But even if you should suffer for the sake of righteousness, you are blessed. And do not fear their intimidation, and do not be troubled, but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you yet with gentleness and reverence; and keep a good conscience so that in the thing in which you are slandered, those who revile your good behavior in Christ will be put to shame.  1 Peter 3: 14-16

Apologetic Report - Janet Mefferd

There is almost nothing more frustrating than when the media get the fundamental essence of a controversial story wrong.

Yet that is exactly what seems to have happened with the widespread, incomplete reporting on the growing flap between conservative Southern Baptists and Dr. Russell Moore,...

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Thursday, 15 September 2016 19:40

Some thoughts about corruption

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There is something about bad news that paralyzes us.

Maybe you’ve experienced it when someone called you to tell you that a loved one suddenly died. Your reaction to the caller on the other end may have gone something like this: “What? What are you saying? What do you mean? I don’t...

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Monday, 08 August 2016 08:39

Announcing … JANET MEFFERD LIVE

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I’m delighted to announce that on Monday, Aug. 15, I will launch my brand-new daily Christian talk show, JANET MEFFERD LIVE, on American Family Radio.

The show will air from noon-1 p.m. CT weekdays, covering the biblical, cultural and political news Christians need to know, as we take your...

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“The saying is trustworthy: If anyone aspires to the office of overseer, he desires a noble task.”I Timothy 3:1

I believe all faithful evangelical Christians would agree that there are many serious sins besetting our visible churches today, rendering too much of the Body spiritually...

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A number of mainstream media stories of late have tried to explain why so many American evangelicals favor Donald Trump over other GOP candidates for president. But, hey, what does the mainstream media know?

Here at Janet Mefferd Today, we want to get some real answers — from you! If you are...

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The evangelical church in North America is perpetuating ‘white is right,’ and that is a burden that none of us can bear, especially my white brothers and sisters.” ~ Michelle Higgins, Urbana 15

I’ve attended my fair share of Christian events over the years:...

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Sunday, 15 November 2015 18:09

Radical jihad and the God who can save us

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I went into a store over the weekend where I do business frequently, and the owner asked me to come over and talk to him and another customer. He asked me, “What do you think about the Paris jihad?” My answer was simply: “100% predictable.”

It was, but my thoughts on this...

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Wednesday, 04 November 2015 18:45

Is the Bible enough?

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What is the spiritual state of America? Pew Research Center’s latest 2014 Religious Landscape Study revealed a number of important clues.

Among them: Our nation is becoming less religious overall, with the number of Americans professing a belief in God or going to church declining modestly....

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Sunday, 18 October 2015 20:30

‘My Exodus’ by Alan Chambers: a book review

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How does a man go from heading up the largest Christian ministry for people struggling with homosexuality to shuttering that same ministry and apologizing for his role in it?

How does that same man go from saying, “One of the many evils this world has to offer is the sin of...

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When even Al Mohler is embarrassed to talk about ‘reparative therapy’ in straightforward terms everyone understands, it means that cultural standards are evolving toward greater hospitality to our LGBTQ sisters and brothers.”        &n...

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