Janet Mefferd Today
Summary: Podcast by Janet Mefferd Today
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said Israel has no better friend than President Trump. So why did most Jewish Americans vote for Hillary Clinton in 2016? I'll talk it over with David Rubin, founder and president of Shiloh Israel Children's Fund and author of "Trump and the Jews." Plus: The Soros-funded Evangelical Immigration Table is pushing a new initiative to "think biblically" on immigration. I'll share my thoughts on it - tune in to Friday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
A victims' rights attorney says the number sexual predators in the Boy Scouts' famous perversion files was grossly underrepresented. Will the organization now reconsider having homosexual Scout leaders, or will political correctness prevail? I'll talk it over with Peter LaBarbera, president of Americans for Truth about Homosexuality. And new information from the FBI about Hillary Clinton's emails could shed light on how high the government corruption goes. We'll discuss that and more on the next JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
What can the testimonies of great believers in history tell us about the truth of Christianity? David Randall, former chairman of the Board of Trustees of Solas Centre for Public Christianity, joins me as we discuss the book, "Christianity: Is it True? Answering Questions Through Real Lives." Plus: What should we think of Sen. Bernie Sanders' idea to let terrorists and rapists vote? I'll discuss that and more on Wednesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
How well do Americans know the Bible, and how often do they really read it? We'll hear the results of the 2019 "State of the Bible" report from the American Bible Society's Rev. Dr. John Farquhar Plake. Plus: The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear an important case that could determine whether government agencies and courts have any authority to redefine the word "sex" in federal law as "gender identity." That and more on Tuesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
What do the survivors of the Sexual Revolution have to say about the effects of divorce and same-sex parenting on their lives? I'll talk about it with Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse, founder of the Ruth Institute. Plus: The pro-"LGBTQ+ Christianity" Revoice conference has announced its upcoming workshops for 2019; are you ready for talk of "gay pastors" and "non-traditional families?" I'll break down the madness from a biblical perspective on the next JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
What did prominent leaders throughout world history have to say about the Lord Jesus Christ dying and rising from the grave? Author and speaker William J. Federer joins me to talk about it. Plus: Dr. Robert Jeffress, senior pastor of First Baptist Dallas, answers the question: "Is the resurrection foolish, #FakeNews or fact?" That and more on the next JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Is the secular world on the brink, and is a new era of Christendom close at hand? I'll talk it over with scholar and speaker Dr. Steve Turley, author of, "The Return of Christendom: Demography, Politics and the Coming Christian Majority." Plus: Could the next round of censorship against Christians come from the financial sector? We'll talk about it on Thursday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
How did the Lord deliver one man out of the gang life and a criminal history to new life in Jesus? I’ll discuss it with Casey Diaz, author of, “The Shot Caller: A Latino Gangbanger’s Miraculous Escape from a Life of Violence to a New Life in Christ.” Plus: Mayor Pete Buttigieg says he wants Vice President Mike Pence to stop “harming” children by upholding biblical principle on marriage. I’ll offer my response on the Wednesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
What would the world have been like if the Lord Jesus Christ, His church, His people had never existed? And what difference has Christianity made for this world? Dr. Jeremiah Johnston, president of the Christian Thinkers Society and Associate Professor of Early Christianity at Houston Baptist University, joins me to talk about it and his book, "Unimaginable: What Our World Would Be Like Without Christianity." That and more on Tuesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
How do we experience God's peace, even during the most trying times of life? Robert J. Morgan, teaching pastor of The Donelson Fellowship in Nashville, will talk about it and his book, "Worry Less, Live More: God's Prescription for a Better Life." Plus: David Chadwick stops by to talk about his book, "From Superficial to Significant: What it Means to Become Great in God's Eyes." That's next time on Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
How can Christians better understand mental illness, medically and biblically? I'll talk it over with Dr. Matthew Stanford, CEO of the Hope and Healing Center & Institute in Houston and author of "Grace for the Afflicted: A Clinical and Biblical Perspective on Mental Illness." Plus: What do you do when a loved one takes his own life? Albert Hsu offers some biblical advice from his book, "Grieving a Suicide." That's next time on Friday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Scripture says the Day of the Lord will come like a thief in the night. Are you ready? We'll talk with Dr. Ed Hindson, vice chancellor of Liberty University, about his two studies on I and 2 Thessalonians, "Looking for Christ's Return" and "Preparing for the Day of the Lord." Plus: Adultery is a serious sin that's not only pervasive in our culture, but pervasive in our churches. How does it begin, and how can Christians guard against it? Dave Carder joins me to talk about his new book, "Anatomy of an Affair." That and more on Thursday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Colossians 3 reminds us to set our minds on things above, not on earthly things. How do we properly live as Christians with heaven as our ultimate goal? Randy Alcorn, founder and director of Eternal Perspective Ministries, joins me to talk about the expanded edition of his book, "Seeing the Unseen." Plus: How do we get the big picture on what God's Word is really all about? Pastor Skip Heitzig will discuss his book, "The Bible From 30,000 Feet." That and more on Wednesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
What is the lens through which we evaluate and interpret what is going on in the world around us and what it means in our lives? Dr. Tawa Anderson, assistant professor of philosophy at Oklahoma Baptist University. joins me to discuss his book, "An Introduction to Christian Worldview: Pursuing God's Perspective in a Pluralistic World." Plus: Jonathan McKee discusses "The Teen's Guide to Social Media and Mobile Devices" on Tuesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
There's no such thing as "gay Christianity," so why are so many Christians accepting the unbiblical arguments that are used to justify this grave theological error? It all comes back to the proper interpretation of the Bible. Dr. Joseph Pipa Jr., president of Greenville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, joins me to expose the hermeneutical errors of so-called "gay Christianity" and anchor us to God's Word. That and more on Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.