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The Briefing with Albert Mohler

Cultural Commentary from a Biblical Perspective

Cultural Commentary from a Biblical Perspective

 

#500

Monday, June 24, 2024

This is The Briefing, a daily analysis of news and events from a Christian worldview.Part I (00:13 - 14:58)How We Got Here: Re-Examining the History of Abortion in America Two Years Post-Dobbs, a Half-Century After Roe ---<a href='https://i2i.org/wp-content/uploads/Roe-v.-Wade.pdf'>Roe v. Wade</a> by The Supreme Court of the United States ---<a href='https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/21pdf/19-1392_6j37.pdf'>Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization</a> by The Supreme Court of the United States ---<a href='https://www.nytimes.com/2024/05/28/magazine/roe-v-wade-christian-network.html'>The Untold Story of the Network That Took Down Roe v. Wade</a> by The New York Times (Elizabeth Dias and Lisa Lerer) Part II (14:58 - 21:15)Dobbs Was Necessary But Not Sufficient: The Pro-Life Movement Faces a Huge Challenge in Our Current Cultural ClimatePart III (21:15 - 24:58)The Fight for Life Rages On: The Electoral and Political Battleground the Pro-Life Movement Faces on the 2 Year Anniversary of Dobbs [Sign up] (https://albertmohler.com/subscribe) to receive The Briefing in your inbox every weekday morning.Follow Dr. Mohler: [X] (https://twitter.com/albertmohler) | [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/albertmohler/) | [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/AlbertMohlerSBTS) | [YouTube] (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzH05TIlVgb3fNFMb10LYvg) For more information on The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, go to [sbts.edu] (https://sbts.edu) .For more information on Boyce College, just go to [BoyceCollege.com] (https://boycecollege.com) .To write Dr. Mohler or submit a question for The Mailbox, go [here] (https://albertmohler.com/contact) . ... Read more

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#499

Friday, June 21, 2024

This is The Briefing, a daily analysis of news and events from a Christian worldview.Part I (00:13 - 10:44)A New Kind of Slop? Experiencing Brainrot? New Terms, Old Terms and Changing Terms Tell a Story of Cultural Change ---<a href='https://www.nytimes.com/2024/06/11/style/ai-search-slop.html'>First Came ‘Spam.’ Now, With A.I., We’ve Got ‘Slop’</a> by New York Times (Benjamin Hoffman) ---<a href='https://www.nytimes.com/2024/06/13/style/brainrot-internet-addiction-social-media-tiktok.html'>If You Know What ‘Brainrot’ Means, You Might Already Have It</a> by New York Times (Jessica Roy) ---<a href='https://www.nytimes.com/2024/06/14/business/does-it-pencil-real-estate.html'>Does it Pencil?</a> by New York Times (Conor Dougherty) Part II (10:44 - 15:47)Should I Pursue Marriage While Not Yet Able to Provide For a Family? - Dr. Mohler Responds to Listeners of the BriefingPart III (15:47 - 19:40)Should Christians Celebrate Jewish Festivals? - Dr. Mohler Responds to Listeners of The BriefingPart IV (19:40 - 23:03)If Social Media Has So Many Dangers, Why Do You Use it? - Dr. Mohler Responds to Listeners of The BriefingPart V (23:03 - 24:51)Do Dogs Sin? - Dr. Mohler Responds to a Young Listener of The Briefing [Sign up] (https://albertmohler.com/subscribe) to receive The Briefing in your inbox every weekday morning.Follow Dr. Mohler: [X] (https://twitter.com/albertmohler) | [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/albertmohler/) | [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/AlbertMohlerSBTS) | [YouTube] (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzH05TIlVgb3fNFMb10LYvg) For more information on The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, go to [sbts.edu] (https://sbts.edu) .For more information on Boyce College, just go to [BoyceCollege.com] (https://boycecollege.com) .To write Dr. Mohler or submit a question for The Mailbox, go [here] (https://albertmohler.com/contact) . ... Read more

21 Jun 2024

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21 Jun 2024


#498

Thursday, June 20, 2024

This is The Briefing, a daily analysis of news and events from a Christian worldview.Part I (00:13 - 10:55)Israel’s Determined Enemy to the North: The Looming Challenge of Hezbollah Becomes More Urgent ---<a href='https://www.nytimes.com/2024/06/18/world/middleeast/israel-hezbollah-lebanon.html'>Israel and Hezbollah Play a Risky Tit-for-Tat, Leaving Region on Edge</a> by New York Times (Aaron Boxerman and Hwaida Saad) Part II (10:55 - 18:01)A New Axis of Evil: North Korea, Russia, China, and Iran Oppose the West and Our AlliesPart III (18:01 - 19:49)Back to the Future: Once Again the World is Dividing in TwoPart IV (19:49 - 26:44)Thailand and The Legalization of “Same Sex Marriage” — Once Again, Worldview Issues Press Into the Headlines [Sign up] (https://albertmohler.com/subscribe) to receive The Briefing in your inbox every weekday morning.Follow Dr. Mohler: [X] (https://twitter.com/albertmohler) | [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/albertmohler/) | [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/AlbertMohlerSBTS) | [YouTube] (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzH05TIlVgb3fNFMb10LYvg) For more information on The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, go to [sbts.edu] (https://sbts.edu) .For more information on Boyce College, just go to [BoyceCollege.com] (https://boycecollege.com) .To write Dr. Mohler or submit a question for The Mailbox, go [here] (https://albertmohler.com/contact) . ... Read more

20 Jun 2024

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20 Jun 2024


#497

Wednesday, June 19, 2024

This is The Briefing, a daily analysis of news and events from a Christian worldview.Part I (00:13 - 08:18)Should Health Warning Labels Appear on Social Media? US Surgeon General Warns of Social Media’s Impacts on Children ---<a href='https://www.nytimes.com/2024/06/17/opinion/social-media-health-warning.html'>Surgeon General: Why I’m Calling for a Warning Label on Social Media Platforms</a> by New York Times (Vivek H. Murthy) Part II (08:17 - 14:24)Where Are the Parents?: The Real Problem Behind the Adolescent Social Media CrisisPart III (14:24 - 19:30)So Is it a Ban on Cell Phones or Not?: Los Angeles School Board Bans Cell Phones in School, Or Sort Of, Maybe ---<a href='https://www.wsj.com/us-news/education/los-angeles-school-district-votes-in-favor-of-cellphone-ban-667c1ff3'>Los Angeles School District Votes in Favor of Cellphone Ban</a> by Wall Street Journal (Sara Randazzo & Alyssa Lukpat) Part IV (19:30 - 26:07)Biden Administration Coerces G-7 Commitment to Abortion: Joe Biden’s Is Committed to Abortion Rights, Everywhere and All the Time ---<a href='https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2024/06/13/biden-g7-abortion-rights/'>Biden presses to keep reproductive rights in G-7 agreement</a> by Washington Post (Tyler Pager, Anthony Faiola & Matt Viser) [Sign up] (https://albertmohler.com/subscribe) to receive The Briefing in your inbox every weekday morning.Follow Dr. Mohler: [X] (https://twitter.com/albertmohler) | [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/albertmohler/) | [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/AlbertMohlerSBTS) | [YouTube] (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzH05TIlVgb3fNFMb10LYvg) For more information on The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, go to [sbts.edu] (https://sbts.edu) .For more information on Boyce College, just go to [BoyceCollege.com] (https://boycecollege.com) .To write Dr. Mohler or submit a question for The Mailbox, go [here] (https://albertmohler.com/contact) . ... Read more

19 Jun 2024

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19 Jun 2024


#496

Tuesday, June 18, 2024

This is The Briefing, a daily analysis of news and events from a Christian worldview.Part I (00:13 - 13:53)“There Are Two Sexes: Male and Female” — With Remarkable Clarity Federal Judge in Kentucky Blocks Biden Administration’s Proposed Title IX Expansion in Six States ---<a href='https://storage.courtlistener.com/recap/gov.uscourts.kyed.104801/gov.uscourts.kyed.104801.100.0_1.pdf'>State of Tennessee v. Miguel Cardona</a> by United States District Court Eastern District of Kentucky Northern Division Part II (13:53 - 17:33)Will Parents Stand Up When the Government Threatens Their Parental Rights? The Proposed Title IX Expansion Makes the Stakes Abundantly ClearPart III (17:33 - 25:00)The Cultural Creatives Are Overwhelmingly Liberal: Film Mogul Mobilizes Hollywood Elites to Support Biden Campaign, But Do Most Americans Actually Care? ---<a href='https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2024/06/15/biden-clooney-fundraiser/'>Biden campaign raises $28 million ahead of star-studded fundraiser</a> by Washington Post (Yasmeen Abutaleb) ---<a href='https://www.nytimes.com/2024/06/13/us/politics/biden-jeffrey-katzenberg-trump.html'>A Hollywood Heavyweight Is Biden’s Secret Weapon Against Trump</a> by New York Times (Peter Baker) [Sign up] (https://albertmohler.com/subscribe) to receive The Briefing in your inbox every weekday morning.Follow Dr. Mohler: [X] (https://twitter.com/albertmohler) | [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/albertmohler/) | [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/AlbertMohlerSBTS) | [YouTube] (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzH05TIlVgb3fNFMb10LYvg) For more information on The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, go to [sbts.edu] (https://sbts.edu) .For more information on Boyce College, just go to [BoyceCollege.com] (https://boycecollege.com) .To write Dr. Mohler or submit a question for The Mailbox, go [here] (https://albertmohler.com/contact) . ... Read more

18 Jun 2024

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18 Jun 2024


#495

Monday, June 17, 2024

This is The Briefing, a daily analysis of news and events from a Christian worldview.Part I (00:13 - 11:35)Supreme Court Rules Unanimously in Case Involving Abortion Pill: Why This Ruling Is Not the End of Debate on the Abortion Pill and Both Sides in the Debate Know It ---<a href='https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/23pdf/23-235_n7ip.pdf'>Food and Drug Administration v. Alliance for Hippocratic Medicine</a> by Supreme Court of the United States ---<a href='https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2024/06/13/abortion-mifepristone-kavanaugh-supreme-court/'>The real threat to abortion meds is Trump himself</a> by Washington Post (Ruth Marcus) Part II (11:35 - 15:13)The Supreme Court Still Has Much Work to Do Before the End of the Term: Consequential Decisions Loom Large in Late June ---<a href='https://www.nytimes.com/2024/06/14/us/politics/supreme-court-rulings-june.html'>Supreme Court’s Leisurely Pace Will Produce Pileup of Late June Rulings</a> by New York Times (Adam Liptak) Part III (15:13 - 25:04)The War for the Sanctity and Dignity of the Embryo Rages On: The Culture of Death Responds to the SBC’s Resolution on IVF ---<a href='https://www.msnbc.com/morning-joe/watch/-a-very-extreme-view-joe-on-southern-baptists-vote-to-oppose-use-of-ivf-212904005767'>'A very extreme view': Joe on Southern Baptists vote to oppose use of IVF</a> by MSNBC (Joe Scarborough) ---<a href='https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2024/06/13/ivf-procedure-details-religious-banned/'>We are witnessing a war on women</a> by Washington Post (Eugene Robinson) [Sign up] (https://albertmohler.com/subscribe) to receive The Briefing in your inbox every weekday morning.Follow Dr. Mohler: [X] (https://twitter.com/albertmohler) | [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/albertmohler/) | [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/AlbertMohlerSBTS) | [YouTube] (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzH05TIlVgb3fNFMb10LYvg) For more information on The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, go to [sbts.edu] (https://sbts.edu) .For more information on Boyce College, just go to [BoyceCollege.com] (https://boycecollege.com) .To write Dr. Mohler or submit a question for The Mailbox, go [here] (https://albertmohler.com/contact) . ... Read more

17 Jun 2024

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17 Jun 2024


#494

Friday, June 14, 2024

This is The Briefing, a daily analysis of news and events from a Christian worldview.Part I (00:13 - 08:44)Poll Shows Americans Don’t Care About Celebrity Political Support: The Shift in Celebrity Culture and the Influence of Celebrity on Political Elections in the U.S. ---<a href='https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/elections/2024/05/18/why-taylor-swift-beyonce-wont-impact-election/73671459007/'>Celebs won't influence election, poll finds. But one couple still has sway.</a> by USA Today (Terry Collins and Javier Zarracina) Part II (08:44 - 11:50)My Brother with Down Syndrome Passed Away Recently. What Hope Is There That He is in Heaven? — Dr. Mohler Responds to Letters from Listeners of The BriefingPart III (11:50 - 16:22)Is There a Difference Between Proverbs and Promises? — Dr. Mohler Responds to Letters from Listeners of The BriefingPart IV (16:22 - 18:14)Where Was Jesus Before He Was Born? — Dr. Mohler Responds to a Letter from an 8-Year-Old Listener of The BriefingPart V (18:14 - 20:13)How Should Christians View Near Death Experiences? — Dr. Mohler Responds to Letters from Listeners of The BriefingPart VI (20:13 - 25:35)Should Christians Ever Abstain from Voting? — Dr. Mohler Responds to Letters from Listeners of The Briefing [Sign up] (https://albertmohler.com/subscribe) to receive The Briefing in your inbox every weekday morning.Follow Dr. Mohler: [X] (https://twitter.com/albertmohler) | [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/albertmohler/) | [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/AlbertMohlerSBTS) | [YouTube] (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzH05TIlVgb3fNFMb10LYvg) For more information on The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, go to [sbts.edu] (https://sbts.edu) .For more information on Boyce College, just go to [BoyceCollege.com] (https://boycecollege.com) .To write Dr. Mohler or submit a question for The Mailbox, go [here] (https://albertmohler.com/contact) . ... Read more

14 Jun 2024

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14 Jun 2024


#493

Thursday, June 13, 2024

This is The Briefing, a daily analysis of news and events from a Christian worldview.Part I (00:13 - 11:17)The Parable of Hunter Biden’s Trial: Moral Consequences of Reading Audio Edition of Your Own Book Revealing Your GuiltPart II (11:17 - 14:20)The Parable of Hunter Biden’s Trial: The Tragic and Moral Consequences of the Evidence Which Led to His ConvictionPart III (14:20 - 18:52)Southern Baptists are Still Complementarian: But 2024 SBC Annual Meeting Confirms We Have Work to DoPart IV (18:52 - 26:21)Southern Baptists Send Clear Message on IVF: Messengers Vote in Support of Resolution Sounding Alarm on IVF ---<a href='https://sbcannualmeeting.net/wp-content/uploads/2024/06/2024-SBC-Daily-Bulletin-Tuesday-Final.pdf'>Daily Bulletin</a> by 2024 Annual Meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention [Sign up] (https://albertmohler.com/subscribe) to receive The Briefing in your inbox every weekday morning.Follow Dr. Mohler: [X] (https://twitter.com/albertmohler) | [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/albertmohler/) | [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/AlbertMohlerSBTS) | [YouTube] (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzH05TIlVgb3fNFMb10LYvg) For more information on The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, go to [sbts.edu] (https://sbts.edu) .For more information on Boyce College, just go to [BoyceCollege.com] (https://boycecollege.com) .To write Dr. Mohler or submit a question for The Mailbox, go [here] (https://albertmohler.com/contact) . ... Read more

13 Jun 2024

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13 Jun 2024


#492

Wednesday, June 12, 2024

This is The Briefing, a daily analysis of news and events from a Christian worldview.Part I (00:13 - 13:09)The U.S. Has Seen A Major Moral Shift in the Public Conscience on the Legalization of Marijuana and Same-Sex Marriage in Just About 7 Years — How Did This Happen? ---<a href='https://www.latimes.com/science/story/2024-05-30/what-20-years-of-data-tell-us-about-same-sex-marriage'>These researchers examined 20 years of data on same-sex marriage. Here’s what they found</a> by LA Times (Karen Kaplan) Part II (13:09 - 23:49)Ronald Reagan and No-Fault Divorce in American Law: The Moral and Tragic Results ---<a href='https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2024-05-24/california-settled-the-no-fault-divorce-question-decades-ago-why-is-it-back-in-the-news'>California settled the no-fault divorce question decades ago. Why is it back in the news?</a> by LA Times (Patt Morrison) Part III (23:49 - 26:19)The Moral Disaster of the Term ‘No Fault Divorce’: Human Sin, the Breakdown of a Small Civilization, and the Weakening of Society [Sign up] (https://albertmohler.com/subscribe) to receive The Briefing in your inbox every weekday morning.Follow Dr. Mohler: [X] (https://twitter.com/albertmohler) | [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/albertmohler/) | [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/AlbertMohlerSBTS) | [YouTube] (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzH05TIlVgb3fNFMb10LYvg) For more information on The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, go to [sbts.edu] (https://sbts.edu) .For more information on Boyce College, just go to [BoyceCollege.com] (https://boycecollege.com) .To write Dr. Mohler or submit a question for The Mailbox, go [here] (https://albertmohler.com/contact) . ... Read more

12 Jun 2024

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12 Jun 2024


#491

Tuesday, June 11, 2024

This is The Briefing, a daily analysis of news and events from a Christian worldview.Part I (00:13 - 13:04)Abortion is Now ‘America’s Most Dynamic Political Movement’? Full Cover Theme in The Economist Recognizes Centrality of Abortion to the 2024 Election ---<a href='https://www.economist.com/briefing/2024/05/30/the-undoing-of-roe-v-wade-has-created-a-mighty-political-movement'>The undoing of Roe v Wade has created a mighty political movement</a> by The Economist Part II (13:04 - 16:07)Don’t Be Fooled, Abortion is on the Ballot in 2024: The Battle for Life Happening in the Presidential Election This YearPart III (16:07 - 19:23)Will Abortion on the Ballot Flip Florida? Democrats Look to Abortion for Political Gain in Florida ---<a href='https://www.nytimes.com/2024/05/29/opinion/florida-democrats-abortion.html'>In Florida, Democrats Hope Abortion Will Revive Their Fortunes</a> by The New York Times (Mara Gay) Part IV (19:23 - 25:36)For the 2028 Election, the Democratic Party Considers Issue of Abortion as a ‘Gift’ — That Tells Us A Lot About the Democratic Party’s Commitment to the Culture of Death ---<a href='https://www.politico.com/news/2024/05/28/abortion-2028-presidential-prospects-00159955'>For 2028 prospects, abortion is a test-run for a national message</a> by Politico (Rachel Bluth, Alice Miranda Ollstein, Shia Kapos, and Christopher Cadelago) [Sign up] (https://albertmohler.com/subscribe) to receive The Briefing in your inbox every weekday morning.Follow Dr. Mohler: [X] (https://twitter.com/albertmohler) | [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/albertmohler/) | [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/AlbertMohlerSBTS) | [YouTube] (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzH05TIlVgb3fNFMb10LYvg) For more information on The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, go to [sbts.edu] (https://sbts.edu) .For more information on Boyce College, just go to [BoyceCollege.com] (https://boycecollege.com) .To write Dr. Mohler or submit a question for The Mailbox, go [here] (https://albertmohler.com/contact) . ... Read more

11 Jun 2024

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11 Jun 2024


#490

Monday, June 10, 2024

This is The Briefing, a daily analysis of news and events from a Christian worldview.Part I (00:13 - 12:51)We Need Order Along the Border: We Cannot Support the Subversion of Our Border and the Rule of Law ---<a href='https://www.nytimes.com/2024/06/04/us/politics/biden-executive-order-border-asylum.html#:~:text=The%20move%20shows%20how%20drastically,challenge%20the%20order%20in%20court'>In Shift, Biden Issues Order Allowing Temporary Border Closure to Migrants</a> by The New York Times (Zolan Kanno-Youngs and Hamed Aleaziz) ---<a href='https://www.wsj.com/us-news/biden-to-issue-executive-order-on-southern-border-limiting-asylum-rules-a9a021a5'>Biden to Issue Executive Order on Southern Border, Limiting Asylum</a> by The Wall Street Journal (Michelle Hackman and Tarini Parti) Part II (12:51 - 14:08)Every Country Needs an Immigration Policy: No Nation That Has Unrestricted Borders Will Survive to Help AnyonePart III (14:08 - 19:47)No, We Should Not Sell China Our Military Expertise: Allies Warn U.S. and Allied Military Pilots Not to Train Chinese Military ---<a href='https://www.nytimes.com/2024/06/05/us/politics/us-china-pilots-allies.html'>Allies Warn Former Fighter Pilots Not to Train Chinese Military Members</a> by The New York Times (Julian E. Barnes and Helene Cooper) Part IV (19:47 - 22:17)A Simple Mountain Hotel or a Nest of Spies? A Chinese Couple, a Century-Old Lodge, and a Plot to Steal Information on Advanced American Aircraft ---<a href='https://www.wsj.com/world/asia/chinese-family-hotel-spy-jet-switzerland-712fe15c'>Mystery in the Alps: A Chinese Family, a Swiss Inn and the World’s Most Expensive Weapon</a> by The Wall Street Journal (Drew Hinshaw, Joe Parkinson, Liza Lin) Part V (22:17 - 25:30)A Potential War in Space? America Prepares for the Militarization of the World Far, Far Away ---<a href='https://www.wsj.com/politics/national-security/space-weapons-us-space-force-russia-china-abf1cc16'>America Is Getting Ready for Space Warfare</a> by The Wall Street Journal (Doug Cameron and Micah Maidenberg) [Sign up] (https://albertmohler.com/subscribe) to receive The Briefing in your inbox every weekday morning.Follow Dr. Mohler: [X] (https://twitter.com/albertmohler) | [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/albertmohler/) | [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/AlbertMohlerSBTS) | [YouTube] (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzH05TIlVgb3fNFMb10LYvg) For more information on The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, go to [sbts.edu] (https://sbts.edu) .For more information on Boyce College, just go to [BoyceCollege.com] (https://boycecollege.com) .To write Dr. Mohler or submit a question for The Mailbox, go [here] (https://albertmohler.com/contact) . ... Read more

10 Jun 2024

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10 Jun 2024


#489

Friday, June 7, 2024

This is The Briefing, a daily analysis of news and events from a Christian worldview.Part I (00:13 - 18:05)June 6, 1944, One of the Most Morally Significant Days in World History: God’s Providence, D-Day, and the Eventual Fall of Adolf Hitler and the Third ReichPart II (18:05 - 19:39)What is Your Perspective on Children in the Worship Service? — Dr. Mohler Responds to Letters from Listeners of The BriefingPart III (19:39 - 21:51)Is It Correct to Refer to the Southern Baptist Convention as a Denomination? — Dr. Mohler Responds to Letters from Listeners of The BriefingPart IV (21:51 - 25:43)Should a Christian Man Be Against Dating Women in His Church? — Dr. Mohler Responds to Letters from Listeners of The Briefing [Sign up] (https://albertmohler.com/subscribe) to receive The Briefing in your inbox every weekday morning.Follow Dr. Mohler: [X] (https://twitter.com/albertmohler) | [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/albertmohler/) | [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/AlbertMohlerSBTS) | [YouTube] (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzH05TIlVgb3fNFMb10LYvg) For more information on The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, go to [sbts.edu] (https://sbts.edu) .For more information on Boyce College, just go to [BoyceCollege.com] (https://boycecollege.com) .To write Dr. Mohler or submit a question for The Mailbox, go [here] (https://albertmohler.com/contact) . ... Read more

07 Jun 2024

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07 Jun 2024


#488

Thursday, June 6, 2024

This is The Briefing, a daily analysis of news and events from a Christian worldview.Part I (00:13 - 11:39)A Political Stunt But Also a Big Moral Issue: What’s Behind the Democrat’s Contraceptive Bill ---<a href='https://www.nytimes.com/2024/06/04/us/politics/house-democrats-contraceptive-vote.html'>House Democrats Begin Bid to Force Contraceptive Vote, Pressuring G.O.P. </a> by The New York Times (Annie Karni) Part II (11:39 - 20:52)An Epidemic of Gambling Among Young Men Shows Up Again in Sports: Tucupita Marcano Receives Lifetime Ban from Baseball for Violating Rule 21 ---<a href='https://content.mlb.com/documents/8/2/2/296982822/Major_League_Rule_21.pdf'>Major League Rule 21</a> by Major League Baseball Part III (20:52 - 25:39)Legalized Betting on U.S. Elections is a Terrible Idea — If This Law is Passed, We Might Never Know If We Can Trust Our Election Results Again ---<a href='https://www.latimes.com/opinion/story/2024-05-28/election-gambling-congress-investing-market-commodities-kalshi#:~:text=Beyond%20the%20threat%20to%20democracy,more%20Americans%20into%20risky%20bets'>Why the push to legalize gambling on U.S. elections is so dangerous</a> by LA Times (Dennis Kelleher and Lisa Gilbert) [Sign up] (https://albertmohler.com/subscribe) to receive The Briefing in your inbox every weekday morning.Follow Dr. Mohler: [X] (https://twitter.com/albertmohler) | [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/albertmohler/) | [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/AlbertMohlerSBTS) | [YouTube] (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzH05TIlVgb3fNFMb10LYvg) For more information on The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, go to [sbts.edu] (https://sbts.edu) .For more information on Boyce College, just go to [BoyceCollege.com] (https://boycecollege.com) .To write Dr. Mohler or submit a question for The Mailbox, go [here] (https://albertmohler.com/contact) . ... Read more

06 Jun 2024

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06 Jun 2024


#487

Wednesday, June 5, 2024

This is The Briefing, a daily analysis of news and events from a Christian worldview.Part I (00:13 - 12:46)Mexico Elects First Woman and First Jewish President: Major Worldview Questions Behind the Headlines of Mexico’s Election ---<a href='https://www.nytimes.com/2024/05/30/world/americas/mexico-election-claudia-sheinbaum.html#:~:text=What%20became%20clear%20is%20that,her%20personal%20life%2C%20colleagues%20say.'>Mexicans Are on the Verge of Electing Their First Female President</a> by The New York Times (Natalie Kitroeff) Part II (12:46 - 21:06)CNN, MSNBC, Fox, and a Parable: The Disintegrating Middle of Media Reporting ---<a href='https://www.nytimes.com/2024/06/03/business/media/washington-post-sally-buzbee-exit.html'>Washington Post Newsroom Reels From Its Editor’s Sudden Exit</a> by The Washington Post (Benjamin Mullin and Katie Robertson) Part III (21:06 - 26:05)Who’s More Likely to Own an Electric Car, Conservatives or Liberals? Liberals — But You Probably Already Knew That [Sign up] (https://albertmohler.com/subscribe) to receive The Briefing in your inbox every weekday morning.Follow Dr. Mohler: [X] (https://twitter.com/albertmohler) | [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/albertmohler/) | [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/AlbertMohlerSBTS) | [YouTube] (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzH05TIlVgb3fNFMb10LYvg) For more information on The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, go to [sbts.edu] (https://sbts.edu) .For more information on Boyce College, just go to [BoyceCollege.com] (https://boycecollege.com) .To write Dr. Mohler or submit a question for The Mailbox, go [here] (https://albertmohler.com/contact) . ... Read more

05 Jun 2024

26 MINS

26:05

05 Jun 2024


#486

Tuesday, June 4, 2024

This is The Briefing, a daily analysis of news and events from a Christian worldview.Part I (00:13 - 10:23)The Great Exodus: The United Methodist Church Loses More than 1 Million Members in One Day as African Conference Rejects Liberal LGBTQ Stance ---<a href='https://www.christianpost.com/voices/1-million-united-methodists-exit-in-one-day.html#:~:text=The%20United%20Methodist%20Church%20in,one%20day%20left%20the%20denomination'>1 million United Methodists exit in 1 day</a> by The Christian Post (Mark Tooley) ---<a href='https://peopleneedjesus.net/wp-content/uploads/2024/05/ivory-coast-conference-declaration-may-2024.pdf'>The Declaration</a> by Decision of the Ivory Coast Annual Conference ---<a href='https://wordinblack.com/2024/05/united-methodists-embrace-a-big-tent-after-historic-lgbtq-inclusion-vote/'>United Methodists Embrace a Big Tent After Historic LGBTQ Inclusion Vote</a> by Word in Black (Rev. Dorothy S. Boulware) Part II (10:23 - 17:09)The Bible Does Not Allow Normalizing and Celebrating LGBTQ Behaviors: How the Revolutionaries Distort Scripture ---<a href='https://www.msnbc.com/opinion/msnbc-opinion/methodist-church-anti-lgbtq-christian-schism-rcna131606'>How a schism can unite U.S. Methodists</a> by MSNBC (Robert Alan Hill) Part III (17:09 - 20:56)Great Moral Divide Between Republican and Democratic Parties on Display: Largest LGBTQ Rights Group in Our Nation Launches $15 Million Effort to Re-Elect Joe Biden ---<a href='https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/2024-election/americas-largest-lgbtq-rights-group-plans-15-million-swing-state-blitz-rcna152383'>America's largest LGBTQ rights group plans $15 million swing state blitz to re-elect Biden</a> by NBC News (Sahil Kapur) Part IV (20:56 - 25:00)The Federal Courts and Pride Month: The Sexual Revolution Continues Its March Through Our Institutions ---<a href='https://www.nationalreview.com/2024/06/flying-the-transgender-flag-in-the-federal-courts/'>Flying the Transgender Flag in the Federal Courts</a> by National Review (Dan McLaughlin) [Sign up] (https://albertmohler.com/subscribe) to receive The Briefing in your inbox every weekday morning.Follow Dr. Mohler: [X] (https://twitter.com/albertmohler) | [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/albertmohler/) | [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/AlbertMohlerSBTS) | [YouTube] (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzH05TIlVgb3fNFMb10LYvg) For more information on The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, go to [sbts.edu] (https://sbts.edu) .For more information on Boyce College, just go to [BoyceCollege.com] (https://boycecollege.com) .To write Dr. Mohler or submit a question for The Mailbox, go [here] (https://albertmohler.com/contact) . ... Read more

04 Jun 2024

25 MINS

25:00

04 Jun 2024


#485

Monday, June 3, 2024

This is The Briefing, a daily analysis of news and events from a Christian worldview.Part I (00:13 - 12:04)Elections in South Africa, Mexico, and India: Legitimate and Illegitimate Elections and the Largest Democratic Vote Ever ---<a href='https://www.nytimes.com/2024/06/01/world/americas/mexico-election-women-sheinbaum-galvez.html#:~:text=Pushed%20by%20feminist%20activists%2C%20Mexico,of%20government%20a%20constitutional%20requirement'>Why Mexico May Elect a Female President Before the United States</a> by The New York Times (Natalie Kitroeff and Emiliano Rodríguez Mega) Part II (12:04 - 23:25)Teachers and Parents Battle in California, and Children are Caught in the Crossfire: Drama Unfolds with Various Battles Over Transgender Issues and Parental Rights ---<a href='https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2024-05-28/proposal-to-limit-transgender-student-rights-wont-be-on-california-ballot-after-support-falls-short'>Proposal to limit transgender youth rights fails to qualify for California’s November ballot</a> by LA Times (Mackenzie Mays) ---<a href='https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2024-05-22/california-bill-seeks-to-protect-teachers-amid-school-gender-notification-policies-and-lawsuits#:~:text=Assemblymember%20Christopher%20M.,gender%20decisions%20to%20their%20families'>California bill aims to end school gender notification policies — and protect teachers</a> by LA Times (Mackenzie Mays) Part III (23:25 - 26:02)Melinda French Gates Announces $1 Billion to Abortion Rights: New Philanthropy Organization Raises Awareness to the Battle We Face ---<a href='https://www.wsj.com/business/melinda-french-gates-to-donate-1-billion-to-groups-supporting-women-abortion-rights-62c7f316'>Melinda French Gates to Donate $1 Billion to Groups Supporting Women, Abortion Rights</a> by The Wall Street Journal (Alyssa Lukpat) [Sign up] (https://albertmohler.com/subscribe) to receive The Briefing in your inbox every weekday morning.Follow Dr. Mohler: [X] (https://twitter.com/albertmohler) | [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/albertmohler/) | [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/AlbertMohlerSBTS) | [YouTube] (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzH05TIlVgb3fNFMb10LYvg) For more information on The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, go to [sbts.edu] (https://sbts.edu) .For more information on Boyce College, just go to [BoyceCollege.com] (https://boycecollege.com) .To write Dr. Mohler or submit a question for The Mailbox, go [here] (https://albertmohler.com/contact) . ... Read more

03 Jun 2024

26 MINS

26:02

03 Jun 2024


#484

Friday, May 31, 2024

This is The Briefing, a daily analysis of news and events from a Christian worldview.Part I (00:13 - 05:38)May 30, 2024 — Day of Historical Consequence: Former President Donald J. Trump Becomes First President in U.S. History Convicted of Criminal ChargesPart II (05:38 - 13:16)Immense Political Pressure, a Zombie Case, and an Unprecedented Legal Argument: The Politics Behind the Trump Trial in ManhattanPart III (13:16 - 19:54)Conservative Christians Face a Difficult Political Moment: The Sobering Political Reality of A Trump v. Biden Rematch in 2024Part IV (19:54 - 21:54)As Christians, We Need Pray for Our Country and Seek To Be Found Biblically Faithful, Even in the Political Process, in the Days and Months Ahead [Sign up] (https://albertmohler.com/subscribe) to receive The Briefing in your inbox every weekday morning.Follow Dr. Mohler: [X] (https://twitter.com/albertmohler) | [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/albertmohler/) | [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/AlbertMohlerSBTS) | [YouTube] (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzH05TIlVgb3fNFMb10LYvg) For more information on The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, go to [sbts.edu] (https://sbts.edu) .For more information on Boyce College, just go to [BoyceCollege.com] (https://boycecollege.com) .To write Dr. Mohler or submit a question for The Mailbox, go [here] (https://albertmohler.com/contact) . ... Read more

31 May 2024

21 MINS

21:54

31 May 2024


#483

Thursday, May 30, 2024

This is The Briefing, a daily analysis of news and events from a Christian worldview.Part I (00:13 - 12:35)Younger Americans Have Never Known a Time That Is Telling the Truth About Marriage: The Law as Teacher and Its Generational Effect on SocietyPart II (12:35 - 19:31)Is Transgenderism a Mental Illness? Controversy Over Medical Coding in Peru Reveals How Societal Pressures and the War with Biology Works ---<a href='https://www.nytimes.com/2024/05/26/world/americas/peru-transgender-mental-health.html'>Peru Issued a Decree Calling Trans Identity a ‘Disorder.’ A Backlash Followed.</a> by The New York Times (Genevieve Glatsky and Mitra Taj) Part III (19:31 - 25:02)Vatican Apologizes for Pope’s Use of Anti-Gay Slur: A Flimsy Apology from the Vatican and a Rare Moral Denoucement on Homosexuality from Pope Francis ---<a href='https://www.vaticannews.va/en/pope/news/2024-05/pope-francis-apology-italian-bishops-conference.html'>Pope Francis never intended to offend: 'Room for everyone in the Church' </a> by Vatican News ---<a href='https://www.nytimes.com/2024/05/28/world/europe/pope-apology-slang-gay-men.html#:~:text=Though%20only%20a%20handful%20of,take%20a%20vow%20of%20celibacy.'>Pope Apologizes After Reports That He Used an Anti-Gay Slur</a> by The New York Times (Elisabetta Povoledo) [Sign up] (https://albertmohler.com/subscribe) to receive The Briefing in your inbox every weekday morning.Follow Dr. Mohler: [X] (https://twitter.com/albertmohler) | [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/albertmohler/) | [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/AlbertMohlerSBTS) | [YouTube] (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzH05TIlVgb3fNFMb10LYvg) For more information on The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, go to [sbts.edu] (https://sbts.edu) .For more information on Boyce College, just go to [BoyceCollege.com] (https://boycecollege.com) .To write Dr. Mohler or submit a question for The Mailbox, go [here] (https://albertmohler.com/contact) . ... Read more

30 May 2024

25 MINS

25:02

30 May 2024


#482

Wednesday, May 29, 2024

This is The Briefing, a daily analysis of news and events from a Christian worldview.Part I (00:13 - 13:14)Why a Snap Election in Britain? The Conservative Party in Great Britain is in Big TroublePart II (13:14 - 17:32)Martyrdom, the Rise of Gang Attacks, and Unmitigated Evil: The Breakdown of Order and the Murder of Christian Missionaries in Haiti ---<a href='https://www.nytimes.com/2024/05/24/world/americas/haiti-gang-attack-missionaries-dead.html'>Three Missionaries in Haiti Killed in Gang Attack</a> by The New York Times (Frances Robles and David C. Adams) Part III (17:32 - 25:08)The Preservation of Order by Gangs? And People are Okay With It? — A Strange Confirmation of the Importance and Priority of Order ---<a href='https://www.economist.com/the-americas/2024/05/09/rural-colombia-welcomes-gangs-that-mete-out-vigilante-justice'>Rural Colombia welcomes gangs that mete out vigilante justice</a> by The Economist [Sign up] (https://albertmohler.com/subscribe) to receive The Briefing in your inbox every weekday morning.Follow Dr. Mohler: [X] (https://twitter.com/albertmohler) | [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/albertmohler/) | [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/AlbertMohlerSBTS) | [YouTube] (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzH05TIlVgb3fNFMb10LYvg) For more information on The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, go to [sbts.edu] (https://sbts.edu) .For more information on Boyce College, just go to [BoyceCollege.com] (https://boycecollege.com) .To write Dr. Mohler or submit a question for The Mailbox, go [here] (https://albertmohler.com/contact) . ... Read more

29 May 2024

25 MINS

25:08

29 May 2024


#481

Tuesday, May 28, 2024

This is The Briefing, a daily analysis of news and events from a Christian worldview.Part I (00:13 - 18:03)A Second “International” Court Rules Against Israel: The Ruling Reveals the False Promise of Global Justice and False Confidence in Politicized InstitutionsPart II (18:03 - 19:36)This Is About Lawsuits, Not Serious Law: European High Court of Human Rights Hands Down Decision on Climate ChangePart III (19:36 - 24:38)The Politics of Show: The Major Issues Behind the Recognition of a Palestinian State by Spain, Norway, and Ireland ---<a href='https://www.nytimes.com/live/2024/05/22/world/israel-gaza-palestinian-news#:~:text=Spain%2C%20Norway%20and%20Ireland%20said,of%20occupation%20of%20Palestinian%20territories'>Middle East Crisis: Spain, Norway and Ireland Recognize a Palestinian State, a Blow to Israel</a> by The New York Times Part IV (24:38 - 26:06)International Tribunals: When You Need Them, They Aren’t There — But When They Are There, Watch Out [Sign up] (https://albertmohler.com/subscribe) to receive The Briefing in your inbox every weekday morning.Follow Dr. Mohler: [X] (https://twitter.com/albertmohler) | [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/albertmohler/) | [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/AlbertMohlerSBTS) | [YouTube] (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzH05TIlVgb3fNFMb10LYvg) For more information on The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, go to [sbts.edu] (https://sbts.edu) .For more information on Boyce College, just go to [BoyceCollege.com] (https://boycecollege.com) .To write Dr. Mohler or submit a question for The Mailbox, go [here] (https://albertmohler.com/contact) . ... Read more

28 May 2024

26 MINS

26:06

28 May 2024