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January 7, 2013
January 7, 2013
Story 1 – Abortion rights: TIME sounds the siren, but much work remains to be done
What Choice?, TIME (Kate Pickert)
Losing Ever Since Roe? – TIME Sounds The Siren For Abortion Rights, (Albert Mohler)
Story 2 – The Church of England lifts ban on gay bishops – if they remain celibate?!
Anglicans Open A Path To Bishopric For…
January 4, 2013
Story 1 – Growing diversity in Congress is a wake-up call to Christians
In A Diverse New Congress, Several ‘Firsts’, Wall Street Journal (Andrew Grossman)
Story 2 – Rapid moral change presents new challenges as Christians are marginalized
Same-Sex Marriage Bill Heads To Illinois State Senate Floor, Reuters (Joanne von Alroth)
Does Catholics Come Home Campaign Have A Prayer?,…
January 3, 2013
Story 1 – The Fiscal Flop: the welfare state is unaffordable
Another Fiscal Flop, New York Times (David Brooks)
Story 2 – Honoring the gospel means speaking out against the abuse of women in India
Indian Rape Victim’s Death Stirs Outrage And Resolve, Wall Street Journal (Amol Sharma)
Story 3 – Orphans used as political pawns
Putin Shows Strength By…
January 2, 2013
Today marks the beginning of the 2013 season.
Story 1 – The Fiscal Cliff: an artificial crisis that points to a very real one
US Congress Passes Fiscal Cliff Deal, Financial Times (Richard McGregor)
A Showdown Long Foreseen, New York Times (Jennifer Steinhauer)
Wonkbook: Everything you Need to Know about the Fiscal Cliff Deal, Washington Post (Ezra Klein)
December 30, 2012
December 16, 2012
December 14, 2012
This special edition of The Briefing is released in response to the recent shooting in an elementary school in Newtown Connecticut.
How do we respond to a horrible event like this? How do we speak and how do we pray? Dr. Mohler answers these pressing questions and many more.
In addition, Dr. Mohler conducts an interview with…
December 14, 2012
This is the final episode of the season. Please join us again for The Briefing on January 2nd, 2013. Thanks for listening.
Story 1 – The freedom of information threatened by UN treaty
U.S. Rejects Telecommunications Treaty, New York Times (Eric Pfanner)
Story 2 – Radical demographic shift means everyone is a minority
Census Officials, Citing Increasing Diversity,…
December 13, 2012
Story 1 – Is rural America becoming less relevant?
USDA Chief: Rural America Becoming Less Relevant, Associated Press (Mary Clare Jalonick)
Story 2 – The overwhelming power of urban West Coast “Democratopolis”
In West’s ‘Democratopolis,’ Winning an Election With Only 8 of 39 Counties, New York Times (Kirk Johnson)
Story 3 – Retailer “speaks the language” of its teen…
December 12, 2012
Story 1 – The death of Christian Britain?
Christianity in Britain Losing Ground to Islam, Secularism, Washington Post (Trevor Grundy)
Christianity not ‘Fading Away’ says Archbishop Ahead of Census Figures, The Telegraph (John Bingham)
Story 2 – Right to work laws reflect a changing culture
Over Protesters’ Angry Chants, Michigan Lawmakers Give Final Approval to Right-to-Work Bills, Washington Post…
December 11, 2012
Story 1 – Is the Biblical account of Jesus’s birth historical fact or just unenlightened religious devotion?
What Do We Really Know About Jesus? Newsweek (Bart Ehrman)
Story 2 – The worldwide impact of the twilight of Hugo Chavez
Venezuela Confronts Twilight of Chávez Era, Wall Street Journal (Jose De Cordoba)
Story 3 – The war for gender neutrality…