmark Channel aired lesbian wedding ads, pulled them after complaints came in - then reinstated them! What does the controversy say about the cultural power of the sexual radicals? We'll talk about it. Plus: How do we keep our kids safe from those who would abuse them? Beth Robinson joins me to talk about it and her book, "Protecting Your Child from Predators: How to Recognize and Respond to Sexual Danger." Tune in for Tuesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
In the wake of the House Judiciary Committee advancing two impeachment charges against President Trump, Former FBI Director James Comey is on the hot seat for making previous false claims about the FISA process that the recent IG report strongly refuted. But what will the American people do to the transparently corrupt FBI, DOJ and Leftist political activists who are staging this open coup? We'll talk about it. Plus: How can we grow closer to the Lord and seek to do His will? O.S. Hawkins stops by to talk about his new book, "The Passion Code: 100 Days With Jesus." That and more on Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
The Book of Hebrews refers to mature Christians as the ones "who by constant use have trained themselves to distinguish good from evil." What is biblical discernment, and why is discernment necessary for maintaining the purity of the gospel of Jesus Christ and preventing the church from drifting into apostasy? I'll talk it over with author and speaker Mike Gendron, founder of Proclaiming the Gospel, on Tuesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
In the last several years, a stunning number of prominent pastors and Christian leaders have fallen through sinful scandal. How does it happen, and what should a Christian do after an implosion? Dr. Eric Geiger from LifeWay Christian Resources will talk about it and his book, "How to Ruin Your Life: And Starting Over When You Do." Plus: Lathan Watts from First Liberty Institute gives us the latest on the state of religious liberty in America, outlined in the latest edition of the firm's book, "Undeniable." That and more on Friday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
What happens when an up-and-coming European bioscientist flips from Darwin disciple to Darwin defector? Dr. Jonathan Witt, senior fellow of Discovery Institute's Center for Science and Culture, joins me to talk about the journey of Finnish bioscientist Dr. Matti Leisola as we discuss the new book they co-wrote, "Heretic: One Scientist's Journey from Darwin to Design." Plus: Gil Mertz talks about why it's so important to forgive others. His book is called, "Forgive Your Way to Freedom." That and more on Thursday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
How do know that the Books of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John can be trusted? Christian apologist and attorney John Stewart joins Janet to talk about it and his book, "In Defense of the Gospels: The Case for Reliability." Plus: Evangelist Oswald Chambers is best known for his beloved classic daily devotional, "My Utmost for His Highest." How did he pursue God with a rare passion? Paul Kent joins us to talk about it and his book, "Oswald Chambers: A Life in Pictures." That and more on Wednesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
At Christmas, we celebrate the birth of Jesus as Immanuel -- God with us! But why did God have to become a human being in order to save us, and why is the doctrine of the incarnation so vital to the life and health of the church? I'll talk it over with pastor and speaker Rev. Melvin Tinker, author of the new book, "Veiled in Flesh: The Incarnation; What it Means and Why it Matters." That and more on Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.