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Oct
19
2020
In his recent town hall, Democrat presidential hopeful Joe Biden affirmed the idea that an 8-year-old should be able to “change genders!” What else should we know about his radical LGBTQ+ agenda and what it would mean for Christians? I’ll talk it over with Stephen Black, executive director of First Stone Ministries. That and more on the next JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Oct
16
2020
As President Trump and former Vice President Biden face voters at dueling town halls, what role will the explosive Hunter Biden scandal and Big Tech censorship play in voters' minds? We'll bring you the latest. Plus: The Clarion Project's Ryan Mauro joins me to talk about the influence of foreign money on American higher education, laid out in the group's film, "Covert Cash." That and more on Friday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Oct
15
2020
How have socialism, corruption and gangster behavior come to define today's Democratic Party? I'll talk it over with conservative author and filmmaker Dinesh D'Souza, as we discuss his new film, "Trump Card." Plus: A new survey shows one-quarter of Protestant pastors don't know who to vote for in November. What does that say about the spiritual condition of the church? We'll talk about it on Thursday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Oct
14
2020
From lockdowns to masks, the lies we've been told about COVID-19 are unraveling. So why can't globalist power brokers let them die? I'll talk about it with investigative journalist Leo Hohmann. Plus: The latest on Judge Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation hearings. And what can we say for sure about Joe Biden's "values?" That and more on Wednesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Oct
13
2020
Senate Democrats have revealed their main strategy against Judge Amy Coney Barrett this week in her Supreme Court confirmation hearings: Obamacare. We'll talk about it. Plus: Douglas Murray, author of "The Madness of Crowds," joins me to discuss how a post-George Floyd Wokeness has just put the social justice movement into vengeful overdrive. We'll talk about it on Tuesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Oct
10
2020
How are the infectious ideas of our time killing common sense? I'll talk about it with Dr. Gad Saad, professor at Concordia University and author of the book, "The Parasitic Mind." Plus: The International Day of Prayer for Persecuted Christians will take place on Nov. 1. We'll get the latest on how believers worldwide are standing for Christ under pressure with Todd Nettleton from The Voice of the Martyrs. That and more on Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Oct
9
2020
The media went wild when President Trump said of the coronavirus: "Don't let it dominate you:" But statistics at 50 top U.S. colleges show the campus hysteria about COVID-19 was all for naught. Epidemiologist Dr. Andrew Bostom joins me to explain the data. Plus: The attacks on Christopher Columbus statues have skyrocketed this year -- and socialist historian Howard Zinn's lies are to blame. We'll talk about it with Mary Grabar, author of "Debunking Howard Zinn." Join us for Friday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Oct
8
2020
Vice President Mike Pence and Democrat VP nominee Kamala Harris face off in their debate. We'll bring you all the highlights, and I'll give you my thoughts on where this election is headed. Plus: The Supreme Court has declined to hear the case of former Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis. Why does that matter at a time when homosexual activists are gaining unprecedented power? We'll talk about it on Thursday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Oct
7
2020
Will America choose freedom or totalitarianism in the days ahead, and what role does the church have to play at this critical time? I'll discuss it with pastor Allen Jackson, author of "God Bless America Again." Plus: The Parents Television Council is asking President Trump to open up an investigation into Netflix - not just for its disgusting film, "Cuties," but for years of exploiting children. PTC president Tim Winter will be with me. That and more on Wednesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Oct
6
2020
Pro-abortion Joe Biden is more pro-life than President Trump? That's the assertion from a small group of progressive activists, who've just endorsed the Democrat presidential nominee under the banner of "Pro-Life Evangelicals for Biden." I'll explain why none of these activists have a "pro-life" leg to stand on. Plus: Can God redeem your past and bring healing and restoration? We'll talk about it with Kevin Goos, author of the book, "Dry Bones." That's on Tuesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Oct
5
2020
President Trump's COVID-19 diagnosis could be an election game-changer. We'll talk about it. Plus: How much do Christians understand about demonic phenomena? Author Billy Hallowell talks about his book, "Playing With Fire." And two lawsuits have been filed against the pro-LGBT Virginia Values Act, which is infringing upon Christians' religious freedom. We'll get details from Alliance Defending Freedom's Johannes Widmalm Delphonse. Join us for Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Oct
2
2020
Communists have killed more than 100 million people. So it's no surprise that before Karl Marx was ever writing about communism, he wrote that his soul was chosen for hell. We'll examine the connections between communism and the enemy of our souls with Dr. Paul Kengor, professor of political science at Grove City College and author of, "The Devil and Karl Marx: Communism's Long March of Death, Deception and Infiltration." That's on Friday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Oct
1
2020
What should we know about the way to stand against the devil's schemes? Author Todd Hampson joins me to talk about it and his book, "The Non-Prophet's Guide to Spiritual Warfare." Plus: Leftists are calling for further presidential debates to be suspended after the disastrous 2-against-1 debacle on Tuesday night. We'll discuss that and more on Thursday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Sep
30
2020
President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden go head-to-head at the first presidential debate. I'll bring you the details and break down where things are headed in the race for the White House. Plus: Scott David Allen, president of Disciple Nations Alliance, joins me to discuss his book, "Why Social Justice is Not Biblical Justice." That and more on Wednesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Sep
29
2020
With all his support for radical progressive ideas, how is it that presidential Democrat hopeful Joe Biden is still touted as a "moderate?" I'll talk it over with George Newmayr, author of "The Biden Deception: Moderate, Opportunist or the Democrats' Crypto-Socialist?" Plus: A new ballot scandal for Democrats, while California enacts more radical LGBT legislation. We'll talk about it on Tuesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Sep
28
2020
President Trump announces his pick to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the U.S. Supreme Court. We'll bring you all the reaction and the latest on the confirmation process. Plus: Through the Psalms, the Lord offers us comfort, strength and encouragement for every moment in life. I'll talk about it with Michele Howe, author of the book, "Deliver Me." Join us for Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Sep
25
2020
How can the character of the Lord Jesus Christ impact the way we do Christian apologetics? I'll talk it over with Tom Gilson, senior editor and ministry coordinator at The Stream and author of the book, "Too Good to be False." Plus: Several Christians were arrested recently in Moscow, Idaho, for protesting a local mandate over masks and social distancing. But were these believers really being persecuted? I'll give you my thoughts on the next JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Sep
25
2020
How can the character of the Lord Jesus Christ impact the way we do Christian apologetics? I'll talk it over with Tom Gilson, senior editor and ministry coordinator at The Stream and author of the book, "Too Good to be False." Plus: Several Christians were arrested recently in Moscow, Idaho, for protesting a local mandate over masks and social distancing. But were these believers really being persecuted? I'll give you my thoughts on the next JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Sep
24
2020
A new Pentagon report on growing Chinese military power has some retired U.S. flag officers alarmed that America would lose a war with China. We'll get the details from John Rossomando, senior analyst for defense policy at the Center for Security Policy. Plus: The latest on that bombshell Senate report on Hunter Biden, and a surprising legal development concerning a Woke Southern Baptist church in Washington, D.C. Join us for Thursday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Sep
23
2020
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi recently said she attended in-person Catholic communion, even as she chastised her archbishop for protesting the COVID-19-related ban on indoor worship services. Now, her spokesman claims Pelosi “misspoke." We'll talk about it. Plus: On Oct. 6, pastor Carter Conlon of Times Square Church is hosting a prayer event for revival in America from a historic Pilgrim site in Plymouth, Massachusetts. Why? We'll get his thoughts on Wednesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Sep
22
2020
The Black Lives Matter organization was founded on Marxist and "queer" ideals. But how many know about its roots in the occult? We'll get details from Don Veinot, president of Midwest Christian Outreach. Plus: President Trump says he'll select a female judge to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court, but some pro-lifers are wary of one of the emerging frontrunners. We'll explain why on Tuesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Sep
21
2020
The Left is ramping up its threats against President Trump after the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, as the president vows to expedite his nomination for a replacement before the election. But House Speaker Nancy Pelosi isn't ruling out another baseless presidential impeachment as a means of stopping the constitutional process. What kind of political chaos may be ahead for America in a year already fraught with it? We'll talk about it all. Plus: How can dads effectively communicate with their daughters? I'll talk it over with Michelle Watson Canfield, author of the book, "Let's Talk." That and more on Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Sep
18
2020
We know that we are in the last days, and the Lord could return at any time. What are some key points we need to understand about what is ahead for the world? I'll talk it over with William Boekestein, pastor of Immanuel Fellowship Church and author of, "The Future of Everything: Essential Truths about the End Times." Plus: How can we maintain a steady course in following Jesus throughout our lives? Pastor Andrew Randall will talk about it and his book, "Following Jesus: The Essentials of Christian Discipleship." That and more on Friday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Sep
17
2020
Mount Sinai was the holy site where the Lord gave Moses the Ten Commandments, but where is it really located? Author and filmmaker Joel Richardson joins me to talk about it and his book, "Mount Sinai in Arabia." Plus: What should we think when we see liberal virtue-signaling taking the place of constructive political discussion? Author Tanner Roberts joins me to talk about it and his book, "Dumb Politics." That and more on Thursday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Sep
16
2020
Why does the Bible both condemn boasting and also exalt boasting in Christ Jesus? I'll talk it over with Josh Moody, senior pastor of College Church in Wheaton, Ill., author of the book "Boasting: When we Boast Right, We Live right, and We Bear Much Fruit to God's Honour." Plus: The weight of responsibility and fear of inadequacy in educating children at home can stress out the best of Christian mothers. What’s the remedy? I’ll talk it over with Jamie Erickson, author of “Homeschool Bravely.” That and more on Wednesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Sep
15
2020
Life can be hard, but that can't stop the Christian from standing for Christ. How can God use both our weaknesses and our courage to bring the gospel to a dying world and understand the needs of others? David and Jason Benham join me to talk about it and their latest book, "Bold and Broken: Becoming the Bridge Between Heaven and Earth." Plus: Daniel Henderson joins me to talk about his book, "Transforming Presence: How the Holy Spirit Changes Everything - From the Inside Out." That and more on Tuesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Sep
14
2020
Jesus Christ is our Lord and our Savior, but He is also our King. How should that affect the way we live as His disciples? David Young, senior minister at North Boulevard Church in Murfreesboro, Tenn. joins me to discuss his book, "KING JESUS and the Beauty of Obedience-Based Discipleship." Plus: A stunning announcement from the former editor of evangelicalism's "flagship" magazine. We'll talk about it on Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Sep
11
2020
On Sept. 11, 2001, America was attacked by Islamic terrorists from overseas. Today, America is under attack from within. Will the Lord rescue the United States from the dangers that surround us? We'll talk about it. Plus: Radio host and author June Hunt, founder of Hope for the Heart, explains why the Christian always has hope, regardless of the circumstances we face. Don't miss Friday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Sep
10
2020
California lawmakers have passed a bill, exempting homosexual sex predators from having to register as sex offenders against minors as young as 14. Randy Thomasson, president of SaveCalifornia.com, joins Janet to talk about it. Plus: How can grandparents play a role in their grandchildren's spiritual growth? Dr. Josh Mulvihill stops by to discuss his book, "Discipling Your Grandchildren." That and more on Thursday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Sep
9
2020
A California church could face criminal charges for remaining open against county COVID-19 guidelines. What does government pressure on churches say about the state of America? We'll talk about it. Plus: How can Christian men frustrated by their lack of spiritual growth move forward in Christian maturity? I'll talk it over with Joe Barnard, executive director of Cross Training Ministries and author of, "The Way Forward." That and more on Wednesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Sep
8
2020
President Trump is taking aim at the use of diabolical Critical Race Theory in training sessions at federal agencies, with the White House denouncing the neo-Marxist ideology as "divisive, un-American propaganda." Will this inspire Christians in the Southern Baptist Convention to come down even harder on denominational leaders who are pushing Critical Race Theory inside their churches? We'll talk about it. Plus: Richard Simmons III joins Janet to discuss his book, "Reflections on the Existence of God." That and more on Tuesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Sep
7
2020
There are many voices out there today, saying that science and religion are incompatible. What are these myths that circulate so frequently and inaccurately? I'll talk about it with Dr. Michael Newton Keas, a senior fellow at the Discovery Institute and author of the book, "Unbelievable." Plus: How do we pray the Lord's promises back to him, in every situation? Author Linda Evans Shepherd discusses her book, "Praying God's Promises: The Life-Changing Power of Praying the Scriptures." That and more on Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Sep
4
2020
How can Christians deal with anti-Christian hostility or even forms of persecution in the workplace? Dr. David Goetsch, emeritus vice president and professor of business at Northwest Florida State College, joins me to talk about it and his book, "Christians on the Job: Winning at Work without Compromising Your Faith." Plus: The importance of character with Pat Williams, senior vice president of the NBA's Orlando Magic and author of "Character Carved in Stone." That's next time on Friday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Sep
3
2020
The struggle for American independence owes much to a brave group of clergymen who stood on the Word of God in their quest for liberty. Who were these men, how did they view America in light of the Bible, and why do we need such preachers again in our day? Former Oklahoma lawmaker Dan Fisher, pastor of Fairview Baptist Church in Edmond, joins me to talk about it and his book, "Bringing Back the Black Robed Regiment." Join us for Thursday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Sep
2
2020
What happens when a culture embraces a religion of humanity and corrupts Christianity with visions of radical political change and social justice? I'll talk it over with Daniel Mahoney, executive editor of Perspectives on Political Science, as we discuss his book, "The Idol of Our Age." Plus: Have our policymakers abandoned the American worker? I'll talk it over with Oren Cass, a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research and author of the book, "The Once and Future Worker: A Vision for the Renewal of Work in America." That and more on Wednesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Sep
1
2020
The LGBT community says homosexuals are born that way. Because of God's grace and mercy, Bob Fife knows that isn't true. He'll join me to share his incredible story about his descent into the homosexual lifestyle and how the Lord helped him find his way out. His book is called, "Out: One Christian’s Experience of Leaving the Gay Community." PLus: Plus: Dr. Jack Kilcrease talks about his book, “Martin Luther in his Own Words.” That and more on Tuesday’s JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Aug
31
2020
The Bible tells us Christians are a peculiar people -- in the world but not of it, and with a Master whose cross offends. What do we need to understand about the nature of the enmity between the world and the Christian? Dr. Gregory Cochran joins me to talk about it as we discuss his book, "Christians in the Crosshairs: Persecution in the Bible and Around the World Today." Plus: With all of the media emphasis on safe sex, the message of sexual purity until marriage is what teens really need to hear. Scott Phelps, executive director of the Abstinence and Marriage Education Partnership, offers his thoughts on it. That's on Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Aug
28
2020
Daniel 2:21 says God "removes kings and establishes kings." So how should we understand President Trump's election in light of Scripture? I'll discuss it with former White House aide Wallace Henley, author of the book, "Two Men from Babylon: Nebuchadnezzar, Trump and the Lord of History." Plus: COVID tyrants in California are fining a local church $10,000 for holding indoor services. I'll share the latest on the Friday edition of JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Aug
27
2020
Black employees inside the abortion industry have come forward with charges of racism in the workplace. Mark Crutcher, president of Life Dynamics Incorporated, now says it's time to defund and launch a congressional investigation into inherently racist Big Abortion. He'll join me to talk about it. Plus: Why is Hillary Clinton advising Joe Biden not to concede the presidential election under any circumstances? We'll discuss that and more on Thursday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Aug
26
2020
Marxist revolutionaries and their willing political accomplices are intent upon destroying America, but have they ever considered what a communist "utopia" looks like in real life? We'll talk about it. Plus: As the sexual revolution descends into transgender madness and the redefinition of sex, how can Christians stand firm on God's design for male and female? I'll discuss it with the David Closson from the Family Research Council. That and more on Wednesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Aug
25
2020
Who is the mystery man predicted to bring a reign of terror to earth in the last days? I'll talk it over with Charles Crismier, author of, "Antichrist: How to Identify the Coming Imposter." Plus: Alliance Defending Freedom's Kate Anderson on how a lesbian baker recently helped make an important point about the religious liberty of embattled Christian cake baker Jack Phillips. That and more on the next JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Aug
24
2020
Joe Biden has a plan to advance LGBTQ+ "equality" in America and around the world. How would a Biden-Harris White House further advance the Big Gay Revolution and erode religious freedom and moral sanity in America? I'll talk it over with Peter LaBarbera, president of Americans for Truth about Homosexuality. Plus: The Parents Television Council is calling for Netflix to cancel its awful film, "Cuties," which sexually exploits young girls. President Tim Winter joins us on Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Aug
21
2020
What's the connection between Dr. John Piper's doctrine of "Christian hedonism" and the use of the term "same-sex-attracted Christian" by The Gospel Coalition's Sam Allberry? I'll discuss it with Enoch Burke, author of the book, "The Hedonism and Homosexuality of John Piper and Sam Allberry: The Truth of Scripture." That's on Friday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Aug
20
2020
The radical sexual insanity of our culture has helped to demolish the Western Mind. I'll talk it over with Dr. Anthony Esolen, professor at Magdalen College of the Liberal Arts and author of, "Sex and the Unreal City." Plus: How is that "faith outreach" to evangelicals going for the Democratic Party? I'll give you a snapshot on Thursday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Aug
19
2020
President Trump this week warned that a Biden-Harris win in November means Democrats will take away the Second Amendment. Is he right? We'll talk it over with Armed American Radio host Mark Walters. Plus: Dr. Magdalena Battles on how to deal with destructive behaviors that cause problems at home. Her book is called, "6 Hidden Behaviors that Destroy Families." That's next time on Wednesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Aug
18
2020
What is the future for unborn babies as the upcoming presidential election pits a pro-life ticket against a rabidly pro-abortion ticket? I'll talk it over with Marjorie Dannenfelser, president of the Susan B. Anthony List and author of, "Life is Winning: Inside the Fight for Unborn Children and Their Mothers." Plus: First Liberty Institute's Jeremy Dys explains why religious liberty will win out over coronavirus-induced tyranny. That and more on Tuesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Aug
17
2020
What America needs most at this hour of racial division is a biblical agenda that will strengthen our national vision and direction. I'll talk about it with Bishop Harry R. Jackson, Jr., as we discuss his book, "A Manifesto: Christian America's Contract with Minorities." And how are California pastors reacting to a weekend court decision that upheld the ban on indoor church services? We'll get some thoughts from Shane Idleman, lead pastor at Westside Christian Fellowship. Plus: A Dallas judge has taken away a father's right to stop his ex-wife from proceeding with a so-called "gender transition" on their 8-year-old son. We'll talk about that and more on Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Aug
14
2020
Christian colleges are forcing students to obey COVID-19 measures this fall as a matter of "Christian obligation" and "loving your neighbor." But what's biblical about making students comply with failed mask mandates through "campus covenants?" We'll talk about it. Plus: What are some Scriptural ways to bring about reconciliation at home? Rob Rienow from Visionary Family Ministries shares some thoughts from his book, "Healing Family Relationships." That and more on Friday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Aug
13
2020
A judge weighs in on Pastor Rob McCoy's decision to keep worshiping God in person at Godspeak Calvary Chapel in California. We'll get the latest on his case from his attorney, Robert Tyler of Tyler & Bursch. Plus: Chip Ingram, teaching pastor and CEO of Living on the Edge, discusses who we are in Christ. His book is called, "Discover Your True Self." That and more on Thursday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Aug
12
2020
What are Americans' perceptions about sin and salvation? The latest findings from the American Worldview Inventory 2020 may shock you. I'll discuss them with Dr. George Barna, director of research at the Cultural Research Center at Arizona Christian University. Plus: Bob Woodson from the 1776 Unites Campaign explains why The 1619 Project hurts black Americans. And you’ll hear the latest on Godspeak Calvary Chapel’s fight to keep its doors open in California. That's all on Wednesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Aug
11
2020
Why does the failed experiment of socialism appeal to so many young Americans today, and how can we turn the tide of history against this godless system? Iain Murray of the Competitive Enterprise Institute joins me to talk about it and his book, "The Socialist Temptation." Plus: Attorney Harmeet Dhillon discusses why California parents are fighting back legally against Gov. Gavin Newsom's draconian school shutdowns. That and more on the next JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Aug
10
2020
How does the fear of death drive humanity, and how should our hope in Jesus Christ impact how we think about the end of our lives? Clay Jones, board chairman of Ratio Christi, joins me to discuss his book, "Immortal." Plus: A California judge issued a restraining order against Godspeak Calvary Chapel in Thousand Oaks to stop the congregation from worshiping indoors during the pandemic. But over the weekend, Pastor Rob McCoy opened the doors to the church, anyway. We'll talk about it on Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY
Aug
7
2020
A group in Norman, Oklahoma, has organized a petition drive to remove its radical mayor and several city council members over issues like defunding the police. Will other cities do likewise? I'll get the details from Bob Linn, president of the Oklahoma Conservative Political Action Committee. Plus: What's the truth about the actual number of deaths per day caused by COVID-19? Epidemiologist Dr. Andrew Bostom stops by to weigh in. Join us for the next JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Aug
6
2020
Former Vice President Joe Biden has introduced a $2 trillion climate change plan that he wants to implement, should he become president. But is it more about controlling the climate, or controlling Americans? We'll get perspective from Dr. Cal Beisner, founder of the Cornwall Alliance for the Stewardship of Creation. Plus: A Senate hearing reveals the real threats to America from Antifa. We’ll talk about it on Thursday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Aug
5
2020
In these days of COVID-19, street violence and a Deep State bent on destroying our nation, the role of pastors is more important than ever. How can the men in America's pulpits protect the sheep while boldly engaging the culture? Pastor Paul Blair, founder of Liberty Pastors, joins me to talk about it. Plus: The folly of universal mail-in voting and keeping Joe Biden off the debate stage. We'll tackle it all on the next JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Aug
4
2020
Is the Young, Restless and Reformed Movement to blame for the explosion of support for social justice in Reformed churches? We'll talk about it. Plus: The continuing fallout in the Presbyterian Church in America over the pro-LGBTQ+ Revoice conference is leading to the establishment of a new denomination. Evangelist and author Dr. Al Baker will stop to discuss the Vanguard Presbytery. That's next time on Tuesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Aug
3
2020
How do we defend the nuclear family against feminists, socialists and the United Nations ideologues who are on a path to try to destroy it? I'll talk it over with Kimberly Ells, policy advisor for Family Watch International and author of "The Invincible Family: Why the Global Campaign to Crush Motherhood and Fatherhood Can't Win." That and more on Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Jul
31
2020
Identity politics is the Marxist-devised scheme that is dividing Americans through race-based Balkanization, utopian demands and street violence. How did we get here? I'll talk it over with Mike Gonzalez, senior fellow at the Heritage Foundation and author of "The Plot to Change America." Plus: What are the dangers of politics driving the COVID-19 narrative, instead of science? That and more on Friday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Jul
30
2020
Another presidential election looms, with the Left fighting hard this year to swing the evangelical vote its way. But will it work, and what criteria should Christians use to pick their candidate? I'll talk it over with radio host Dr. Michael Brown, author of "Evangelicals at the Crossroads: Will We Pass the Trump Test?" Plus: One researcher claims Christian whites are bigger racists than nonreligious whites. Oh, really? We'll talk about that on Thursday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Jul
29
2020
Facebook and Instagram have announced plans to cancel former homosexuals from airing their testimonies on their social-media accounts. I'll get reaction from Stephen Black, executive director of First Stone Ministries. Plus: The untimely death this week of Dr. Mike Adams, a Christian professor who fought valiantly for free speech and academic freedom, should serve as a wake-up call for the church. I'll explain why on the next JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Jul
28
2020
What are we to make of all the scandals involving pastors, and how do we get back to stressing biblical and moral integrity in the pulpit? Daniel Henderson joins me to talk about it and his book, "Glorious Finish: Keeping Your Eye on the Prize of Eternity in a Time of Pastoral Failings." Plus: Why does the media mostly lay the blame for the spread of COVID-19 at the feet of churches -- without proof? I'll discuss that and more on Tuesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Jul
27
2020
How do politicians, the media and botched studies twist the facts about guns, gun laws and mass public shootings? Dr. John Lott, president of the Crime Prevention Research Center, joins me to talk about it and his book, "Gun Control Myths." Plus: Pastor and 9Marks founder Mark Dever, along with 9Marks colleague Jonathan Leeman, have taken issue with the recent decision of John MacArthur's Grace Community Church to resume in-person worship against government orders. I'll explain why the arguments of Dever and Leeman are so carefully selected and don't withstand either biblical or constitutional scrutiny. That and more on Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Jul
24
2020
Evolutionists often say the universe and human life are just accidents, but what does the latest scientific evidence say on the matter? I'll talk it over with design theorist Eric Anderson as we discuss the book, "Evolution and Intelligent Design in a Nutshell." Plus: A Christian military veteran was the victim of cancel culture after he was cancelled as a JAG reservist speaker for his faith. Jeremy Dys, senior counsel at First Liberty Institute, stops by to share the details. That and more on the next JANET MEFFERD TODAY
Jul
23
2020
Firearm sales are experiencing a record surge as murders and violence escalate in America's blue cities on the watch of enabling Democrats. What will this assault on law and order yield politically? I'll talk it over with Mark Walters, host of Armed American Radio. And former Vice President Joe Biden says he wishes our schools taught more about Islam. We'll talk about that and more on the next JANET MEFFERD TODAY
Jul
22
2020
Why are so many Christians scared to share the gospel with friends, family and co-workers, and how do we overcome that fear? I'll talk it over with apologist Ray Comfort as we discuss his book, "Anyone But Me." Plus: How has the pandemic impacted Bible reading across America? We'll get the details from John Plake of the American Bible Society, which has just released its 10th Annual State of the Bible report. That and more on Wednesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Jul
21
2020
How did the death of Jesus Christ on the cross effect our salvation? I'll talk it over with Dr. William Lane Craig, Research Professor of Philosophy at Talbot School of Theology and Professor of Philosophy at Houston Baptist University. His book is called, "Atonement and the Death of Christ: An Exegetical, Historical and Philosophical Exploration." Plus: A black Christian woman is demonstrating with courage how to stand up to the anarchists and Marxists of Black Lives Matter. That and more on the next JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Jul
20
2020
The Left is constantly hurling defamation at President Trump, but their real target is the ordinary Americans who oppose their agenda. I'll talk about it with Kurt Schlichter, senior columnist at Townhall.com and author of the book, "The 21 Biggest Lies about Donald Trump (and you!)" Plus: Tyler & Bursch attorney Nada Higuera explains why California churches are suing the state for the right to sing. That and more on Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Jul
17
2020
California churches are fighting back legally against that state's ban on singing, and some pastors say they won't stand for the order to close their churches. We'll get some thoughts on it all from Shane Idleman, founder and lead pastor of Westside Christian Fellowship in Lancaster, Calif. Plus: You won't believe what younger Christians are saying in new research concerning the importance of foreign missions. We'll discuss that and more on Friday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Jul
16
2020
Joe Biden and the Democrat Party have a radical plan to destroy America's suburbs through federal takeover and transformation. How do they plan to do it? We'll get the details from Tom DeWeese, president of the American Policy Center. Plus: How are coronavirus contact-tracing efforts across America violating your constitutional rights and setting the stage for a surveillance state? Veteran journalist Leo Hohmann will explain on Thursday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Jul
15
2020
The University of Pennsylvania has now turned its cancel-culture sights on a statue of legendary colonial preacher George Whitefield, while network newscasts ignore the growing trend of violent attacks on churches in America. And there are more and more denouncements of white evangelicals, for alleged thoughtcrimes they've never even committed. How do we stop the Left's war on our nation? I'll talk it over with radio commentator and journalist Todd Starnes, author of "Culture Jihad." That and a lot more on the next JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Jul
14
2020
Why are groups of girls across America suddenly coming out as "transgender?" I'll discuss it with Abigail Shrier, contributor at The Wall Street Journal, who outlines how Internet propaganda and peer pressure are setting up young women for a dangerous future in her book. "Irreversible Damage: The Transgender Craze Seducing Our Daughters." Plus: Morton Klein, president of the Zionist Organization of America, explains why Israel must assert its sovereignty over the West Bank. That and more on Tuesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Jul
13
2020
The U.S. Navy has reversed a policy banning Christians from attending in-person church services during the pandemic. We'll get the details from Mike Berry, deputy general counsel for First Liberty Institute. Plus: A Texas state agency is now advising residents to wear masks, even when they're home! Yet epidemiologist Dr. Andrew Bostom notes there's no scientific evidence to support compulsory mask wearing. He'll join me to talk about it on Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Jul
12
2020
Christians get their daily dose of church satire on the popular website, The Babylon Bee. The Babylon Bee's Kyle Mann joins me for a tongue-in-cheek discussion on how to achieve Christian perfection as we discuss his new book, "How to be a Perfect Christian: Your Comprehensive Guide to Flawless Spiritual Living." Plus Keith Ferrin discusses his new book, "How to Enjoy Reading Your Bible.” That’s all on Wednesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Jul
10
2020
With Marxist organizations in our streets and a member of Congress calling for tearing down the American system, can our nation be saved from socialism? I'll talk with former Sen. Jim DeMint about his new book: "Saving America from Socialism: How to Stop Progressive Attacks on Freedom." Plus: The Supreme Court this week handed Christians some great religious-liberty victories. We'll discuss that and more on Friday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Jul
9
2020
New research shows the majority of born-again Christians in America don't feel a responsibility to share the gospel of Jesus Christ with others. How can this be, and how do we help restore the sense of urgency all Christians should have to evangelize? I'll talk it over with John Sorensen, president and CEO of Evangelism Explosion International. Plus: How do we make inroads with the gospel in a culture that has rejected the Lord? Not with more marketing techniques, but by returning to authentic Christianity. Rev. Melvin Tinker joins me to talk about it and his book, “A Lost God in a Lost World.” That’s all on Thursday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Jul
7
2020
The serpent lied to Eve in the garden, and he's been lying to the human race ever since. What's the best biblical response to those lies that seem all too true in the moment? Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth from Revive Our Hearts joins me to discuss the updated version of her book, "Lies Women Believe and the Truth that Sets Them Free." Plus: How do we develop a strategy for being salt and light amid cultural decay? Pastor Michael Anthony, founder and president of Godfactor and author of "A Call for Courage," will stop by to discuss it. That's on Tuesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Jul
6
2020
Is it possible for anyone to leave homosexuality behind and find freedom in Jesus Christ? It is indeed, but we don't often hear from the real people who experienced the lifestyle firsthand and left it behind to follow the Lord. George Carneal was enmeshed in homosexuality for 25 years and will join me to tell his story of Christian transformation as we discuss his book, "From Queer to Christ: My Journey Into the Light." Plus: How do proclaim Jesus in a culture of confusion? I'll talk about it with Abdu Murray, North America director of Ravi Zacharias International Ministries and author of "Saving Truth: Finding Meaning and Clarity in a Post-Truth World." That's next time on Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Jul
3
2020
What is the link between Passover and the subsequent acts of God that have opened the door for both Jews and Gentiles to come to know the Messiah? Dr. Mitch Glaser, president of Chosen People Ministries, joins me to talk about it and his book, "Messiah in the Passover." Plus: Nancy Anderson explains how to put hedges around your marriage to prevent adultery. Her book is called, "Avoiding the Greener Grass Syndrome." That and more on the Friday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Jul
2
2020
Israel is a high-profile target in a dangerous world, but what will the future hold in light of the current events surrounding the Holy Land in our day? I'll talk it over with author and Bible teacher Dr. Ron Rhodes, president of Reasoning from the Scriptures, as we discuss his latest book, "Israel on High Alert: What Can We Expect Next From the Middle East?" That and more on Thursday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Jul
1
2020
How can the recovery of America's godly legacy help us to overcome what ails our nation today? I'll talk about it with Dr. Marshall Foster, president and founder of the World History Institute. We'll discuss the new book, "Land That I Love: Restoring Our Christian Heritage." Plus: The Supreme Court has ruled that states can't deny tuition grants to religious schools that they give to other private schools. We'll discuss that and more on Wednesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Jun
30
2020
In a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court has struck down Louisiana's common-sense law requiring abortion providers to have nearby hospital admitting privileges. What happened to that pro-life court we all thought we had? We'll talk about it. Plus: Julie Kelly joins me to explain how the NeverTrumpers failed to take down the president. Her book is called "Disloyal Opposition." That and more on Tuesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Jun
29
2020
Governments coerce, but people prosper best when they cooperate. What are the implications for economics and politics? I'll talk it over with the Foundation for Economic Education's Dr. Antony Davies, co-author of the book, "Cooperation and Coercion." Plus: A Nevada church is challenging its state's COVID-19 restrictions on worship while allowing casinos to operate. Alliance Defending Freedom's Ryan Tucker stops by to give us an update on the next JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Jun
25
2020
How do we cope with crises, great or small, when God feels far away? Dr. Harold Senkbeil, former associate professor at Concordia Theological Seminary-Fort Wayne, joins me to talk about it and his book, “Christ and Calamity: Grace and Gratitude in the Darkest Valley.” Plus: A new study shows a majority of Americans don't believe human life is sacred. We'll discuss that and more on Friday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Jun
25
2020
The Southern Baptist Convention recently reported its biggest annual membership drop in more than a century. Is this a sign of general secularism, or are there some key reasons for the SBC downturn? Dr. Chuck Kelley, president emeritus at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, joins me to analyze what has really fueled the Southern Baptists' dilemma of decline and offers his thoughts on a possible rebirth. That's next time on Thursday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Jun
24
2020
Did Jesus Christ really promote socialism, as so many progressives today would argue? Or does the Bible actually support private enterprise? I'll talk it over with economist and historian Lawrence Reed, author of the book, "Was Jesus a Socialist?" Plus: Should Christians really take comfort in the Supreme Court's assurances that the Bostock decision won't affect our religious freedom? I'll discuss it with Peter LaBarbera, president of Americans for Truth about Homosexuality, on the next JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Jun
23
2020
Amazon has blocked paid ads for a book challenging the transgender craze, while an ex-transgender's Christian testimony is booted from YouTube. How did "trans" ideology achieve its takeover of Western culture, anyway? We'll talk about it. Plus: Author Christopher Gieschen answers the question, "Is Evolution Compatible with Christianity?" We'll talk about that and more on the next JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Jun
22
2020
Imagine trying to help persecuted Christians in Sudan and ending up being persecuted yourself. That's what happened to Voice of the Martyrs' Petr Jasek, who spent 445 days in prison amid dangerous Muslim radicals - until the Lord rescued him. Petr will join me to discuss what he's learned about persecution and faithfulness from his book, "Imprisoned with ISIS: Faith in the Face of Evil." That and much more on Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Jun
19
2020
Are the events of the past few weeks only the first act of a new American civil war? And if so, how could this period of disorientation give way to further violence and mayhem? Janet talks it over with investigative reporter Leo Hohmann. Plus: Chick-fil-A's Dan Cathy says white people need to repent over racism. But what about his need for repentance over betraying Christians and abandoning Christian ministry funding to appease homosexual radicals? We'll discuss that and more on the next JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Jun
18
2020
After the horrendous Bostock decision at the Supreme Court, is it time for Christian conservatives to forge a new path in politics? I'll talk about it. Plus: Gail Heriot, law professor at the University of San Diego, weighs in on California lawmakers' intent to reinstate affirmative action by repealing Proposition 209. And Eric Scheidler from the Pro-Life Action League explains what Planned Parenthood has been up to during the pandemic. That and more on the next JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Jun
17
2020
What does Marx have to do with Minneapolis? The Rev. Melvin Tinker joins me to explain what's really going on with the riots, the murders and the cultural destruction of America. Plus: The scholars at the Evangelical Theological Society have put out a new statement condemning racism. But is there a more important statement that the church should be making right now? We'll talk about it all. Be sure to join us for Wednesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Jun
16
2020
The U.S. Supreme Court has just unilaterally rewritten federal civil rights law to change the definition of "sex" to "sexual orientation" and "gender identity" -- a move that dissenting Justice Samuel Alito has called a "brazen abuse" of the High Court's authority. What are the implications of this terrible decision, and whatever happened to that “conservative” Supreme Court? I’ll talk about that and more. Be sure to join us for Tuesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Jun
15
2020
Scripture tells Christians not to be conformed to this world but to be transformed by the renewing of our minds. But too many of today's churches have set aside the Bible in favor of embracing the culture and its dead-end ideologies. Sam Rohrer, president of American Pastors Network, says the only remedy for what ails a worldly church is the unchanging gospel of Jesus Christ and His Word. He'll join me to talk about it. PLUS: How do we deal with the anti-Christian bias that is all around us in our culture? Dr. George Yancey, professor of sociology at the University of North Texas, joins Janet to talk about it and his book, “Hostile Environment.” That and more on Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Jun
12
2020
Every Christian is in a battle that is fierce, spiritual, and necessary between the kingdom of darkness and the kingdom of the Lord Jesus Christ. What do we need to know about our enemy – his strategies, his weaknesses and his defeat at Calvary? On the next JANET MEFFERD TODAY, Dr. Joel Beeke joins me to talk about it and his book, FIGHTING SATAN. PLUS: How can the recovery of transcendent values like truth, goodness and beauty in education help human beings to flourish? Dr. Stephen Turley will join me to talk about it and his book, “Awakening Wonder.” That and much more on Friday’s JANET MEFFERD TODAY!
Jun
11
2020
Before he was the Apostle Paul, Saul was a devoted Pharisee who was fully committed to the law of God. But after he came to know the Lord Jesus, everything changed. Dr. Guy Waters, professor of New Testament at Reformed Theological Seminary, will walk us through the life and the theology of Paul and why his God-inspired writings help equip Christians today. That and more on Thursday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Jun
10
2020
Could modern church praise music, with its drums and keyboards, actually be on the descent? Dr. T. David Gordon. professor of religion and Greek at Grove City College, joins me to talk about “The Imminent Decline of Contemporary Worship Music.” Plus: Dr. John Wilsey from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary joins me to trace the historical and theological meaning behind American exceptionalism. His book is called, “American Exceptionalism and Civil Religion: Reassessing the History of an Idea.” That and more on Wednesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Jun
9
2020
As our culture becomes more secular, fewer millennials are identifying with a church. What are some of the best arguments they should consider about the truth claims of Christianity? Dr. William Lane Craig will join me to talk about it and his book, On Guard for Students: A Thinker’s Guide to the Christian Faith. Jeremy Walker talks about his book, “Passing Through.” That and more on Tuesday’s JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Jun
8
2020
In the last few years, evangelicals have become fascinated with the Enneagram, described as an ancient system of personality typing that helps people interpret the world and manage their emotions. But in fact, the Enneagram is rooted in mysticism and occultism - and isn't even ancient! We'll get a biblical perspective on the issue from Don Veinot, president of Midwest Christian Outreach and co-author of "Richard Rohr and the Enneagram Secret." Join us for Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Jun
5
2020
The Bible says that in the last days, perilous times shall come. Do recent events in America show we're in the end times? Bible prophecy expert Dr. Mark Hitchcock joins me to talk about it and his book, "Corona Crisis: Plagues, Pandemics and the Coming Apocalypse." Plus: The Family Research Council and other state family policy councils have a released a new publication, "Biblical Principles for Political Engagement: Worldview, Issues, and Voting." FRC's David Closson joins me to talk about it on Friday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Jun
4
2020
The Left is pulling out all the stops to destroy the Trump presidency and initiate a Marxist agenda for America in November. But former Leftist and best-selling author David Horowitz says their dreams of victory won't happen. He'll join me to discuss his new book ,"BLITZ: Trump Will Smash the Left and Win." Plus: CNN is pushing yet another version of its Fake News narrative that President Trump may alienate evangelicals; this time, for boldly marching to the rioter-embattled St. John's Church and holding a Bible aloft! We'll talk about it. That and more on the next JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Jun
3
2020
As communists and anarchists assail America with violent riots, what does Habakkuk have to teach us about God's judgment on nations, His sovereign plans and the hope of revival for His people? I'll talk about it. Plus: Deron Spoo, pastor of First Baptist Church of Tulsa, Okla., stops by to discuss his book, "The Bible in 10 Words: Unlocking the Message of Scripture and Connecting With God." That and more on the next JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Jun
2
2020
Why are evangelical entities like Christianity Today pushing Critical Race Theory at a time of deadly Leftist riots? We’ll talk about it. Plus: Why did the Supreme Court reject an emergency appeal from a California church fighting for its religious freedom during pandemic lockdowns? I'll talk with the church's attorney, Charles LiMandri, special counsel for the Thomas More Society. And Trent England, executive vice president at the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs, discusses his book, "Why We Must Defend the Electoral College." Join us for the next JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Jun
1
2020
Violent riots have erupted across America in the wake of the police brutality against George Floyd, and President Trump is now declaring that Antifa will be designated as a terrorist organization. So why did the Southern Baptist Convention's leaders issue a statement condemning Floyd's death, without also condemning the Leftist rioters' anarchy and destruction of American businesses? And is this nationwide insurrection, on the heels of the pandemic shutdown, another sign of God's judgment, both on our rebellious nation and on a weak and compromised church? Janet discusses it all on Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
May
29
2020
Religious-freedom legal action continues to mount, as state officials in Oregon, Nevada and Indiana engage in overreach against more churches during this pandemic. We'll find out the latest from Ryan Tucker, senior counsel at Alliance Defending Freedom. Plus: How do Christian parents better understand their children's disobedience and how to curtail it? Parenting expert Dr. Kevin Leman joins me to talk about his book, "Why Your Kids Misbehave and What to Do About It." That and more on Friday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
May
28
2020
What is the inside story on how the U.S. Department of Justice tried to subvert President Trump and remove him from the White House through the Russian collusion and Ukrainian phone call hoaxes? And is there any hope for eradicating the Deep State? I'll talk it over with Matthew Whitaker, former Acting Attorney General of the United States and author of the new book, "Above the Law." Plus: We'll discuss why face masks aren't really about public health. That and more on Thursday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
May
27
2020
Why do California's new guidelines on re-opening churches contain draconian suggestions like discontinuing singing and using disposable seat covers on pews? And what is the real reason churches should re-open? I'll get some thoughts from California pastor Shane Idleman, founder of Westside Christian Fellowship. Plus: Cathy Ruse from the Family Research Council unveils the radical sexual indoctrination that many schools are imposing on your children. That and more on Wednesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
May
26
2020
Pastor Bryan Nerren endured seven months of hardship in India after being detained on false charges. Now, he has returned home to Tennessee and joins me to talk about the targeting of Christians in India. Plus: Two upcoming movies seek to discredit the idea that anyone can ever successfully leave the homosexual lifestyle, impugning the power of the gospel of Jesus Christ. Joe Dallas, founder of Genesis Counseling, joins me to debunk the films and offer hope for those trapped in homosexuality on Tuesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
May
25
2020
Why is Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, warning against re-opening schools this fall, when the scientific data show the coronavirus risk to children is approaching zero? Dr. Andrew Bostom will share the statistical evidence that counteracts the pediatric panic over COVID-19. Plus: What do Christians today need to learn from the Puritans? Lewis Allen, pastor of Hope Church Huddersfield in England, stops by to talk about it and his book, "The Glory of Grace." That and more on Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
May
21
2020
Our culture is increasingly embracing spiritual oneness, a pagan age of re-enchantment that will elevate man to his highest potential. But sinful men can never achieve oneness with a holy God from whom they are separated apart from Jesus Christ. I'll talk about the futile modern quest and the hope of the gospel with Carl Teichrib, editor of Forcing Change and author of the book, "Game of Gods." Don't miss the Friday edition of JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
May
19
2020
How are student ministries dealing with the outreach challenges of a shutdown? Summit Ministries is solving the problem by offering biblical worldview training through an innovative virtual experience. Dr. Jeff Myers, president of Summit Ministries, joins me to talk about it. Plus: If the church is the most important American institution of all, how should that change the way we view unconstitutional orders? We'll discuss that and more on Tuesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
May
18
2020
Pro-life hero David Daleiden and the Center for Medical Progress are suing Planned Parenthood, as well as the current and former California attorneys general, for a conspiracy to violate both First and Fourteenth Amendment rights. David joins me to talk about it. Plus: The National Center for Public Policy Research is out with a new report, detailing what our nation needs to do to move forward after COVID-19. President David Ridenour will join me on Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
May
15
2020
Will the church rise up to defend its rights to public worship? Brian Gibson, pastor of His Church, is now launching an effort to encourage all pastors to re-open their churches this Sunday. He'll join me to talk about his effort, PeaceablyGather.com. Plus: Brant Hansen explains why it's understanding how bad we are that makes the gospel such good news. He'll join me to talk about his book, "The Truth About Us." That's next time on Friday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
May
14
2020
Why are we seeing so many supposedly evangelical leaders and institutions today rejecting God's Word as the authority for faith and practice? I'll talk it over with Dr. Frank Wright, president and CEO of D. James Kennedy Ministries. Plus: Attorney Michael Berry explains why First Liberty Institute is asking Congress to intervene preemptively to stave off potential coronavirus-related lawsuits against churches. Join us for the next JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
May
13
2020
How does the nation of Iran fit into biblical prophecy? We'll explore that with Bible prophecy expert and pastor Mark Hitchcock, author of the book, "Showdown with Iran." Plus: Pastor Jim Franklin of Cornerstone Church Fresno is one of thousands of California pastors who now say they'll defy Gov. Newsom's shutdown orders and re-open church on May 31. He'll explain why on Wednesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
May
12
2020
Thousands of California churches have declared they will re-open, despite Gov. Gavin Newsom's lockdown order. We'll talk about it. Plus: When God told man to "fill the earth, and subdue it, and rule," what does that really mean? Dr. E. Calvin Beisner, founder of the Cornwall Alliance on the Stewardship of Creation, joins me to discuss it and his book, "Creation Stewardship: Evaluating Competing Views." That and more on Tuesday's MEFFERD TODAY.
May
11
2020
In the age of COVID-19, some ghoulish bioethicists are making terrifying recommendations, including letting patients become human experiments. Do we dare cede power to such immoral health-care overlords? Bioethics expert Wesley J. Smith joins me to talk about it. Plus: How does the FX drama series "Mrs. America" get conservative icon Phyllis Schlafly so wrong? We'll hear what her daughter, Anne Schlafly Cori, has to say on Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
May
8
2020
Who were the Leftists of the past who paved the way for today's progressive movement? We'll get perspective from Stephen Soukop, author of "Know Thine Enemy: A History of the Left, Vol 1." Plus: What are the links between LGBT icon Harvey Milk and the Rev. Jim Jones, who presided over the Jonestown Massacre? Dan Flynn, senior editor of the American Spectator, explains as we discuss his book, "Cult City." That and more on Friday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
May
7
2020
How can churches and parachurch organizations deal biblically with the lockdown exacerbation of porn addiction and loneliness? I'll talk it over Christian apologist and bestselling author Josh McDowell. Plus: A tyrannical judge has sentenced a Dallas beauty salon owner to jail for defying orders to keep her business closed. But will Shelley Luther inspire a freedom revolution? That and more on Thursday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
May
6
2020
Good news for churches in Kansas City, Missouri: the city's mayor has amended his draconian order, now saying churches will not be required to gather names or contact information to help the government trace COVID-19 cases. We'll talk about it. Plus: How should America respond to the Chinese Communist Party's negligence and deceit about COVID-19 through our foreign policy? I'll get some thoughts from China expert Steven Mosher, president of the Population Research Institute and author of "Bully of Asia." That and more on Wednesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
May
5
2020
As unconstitutional government action continues to oppress churches in the age of coronavirus, whatever happened to the "land of the free?" And why aren't more Christians fighting for our freedoms in the biggest challenge of our day? I'll talk it over with Dr. Everett Piper, columnist at The Washington Times. Plus: First Liberty Institute's Jeremy Dys discusses the fight to keep churches open in the state of Illinois. We'll get the latest on that and more on Tuesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
May
4
2020
As America's religiosity continues to wane, what kinds of policies can help reverse the rapid decline? The American Enterprise Institute's Lyman Stone will talk about it and his new report, "Promise and Peril: The History of American Religiosity and Its Recent Decline." Plus: Lydia Kaiser from Child Evangelism Fellowship talks about new opportunities for reaching kids for Christ during this pandemic. That and more on Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
May
1
2020
The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom is out with a new report, identifying the worst of religious persecutors and detailing recommendations for promoting religious liberty around the world. I'll get details from commission chairman Tony Perkins. Plus: How did the Lord intervene in one college professor's life as he dealt with the devastation of MeToo allegations that he says weren't true? Alec Klein joins me to discuss his book, "Aftermath," on Friday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Apr
30
2020
More American medical doctors are stepping forward to call for reopening America, as the coronavirus wave crests and other patients fail to receive critical care. What is the epidemiological evidence for returning to normal? Medical Dr. Andrew Bostom, former associate professor at Brown University Medical School, joins me to talk about the data. Plus: First Liberty Institute's Mike Berry says it's both moral and constitutional for clergy to receive financial relief under the CARES Act. He'll join me to explain why on Thursday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Apr
29
2020
We've heard a lot about coronavirus in the last several weeks, but what is it like to contract a serious case of COVID-19 and recover from it? Charles Billingsley, teaching pastor and worship leader at Thomas Road Baptist Church in Lynchburg, Va., joins me to share his story. Plus: The Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission comes under fire for its budget numbers. We'll talk about that and more on Wednesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Apr
28
2020
Just a few weeks in, the coronavirus lockdowns have led to arrests, lawsuits and general upheaval. What does the Protestant work ethic have to do with all these anti-lockdown protests across America? We'll talk about it. Plus: Stephen Arterburn, founder of New Life Ministries, discusses how men can live with biblical integrity amid sexual temptation. He'll talk about his newly revised and expanded edition of, "Every Man's Battle." That and more on Tuesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Apr
27
2020
The first phase of President Trump's guidelines for "Opening Up America Again" includes reopening churches, and Liberty Counsel is declaring May 3 "ReOpen Church Sunday." We'll get details from Mat Staver, founder and chairman of Liberty Counsel. And dismal scores from the latest Nation's Report Card show the importance of helping students to better understand the story of America. Dr. Jeffrey Sikkenga, executive director of the Ashbrook Center, joins me to explain how. That and more on the next JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Apr
24
2020
The UN General Assembly president says the coronavirus pandemic underscores the need to "preserve Mother Earth through a paradigm shift" away from a "human-centric society." But what does the Lord say about what's really wrong on earth? We'll talk about it. Plus: How can parents help their teens become confident and capable adults? I'll talk it over with Jonathan Catherman, author of "Guiding the Next Great Generation." That and more on Friday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Apr
23
2020
Some political philosophers claim America is in crisis because its foundation was built upon the Enlightenment. But what is the true lineage of the ideas, including the truth about God, that made America possible? Robert Reilly, director of the Westminster Institute, joins me to talk about his book, "America on Trial." Plus: Hundreds protest in Idaho over a mom's arrest at a local playground, while Minneapolis allows a public broadcast of the Muslim call to prayer during Ramadan. We'll talk about it all on Thursday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Apr
22
2020
What's wrong with traditional masculinity, and what happens to a culture when it tells boys that becoming men in the normal sense is harmful? I'll talk it over with Dr. Tim Clinton, president of the American Association of Christian Counselors and executive director of the James Dobson Family Institute. His new book is called, "Take It Back: Reclaiming Biblical Manhood for the Sake of Marriage, Family and Culture." PLUS: Katherine Beck Johnson from Family Research Council drops by to discuss unconstitutional crackdowns during the COVID19 crisis. That and more on Wednesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Apr
21
2020
The pandemic is bringing out the totalitarian in Leftist politicians, who are urging citizens to snitch on each other about social distancing and even launching Chinese-donated drones to spy on citizens. But as Americans push back, who will win? We'll talk about it. Plus: What are we to make of the new Eco-Right? Hayden Ludwig from Capital Research Center joins me to explain. That and more on Tuesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Apr
20
2020
Why has the FDA fast-tracked the ability of homosexual men to donate blood during the coronoavirus pandemic, and what are the real health risks? Plus: Franklin Graham fires back after taking constant flak from Leftists who criticize the Samaritan's Purse field hospital in New York. Their reason? Graham has a biblical view of homosexuality. I'll talk about it all with Peter LaBarbera, president of Americans for Truth about Homosexuality. That and more on Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Apr
17
2020
With Microsoft's Bill Gates pouring millions into a coronavirus vaccine, is there a bigger technocracy agenda at work during this pandemic? I'll discuss it with Patrick Wood, editor-in-chief of Technocracy News and Trends. Plus: Kim Erickson joins me to discuss her book, "Surviving Sorrow: A Mother's Guide to Living with Loss." That's on Friday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Apr
16
2020
The Raleigh Police Department has declared that "protesting is a nonessential activity," even as U.S. Attorney Gen. William Barr takes a stand for churches amid government crackdown. Is it the coronavirus vs. the First Amendment? We'll talk about it. Plus: How can we better proclaim the mighty deeds that the Lord has done? I'll discuss it with Thann Bennett, director of government affairs for the American Center for Law and Justice and author of "My Fame, His Fame." That's next time on JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Apr
14
2020
The Southern Baptist Convention's Dr. Russell Moore is ignoring genuine attacks on Christians' religious liberty during the COVID-19 crisis while he instead fights for illegal aliens to be released from detainment. What's wrong with this picture? We'll talk about it. Plus: Eddie Scarry, commentary writer at the Washington Examiner, joins me to discuss his book, "Privileged Victims: How America’s Culture Fascists Hijacked the Country and Elevated Its Worst People." That's next time on Wednesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Apr
14
2020
After police shut down their Easter service, members of a Mississippi church headed over to Walmart - where they were evicted again. Is the church crackdown really all about "social distancing?" We'll talk about it. Plus: How deep does the corruption go in our federal justice system? I'll talk about it with former federal prosecutor Sidney Powell, co-author of the book, "Conviction Machine: Standing Up to Federal Prosecutorial Abuse." That's next time on Tuesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Apr
13
2020
Many in our postmodern, post-Christian society have rejected the idea of God and absolute truth, but could this pandemic open new doors to reach lost people with the gospel of Jesus? I’ll talk it over with conference speaker and evangelist Becky Pippert as we discuss her new book, “Stay Salt: The World Has Changed; Our Message Must Not.” That and more on the next JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Apr
9
2020
How are climate activists using the coronavirus pandemic to advance the Green Agenda? Steve Milloy founder of JunkScience.com and a policy advisor to The Heartland Institute, talks about his new report, "Never Waste a Crisis: Climate Alarmism Surfs Coronavirus." Plus: Alex Newman, co-founder of Public School Exit, discusses why the shutdown gives Christians a historic opportunity to save children from government schooling. That and more on Friday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Apr
9
2020
Did Christians really "sell their souls" to support President Trump in 2016? Or did they make a wise and history-changing decision to elect a pro-life, pro-religious freedom, pro-Israel candidate? Ralph Reed, founder of the Faith and Freedom Coalition, shares his thoughts from his new book," For God and Country: The Christian Case for Trump." Plus: What is the real story behind the illegal drug trade that is infecting America? Toby Muse joins me to talk about it and his book, "Kilo." That and more on the next Thursday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Apr
8
2020
Former Trump aide Michael Caputo says the Left's witch hunt against the president over his Ukrainian phone call has its roots in decades of Deep State corruption. He'll join me to talk about it and his book, "The Ukraine Hoax." Plus: What are the roots of what ails academia? Dr. John Ellis, distinguished professor emeritus at the University of California, Santa Cruz, will discuss his book, "The Breakdown of Higher Education: How it Happened, the Damage it Does and What Can Be Done." That's next time on Wednesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Apr
6
2020
While Americans are all on lockdown, why is it that the United States took in more than 1,100 refugees, most of them from Afghanistan? I'll talk it over with Maryland congressional candidate Jim Simpson, author of, "The Red-Green Axis: Refugees, Immigration and the Agenda to Erase America." Plus: Attorney Kristen Waggoner from Alliance Defending Freedom explains why New York City Mayor Bill DeBlasio has no constitutional authority to implement his recent threat to shut down houses of worship for not following COVID-19 social distancing. That and more on Tuesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Apr
6
2020
Can the Bible accurately reveal when the world will end? And can we really know when that will be? I'll talk it over with Christian apologist and author Alex McFarland. Plus: As government officials extend forced coronavirus lockdowns, how long will Americans - and American businesses - put up with it all? We'll discuss that and more on Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Apr
3
2020
Is COVID-19 a judgment from God? Even more important, is it a wake-up call to bring the United States into a period of widespread revival and spiritual awakening? We'll consider those questions with evangelist, speaker and author the Rev. Al Baker. Plus: Vermont has told big-box retailers that they can't sell non-essential items in their stores during the coronavirus pandemic. So whatever happened to freedom? We'll talk about it all on Friday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Apr
2
2020
Why would anyone advocate for confused children to receive sex-transition hormone therapies and surgeries, when most of them naturally outgrow their confusion? The answer lies in the disturbing history of transgender medicine. We'll learn more about it from Dr. Quentin Van Meter, president of the American College of Pediatricians. Plus: First Liberty Institute's Jeremy Dys explains how church and state can work together to overcome the coronvirus pandemic. That and more on the next JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Apr
1
2020
A new survey shows a dangerously low percentage of Americans hold to a biblical worldview. I'll get the details from renowned researcher George Barna. Plus: More than 30,000 physicians are calling for an end to elective abortions during the coronavirus pandemic. We'll get some perspective on the issue from former abortionist Dr. Haywood Robinson. That and more on Wednesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Mar
31
2020
The Bible says, "We count them blessed who endure." But how can we keep persevering in following Jesus when we feel like giving up? I'll talk it over with Doug Gehman, president of Globe International and author of the book, "Before You Quit." Plus: Why is the Washington Post pushing to use baby body parts to help cure coronavirus? I’ll talk it over with Dr. David Prentice, Vice President and Research Director, Charlotte Lozier Institute. We'll talk about that and more on Tuesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Mar
29
2020
House Democrats recently tried and failed to turn a coronavirus relief bill into a little Green New Deal. But how is the Green New Deal already being implemented across America in attacks on areas like private property and even meat consumption? I'll discuss it with Tom DeWeese, president of the American Policy Center. That and more on Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Mar
27
2020
From church shutdowns to threats over arrest if you go outside, Americans are seeing their freedoms curtailed to help fight the coronavirus. Does it matter if many of these orders are unconstitutional, and how can we balance freedom with safety? I'll discuss it with constitutional expert and professor Rob Natelson, head of the Independence Institute’s Constitutional Studies Center. PLUS: Michael Woolworth from Bible League talks about the needs of persecuted Christians across the globe. That and more on Friday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Mar
26
2020
What should we really know about the medical and social realities concerning COVID-19? We'll discuss all things coronavirus with Dr. David Stevens, CEO Emeritus of the Christian Medical & Dental Associations. Plus: Some odd pandemic developments in Virginia concerning churches and Liberty University. And Shawnee State University Professor Nick Meriwether shares the latest on his legal fight to be free to oppose transgender ideology in class. That and more on the next JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Mar
26
2020
The Bible says: "the Word of the Lord is right and true." The Lord Jesus said He is "the truth." But how can we convey biblical truth to a "post-truth" culture and warn people about the eternal ramifications of denying the reality of sin and the remedy of the gospel? I'll talk it over with Mike Gendron, founder of Proclaiming the Gospel, as we discuss truth and its consequences. Join us for the Wednesday's edition of JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Mar
24
2020
How do Christian cliches prevent us from understanding the depth of God's Word? Dr. Jeff Myers, president of Summit Ministries, joins me to discuss his book, "Unquestioned Answers." Plus: March for Life president Jeanne Mancini explains why Joe Biden's abortion extremism will hurt him in November. That and more on the next JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Mar
23
2020
As Christians are dying for their faith across the world, much of what passes for American Christianity is weak and worldly. Why aren't the lives of American Christians much different from those of their atheist neighbors, and what's the way back to the Lord? I'll talk it over with The Daily Wire's Matt Walsh, author of the book, "Church of Cowards: A Wake-Up Call to Complacent Christians." That and more on Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Mar
20
2020
What is the future of the conservative movement, and have political shifts spelled the end of "reform conservatism?" I'll talk it over with Matthew Continetti, resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute. Plus: Could America's loss of control during the pandemic help move our nation back to repentance and a crying out to the Lord? We'll talk about that and more on Friday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Mar
19
2020
As the markets swing, investors sweat and unemployment climbs, how should Christians respond to the big changes in the American economy during this pandemic? I'll talk it over with Dan Celia, president and CEO of Financial Issues Stewardship Ministries. Plus: Is it wrong -- or is it wise -- for churches to refrain from gathering publicly during a pandemic? We'll talk about that and more on Thursday's next JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Mar
18
2020
Leftist politicians are showing their totalitarian colors amid the coronavirus pandemic, but Chinese communist totalitarianism is why we have a pandemic at all. We‘ll talk about it. Plus: How can the church effectively disciple men? Lonnie Berger, TWR Global Men’s Ministry Director, joins me to discuss his discipleship study series, “Every Man a Warrior.” That and more on the next JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Mar
17
2020
Last fall, UN and government officials gathered with health and business experts for a global-pandemic simulation. But what do their comments at Event 201 reveal about how globalist ideology could affect the response to the real-life coronavirus pandemic? I'll talk about it. Plus: What kind of a relationship do most Americans have with their churches? Sam Rohrer, president of American Pastors Network, joins me to talk about the latest Barna research on churchgoing. That and more on Tuesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Mar
16
2020
Girl Scouts USA has steadily declined from a character-building organization for girls into a bastion of radical feminism and progressive politics. It’s no wonder, then, that Christ-centered groups like American Heritage Girls are growing. I’ll talk it over with Patti Garibay, founder and executive director of American Heritage Girls. That and much more on Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Mar
13
2020
LGBT activists have sued many Christians over their refusal to materially participate in same-sex weddings. And two of their earliest victims were Dick and Betty Odgaard, who closed their family business rather than compromise the Word of God. They also have a beautiful testimony of God's faithfulness as a result, which Betty shares in her book, "Standing Tall: Buying a Church Building, Losing a Wedding Chapel, Keeping our Faith Firm." Don't miss the Odgaards' incredible story on the next JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Mar
12
2020
What is the new LGBTQ+ religion, and how can Christians refute its claims by focusing on the image of God outlined in Scripture? I'll talk it over with bestselling author Dr. Everett Piper. Plus: CNN is openly wishing the coronavirus will usher in a Joe Biden White House, and another outlet is recycling the Fake News that Texas evangelicals might suddenly be going liberal. Join us for the next JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Mar
11
2020
The Presbyterian Church in America congregation that hosted the first Revoice conference, which promoted "LGBT Christianity," is now under fire for hosting a theater performance highlighting transgender playwrights. Rev. Al Baker, PCA pastor and evangelist, will give us his take. Plus: What does the increasing evangelical embrace of Sharia supremacists in interfaith dialogue tell us about the church's lack of faithfulness to the Lord? I'll tackle that and more on Wednesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Mar
10
2020
What is the background of Islamic cleric Omar Suleiman, who interacted with Southern Baptist Convention president J.D. Greear at a recent "interfaith dialogue?" You'll hear some of Suleiman's thoughts about Israel, the Jews and women in his own words. And you'll hear reaction to it all from Jewish Dr. Andrew Bostom, an Islamic expert and author of "The Legacy of Islamic Antisemitism." Don't miss Tuesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Mar
9
2020
J.D. Greear, the president of the officially pro-Israel Southern Baptist Convention, recently participated in an "interfaith dialogue" with an anti-Semitic Islamic professor who has called for the destruction of Israel. Why did the president of the largest evangelical denomination in the U.S. serve as a willing pushover for Islamists, while running down Christians and Trump voters in the process? And what does the event say about this latest Leftist push in the SBC? I'll tackle it all on Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Mar
6
2020
The Bible says there have been many antichrists, but what should we know about the end-times coming of the capital-A Antichrist? Jeff Kinley joins me to talk about it and his book, "Interview with the Antichrist: His Hour Has Come." Plus: Liberty Counsel's Roger Gannam weighs in on the Supreme Court's consideration this week of the constitutionality of an important pro-life law in Louisiana. That and more on the next JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Mar
4
2020
What should Christians know about the war on therapy to help people with unwanted same-sex attraction, and why should it matter to the church? I'll talk it over with Christopher Doyle, executive director of the Institute for Healthy Families. Plus: How can the church discern biblical truth from the false teaching of Critical Race Theory and cultic error? Bill Roach, president of the International Society of Christian Apologetics, joins me to discuss his group's upcoming Engage 2020 conference. That's next time on Thursday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Mar
4
2020
What is the conservative vision for tomorrow's schools? I'll talk it over with education expert Michael Petrilli, co-editor of the book, "How to Educate an American." Plus: A former Southern Baptist Convention president and Evangelical Immigration Table signatory is the new head of the denomination's compassion ministry. But what else should Christians know about Dr. Bryant Wright's views on refugees? We'll tackle it all on Wednesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Mar
3
2020
Will Super Tuesday voters prefer Joe Biden's gaffes to Bernie Sanders' socialist dreams? And what will the day reveal about the future of the ever-more-radicalizing Democrat Party? We'll talk about it. Plus: Whatever happened to Christians' passion for soul-winning, and is there a way to reignite interest in evangelism? I'll talk it over with Jeff Jerina, author of, "Faith Without Fear: How to Share What you Believe with Confidence and Power." That and more on Tuesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Mar
2
2020
Democrat Pete Buttigieg has dropped his presidential bid, but has this homosexual candidate now opened new doors for radical LGBT activist politicians to push their agenda? We'll talk about it. Plus: Iran has the fastest-growing evangelical population in the world. How is the Lord working in the hearts and lives of those who are openly rejecting Islam and embracing Jesus Christ? We'll discuss it with Dr. Hormoz Shariat, president of Iran Alive Ministries. That's on Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Feb
28
2020
There's 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? John Sorensen, president and CEO of Evangelism Explosion International and host of the radio program "Share Life Today" stops by to offer his thoughts. That's on Friday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Feb
27
2020
How do we glorify God throughout our lives? Dr. Andrew Davis joins me to talk about Christlikeness and his book, "An Infinite Journey." Plus: Is there a way out and through transgenderism for those struggling with it and for their family members? Denise Shick, founder of Help 4 Families, joins me to discuss it and her book, "It is Well With My Soul." That's on Thursday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Feb
26
2020
Has God lost control? Does He ignore our disobedience? Many people today believe these myths, but are there good counter answers? Chris Thurman joins me to discuss it and his book, "The Lies We Believe About God." Plus: Cinque Henderson learned a lot about discipline as a substitute teacher in America's toughest public schools. He'll talk about that and his book, "Sit Down and Shut Up," on Wednesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Feb
25
2020
How did college campuses go from halls of learning to "safe spaces?" Dr. Everett Piper say it happened when higher education rejected absolute truth. He'll join me to talk about it as we discuss his book, "Not a Day Care: The Devastating Consequences of Abandoning Truth." Plus: Are we under God's judgment as a country? Jeff Kinley stops by to discuss his book, "The End of America? Bible Prophecy and a Country in Crisis." That and more on Tuesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY
Feb
24
2020
The Puritans of the 17th and 18th centuries left behind some of the most God-honoring, Christ-exalting literature the church has ever known. What made these men such godly influences, and how can reading their works help us grow and mature in Jesus Christ? Dr. Don Kistler, founder of Northampton Press, joins me to talk about why we should read the Puritans ... today! That's next time on Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Feb
21
2020
It's a foregone conclusion that Christians will face trials in this sinful world. The question is: How do we deal with these trials when they come our way? I'll discuss it with Dr. Robert Jeffress, senior pastor of First Baptist Dallas and author of the book, "Courageous: 10 Strategies for Thriving in a Hostile World." Plus: Barna research has revealed that two in five Christians attend multiple churches. That and more on Friday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY
Feb
20
2020
A shadowy private organization is training thousands of new abortionists -- and we're paying for it! Cheryl Sullenger from Operation Rescue joins me to talk about the Bixby Center for Reproductive Health at the University of California San Francisco. Plus: The Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee has created a new task force to review the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission. Could Dr. Russell Moore's job be in jeopardy? I'll talk about that and more on Thursday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Feb
19
2020
The U.S. has just announced the launch of the International Religious Freedom Alliance. How effective will it be? I'll get some thoughts from David Curry, president and CEO of Open Doors USA. Plus: The Boy Scouts have filed for bankruptcy, after drowning in lawsuits from thousands of boys who were sexually abused by its scoutmasters and leaders. But what about the moral bankruptcy that preceded the group's implosion? We'll discuss that and more on Wednesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY
Feb
18
2020
The Southern Baptist Convention is abuzz about the launch of the new Conservative Baptist Network. Will God use this group to help lead the convention away from its progressive Wokeness and back to the Bible? We'll get some thoughts from the network's spokesman, Pastor Brad Jurkovich. Plus: BigEva elites roll out a new media strategy to push pro-life evangelicals into voting for progressives in 2020. I'll talk about that and more on Tuesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Feb
16
2020
The world is paying rapt attention to China when it comes to the coronavirus. So why is it ignoring that communist nation's heinous crimes against Christians, Muslims and other religious groups? Bioethicist Wesley J. Smith joins me to talk about it. Plus: Virginia House Democrats walk out on a bold pastor who warned them of God's wrath over abortion and so-called "gay" marriage. We'll talk about that and more on Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Feb
14
2020
From Drag Queen Story Hours to depraved sex-ed curriculum, sexual radicals are increasingly targeting our children's hearts and minds. Peter LaBarbera, president of Americans for Truth about Homosexuality, brings us the latest news and explains how parents can find out more about saving our kids at the upcoming God's Voice Conference, set for April 17-18 in Oklahoma City. That and more on the next JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Feb
13
2020
Ambassador Callista Gingrich recently hosted the opening session of the new Abrahamic Faiths Initiative, with the goal of "facilitating discussions among faith leaders to advance peace and mutual respect." But Islamic expert Dr. Andrew Bostom joins me to explain why this movement is nothing more than submission to Islam. Plus: The House may revive the long-dead ERA. Kristan Hawkins from Students for Life brings us up to speed on Thursday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Feb
12
2020
The Lord Jesus Christ experienced the greatest of all betrayals when His disciple Judas sold Him out for 30 pieces of silver. What can we learn from Scripture about how to respond when we've been betrayed? Phil Waldrep, founder and CEO of Phil Waldrep Ministries, stops by to discuss his book, "Beyond Betrayal." Plus: Those who ask how Christians could vote for Donald Trump might want to ask how Christians could vote for any of his radical opponents. We'll discuss that and more on Wednesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Feb
11
2020
It can be tempting sometimes to speak the truth about God's Word but discount the need to do it with love. Yet Scripture is clear that Christians must embody love and grace. How do we do it? Pastor John Crotts joins me to talk about it and his book, "Graciousness: Tempering Truth With Love." Plus: June Hunt from Hope for the Heart brings a biblical perspective to bear on the issue of domestic violence and what the Lord is really trying to teach us in Ephesians 5. That and more on Tuesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Feb
7
2020
Believe it or not, millions of today still don't know who Jesus really is, and many portraits of Him in modern life are misleading. What are the major portrayals of Jesus found in the earliest historical sources? Dr. John Dickson, co-director of the Centre for Public Christianity at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia, will join me to talk about it and his book, "A Doubter's Guide to Jesus." Plus: Dr. Richard Belcher Jr., professor of Old Testament at Reformed Theological Seminary, stops by to discuss trusting God while suffering. We'll discuss his commentary: "Job: The Mystery of Suffering and God's Sovereignty." That and more next time on Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Feb
6
2020
How are America's progressive elites abusing their power for the enrichment of themselves, their families and their donors? Peter Schweizer, president fo the Government Accountability Institute, joins me to talk about it and his book, "Profiles in Corruption." Plus: Diarmaid MacCulloch stops by to talk about his book, "Thomas Cromwell: A Revolutionary Life." That and more on Friday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Feb
6
2020
The appointment of a new Woke archbishop in the Church of England is evidence of the triumph of cultural Marxism. We'll find out why from the Rev. Melvin Tinker, senior minister of St. John Newland, Hull, in the UK. Plus: The Military Religious Freedom Foundation is targeting a Christian chaplain's leadership series. We'll get reaction from Mike Berry, general counsel at First Liberty Institute. That and more on Thursday's next JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Feb
5
2020
How do we navigate the valley of sorrow and find comfort in Jesus Christ? Colin Smith, president of Unlocking the Bible, will join me to talk about it and his book, "For All Who Grieve." Plus: The UK may have left the European Union, but it's clear from its cancellation of appearances by evangelist Franklin Graham that the real master it needs to shed is Big Gay. I'll explain why on Wednesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Feb
4
2020
How do we return to our first love, Jesus Christ? I'll talk it over with Dr. Tom Phillips, vice president of The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and author of the book, "Ignite Your Passion for Jesus: Your Guide to Experience Personal Revival." Plus: A new Southern Baptist small-group curriculum focuses on "The Church and the Racial Divide." But is this just another means of pushing Critical Race Theory? You'll hear what some of the editors had to say about it. That's on the Tuesday's edition of JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Feb
3
2020
The beloved children's TV show "Sesame Street" has announced it will feature an appearance by a cross-dressing LGBT activist. Is there any remaining doubt that sexual radicals want our children's hearts and minds? I'll talk about it. And women across America will unite in prayer on Feb. 15 during the She Loves Out Loud event. President and organizer Diane Strack joins me to share the details. Plus: How can we make and keep relationships that matter? Radio host and author Kim Wier stops by to discuss her book, "The Art of Friendship." That's on Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Jan
31
2020
With the push for social justice and Critical Theory at college campuses, intellectual diversity is dying. Can it be revived? Dr. Corey Miller, CEO of Ratio Christi, will be tackling that question with an atheist professor at some upcoming campus events; he'll join me to talk about it. Plus: Nigel Farage's Brexit speech at the EU highlights the importance of keeping America sovereign and free, especially in light of new videos exposing Bernie Sanders' campaign field organizers as radical revolutionary sympathizers. We'll discuss that and more on Friday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Jan
30
2020
In training up our children the way they should go, how many of us mothers consider our duty to train them in Christian apologetics? I'll talk it over with Hillary Morgan Ferrer, author of "Mama Bear Apologetics." Plus: Drag queens are making their Super Bowl ad debut this weekend, while New York preschoolers will now be instructed on transgender and "queer" rights. I'll share my thoughts on that and more on Thursday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Jan
29
2020
The Book of Exodus recounts one of the biggest miracles in the entire Bible: the parting of the Red Sea. What does modern evidence show us about where and how God dramatically saved the Israelities from the pursuing Egyptian Army? Timothy Mahoney, director of the new film, "Patterns of Evidence: The Red Sea Miracle," joins me to talk about it. Plus: A progressive worship leader has released a song shaming conservative Trump voters, under the guise of a "hymn." We'll talk about that and more on Wednesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Jan
27
2020
A recent Barna survey showed that nearly half of young adults who have some kind of tie to Christianity believe the Church can't answer their questions. How can Christians better prepare for the queries? Dr. Doug Potter, assistant professor of apologetics and theology at Southern Evangelical Seminary, joins me to offer his thoughts. Plus: Even pro-life Democrats are finding themselves shocked by the abortion radicalism of Pete Buttigieg. I'll explain why on Tuesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Jan
27
2020
Many empires have risen and fallen, yet the average length of a nation's greatness has only been 250 years. What should that tell us about the future of the United States? Nationally syndicated columnist Cal Thomas joins me to talk about it and his book, "America's Expiration Date." Plus: I'll give you my thoughts on the March for Life and the reaction to the historic appearance of President Trump. That and more on Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Jan
24
2020
Many people over the years have referred to America as a miracle - a nation guided by Divine Providence. But what are some of the individual miracles that have helped shape our great nation along the way? Author and historian William J. Federer joins Janet to talk about it and his book, "Miracles in American History, Vol. 2: Amazing Faith that Shaped a Nation." Plus: Katy Faust, founder of the children's rights organization Them Before Us, explains why Washington state lawmakers care more about females in business than they do about females in the home. That and more on Friday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Jan
23
2020
Why is Europe turning a blind eye to the overwhelming reason for the continent's ever-growing and deadly antisemitism: the religion of Islam? I'll talk it over with Islamic scholar Dr. Andrew Bostom, author of "The Legacy of Islamic Antisemitism." Plus: White evangelicals continue to take a media beating for widely opposing more refugee resettlement. I'll show you why the opposition makes complete sense. That and more on Thursday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Jan
22
2020
On this Roe v. Wade decision anniversary, there is still much work to do to save human lives, and the Susan B. Anthony List has some big plans to help get out the pro-life vote. We'll get the latest from national spokeswoman Mallory Quigley. Plus: How should Christian parents respond when their child announces, "I'm gay?" Pastoral counselor Joe Dallas discusses that and other cultural challenges we face in a post-Obergefell world. That and more on Wednesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Jan
21
2020
America is more divided today than perhaps ever before. Could it be time for a national breakup? Frank Buckley, foundation professor at George Mason University's Scalia School of Law, joins me to talk about it and his book, "American Secession." Plus: Why won't Democrats support moves to protect children from sex-change surgeries or to protect women from competing against gender-confused men in sports? We'll discuss that and more on Tuesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Jan
20
2020
What happens when a Christian neurosurgeon gains a personal perspective on death and what it means to trust God? Dr. W. Lee Warren tells his story from his new book, "I've Seen the End of You: A Neurosurgeon's Look at Faith, Doubt and the Things We Think We Know." Plus: Where are the worst countries for Christians? We'll talk about the latest World Watch List from Open Doors USA on Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Jan
17
2020
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.
Jan
16
2020
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.
Jan
15
2020
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.
Jan
14
2020
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
Jan
13
2020
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.
Jan
10
2020
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.
Jan
9
2020
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.
Jan
8
2020
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.
Jan
7
2020
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.
Jan
6
2020
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.
Jan
3
2020
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.
Jan
2
2020
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.
Jan
1
2020
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.
Dec
31
2019
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.
Dec
30
2019
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.
Dec
27
2019
How do you hold on to your faith in Jesus Christ when you’re in the entertainment business? Christian filmmaker David A.R. White joins Janet to talk about it as they discuss his book, “Between Heaven and Hollywood.” Plus: What do you do when trouble in the world or all around you leaves you fearful? Jeanne Nigro joins me to show how the Lord can be our foundation when life gets tough. Her book is called, "Unshaken."Join us for Friday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Dec
26
2019
What role should family worship play in discipling our children and creating a Christ-centered household? We'll get some thoughts on it from Dr. Joel Beeke, president of Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary. Plus: How do we glorify God throughout our lives? Dr. Andrew Davis joins me to talk about Christlikeness and his book, "An Infinite Journey." That's next time on Thursday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Dec
25
2019
All of us like sheep have gone astray, Each of us has turned to his own way; But the Lord has caused the iniquity of us all To fall on Him.” Isaiah 53 shows us Jesus, the Messiah, as the suffering servant who would bear our sins. But what else should we know about this great passage? Dr. Darrell Bock joins me to talk about it and his book, “The Gospel According to Isaiah 53.” Plus: That little baby in the manger grew into a King on a cross, the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world. Max Lucado joins me to explain why Christmas is all about Jesus as we discuss his book, "Because of Bethlehem." That's on the Christmas edition of JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Dec
24
2019
Why has the failed political theory of socialism gained so much ground in modern America? Thomas DiLorenzo, professor at Loyola University, Maryland, joins me to talk about it and his book, "The Problem with Socialism." Plus: What's it like to live your life on a terrorist hit list? Ali Husnain stops by to tell his story from his book, "The Cost." Join us for Tuesday’s JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Dec
23
2019
Eastern religions have been gaining a foothold in the West. How should Christians respond? Bodie Hodge from Answers in Genesis will join me to talk about it as we discuss his book, "World Religions and Cults." Plus: Jackie Bledsoe unpacks for us "The Seven Rings of Marriage." That and more on Monday’s JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Dec
20
2019
How can Christian parents raise the next generation of men to honor and protect women? I'll talk it over with Marriage Today host Dave Willis, author of, "Raising Boys Who Respect Girls." Plus: Why is the Trump impeachment the very type of impeachment that our Founders feared? That and more on Friday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Dec
19
2019
What’s the latest on the impeachment scam against President Trump? We’ll talk about it. Plus: With the backing of some major evangelical groups, the Fairness for All Act has just been introduced in Congress, purporting to protect both LGBT rights and religious freedom. But it's actually a terrible piece of legislation that undermines the freedoms of Christians. Peter LaBarbera, president of Americans for Truth about Homosexuality, joins me to talk about it. That’s next time on JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Dec
18
2019
The Bible is the most attacked book in the history of the world. How have the attacks come, and how has God always used His people to guard His Word? Michael McCormack joins me to discuss his book, "Killing the Bible." Plus: We're constantly bombarded with so-called expert opinions that are often contradictory and ineffective. What should we know about the modern myth of experts in today’s twenty-four hour media cycle, and our own duty to become experts? Marc Fitch joins me to talk about it and his book, Shmexperts: How Ideology and Power Politics are Disguised as Science. That and more – on Wednesday’s JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Dec
17
2019
The Hallmark Channel aired lesbian wedding ads, pulled them after complaints came in - then reinstated them! What does the controversy say about the cultural power of the sexual radicals? We'll talk about it. Plus: How do we keep our kids safe from those who would abuse them? Beth Robinson joins me to talk about it and her book, "Protecting Your Child from Predators: How to Recognize and Respond to Sexual Danger." Tune in for Tuesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Dec
16
2019
In the wake of the House Judiciary Committee advancing two impeachment charges against President Trump, Former FBI Director James Comey is on the hot seat for making previous false claims about the FISA process that the recent IG report strongly refuted. But what will the American people do to the transparently corrupt FBI, DOJ and Leftist political activists who are staging this open coup? We'll talk about it. Plus: How can we grow closer to the Lord and seek to do His will? O.S. Hawkins stops by to talk about his new book, "The Passion Code: 100 Days With Jesus." That and more on Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Dec
13
2019
The Book of Hebrews refers to mature Christians as the ones "who by constant use have trained themselves to distinguish good from evil." What is biblical discernment, and why is discernment necessary for maintaining the purity of the gospel of Jesus Christ and preventing the church from drifting into apostasy? I'll talk it over with author and speaker Mike Gendron, founder of Proclaiming the Gospel, on Tuesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Dec
13
2019
In the last several years, a stunning number of prominent pastors and Christian leaders have fallen through sinful scandal. How does it happen, and what should a Christian do after an implosion? Dr. Eric Geiger from LifeWay Christian Resources will talk about it and his book, "How to Ruin Your Life: And Starting Over When You Do." Plus: Lathan Watts from First Liberty Institute gives us the latest on the state of religious liberty in America, outlined in the latest edition of the firm's book, "Undeniable." That and more on Friday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Dec
12
2019
What happens when an up-and-coming European bioscientist flips from Darwin disciple to Darwin defector? Dr. Jonathan Witt, senior fellow of Discovery Institute's Center for Science and Culture, joins me to talk about the journey of Finnish bioscientist Dr. Matti Leisola as we discuss the new book they co-wrote, "Heretic: One Scientist's Journey from Darwin to Design." Plus: Gil Mertz talks about why it's so important to forgive others. His book is called, "Forgive Your Way to Freedom." That and more on Thursday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Dec
10
2019
How do know that the Books of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John can be trusted? Christian apologist and attorney John Stewart joins Janet to talk about it and his book, "In Defense of the Gospels: The Case for Reliability." Plus: Evangelist Oswald Chambers is best known for his beloved classic daily devotional, "My Utmost for His Highest." How did he pursue God with a rare passion? Paul Kent joins us to talk about it and his book, "Oswald Chambers: A Life in Pictures." That and more on Wednesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Dec
9
2019
At Christmas, we celebrate the birth of Jesus as Immanuel -- God with us! But why did God have to become a human being in order to save us, and why is the doctrine of the incarnation so vital to the life and health of the church? I'll talk it over with pastor and speaker Rev. Melvin Tinker, author of the new book, "Veiled in Flesh: The Incarnation; What it Means and Why it Matters." That and more on Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Dec
6
2019
Why are so many college kids -- including "exvangelicals" -- enthralled with electing homosexual progressive Pete Buttigieg as president? The answer lies in the sexual radicals' successful propaganda campaign. We'll talk about it. Plus: What is the importance of the words uttered by The Word, our Lord Jesus Christ? Evangelist Ray Comfort and I will discuss his new devotional, "Jesus in Red." That and more on Friday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Dec
5
2019
Foxe's Book of Martyrs famously chronicled the bravery of Christians who died for Jesus Christ. But who are some of the martyrs we should know about today? I'll talk it over with Todd Nettleton from Voice of the Martyrs-USA, which is out with those stories in a new book, "Foxe Voices of the Martyrs." Plus: Catherine Glenn Foster from Americans United for Life explains why the Left is scrambling in the wake of this year's pro-life victories. Join us for Thursday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Dec
4
2019
Where is America headed at a time when the country is warring against itself? Former Trump strategist Dr. Sebastian Gorka joins me to talk about it and his book, "The War for America's Soul." Plus: A Christian boarding school is under fire, and implications for other Christian schools could be enormous. Brad Dacus, president of Pacific Justice Institute, explains why on Wednesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Dec
3
2019
There is a new initiative to take on the Supreme Court's terrible decision to "redefine" marriage through the 2015 Obergefell v. Hodges case. I'll talk with David Fowler, president of the Family Action Council of Tennesse, about the new drive for "God Given Marriage." Plus: What can we learn from Hungary about the importance of the natural family? I'll talk about that and more on the next JANET MEFFERD TODAY
Dec
2
2019
We owe our freedoms to the men who fought the American Revolution and who drafted and signed the Declaration of Independence. But the real American Revolution, as John Adams called it, was the moral one preceding our founding. Janet will discuss it with C. Bradley Thompson, professor of political philosophy at Clemson University and the executive director of the Clemson Institute for the Study of Capitalism. His book is called, "America's Revolutionary Mind: A Moral History of the American Revolution and the Declaration That Defined It." That and more on Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY
Nov
29
2019
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: What are the Christian roots of the great freedoms that we enjoy as Americans? John Bona joins me to talk about "The Liberty Book." That's next time on Friday's Janet Mefferd Today.
Nov
28
2019
Many Christians struggle to explain how dinosaurs fit into the biblical account – but is there sound science that explains God’s hand regarding these long-extinct creatures? Dr. Timothy Clarey joins me for a fascinating look at the evidence as we talk about his book, “Dinosaurs: Marvels of God’s Design.” Plus: What is the power of talk in a digital age? Sherry Turkle discusses it and her book, "Reclaiming Conversation." That's next time on Thursday's Janet Mefferd Today.
Nov
27
2019
How should we understand the human conscience in the light of God's Word? The biblical date on it is more extensive than you might think! Gary Brady joins me to discuss it and his book, "Candle in the Wind." Plus: Jake Hanson shares the incredible story of John Wesley as we discuss his book, "Crossing the Divide." That and more on Wednesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Nov
26
2019
That impeachment "nothing burger" may be backfiring on Democrats, as more polls are showing good news for President Trump heading into 2020. We'll talk about it. Plus: What can we learn from the villains of the Bible? Pastor Jeff Lucas joins me to discuss his book, "Notorious: An Integrated Study of the Rogues, Scoundrels and Scallywags of Scripture." That and more on the next JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Nov
25
2019
The Apostle Paul once chastised the Galatians church for deserting the gospel of Jesus Christ for a different gospel. At the recent Stand Against Marxism Conference, I argued that the same strong rebuke must be leveled at today's "Social Justice Gospel," which is also no gospel at all. You'll hear why I think so as we broadcast key excerpts from my recent speech, "A Different Gospel: Why Christians Must Fight Social Justice." Join us for Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Nov
22
2019
In 2018, a Chinese scientist shocked the world by unethically editing the genomes of two human embryos. What led to the medical scandal of the decade? I'll talk it over with genetics expert Dr. Kiran Musunuru, author of "The CRISPR Generation: The Story of the World's First Gene-Edited Babies." Plus: Who were the best and worst TV advertisers of 2019? Tim Winter, president of the Parents Television Council, will tell us on Friday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Nov
21
2019
What's the danger to America if Leftists gain further political control? Author and columnist David Limbaugh joins me to talk about it and his book, "Guilty by Reason of Insanity: Why the Democrats Must Not Win." Plus: D. James Kennedy Ministries is appealing a decision to dismiss its lawsuit against the Southern Poverty Law Center over calling the ministry a "hate group." President Frank Wright joins me to weigh in on Thursday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Nov
20
2019
How do events in modern American history show God's care and concern for our nation? I'll talk it over with author Michael Medved, author of, "God's Hand on America." Plus: Chick-fil-A's decision to stop funding some Christian groups is just the latest evidence that it caved to radical gay activists years ago. Peter LaBarbera, president of Americans for Truth About Homosexuality, will explain on Wednesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Nov
19
2019
What does it mean today to be a conservative? Which traditions and institutions must be preserved, regardless of changing social norms? Sen. Jim DeMint joins me to talk about it and his book, "Conservative: Knowing What to Keep." Plus: The open-borders evangelical leadership is ramping up its progressive propaganda on immigration to try to guilt the church into globalism. I'll give you the latest on that and more on Tuesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Nov
18
2019
The Lord Jesus Christ told us to turn the other cheek and to forgive those who have wronged us. But is there ever any biblical justification for walking away from a damaging individual? I'll talk it over with Gary Thomas, writer-in-residence at Second Baptist Church in Houston and author of the book, "When to Walk Away: Finding Freedom from Toxic People." That and more on Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Nov
15
2019
Our sons may look like young boys or teenagers to us, but they're really future men who need to be raised biblically. Pastor Mike Fabarez, speaker on the Focal Point radio program, will join me to talk about it and his book, "Raising Men, Not Boys: Shepherding Your Sons to Be Men of God." Plus: Author Jack Alexander discusses finding freedom from the fear of not having enough. His book is called, "The God Guarantee." That and more on Friday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Nov
14
2019
As Marxism gains ground across our culture, how are socialists working to affect our elections and change our country? Even worse, how are Marxists working inside our Bible-believing churches to shift evangelical votes to the Left and undermine sound biblical theology? I'll talk it over with author and filmmaker Trevor Loudon, who exposes it all in the upcoming film, "Enemies Within the Church." Don't miss Thursday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Nov
13
2019
The postwar consensus saw a world of openness and cooperation. But that consensus is breaking down with increasing speed. I'll talk about it with R.R. Reno, editor of First Things and author of the new book, "Return of the Strong Gods: Nationalism, Populism, and the Future of the West." That and a lot more on Wednesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Nov
12
2019
The Bible is the most popular book of all time, but fewer people are reading it and believing it. Why does the Bible matter today? Steve Green, president of Hobby Lobby, stops by to discuss his new release, "This Beautiful Book." Plus: How is Soros-laced progressivism already demonstrating its dirty election tricks, especially in evangelical circles? We'll discuss that and more Tuesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Nov
11
2019
In 1644, Scottish churchman Samuel Rutherford gave the world a biblical defense of politics in his seminal book, "Lex Rex." How can Christians today recapture this truth that "the Law is King" in defending our republic today? I'll talk it over with Dr. Michael Milton, interim provost at Erskine Theological Seminary and author of, "Foundations of a Moral Government." Plus: Ace Collins talks about his book, "Stories behind the Songs and Hymns about Heaven." That and more on the next JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Nov
8
2019
A growing number of political conservatives, some of whom claim to be Christians, say homosexuality is no longer an issue in a culture war. This, even as nearly 100 LGBT candidates just won election nationwide, a dad fights against gender transitioning for his son and drag queen story hours proliferate. Who will fight the culture war against the growing LGBT tyranny in our country? I'll discuss it with Peter LaBarbera, president of Americans for Truth about Homosexuality, on Friday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Nov
7
2019
As evangelicalism struggles with the growing influences of cultural Marxism and social justice on our historically conservative churches, what can we learn from the same fight that's been taking place for years within Roman Catholicism? Michael Hichborn, founder and president of the Lepanto Institute, explains the history of how Marxism took hold in Catholic institutions -- and offers thoughts on ways that conservative Protestants can fight back, before it's too late. Join us for Thursday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY
Nov
6
2019
What are some new answers we can give skeptics who question God, Jesus Christ and the authority of Scripture? Dr. James Emery White, senior pastor of Mecklenburg Community Church, joins me to talk about it and his book, "Christianity for People Who Aren't Christians." Plus: The Gospel Coalition is gearing up to change conservative evangelicals' voting patterns in 2020, but will anybody listen to them? We'll talk about that and more on the next JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Nov
5
2019
First Baptist Church of Naples, Florida, is calling for a new vote to hire an African-American pastor amid accusations of member racism and compromised election integrity. But some members say the story's not true and claim the church is threatening and even ejecting them. What's really going on? I'll discuss it with pastor and blogger J.D. Hall. Plus: Ex-Christian Joshua Harris says - with no irony! - that Trump voters are damaging the gospel and the church. We'll discuss that and more on Tuesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Nov
4
2019
What's going on in the Southern Baptist Convention? The supposedly conservative Dr. Al Mohler will be nominated to become the SBC's new president, but what about all those social-justice warriors at his seminary? ERLC head Russell Moore, who distanced himself from the word "evangelical" in 2016, now says that word could be "born again" (hint: it's political). And the onetime ERLC fellow who openly endorsed Revoice is now joining the faculty at a Southern Baptist seminary. What does it all say about the future of the SBC? We'll talk about it all on the next JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Nov
1
2019
Why is the Left so upset about the death of the Islamic State caliph under the leadership of President Trump? Islamic expert and author Robert Spencer, director of Jihad Watch, will join me to talk about it. Plus: Americans United for the Separation of Church and State are demanding an investigation into Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for talking about his Christian faith. First Liberty Institute's Jeremy Dys weighs in on the next JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Oct
31
2019
How have both the Democrat and Republican parties stayed afloat for so many years, when other parties have come and gone? Michael Barone, senior political analyst for the Washington Examiner, joins me to discuss his book, "How America's Political Parties Change (And How They Don't). Plus: The Austin Independent School District is waging war on families with a radical new sex-ed curriculum. We'll discuss that and more on the next JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Oct
30
2019
Do Christians give God a bad name? Mary Jo Sharp, assistant professor of apologetics at Houston Baptist University, joins me to talk about it and her book, "Why I Still Believe: A Former Atheist's Reckoning with the Bad Reputation Christians Give a Good God." Plus: Why is gospel music star Kirk Franklin boycotting any future involvement with the Dove Awards? We'll talk about it. That and more on the next JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Oct
29
2019
Is there an effective way to keep the gospel fresh as we try to reach the millennial generation with the timeless truth about Jesus Christ? I'll talk it over with Daniel Rice, author of "#Gospel: Life, Hope and Truth for Generation Now." Plus: How can reason and logic from common experiences of our daily reality help us to understand the truth about God and His creation? Leo Severino joins me to discuss it and his book, "Going Deeper." That and more on Tuesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Oct
28
2019
The cancer of Cultural Marxism began with the Frankfurt School applying Marxist theories to social issues, with the goal of liberating people "from the circumstances that enslave them." How has this long march through our institutions decimated the West, and how has the church colluded with the deception? I'll talk it over with the Rev. Melvin Tinker, author of "That Hideous Strength: How the West Was Lost." That and more on Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Oct
25
2019
Pastor Andrew Brunson's return to the United States after his imprisonment in Turkey was an answer to prayer for millions of Christians. Pastor Brunson joins me to talk about his ordeal and how the Lord worked in His life through his suffering. His book is called, "God's Hostage." Plus: Will the state of Texas intervene to prevent 7-year-old James Younger's mother from forcing him to transition to being a "girl?" We'll tackle that and more on Friday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Oct
24
2019
Why is religious freedom under attack in America today, and how do Christians prepare themselves for the future? I'll talk it over with Luke Goodrich, attorney at the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty and author of the book, "Free to Believe: The Battle over Religious Liberty in America." Plus: A church is banned from the Missouri arts scene for believing the Bible. We'll talk about that and more on Thursday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY
Oct
23
2019
Can the United States remain a free union and the republic that has been the envy of the world? I'll discuss it with Dr. Bill Bennett, former Secretary of Education and author of the newly revised book, "America: The Last Best Hope." Plus: Modern hymnwriter Keith Getty joins me to talk about his upcoming Christmas album and tour with wife Kristyn. That and more on Tuesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Oct
22
2019
New data shows a sharp decline in the number of self-identified American Christians, coupled with a sharp rise in the number of "nones." With evangelicals increasingly embracing social justice, does this portend the end of Christian America? We'll talk about it. Plus: Some Christians have complained about President Trump's military decision in Syria, but what should we really know about the situation? Islamic scholar Dr. Andrew Bostom explains. That's next time on JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Oct
21
2019
Atheists and skeptics say the Bible is full of contradictions. Closer examination of the passages in question show that's not true, but how do we prepare in order to prove it? I'll talk it over with Christian astrophysicist Dr. Jason Lisle, founder of the Biblical Science Institute and author of the new book, "Keeping Faith in an Age of Reason." Plus: America has accepted ideologies like moral relativism and decries those it sees as allegedly Islamophobic. But when tolerance reaches an extreme point, what will result? Howard Rotberg joins me to talk about it and his book, "The Ideological Path to Submission ... And What We Can Do About It." That and more on Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Oct
18
2019
How can believers engage the legal system for the good of God's world? Attorney John Mauck joins me to talk about it and his book, "Jesus in the Courtroom." Plus: Modern evolutionists say Charles Darwin's "On the Origin of Species" has definitively settled the question of how life on earth developed. Now there is a revolutionary approach to the study of origins that has the potential for an impact as big as Darwin's. Dr. Nathaniel Jeanson joins me to talk about his book, "Replacing Darwin: The New Origin of Species." That and more on Friday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Oct
17
2019
How can we apply the biblical model of creation to the field of astronomy? Dr. Danny Faulkner, Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the University of South Carolina Lancaster, joins me to talk about his book, "The Expanse of Heaven: Where Creation and Astronomy Intersect." Plus: What should we know about the lesser-known figures in the Bible who served vital roles in the spread of Christianity to the world? Ryan Lokkesmoe, lead pastor of Real Hope Community Church, joins me to discuss his book, "Paul and His Team: What the Early Church Can Teach Us About Leadership and Influence." That's next time on Thursday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Oct
16
2019
Big Gay activists are now trying to get British TV host Piers Morgan fired. His offense? Joking about gender identity. The Council for Christian Colleges & Universities pushes social justice at its latest "Diversity Conference." And author John Perritt will talk about his book, "Insecure: Fighting our Lesser Fears with a Greater One." We'll talk about all that and more on Wednesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Oct
15
2019
Is American society experiencing moral decay, or organized destruction? U.S. Attorney General Bill Barr delivers a stunning speech on the militant secularists' war on Christianity, religious freedom and traditional values. We'll talk about it. Plus: Pastor Jerrad Lopes joins me to offer encouragement for Christian dads. His book is called, "Dad Tired and Loving It." That and more on Tuesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Oct
14
2019
Democrat Beto O'Rourke revealed at CNN's recent "LGBTQ Equality" town hall that he thinks churches should lose their tax exemptions if they oppose so-called "same-sex marriage". Will the church finally wake up to the dangers of Big Gay activism? I'll talk about it. Plus: Dean Reuter reveals the shocking truth about one of the worst Nazi war criminals you've never heard of. His book is called, "The Hidden Nazi." That and more on Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Oct
11
2019
Romans 5 says "suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope. How can we strengthen ourselves in the Lord through life's trials? Dr. Jim Garlow joins me to talk about it and his book, "God Will See You Through This." Plus: Are technology-based religions taking shape, and what will that mean for Christians? That and more on Friday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Oct
9
2019
Without the blood of Christ, we could never be forgiven for our sins. But my is the cross also the path to life, happiness and being human? I'll discuss it with Rankin Wilbourne, author of, "The Cross Before Me." Plus: Filmmaker Judd Saul stops by to give a preview of the upcoming "Stand Against Marxism Conference." That and more on Thursday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Oct
8
2019
Today's pastors are visionaries, motivational speakers and overworked administrators. But what does the Bible say about the role of the pastor? Dr. Harold Senkbeil, executive director of DOXOLOGY: The Lutheran Center for Spiritual Care, joins me to talk about it and his book, "The Care of Souls: Cultivating a Pastor's Heart." Plus: California has just passed a terrible new law giving foster kids the right to secret abortions. I'll discuss that and more on Wednesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY
Oct
8
2019
What do you do when a traumatic or tragic event sets your life on a new course that you can't even fathom? Dr. Jeff Shreve, founder of From His Heart Ministries, joins me to talk about the biblical remedy as we discuss his book, "Life Interrupted: How to Face a New Normal." Plus: Hundreds of people who have transitioned to the opposite sex are now detransitioning. Is this the beginning of the end of the transgender lie? We'll talk about that and more on Tuesday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Oct
7
2019
Socialist historian Howard Zinn has had a devastating influence on history students through his bestselling-but-inaccurate book, "A People's History of the United States." Mary Grabar, resident fellow at the Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization, joins me to expose the progressive textbook of choice and its revolutionary author. Her book is called: "Debunking Howard Zinn: Exposing the Fake History That Turned a Generation Against America." That and more on Monday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Oct
4
2019
How has CRU, the former Campus Crusade for Christ, taken a sharp turn into pushing social justice? Jon Harris, producer of the "Enemies Within the Church" film, will give us the details. Plus: The latest on the coup attempt against President Trump. And the gospel comes to life in a Dallas courtroom, where the brother of a murder victim forgives his killer and urges her to give her life to Christ. That and more on Friday's- JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
Oct
3
2019
Progressive Democrats are ramping up their efforts to impeach President Trump, but does his Ukrainian phone call even qualify as an impeachable offense? I'll talk it over with constitutional scholar and historian Rob Natelson. Plus: A Christian actress was fired from a lead stage role for quoting Scripture on homosexuality. Now, she's fighting back. That and more on Thursday's JANET MEFFERD TODAY.
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