The Briefing 12-10-15

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  • Legal suits threaten opt-out provisions for religious convictions
  • Study demonstrates absurdity of evolutionary worldview's explanation of morality
  • Reading important to childhood development, central to Christian faith

The Briefing 12-9-15

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  • Influential Federal Judge candidly admits change of mind, court's creation of rights
  • Lutheran denomination breaks with Boy Scouts after false promise on homosexuality
  • Girls who want to be Boy Scouts challenge commitment of gender revolutionaries
  • Kentucky gubernatorial inauguration reminds Christians of democratic duty to vote

The Briefing 12-8-15

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  • Dividing line in America defined by theism, not belief in the transcendent
  • Feminist Gloria Steinem's individualism glaringly excludes the individual in the womb
  • Bermuda hotel celebrates inclusion by excluding marriage event in the name of diversity
  • Canada primed to legalize marijuana, eyes consequences in Colorado

The Briefing 12-07-15

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  • Pres. Obama concedes reality of war with terrorists despite denouncing view in past
  • Popularity of ISIS reminder of weakness of theologically disarmed American worldview
  • Effects of including women in all combat roles begin to sink in

The Briefing 12-4-15

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  • In aftermath of San Bernardino massacre, nation continues to search for answers
  • Pentagon lifts restrictions on women in combat, denies essential difference between sexes
  • Attempted gay rights ordinance in Jacksonville next stage in moral war of attrition
  • On 100th anniversary, moral relativism shown as unintended consequence of Einstein's theory

The Briefing 12-03-15

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  • San Bernardino violence only explicable in light of Christian understanding of human sin
  • In aftermath of California shootings politicians grasp for inadequate policy solutions
  • Despite dismissal of prayer as platitude, it remains key Christian response to tragedy

The Briefing 12-01-15

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  • Climate change summit in Paris reminder of twin human responsibilities of dominion and stewardship
  • Opposition to Lord's Prayer ad in Britain exposes increasing intolerance of secularism
  • Secular French President attempts to encourage religion for sake of environment

The Briefing 11-23-15

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  • Mali and Paris attacks show developing rivalry between ISIS and al Qaeda, exposing same deadly worldview
  • Favored candidate loses Louisiana governorship overwhelmingly, exposing importance of character
  • Vocabulary debate over bathrooms and bathroom access adds to moral confusion of society

The Briefing 11-20-15

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  • Jewish prayer at shared holy site sparks controversy due to theology of prayer of Judaism, Islam
  • Significance of sibling-relationships to later life underlines tragedy of one-child China
  • Sociologists argue next step in sexual revolution for men to take up more feminine roles

The Briefing 11-19-15

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  • Generic view of religion undermines ability to respond to theological significance of Paris attacks
  • Abortionist physician for South asserts concern for pregnant woman, neglects baby
  • Atlanta considers billion dollar casino, fails to consider fallout of casino economies

The Briefing 11-18-15

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  • In aftermath of Paris, Western nations confronted with inability to predict evil
  • In light of attacks, refugee crisis causes conflicted conscience in Western nations
  • China persists in using organs from executed prisoners, undermining human dignity
  • Challenge Boy Scouts face after concessions to moral revolution exposes loss of 'boyhood' from public consciousness

The Briefing 11-17-15

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  • Failure to recognize theological will of ISIS raises question of future of Western civilization
  • Supreme Court to take up most significant abortion case in decades
  • US gives designation of genocide to Yazidis, but not Middle East Christians
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