Friday

The Briefing 05-13-16

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  • United Methodists divided over LGBT issues at General Conference in Portland
  • From debates in Islam to Yelp reviews for psychics, a secular society can't escape theology
  • Sexual morality is out; food morality is in—but having a "moral" diet is harder than you think
  • Game on: Boys perform better than girls in reading when it's presented as a game, not a test
Thursday

The Briefing 05-12-16

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  • Should government regulate Facebook's news service? History of 1949 Fairness Doctrine suggests "no"
  • Obama's upcoming visit to Hiroshima raises questions of how this generation remembers WWII
  • President Obama set to create first LGBT national monument at infamous Stonewall site
  • "Male," "female," or "fill in the blank"? College applications join the gender revolution
Tuesday

The Briefing 05-10-16

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  • Disappearance of civil discourse: GOP front-runner insults evangelical leader Russell Moore
  • DOJ doubles down on coercion in countersuit against North Carolina over bathroom bill
  • NYC Mayor calls for boycott of Chick-fil-A over owners' beliefs on biblical marriage
  • Harvard Law professor openly advocates for liberal triumphalism through judicial activism
Friday

The Briefing 05-06-16

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  • Crisis in the sciences: Science magazine flags widespread flaws in scientific research
  • Agnostic scientist Neil deGrasse Tyson says its very probable the universe is a simulation
  • Do our senses lie to us? Scientist perceives the world around us is nothing like we perceive
  • Scientism and the Cult of Science: How science is replacing religion in the public square
Thursday

The Briefing 05-05-16

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  • Moral opportunists seek to overturn amendments that protect tax payers from funding abortion
  • The disappearance of moral courage in America is leading to a collapse of liberty
  • Death of moral courage: Former SS guard admits witnessing atrocities, standing by in silence
Tuesday

The Briefing 05-03-16

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  • A majority of millennials reject capitalism and support Bernie. Is this the future of America?
  • The language of postmodernity: why the phrase "I feel like..." undermines the truth
  • Can you legislate morality? Why the U.S. has in the past and should continue to in the future
Friday

The Briefing 04-29-16

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  • What happens when a baby is bribed with graham crackers? Their sin nature is revealed.
  • Lying comes naturally to young children even though it takes more energy than truth telling
  • Study shows parents who give their kids early sips of alcohol open gateway to alcohol abuse
  • Failure to launch: 65% of Italians aged 18 to 34 still live with their parents
  • 400 years ago two literary giants, Shakespeare and Cervantez, died on the same day
Thursday

The Briefing 04-28-16

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  • In this presidential race we are witnessing an unprecedented redefinition of both political parties
  • Ted Cruz announces VP running mate Carly Fiorina hoping to alter Republican race
  • Campus collision: NCAA urged to divest from all religious schools with anti-LGBT policies
  • A tragic moral lesson: Former Speaker of the House now a convicted felon in sexual abuse case
Wednesday

The Briefing 04-27-16

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  • Britain debates "no-fault" divorce. But a quick look to America reveals it's a disaster.
  • Crisis in the professions: How can a Christian counselor offer marital counseling to same-sex couples?
  • The unstoppable power of the Gospel: China poised to become largest Christian nation by population
Tuesday

The Briefing 04-26-16

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  • Pro-abortion vs. more pro-abortion: Democratic candidates vie for funds in race to the left
  • GOP front-runner Donald Trump breaks from Republican orthodoxy on LGBT issues
  • Boycott Target? What does it mean to be a Christian in the marketplace?
  • Obituary recounts amazing life of a teenager who escaped Germany then returned to spy on the Nazis
Monday

The Briefing 04-25-16

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  • Crime and Punishment: Age of moral culpability at center of Boston murder debate
  • Moral insanity: raising the age of moral culpability while lowering age of sexual consent
  • Pro-choice group callously celebrates abortion by breaking, eating baby-shaped cookies
Friday

The Briefing 04-22-16

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  • World leaders are making the argument that legalizing pot could lead to the defeat of ISIS
  • Canada's assisted suicide bill is not liberal enough for some because it excludes minors
  • Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her 90th birthday as longest reigning British monarch