Janet Mefferd Today
Summary: Podcast by Janet Mefferd Today
What are the significant trends affecting our nation, and how can Christians shape culture rather than allowing it to shape us? George Barna, founder of the Barna Group, joins me to discuss his book, "America at the Crossroads." Plus: Dr. Nima Sanandaji explains why Leftists are pushing a myth about the success of Scandinavian socialism. His book is "Debunking Utopia." Join us for Tuesday’s JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
In this encore presentation of JANET MEFFERD TODAY: There's a move on today to contextualize the gospel of Jesus Christ. But offering a gospel without Jesus as the only way to salvation is offering no gospel at all! Dr. Steven Lawson from OnePassion Ministries will join Janet to discuss why the church must get the good news right and preach an exclusive gospel in an inclusive age.
Does God really speak outside His Word? Does He want missionaries to suffer to stay humble? Or has the church sometimes twisted truths into some polite untruths? Pastor Mike Abendroth calls them "Evangelical White Lies," and he joins Janet to discuss what they are and why we must stop telling them. That's on the Friday edition of JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Theistic evolutionists believe they can have their God and their Darwin, too. But why is that an untenable and unbiblical idea? Dr. Wayne Rossiter, assistant professor of biology at Waynesburg University, joins Janet to talk about it and his book, "Shadow of OZ." Plus: What is the U.S. Department of Justice training police officers to think about transgenderism? Tune in for that and more on Friday’s JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
After Congress wouldn't protect us from the Obama Administration's efforts to socially re-engineer your neighborhood, the federal government is pushing forward with the AFFH rule -- with threats to your town for non-compliance. Tom DeWeese, president of the American Policy Center, will join me to explain. Plus: Why is the family of a jihad victim featuring the Koran at her funeral? We'll explain that and more on Wednesday’s JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
As a Christian, what you wear is a bigger deal than you might think. I'll talk it over with biblical counselor and conference speaker Martha Peace as we discuss her book, "Modesty." Plus: How can we see God's eternal and divine nature by looking at His cosmic handiwork? Astronomer David Bradstreet stops by to talk about his book, "Star Struck." That's on Tuesday’s edition of Janet Mefferd Today.
Tom McGovern, head of Dispel the Darkness Ministries, was once a devoted Jehovah's Witness. What lured him into the cult, and how did the true gospel of Jesus Christ end up setting him free? He'll join Janet to tell his fascinating story about moving from darkness into the light and offer ideas for talking to the Jehovah's Witnesses at your door. Don't miss the Monday edition of JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
How have progressive forces eroded traditional American values and become so vengeful? Jack Cashill, author of "Scarlet Letters," joins me to talk about it. Plus: Dallas Theological Seminary is now requiring ministry students to receive sexual abuse awareness training. Kimberlee Norris, founder of MinistrySafe, will explain why this training is so essential for Christian pastors. That's on Friday’s JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
The book of Esther never mentions God's name, but what can that biblical text teach us about how God's hand moves in our lives and how we should lean on Him? Jane Roach, former director of training for Bible Study Fellowship, joins Janet to talk about it and her book, "God's Mysterious Ways." That and a lot more on Thursday’s JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Some say that Christians and Muslims worship the same god. But what are the fundamental theological differences between Christianity and Islam? Christian apologist and former Muslim Dr. Nabeel Qureshi will join me, and we'll discuss his latest book, "No God But One." You won't want to miss the Wednesday edition of JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
How is it that the government has insinuated itself into our lives and increasingly tried to assume the role of parent to our children? Abby Schachter will join me to talk about it and her book, "No Child Left Alone." Plus: A federal judge has slammed the brakes on President Obama's transgender bathroom policy. We'll talk about that and more Tuesday’s JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
The psalmist proclaims of God: "How blessed is the man whose strength is in You!" How does the Lord build us up when we are weak and depleted? Author Robert J. Morgan will join me to talk about it and his book, "The Strength You Need: The Twelve Great Strength Passages of the Bible." That and much more. Join us for the next JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
8-19-16 - Are you worried or depressed all the time? A lot of us are. But what does the Word of God teach us about anxiety and how the gospel and our relationship with the Lord should affect it? Wretched TV and radio host Todd Friel joins me to talk about it as we discuss his new book, "Stressed Out." That and more on Friday’s JANET MEFFERD TODAY!
One Christian is killed in the Middle East every five minutes. Does this reign of wickedness mean the end times are here? Dr. Timothy Dailey will join me to talk about it and his book, "Apocalypse Rising: Chaos in the Middle East, the Fall of the West and Other Signs of the End Times." Plus, Jen Forsthoff talks about the blessing of parenting special-needs children. Her book is called, “Chosen for Charlie.” That's Thursday's edition of JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Can you really have economic freedom without religious freedom, or do the two go together? We'll talk it over with Dr. Jay Richards, executive editor of The Stream. Plus: A woman in California throws herself an assisted suicide party -- and the media helps her celebrate. We'll talk about that and more on Wednesday’s JANET MEFFERD TODAY.