Janet Mefferd Today
Summary: Podcast by Janet Mefferd Today
Our culture saturates our daughters with unhealthy role models, misleads them on issues like sexual activity and even wants them to question their "gender." What's a parent to do? Dr. Meg Meeker associate professor of medicine at the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, joins me to talk about it and her book, "Raising a Strong Daughter in a Toxic Culture." Plus: Ryan Lokkesmoe, lead pastor of Real Hope community Church, discusses his book, "Small Groups Made Easy." That and more on Friday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
How can we understand our union with Christ on a much deeper level? I'll talk it over with Brian Hedges, lead pastor of Fulkerson Park Baptist Church in Michigan, as we talk about his book, "With Jesus: Finding Your Place in the Story of Christ." Plus: Kristin Tate from The Hill shows just how much you're rendering to Caesar in hidden taxes. Her book is called, "How Do I Tax Thee?" That's next time on Thursday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
The culture of death has made great gains in recent years. So how can Christians make a solid argument for life-giving alternatives to assisted suicide? Joni Eareckson Tada joins me to talk about her book, "When is it Right to Die?" Plus: How do you tame your child's tongue? Ginger Hubbard stops by to discuss it and her book, "I Can't Believe You Just Said That." That and more on Wednesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
How do we respond to a skeptic who claims Christianity is a myth? I'll talk it over with Dr. Michael Foley from Baylor University. His book is called, "The Politically Incorrect Guide to Christianity." Plus: Andy McQuitty, senior pastor of Irving Bible Church in Texas, discusses his book, "The Way to Brave: Leading with Courage Against Today's Culture Wars." That's on Tuesday's on JANET MEFFERD TODAY
The Lord Jesus told His disciples, "Everything written about Me in the Law of Moses, the Prophets, and the Psalms must be fulfilled." But what all was written in the Old Testament about our Savior, centuries before His birth, that foretold even the smallest details about the promised Messiah? Dr. Michael Rydelnik, professor of Jewish Studies and Bible at Moody Bible Institute, joins me to discuss, "The Moody Handbook of Messianic Prophecy." Don't miss the Monday edition of JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
What can we do to help shape our teenagers to love the Lord and live lives that honor Him? I'll talk about it with teen culture expert Jeffrey Dean, author of: "Raising Successful Teens: How to Help Your Child Honor God and Live Wisely." Plus: NeverTrumpers are trying to sway evangelicals to turn on the president with a new video. We'll talk about it on Friday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
The Book of Revelation can be an intimidating read, yet its prophecy and practical truths are important to understand. Todd Hampson helps guide us as we talk about his book, "The Non-Prophet's Guide to the Book of Revelation." Plus: Pastor Jonathan Landry Cruse discusses what it means to be in Christ. We'll discuss his book, "The Christian's True Identity." That's next time on the Thursday edition of JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
The United Methodist Church has announced a new proposal to split the denomination over so-called LGBTQ rights. But have the pro-homosexual liberals just signed their own denominational death warrant? We'll talk about it. Plus: Noah Brandt from Americans United for Life discusses some of the biggest pro-life victories of 2019 and offers a preview of big victories that await us in 2020. That and more on Wednesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
A showdown is looming in Virginia over gun rights, as Democrat lawmakers prepare to strip away citizens' freedoms and a majority of counties say they won't comply. Where is the battle headed in the bigger fight for the Second Amendment? Alan Gottlieb, founder of the Second Amendment Foundation, joins me. Plus: A Hollywood actress raised in a Christian home celebrates abortion at the Golden Globes. I'll give you my take. That and more next time on Tuesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
From targeted lawsuits to the religious freedom-crushing Equality Act to Big Tech censorship, the LGBTQ+ movement is putting unprecedented pressure on Christians to conform to its relentless demands. How do we stand on God's Word and resist this growing tyranny? We'll address it with a powerhouse lineup of Christian leaders and experts at God's Voice Conference 2020. Stephen Black, executive director of First Stone Ministries, joins me for a preview. Join us for Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
A Texas judge is suing a state agency after she says she was wrongly punished for refusing to officiate a so-called "same-sex wedding." First Liberty Institute's Jeremy Dys will bring us up to speed on the case. Plus: A study touted by the media as undermining abortion reversal actually shows the dangers of the abortion pill. We'll get the details from Live Action's Alison Centofante. That and more on Friday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Is there a way that we can have a better biblical perspective on the whole subject of death and dying? Dr. Timothy Sisemore joins me to discuss it and his book, "Finding God While Facing Death." Plus: Jesus Christ is not only king, as He confirmed to Pilate, but He is the King of Kings. Yet, He is also the savior and friend who walks with His people through life. How do we find Him and find our purpose in Him? Thann Bennett, director of Government Affairs at the American Center for Law & Justice, joins me to talk about it and his book, "In Search of the King." That and more on Thursday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Has the Right-Left axis given way to one that can be described as the corrupt vs. the virtuous? Frank Buckley, Foundation Professor at George Mason University's Scalia School of Law, joins me to talk about his book, "The Republic of Virtue." Plus: Melissa Ohden joins me to tell her incredible story about discovering that she survived a saline abortion. We'll discuss her amazing life story from her book, "You Carried Me." That and more on Wednesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
What are the major themes of the New Testament? How does each book fit with the others, and what are the practical applications for everyday life? Dr. Ron Rhodes from Reasoning from the Scriptures Ministries joins Janet to talk about it as we explore his book, “90 Days Through the New Testament in Chronological order.” That and more on Tuesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
The Lord Jesus said God's worshipers must worship Him in Spirit and in truth. So what does that mean for our church music? Douglas Bond joins me to talk about his book, "God Sings (And Ways We Think He Ought To)." Plus: Dr. Dave Beckwith with Standing Stone Ministry discusses the lessons Jonah can teach us about our own wayward hearts. His book is called: "I Love the World - It's People I Can't Stand." That and more on Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.