Janet Mefferd Today
Summary: Podcast by Janet Mefferd Today
Many people admired Ronald Reagan for his political achievements. But what truly made him great? James Rosebush, who served as deputy assistant to President Reagan and chief of staff to Nancy Reagan, joins Janet to talk about the faith, values and character of America's 40th president. His book is "True Reagan." PLUS: I'll talk to Dr. Michael Guillen, former Harvard physics instructor and author of the book, "Amazing Truths." That and more on Friday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY
It's been almost 18 years since Islamic terrorists murdered nearly 3,000 Americans in the 9/11 attacks. What are some of the personal stories of horror and heroism that the next generation needs to know? Award-winning journalist Mitchell Zuckoff, who covered 9/11 for the Boston Globe, joins me to talk about it and his book, "Fall and Rise: The Story of 9/11." Plus: Dr. Kevin Leman discusses the secrets to lifelong romance in his book, "The Intimate Connection." That's next time on Thursday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
There is almost nothing worse in the life of a church than dealing with a serious conflict, but is there a way to recover and grow from it? Dr. Michael Hare joins me to discuss his book: "When Church Conflict Happens." Plus: Alliance Defending Freedom's Jim Campbell gives us the latest update on the case of Christian florist Barronelle Stutzman. That and more on the next JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Bethany Christian Services, an international faith-based foster care and adoption agency, says it will place children in the homes of homosexual couples. Was it a bold strategic decision, or a serious moral and biblical cop-out? I'll talk about it. Plus: We know about the crisis of illegal immigration in this country, but what about the crisis of legal immigration? Ed Martin, president of Phyllis Schlafly Eagles, joins me to weigh in on the next JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
The weight of responsibility and fear of inadequacy in educating children at home can stress out the best of Christian mothers. What’s the remedy? I’ll talk it over with Jamie Erickson, author of “Homeschool Bravely.” Plus: What is some of the pornographic and age-inappropriate material in California's sex-ed curriculum in its proposed Health Education Framework, which the state Board of Education is set to adopt next month? Former Los Angeles teacher Rebecca Friedrichs joins me to reveal how bad it really is. I’ll discuss that and more on the next JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said Israel has no better friend than President Trump. So why did most Jewish Americans vote for Hillary Clinton in 2016? I'll talk it over with David Rubin, founder and president of Shiloh Israel Children's Fund and author of "Trump and the Jews." Plus: The Soros-funded Evangelical Immigration Table is pushing a new initiative to "think biblically" on immigration. I'll share my thoughts on it - tune in to Friday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
A victims' rights attorney says the number sexual predators in the Boy Scouts' famous perversion files was grossly underrepresented. Will the organization now reconsider having homosexual Scout leaders, or will political correctness prevail? I'll talk it over with Peter LaBarbera, president of Americans for Truth about Homosexuality. And new information from the FBI about Hillary Clinton's emails could shed light on how high the government corruption goes. We'll discuss that and more on the next JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
What can the testimonies of great believers in history tell us about the truth of Christianity? David Randall, former chairman of the Board of Trustees of Solas Centre for Public Christianity, joins me as we discuss the book, "Christianity: Is it True? Answering Questions Through Real Lives." Plus: What should we think of Sen. Bernie Sanders' idea to let terrorists and rapists vote? I'll discuss that and more on Wednesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
How well do Americans know the Bible, and how often do they really read it? We'll hear the results of the 2019 "State of the Bible" report from the American Bible Society's Rev. Dr. John Farquhar Plake. Plus: The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear an important case that could determine whether government agencies and courts have any authority to redefine the word "sex" in federal law as "gender identity." That and more on Tuesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
What do the survivors of the Sexual Revolution have to say about the effects of divorce and same-sex parenting on their lives? I'll talk about it with Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse, founder of the Ruth Institute. Plus: The pro-"LGBTQ+ Christianity" Revoice conference has announced its upcoming workshops for 2019; are you ready for talk of "gay pastors" and "non-traditional families?" I'll break down the madness from a biblical perspective on the next JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
What did prominent leaders throughout world history have to say about the Lord Jesus Christ dying and rising from the grave? Author and speaker William J. Federer joins me to talk about it. Plus: Dr. Robert Jeffress, senior pastor of First Baptist Dallas, answers the question: "Is the resurrection foolish, #FakeNews or fact?" That and more on the next JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Is the secular world on the brink, and is a new era of Christendom close at hand? I'll talk it over with scholar and speaker Dr. Steve Turley, author of, "The Return of Christendom: Demography, Politics and the Coming Christian Majority." Plus: Could the next round of censorship against Christians come from the financial sector? We'll talk about it on Thursday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
How did the Lord deliver one man out of the gang life and a criminal history to new life in Jesus? I’ll discuss it with Casey Diaz, author of, “The Shot Caller: A Latino Gangbanger’s Miraculous Escape from a Life of Violence to a New Life in Christ.” Plus: Mayor Pete Buttigieg says he wants Vice President Mike Pence to stop “harming” children by upholding biblical principle on marriage. I’ll offer my response on the Wednesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
What would the world have been like if the Lord Jesus Christ, His church, His people had never existed? And what difference has Christianity made for this world? Dr. Jeremiah Johnston, president of the Christian Thinkers Society and Associate Professor of Early Christianity at Houston Baptist University, joins me to talk about it and his book, "Unimaginable: What Our World Would Be Like Without Christianity." That and more on Tuesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
How do we experience God's peace, even during the most trying times of life? Robert J. Morgan, teaching pastor of The Donelson Fellowship in Nashville, will talk about it and his book, "Worry Less, Live More: God's Prescription for a Better Life." Plus: David Chadwick stops by to talk about his book, "From Superficial to Significant: What it Means to Become Great in God's Eyes." That's next time on Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.