Janet Mefferd Today
Summary: Podcast by Janet Mefferd Today
The Peace Cross will stay on in Maryland as a World War I memorial: That’s the decision from the U.S. Supreme Court. I’ll get the details from Mike Berry, chief of staff for First Liberty Institute. Plus: How do we get past our culture’s caricatures of God that can confuse our understanding of His awesome nature and character? Author Syd Brestel stops by to discuss it and his book, “God in His Own Image.” That’s next time on Friday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
It's been a while since we heard from Promise Keepers, but now the group is relaunching to reach a new generation of men with the hope of Jesus Christ. Its CEO, Ken Harrison will join me to talk about it. Plus: The Family Research Council's Peter Sprigg on transgenderism's manipulation of medical definitions, and I ask the question: Why is burning the U.S. flag free speech, but burning the "Pride Flag" is hate speech? That's all next time on Thursday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Homosexual radicals are gearing up to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, the Greenwich Village uprising that kicked off the modern-day gay-rights movement. But have these activists told the whole truth about what really went down on June 28, 1969? And what is the actual legacy of the riots themselves in American culture? Peter LaBarbera, president of Americans for Truth about Homosexuality, will join me to talk about it on Wednesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Islamic expert Raymond Ibrahim was disinvited from delivering a lecture at the U.S. Army War College this week after a coordinated smear campaign from the terror-linked Council on American-Islamic Relations. What are the dangerous implications for America's security? Raymond joins me to talk about it. Plus: How can young men overcome life's distratctions to live lives of godliness? Author Jonathan McKee joins me to talk about his book, "The Guy's Guide to Four Battles Every Young Man Must Face." Join us for the next JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Much has been made over the years of President Dwight D. Eisenhower's military and political accomplishments, but what should we know about his faith in Jesus Christ? Alan Sears, founder of Alliance Defending Freedom, joins me to talk about it and his book, "The Soul of An American President." Plus: Islamic expert Dr. Andrew Bostom breaks down some of the recent religious deception from so-called reformist Muslims discussing Christian persecution. That's next time on JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
The Southern Baptist Convention's annual meeting has concluded, but did it really heal -- or just cause more division? I'll share some of my thoughts. And how many people know about the huge hoax that some big groups are perpetrating before lawmakers to ban therapy for people with unwanted same-sex attraction? Christopher Doyle, Executive Director of the Institute for Healthy Families, joins me to discuss his book, "The War on Psychotherapy." That's Friday on JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Many Americans believe the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is just another Christian denomination. But Dr. Corey Miller, president of the Christian apologetics group Ratio Christi, is among several ex-Mormon, now-Christian scholars who are debunking that idea. He'll join me to set the theological and historical record straight as we discuss his book, "Leaving Mormonism: Why Four Scholars Changed Their Minds." You won't want to miss the Thursday's edition of JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
What does the recent ad hoc committee report on the pro-LGBTQ Revoice 18 conference tell us about the state of the Presbyterian Church in America? And what kind of impact will this week's Revoice 19 likely have, given all the controversy? I'll get some thoughts on it from Stephen Black, executive director of First Stone Ministries, God's Voice Conference speaker and author of "Freedom Realized." Be sure to join us for Tuesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Angry parenting: It's not uncommon, and it's also unhealthy. How can moms and dads biblically deal with the stress of raising children? Israel Wayne, author of "Pitchin' a Fit," will offer his thoughts. PLUS: Just because your upbringing was hard doesn't mean you can't be a great mom or dad. Rick Johnson stops by to talk about his book, "Overcoming Toxic Parenting. That's on Wednesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Jonathan Edwards is considered to be the greatest theologian -- indeed, the greatest mind -- that America ever produced. What can we learn from him today about taking both the love and the wrath of God more seriously? Dr. Don Kistler, Bible teacher and founder of Northampton Press, joins me to talk about it and his book of Edwards' rare sermons, called "Grace and Truth." That and more on Tuesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Is the Genesis account of creation literal, or merely literary? I'll talk it over with Kenneth Gentry, author of "As It Is Written." PLUS: The Book of Colossians has a lot to say on why Jesus Christ alone is enough for the Christian. We'll explore why Jesus is everything we need with Brian Hedges, author of "Christ All Sufficient." We'll talk about that and more on Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Winston Churchill once said, "The flame of Christian ethics is still our highest guide." But are Christian ethics really guiding the United States today? And how do we apply the Bible to today's moral dilemmas? Dr. Scott Rae, professor of Christian Ethics at Talbot School of Theology, Biola University, joins me to discuss his book, "Moral Choices: An Introduction to Ethics." That's next time on Friday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
How can young Christians escape the riptide of relativism? Jonathan Morrow, founder of Think Christianly and director with the Impact 360 Institute, will join me. He'll explain how to defend the Word of God as we discuss his ministry's online course, "Explore Truth." PLUS: How do we answer the seven great questions about faith? Rhys Stenner stops by to talk about his book, "If in Doubt." That and more next time on the Thursday's edition of JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
There has been a lot of talk recently about the renewed need in the world for Christian evangelism. So how can we do a better job evangelizing the lost, and how can we start those important spiritual conversations? We'll explore that question with John Sorensen, president and CEO of Evangelism Explosion International and host of the radio program Share Life Today. That's next time on Wednesday’s JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
It’s hard to overstate the role of the Apostle Peter in the establishment of the early church and the writing of the New Testament. But what can he teach us about leadership? Dr. Peter Lillback, president and professor of historical theology at Westminster Theological Seminary, joins me to discuss it and his book, “Saint Peter’s Principles.” Plus: What do we need to understand about the amazing, effective grace of God? Historian-author Doug Bond will join Janet to talk about his book, "Grace Works: And Ways We Think it Doesn't." That's next JANET MEFFERD TODAY.