Janet Mefferd Today
Summary: Podcast by Janet Mefferd Today
The U.S. Supreme Court has just unilaterally rewritten federal civil rights law to change the definition of "sex" to "sexual orientation" and "gender identity" -- a move that dissenting Justice Samuel Alito has called a "brazen abuse" of the High Court's authority. What are the implications of this terrible decision, and whatever happened to that “conservative” Supreme Court? I’ll talk about that and more. Be sure to join us for Tuesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Scripture tells Christians not to be conformed to this world but to be transformed by the renewing of our minds. But too many of today's churches have set aside the Bible in favor of embracing the culture and its dead-end ideologies. Sam Rohrer, president of American Pastors Network, says the only remedy for what ails a worldly church is the unchanging gospel of Jesus Christ and His Word. He'll join me to talk about it. PLUS: How do we deal with the anti-Christian bias that is all around us in our culture? Dr. George Yancey, professor of sociology at the University of North Texas, joins Janet to talk about it and his book, “Hostile Environment.” That and more on Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Every Christian is in a battle that is fierce, spiritual, and necessary between the kingdom of darkness and the kingdom of the Lord Jesus Christ. What do we need to know about our enemy – his strategies, his weaknesses and his defeat at Calvary? On the next JANET MEFFERD TODAY, Dr. Joel Beeke joins me to talk about it and his book, FIGHTING SATAN. PLUS: How can the recovery of transcendent values like truth, goodness and beauty in education help human beings to flourish? Dr. Stephen Turley will join me to talk about it and his book, “Awakening Wonder.” That and much more on Friday’s JANET MEFFERD TODAY!
Before he was the Apostle Paul, Saul was a devoted Pharisee who was fully committed to the law of God. But after he came to know the Lord Jesus, everything changed. Dr. Guy Waters, professor of New Testament at Reformed Theological Seminary, will walk us through the life and the theology of Paul and why his God-inspired writings help equip Christians today. That and more on Thursday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Could modern church praise music, with its drums and keyboards, actually be on the descent? Dr. T. David Gordon. professor of religion and Greek at Grove City College, joins me to talk about “The Imminent Decline of Contemporary Worship Music.” Plus: Dr. John Wilsey from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary joins me to trace the historical and theological meaning behind American exceptionalism. His book is called, “American Exceptionalism and Civil Religion: Reassessing the History of an Idea.” That and more on Wednesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
As our culture becomes more secular, fewer millennials are identifying with a church. What are some of the best arguments they should consider about the truth claims of Christianity? Dr. William Lane Craig will join me to talk about it and his book, On Guard for Students: A Thinker’s Guide to the Christian Faith. Jeremy Walker talks about his book, “Passing Through.” That and more on Tuesday’s JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
In the last few years, evangelicals have become fascinated with the Enneagram, described as an ancient system of personality typing that helps people interpret the world and manage their emotions. But in fact, the Enneagram is rooted in mysticism and occultism - and isn't even ancient! We'll get a biblical perspective on the issue from Don Veinot, president of Midwest Christian Outreach and co-author of "Richard Rohr and the Enneagram Secret." Join us for Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
The Bible says that in the last days, perilous times shall come. Do recent events in America show we're in the end times? Bible prophecy expert Dr. Mark Hitchcock joins me to talk about it and his book, "Corona Crisis: Plagues, Pandemics and the Coming Apocalypse." Plus: The Family Research Council and other state family policy councils have a released a new publication, "Biblical Principles for Political Engagement: Worldview, Issues, and Voting." FRC's David Closson joins me to talk about it on Friday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
The Left is pulling out all the stops to destroy the Trump presidency and initiate a Marxist agenda for America in November. But former Leftist and best-selling author David Horowitz says their dreams of victory won't happen. He'll join me to discuss his new book ,"BLITZ: Trump Will Smash the Left and Win." Plus: CNN is pushing yet another version of its Fake News narrative that President Trump may alienate evangelicals; this time, for boldly marching to the rioter-embattled St. John's Church and holding a Bible aloft! We'll talk about it. That and more on the next JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
As communists and anarchists assail America with violent riots, what does Habakkuk have to teach us about God's judgment on nations, His sovereign plans and the hope of revival for His people? I'll talk about it. Plus: Deron Spoo, pastor of First Baptist Church of Tulsa, Okla., stops by to discuss his book, "The Bible in 10 Words: Unlocking the Message of Scripture and Connecting With God." That and more on the next JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Why are evangelical entities like Christianity Today pushing Critical Race Theory at a time of deadly Leftist riots? We’ll talk about it. Plus: Why did the Supreme Court reject an emergency appeal from a California church fighting for its religious freedom during pandemic lockdowns? I'll talk with the church's attorney, Charles LiMandri, special counsel for the Thomas More Society. And Trent England, executive vice president at the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs, discusses his book, "Why We Must Defend the Electoral College." Join us for the next JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Violent riots have erupted across America in the wake of the police brutality against George Floyd, and President Trump is now declaring that Antifa will be designated as a terrorist organization. So why did the Southern Baptist Convention's leaders issue a statement condemning Floyd's death, without also condemning the Leftist rioters' anarchy and destruction of American businesses? And is this nationwide insurrection, on the heels of the pandemic shutdown, another sign of God's judgment, both on our rebellious nation and on a weak and compromised church? Janet discusses it all on Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Religious-freedom legal action continues to mount, as state officials in Oregon, Nevada and Indiana engage in overreach against more churches during this pandemic. We'll find out the latest from Ryan Tucker, senior counsel at Alliance Defending Freedom. Plus: How do Christian parents better understand their children's disobedience and how to curtail it? Parenting expert Dr. Kevin Leman joins me to talk about his book, "Why Your Kids Misbehave and What to Do About It." That and more on Friday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
What is the inside story on how the U.S. Department of Justice tried to subvert President Trump and remove him from the White House through the Russian collusion and Ukrainian phone call hoaxes? And is there any hope for eradicating the Deep State? I'll talk it over with Matthew Whitaker, former Acting Attorney General of the United States and author of the new book, "Above the Law." Plus: We'll discuss why face masks aren't really about public health. That and more on Thursday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Why do California's new guidelines on re-opening churches contain draconian suggestions like discontinuing singing and using disposable seat covers on pews? And what is the real reason churches should re-open? I'll get some thoughts from California pastor Shane Idleman, founder of Westside Christian Fellowship. Plus: Cathy Ruse from the Family Research Council unveils the radical sexual indoctrination that many schools are imposing on your children. That and more on Wednesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.