Janet Mefferd Today
Summary: Podcast by Janet Mefferd Today
From global warming to presidential polling, the Left likes to tell us that its positions are all based on "settled science." In fact, much of what they tell us is based on skewed statistics and dodgy data. Austin Ruse, president of the Center for Family and Human Rights, tells us more as we talk about his book, "Fake Science." Plus: When Christian leaders flip-flop on homosexuality, it can confuse the whole church. We'll talk about it with Glenn Stanton from Focus on the Family - next time on JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
The Louisiana Democratic Party has purged Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson's names from its annual Jefferson-Jackson dinner. What's with all the historical purging in America today? We'll explore it as we examine how the Left has come to embrace the concept of "intersectionality." Plus: New statistics show Christianity is being marginalized in the UK and the USA. Penny Nance, CEO of Concerned Women for America, weighs in - next time on JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
How does a college dropout go from a Mexican prison to head of the American Bible Society? American Bible Society CEO and president Roy Peterson shares his testimony from his book, "Set Free." Plus: Americans United for Life president Catherine Glenn Foster has had a front-row seat to the case of British baby Charlie Gard. She'll join me to bring us the latest news update on Thursday’s JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
When Jesus saves us, we are redeemed and justified and sanctified. But the Bible also says we're adopted. Does that mean something greater than most of us know? Dr. David Garner, associate professor of Systematic Theology at Westminster Theological Seminary, joins me to talk about it and his book, "Sons in the Son: The Riches and Reach of Adoption in Christ." That and more on Wednesday’s JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Why are school libraries trashing thousands of books in favor of digital content? The answer may be more diabolical than you think. Tom DeWeese, president of the American Policy Center, joins me to talk about it. Plus: Twenty-four Republicans stood for taxpayers funding sex-change operations in the military. We'll find out why when I talk to Peter LaBarbera, president of Americans for Truth. That and more on Tuesday’s JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Author and apologist Dr. James White of Alpha & Omega Ministries has come under increasing fire for an interreligious dialogue he did with a Muslim scholar who's been called a hardline hate preacher and has radical ties. Was the gathering biblically defensible? And could such gatherings help the agenda of Islamists in their quest for stealth jihad? Dr. White will join me, and we'll talk about it. Be sure to join us for Monday’s JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
What will happen next in the heartbreaking story of little British baby Charlie Gard? I'll talk it over with Penny Nance, CEO and president of Concerned Women for America. Plus: What will the military's next move be on allowing new transgender troops to openly serve? Retired Army Lt. Gen. Jerry Boykin, executive vice president of the Family Research Council, weighs in. That's next time on the Friday edition of JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Controversy is swirling among Christians over the interreligious dialogue held between Christian apologist Dr. James White and Memphis imam Dr. Yasir Qadhi. Jim Simpson, author of "The Red-Green Axis," joins me to respond to the question: "Are evangelicals somehow serving as 'useful idiots' for Islamism?" We'll tackle that and whole lot more on Thursday’s JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
The Bible is the best-selling book of all time, but why are so few Americans reading it? Kenneth Briggs, former religion editor for The New York Times, joins me to talk about it and his book, "The Invisible Bestseller." Plus: Pamela Geller from the American Freedom Defense Initiative weighs in on the enforcement of Islamic supremacism in Ontario, Canada. That and more on Wednesday’s JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
What can we learn about evangelism by studying Jesus' approach of asking questions? Randy Newman, senior fellow for Evangelism and Apologetics at the C.S. Lewis Institute, joins me to talk about it and his book, "Questioning Evangelism." Plus: Why did some ex-gay educators narrowly miss getting kicked out of the National Education Association convention? Family therapist David Pickup was there, and he'll join me for an update. That and more on Tuesday’s JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
The Left is all about America-shaming, even rewriting the beginnings of U.S. history to fulfill their progressive vision of the world. But what's the truth about America's war for independence? Dr. Larry Schweikart, retired professor of business and economic and military history from the University of Dayton, joins me to discuss it and his new book, "The Politically Incorrect Guide to the American Revolution: Making America Great in the First Place." That and more on Monday’s JANET MEFFERD
THE BEST OF JANET MEFFERD TODAY - Evangelicals talk often about evangelizing and reaching the lost. But sometimes we forget about one unreached people group -- liberal Christians who deny biblical orthodoxy. How do we reach them with the truth of God's Word? Dr. Ron Rhodes, author and president of Reasoning from the Scriptures Ministries, will give us some tips as discuss the all-important topic of "Witnessing to Liberals." That and more on The Best of JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
THE BEST OF JANET MEFFERD TODAY - What was the Protestant Reformation really all about? Dr. Erwin Lutzer, former senior pastor of Moody Church in Chicago, schools us as we discuss his book, "Rescuing the Gospel: The Story and Significance of the Reformation." Plus: Author James Banks stops by to encourage us how to pray like Jesus. That and more on The Best of JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Is there really that big a difference between Christians and Muslims? After all, we're both monotheists and Abrahamic faiths, right? That’s what we’ve been told but apologist Greg Koukl from Stand to Reason will join me with the biblical truth as we examine the important question, "Do Christians and Muslims Worship the Same God?" That and more on The Best of JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
THE BEST OF JANET MEFFERD TODAY - As soon as the dignity and sanctity of human beings at the end of life is compromised, there are virtually no limits to what can happen. We'll talk about it with Wesley J. Smith, senior fellow at the Discovery Institute’s Center on Human Exceptionalism and author of, "Culture of Death." Plus: How do I know I'm saved? Mike Gendron from Proclaiming the Gospel ministry will join us to answer that question -- next time on The Best of JANET MEFFERD TODAY.