Janet Mefferd Today
Summary: Podcast by Janet Mefferd Today
Pastor Andrew Brunson, who experienced false imprisonment in Turkey, says he believes American Christians face a coming persecution. Is that true? We'll talk about it. Plus: I'll get Dr. Robert Jeffress' thoughts on "America's Coming Implosion," and former NASA engineer Jay Schabacker stops by to discuss his book, "Scientific Challenges to Evolutionary Theory: How These Challenges Affect Religion." All that and more on Thursday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Many people today think of Jesus Christ as a mild-mannered savior who never got angry. But what does the Bible say? Tim Harlow, senior pastor of Parkview Christian Church in Orland Park, Ill., joins me to talk about it and his book, "What Made Jesus Mad?" Plus: Will the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals affirm a lower court's ruling that Obamacare is unconstitutional? Dr. Merrill Matthews from the Institute for Policy Innovation will weigh in on the next JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
What are the rewards that await Christians in heaven? I'll talk it over with Bible prophecy expert and author Mark Hitchcock, senior pastor of Faith Bible Church in Edmond, Okla., and author of "Heavenly Rewards: Living With Eternity in Sight." Plus: Has progressive activist Michelle Higgins been removed from her position at a PCA church after a transgender controversy? And John Loudon, national co-chairman of Citizen Voters, discusses his group's growing efforts to get a Citizen Voters Amendment -- allowing only American citizens to vote -- passed throughout the United States. We'll discuss that and more on Tuesday's MEFFERD TODAY.
Minneapolis has become to first city to ban single-family zoning, and Oregon is on track to eliminate single-family zoning across the entire state. What's really driving this trend, and what end goal do progressives have in mind? I'll discuss it with Tom DeWeese, president of the American Policy Center and author of "Sustainable: The War on Free Enterprise, Private Property and Individuals." That and more on Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
How do you keep your family life running smoothly? Dr. Gary Chapman, director of Marriage and Family Life Consultants, offers some important tools for improving your home life from his book, "The DIY Guide to Building a Family that Lasts." Plus: A Christian politician is under fire for wanting to maintain his moral integrity and guard his marriage. Why is the Left so up in arms over the Billy Graham Rule? We'll talk about it on Friday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Jim Wallis, Brian McLaren, Shane Claiborne: If you know those names, then you know something about Progressive Christianity, the postmodern attempt to redefine the faith once delivered to the saints. How do we debunk the lies of these Left-leaning purveyors of a false Christ? Author Dan Jensen joins me to talk about it and his book, "A False Kind of Christianity: A Conservative Evangelical Refutation of Progressive Christianity." That's next time on JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
An American Psychological Association task force is now pushing what is called "consensual non-monogamy," and you won't believe who the activists are behind this panel. Laurie Higgins from the Illinois Family Institute joins me to explain. Plus: How are Marxists and forces of the global jihad colluding to bring about the collapse of America through immigration? Jim Simpson stops by to discuss it and his book, "The Red-Green Axis 2.0: An Existential Threat to America and the World." Join us for Wednesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Amazon.com has just banned a number of psychology and Christian books from its site that advocate hope and proof that people can leave homosexuality. I'll talk with marriage and family therapist David Pickup about the disturbing rise in Big Gay censorship and activism and what Christians should do about it. And I'll share some insights about what's really going on at Amazon.com. That and more on Tuesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
What is it like to grow up in one of the most famous families associated with the prosperity gospel? And what happens when the true gospel of Jesus penetrates and dismantles that unbiblical “health-and-wealth” error? Costi Hinn, nephew of Benny Hinn, shares his testimony to the grace of God as we discuss his book, “God, Greed and the (Prosperity) Gospel,” on Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Modern man worships a lot of things. But how can our worship of Jesus enlarge our intellect, our emotions and our entire lives? Thaddeus Williams joins me to discuss it and his book, "Reflect: Becoming Yourself by Mirroring the Greatest Person in History." Plus: What's the difference between Christianity and the doctrine of some of the most well-known cults? Mark Stengler from Please Tell Me the Truth Ministries joins me to talk about it and his book, "Cult Shock: The Book Jehovah’s Witnesses & Mormons Don’t Want You to Read." That's on the next JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
What happens when the adoption you dreamed about turns traumatic? Kristin Berry, author of “Born Broken: An Adoptive Journey,” joins Janet to share her story. Plus: College can be both exciting and stressful for the Christian student. How do you grow spiritually while on campus and deal with inevitable challenges to your faith in Christ? Jonathan Morrow, adjunct professor of apologetics at Biola University, joins me to talk about it and his book, "Welcome to College." That and more on Thursday’s JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
What can the knight's code of chivalry teach boys about embracing a life lived with honor? Heather Haupt explains as we discuss her book, "Knights in Training: Ten Principles for Raising Honorable, Courageous and Compassionate Boys." Plus: Rick Hess, resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, discusses his book, "Letters to a Young Education Reformer." That and more on Wednesday’s JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
The Democrats famously booed God at their 2012 convention. Now, they've hired a faith outreach director to address the party's "God problem." We'll get reaction from Sam Rohrer, president of the American Pastors Network. Plus: Antifa anarchists physically attacked and bloodied several people over the weekend in Portland. What does this say about the trajectory of modern-day radical activists? Reason.com's Robby Soave joins me to talk about his book, "Panic Attack." That and more on Tuesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
The Presbyterian Church in America has just responded to the Revoice controversy at its General Assembly, but I'll explain why its latest move on the infiltration of so-called "LGBT Christianity" into the church is short-sighted. Plus: A new video series from the Discovery Institute directly confronts the false views of science from names like Bill Nye and Richard Dawkins. Dr. Jonathan Witt joins me to talk about it on Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Is it true that capitalism is bad for the environment? Dr. E. Calvin Beisner, founder of the Cornwall Alliance, stops by to talk about it. Plus: The U.S. Supreme Court strikes down the Trump Administration’s move to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census, but says courts cannot police partisan gerrymandering. What does it all mean? We’ll talk about it on Friday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.