Wednesday

The Briefing 04-06-16

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  • Both 2016 presidential frontrunners handed significant setbacks in Wisconsin primaries
  • Mississippi joins states standing for religious liberty, backlash sure to follow
  • Invasive government lawmakers propose sexual orientation appear on national census
  • Authority of Scripture, not social issues, root of Church of Scotland's decline
Tuesday

The Briefing 04-05-16

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  • News from Panama and Brazil reveals massive corruption among global leaders, esp. dictators
  • Role reversal: Children acting like adults and adults like children is detrimental to both
  • Philosophy prof. makes waves by calling both believers and atheists to doubt—on Easter
Friday

The Briefing 04-01-16

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  • Trump reveals ignorance on historic pro-life position in interview, recants hours later
  • Obama's FDA modifies label on abortion drug making abortion-on-demand even more of a reality
  • Time magazine uses pornographic cover for story on the harmful effects of pornography
Thursday

The Briefing 03-31-16

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  • Corporate America sees big business in joining the moral revolution
  • Same-sex marriage "messaging tactics" are being easily adapted by climate policy advocates
  • Evangelical identity crisis: Are Trump's evangelical supporters really evangelical?
  • Hedonism isn't disappearing, it's just looking for a buyer: Playboy looks to sell franchise
Wednesday

The Briefing 03-30-16

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  • Unity at the expense of integrity: British Baptists send mixed signals on SSM
  • Easter-less Easter eggs spark controversy in UK, but Christ-less secularism the bigger issue
  • Even as Britain is post-Christian, its secular society still benefits from Christian ideals
  • North Carolina Attorney General states he will refuse to defend recently passed bathroom law
  • In possible tip of the hand, SCOTUS requests additional briefs filed in contraceptive case
Tuesday

The Briefing 03-29-16

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  • Theology matters: Georgia gov. who vetoed religious liberty bill member of liberal church
  • North Carolina passes bill banning biological men from the ladies' room, backlash ensues
  • Tragic irony: Cosmo mocks Indiana bill banning Down syndrome abortion while promoting model with Downs
Monday

The Briefing 03-28-16

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  • Christians in Pakistan gathered in a park for Easter massacred by Taliban suicide bomber
  • Aftermath of Brussels attack reveals massive intelligence failures and further vulnerability
  • Brothers in crime: Why are so many family members involved in Islamic terrorism together?
  • Europe's secular project splitting at the seams as nation states lack common worldview
  • 21 years later, justice is served: Radovan Karadzic convicted of genocide at the Hague
Friday

The Briefing 03-25-16

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  • Time will tell whether Obama's visit to Cuba will usher in a new era or affirm an old one
  • Advances in food technology cause for celebration as global undernourishment diminishes
  • Statistics show that marriage is best for children, but some look elsewhere for solutions
  • He is risen! Christians worldwide ready to celebrate the central truth claim of our faith
Thursday

The Briefing 03-24-16

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  • Brussels attack the latest in an almost daily cycle of Islamic terror around the globe
  • Yesterday's oral arguments at SCOTUS featured clash between religious and sexual liberty
  • Religious liberty in peril under coercive economic pressure from businesses in Georgia
Tuesday

The Briefing 03-22-16

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  • 2016 presidential race continues to highlight ideological divide along geographical lines
  • Even as the political parties polarize, a noticeable shift is taking place to the left
  • Should Trump's inconsistencies and patterns of attracting violence concern Christian voters?
  • Intellectual insecurity on display in new atheist billboard campaign against Creation Museum
Monday

The Briefing 03-21-16

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  • Obama's historical visit to Cuba highlights difficulties of statecraft in a fallen world
  • Evil in the heart of man: ISIS operative's arrest reveals bloodthirsty change in tactics
  • North Korea sentences American student to 15 years hard labor for theft of "sacrosanct" sign
  • Twitter celebrates its 10th anniversary. How has its 140-character limit shaped the world?
Friday

The Briefing 03-18-16

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  • More questions than answers surround the worldview of Obama's nominee to the Supreme Court
  • In commendable statement, Kerry declares ISIS has committed genocide against Christians
  • Lenders looking to capitalize on divorce actually bank on discord, not faithfulness
Tuesday

The Briefing 03-15-16

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  • LGBTQ groups pressure NCAA to sever ties with Christian colleges requesting Title IX waivers
  • Some secular observers see problems with open marriages, but fail to make moral argument
  • China's Communist Party attempts to regulate reincarnation to control its Buddhist citizens