Janet Mefferd Today
Summary: Podcast by Janet Mefferd Today
What has happened to the American tradition of seeing reality as it actually is and declaring certain truths to be self-evident? I'll talk it over with Robert Curry, author of, "Reclaiming Common Sense: Finding Truth in a Post-Truth World." Plus: What do Chinese young people really think about Christian persecution in their homeland? You'll hear some shocking replies. Join us for Wednesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
A new report from Americans United for Life shows 2019 has been a banner year for pro-life legislation. We'll get the details from Katie Glenn, government affairs counsel at AUL. Plus: Technology and screens have a greater effect on us than many Christians realize. Doug Smith joins me to talk about it and his book, "Unintentional: How Screens Secretly Shape Your Desires and How You Can Break Free." That and more on Tuesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Evangelicalism is experiencing a seismic shift, as the divide grows between biblically faithful Christianity and theological progressivism. What's driving this schism, and what will it mean for the future of our churches? I'll discuss it with pastor David Young, author of "A Grand Illusion: How Progressive Christianity Undermines Biblical Faith." That and much more on Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
After the fall of communism, Soviet dissident and author Vladimir Bukovsky scoured the Kremlin archives to uncover documentation about the regime's shocking crimes, only to find further evidence of Western complicity in those crimes. He'll join me to talk about what he found out as we discuss his explosive book, "Judgment in Moscow." Plus: Is America finished without Christian political engagement? We'll tackle that and more on the next JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
The ink was hardly dry on the Obergefell decision in 2015 when radical homosexual activists started promoting their next radical ideology: transgender rights. How and why did this revolution come about, and how do we respond to it? I'll talk it over with Ryan Anderson, senior research fellow at The Heritage Foundation and author of the book, "When Harry Became Sally." PLUS: We are a culture drenched in celebrity worship, but it is often the ordinary person that God has chosen to do His most important work. We'll talk about it with Chad Bird, assistant professor of Hebrew and exegetical theology at Concordia Theological Seminary in Ft. Wayne, Indiana, and author of the book, "Your God is Too Glorious." That's on Thursday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
How do you know if you're really a Christian? Dr. Joel Beeke, president and professor at Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary joins me to talk about it and his book, "Knowing and Growing in Assurance of Faith." Plus: How do we win the battle for our minds when we still battle with sin and the problems of this world? Pastor Lance Hahn joins me to discuss it and his book, "The Master's Mind: The Art of Reshaping Your Thoughts." That and more on Wednesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
A recent poll shows up to 42 millions members of Generation Z could leave the church by the year 2050. How do we reach the next generation with the gospel? Greg Stier, founder of Dare 2 Share, discusses his efforts in his upcoming outreach event to teens, called Dare 2 Share Live. Plus: President Trump takes a bold stand for religious freedom in a speech at the UN. We'll talk about that and more on Tuesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Are religious Californians really harming the mental health of the LGBTQ community? That's what California lawmakers are saying to justify the recently passed ACR-99, which condemns counseling for unwanted same-sex attraction. But Dr. Laura Haynes, a California licensed psychologist for 40 years, notes that the research simply does not support that claim. She'll join me to talk it. That and more on Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
What is the dangerous doctrine about homosexuality that is emanating from The Gospel Coalition? Pastor Cary Gordon, the face of the upcoming documentary "Enemies Within the Church," joins me to talk about it. Plus: That Muslim airline mechanic who tried to sabotage a plane in Miami turns out to have ties to the Islamic State. We'll talk about that and more on Friday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
In times of trial, we need to remember that God is in charge and using circumstances in our lives for His glory. I'll talk about it with Robert and Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth, authors of the book, "You Can Trust God to Write Your Story: Embracing the Mysteries of Providence." Plus: Another Democrat candidate is pushing a social-justice form of Christianity to try to get elected. We'll talk about that and more on Thursday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Communist China wants global supremacy, and defeating the United States is the first step toward accomplishing it. What should we do to keep the dangers of China in check? The Washington Times' Bill Gertz joins me to discuss it and his book, "Deceiving the Sky." Plus: Christopher Gildemeister from the Parents Television Council fills us in on the best and the worst of the fall network TV lineup. That's next time on Wednesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
A man who led a ministry to help homosexuals has now been ousted from his own organization and come out as a homosexual himself. Now, he's calling for every ministry that reaches out to homosexuals to be shut down. But has the media really told the whole story about McKrae Game? I'll talk it over with former homosexual Stephen Black, executive director of First Stone Ministries. That and more on the Tuesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY
Scripture says God's eternal power and divine nature have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made. What are the implications of that truth in the realm of science? I'll talk about it with Paul Gould, founder and president of the Two Tasks Institute and author of, "The Story of the Cosmos: How the Heavens Declare the Glory of God." Plus: What would you do if you could parent your child all over again? Jonathan McKee will stop by to talk about that and his book, "If I Had a Parenting Do-Over." That and more on Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Today's immigration crisis is fueled by big money, sometimes coming from unexpected places. Conservative columnist Michelle Malkin joins me to talk about who's funding America's destruction as we discuss her new book, "Open Borders Inc." Plus: What the mainstream didn't report about that Drag Queen event that featured performers with Down syndrome. We'll talk about that and more on Friday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Intense backlash has forced a Baptist church in Michigan to cancel a two-day event that was to ask the questions, "Is 9/11 Forgotten?" and "Is Michigan Surrendering to Islam?" We'll talk about it. Plus: Pro-life Americans will gather nationwide this weekend to make the "National Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children." Eric Scheidler, executive director of the Pro-Life Action League, will join me. That and more on Thursday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.