Janet Mefferd Today
Summary: Podcast by Janet Mefferd Today
How can believers engage the legal system for the good of God's world? Attorney John Mauck joins me to talk about it and his book, "Jesus in the Courtroom." Plus: Modern evolutionists say Charles Darwin's "On the Origin of Species" has definitively settled the question of how life on earth developed. Now there is a revolutionary approach to the study of origins that has the potential for an impact as big as Darwin's. Dr. Nathaniel Jeanson joins me to talk about his book, "Replacing Darwin: The New Origin of Species." That and more on Friday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
How can we apply the biblical model of creation to the field of astronomy? Dr. Danny Faulkner, Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the University of South Carolina Lancaster, joins me to talk about his book, "The Expanse of Heaven: Where Creation and Astronomy Intersect." Plus: What should we know about the lesser-known figures in the Bible who served vital roles in the spread of Christianity to the world? Ryan Lokkesmoe, lead pastor of Real Hope Community Church, joins me to discuss his book, "Paul and His Team: What the Early Church Can Teach Us About Leadership and Influence." That's next time on Thursday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Big Gay activists are now trying to get British TV host Piers Morgan fired. His offense? Joking about gender identity. The Council for Christian Colleges & Universities pushes social justice at its latest "Diversity Conference." And author John Perritt will talk about his book, "Insecure: Fighting our Lesser Fears with a Greater One." We'll talk about all that and more on Wednesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Is American society experiencing moral decay, or organized destruction? U.S. Attorney General Bill Barr delivers a stunning speech on the militant secularists' war on Christianity, religious freedom and traditional values. We'll talk about it. Plus: Pastor Jerrad Lopes joins me to offer encouragement for Christian dads. His book is called, "Dad Tired and Loving It." That and more on Tuesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Democrat Beto O'Rourke revealed at CNN's recent "LGBTQ Equality" town hall that he thinks churches should lose their tax exemptions if they oppose so-called "same-sex marriage". Will the church finally wake up to the dangers of Big Gay activism? I'll talk about it. Plus: Dean Reuter reveals the shocking truth about one of the worst Nazi war criminals you've never heard of. His book is called, "The Hidden Nazi." That and more on Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Romans 5 says "suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope. How can we strengthen ourselves in the Lord through life's trials? Dr. Jim Garlow joins me to talk about it and his book, "God Will See You Through This." Plus: Are technology-based religions taking shape, and what will that mean for Christians? That and more on Friday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Without the blood of Christ, we could never be forgiven for our sins. But my is the cross also the path to life, happiness and being human? I'll discuss it with Rankin Wilbourne, author of, "The Cross Before Me." Plus: Filmmaker Judd Saul stops by to give a preview of the upcoming "Stand Against Marxism Conference." That and more on Thursday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Today's pastors are visionaries, motivational speakers and overworked administrators. But what does the Bible say about the role of the pastor? Dr. Harold Senkbeil, executive director of DOXOLOGY: The Lutheran Center for Spiritual Care, joins me to talk about it and his book, "The Care of Souls: Cultivating a Pastor's Heart." Plus: California has just passed a terrible new law giving foster kids the right to secret abortions. I'll discuss that and more on Wednesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY
What do you do when a traumatic or tragic event sets your life on a new course that you can't even fathom? Dr. Jeff Shreve, founder of From His Heart Ministries, joins me to talk about the biblical remedy as we discuss his book, "Life Interrupted: How to Face a New Normal." Plus: Hundreds of people who have transitioned to the opposite sex are now detransitioning. Is this the beginning of the end of the transgender lie? We'll talk about that and more on Tuesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Socialist historian Howard Zinn has had a devastating influence on history students through his bestselling-but-inaccurate book, "A People's History of the United States." Mary Grabar, resident fellow at the Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization, joins me to expose the progressive textbook of choice and its revolutionary author. Her book is called: "Debunking Howard Zinn: Exposing the Fake History That Turned a Generation Against America." That and more on Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
How has CRU, the former Campus Crusade for Christ, taken a sharp turn into pushing social justice? Jon Harris, producer of the "Enemies Within the Church" film, will give us the details. Plus: The latest on the coup attempt against President Trump. And the gospel comes to life in a Dallas courtroom, where the brother of a murder victim forgives his killer and urges her to give her life to Christ. That and more on Friday's- JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Progressive Democrats are ramping up their efforts to impeach President Trump, but does his Ukrainian phone call even qualify as an impeachable offense? I'll talk it over with constitutional scholar and historian Rob Natelson. Plus: A Christian actress was fired from a lead stage role for quoting Scripture on homosexuality. Now, she's fighting back. That and more on Thursday's 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.