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The Briefing 04-14-14

Kathleen Sebelius Resigns – With leadership comes responsibility; Raising “moral kids” from a secular worldview ignores the true problem: Sin; The great blessing of extended…

  • Audio
  • Children
  • Extended Families
  • Kathleen Sebelius
  • Leadership
  • Morality
  • Parenting
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The Briefing 03-24-14

Politically active judges are not responding to Supreme Court decisions, but anticipating them; Obama’s visit to Saudi Arabia will reveal if he is truly serious…

  • Audio
  • Children
  • Dogs
  • Judicial Activism
  • Michigan
  • Pets
  • Same-Sex Marriage
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Supreme Court
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The Briefing 01-27-14

Considering the tragedy of “brain death” and the gift of human life; Contraceptive Mandate: “Like a picture you can look at and see two totally…

  • Audio
  • Brain Death
  • Children
  • contraception mandate
  • Family
  • Goodfellas
  • Jahi McMath
  • Marlise Muñoz
  • Terri Schiavo
  • Vincent Asaro
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The Briefing 01-20-14

Virginia on the front lines of same-sex marriage debate; Arguments over same-sex marriage reveal a difference of authority; On disagreements over most important issues –…

  • Audio
  • Children
  • Christian Theological Seminary
  • Conservatives
  • Indiana
  • Indianapolis
  • Joy
  • Liberals
  • Matthew Myer Boulton
  • Parents
  • Same-Sex Marriage
  • Virginia
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Render unto Caesar or unto God? Government Funding and the Crisis of Conscience

Religion that is pure and undefiled before God, the Father, is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained...Read this essay →

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The Briefing 11-01-13

Indiana Court to decide: “What exactly constitutes a parent?” Belgium considers extending euthanasia to children and Alzheimers patients; Most catastrophic loss of wealth in history?…

  • Audio
  • Bankruptcy
  • Belgium
  • Billionaire
  • Children
  • Euthanasia
  • Indiana
  • Parenthood
  • same sex parents
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The Briefing 09-24-13

Female theology professor at major Christian college comes out as transgender man; For the first time, more Americans 50 and older are divorced than widowed;…

  • Audio
  • Azusa Pacific University
  • Children
  • Divorce
  • Family Meals
  • Heather Clements
  • Over 50 Divorce
  • Parenting
  • Transgender
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The Briefing 08-29-13

President Obama’s MLK speech shifts segregation from race to economics; Fort Hood shooter Hassan sentenced to death; School, and culture, growing increasingly hostile to boys

  • Audio
  • Boys
  • Children
  • Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Nadal Hassan
  • Obama
  • Parenting
  • School
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The Briefing 08-08-13

Responding to Time cover story: Can we have it all without having children?; Digital Revolution: Avg adult spends 5 hrs online and 4.5 hrs watching…

  • Children
  • Digital Revolution
  • Parenting
  • Screen Time
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What’s Missing from this Picture?—Fertility on the Rise, Worldview on Display

USA Today reported last week that the United States "is taking baby steps forward" in terms of the fertility rate. According to the forecasting group...Read this essay →

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The Briefing 08-01-13

Evangelicals would do well to learn from the Pope’s predicament; Celebrating treason? The strange case of Bradley Manning; Children’s bedtimes are critical for more than…

  • Bedtime
  • Bradley Manning
  • Children
  • Homosexuality
  • Parenting
  • Pope Francis
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Sorry Kids: Back to School = Back to Bedtime

Sorry kids, back to school means back to bedtime. One of the odd characteristics of our time is our apparent need  for scientific verification of...

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The Briefing 04-05-13

Story 1 - What should happen to living baby after botched abortion? A haunting moment of clarity. 'After-birth abortion': a moment of clarity in the...

  • Abortion
  • Audio
  • Children
  • Families
  • Parenting
  • Planned Parenthood
  • prenatal testing
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The Briefing 03-28-13

Story 1 - DOMA faces tough scrutiny in Supreme Court hearings Justices Seem Set to End U.S. Ban on Benefits to Gay Spouses, New York...

  • Abortion
  • Audio
  • Children
  • DOMA
  • Families
  • Family Meals
  • Fifty Shades of Grey
  • gay marriage
  • North Dakota
  • Pornography
  • Roe v. Wade
  • Same-Sex Marriage
  • Supreme Court
  • Teenagers
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The Briefing 03-20-13

Story 1 - The New Unmarried Moms - All-time high level of nonmarital child bearing The New Unmarried Moms, Wall Street Journal (Kay Hymowitz, W....

  • Abortion
  • Audio
  • Children
  • Demographics
  • Hillary Clinton
  • Parenting
  • Same-Sex Marriage
  • Single Mothers
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The Briefing 03-13-13

1) Gay marriage fight not about marriage; it's about normalization. Colorado House passes civil unions, but fans note marriage is equality Denver Post (Lynn Bartels)...

  • Audio
  • Children
  • Civil Unions
  • Colorado
  • gay marriage
  • guns
  • Teen Pregnancy
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The Briefing 03-07-13

Story 1 - A catastrophe of human dignity: donors attempt to force surrogate abortion Surrogate mother: A new wrinkle in the abortion debate, CNN (Jacque Wilson) Surrogate...

  • Abortion
  • Abortion Rights
  • Audio
  • Children
  • Divorce
  • Dow Jones Industrial Adverage
  • Surrogacy
  • Surrogate Mothers
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The Briefing 02-28-13

Story 1 - Sex education in Kindergarten? Chicago Proposes Sex Ed For Kindergartners, ABC News Story 2 - Students to select and change gender at...

  • Audio
  • Boston
  • California
  • Chicago
  • Children
  • Education
  • Public Schools
  • Sex Education
  • Tax Exemption
  • Transgender
  • Youth Equality Act
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The Briefing 02-19-13

Story 1 - 'The Feminine Mystique' turns 50 Looking Back at a Domestic Cri de Coeur, New York Times (Janet Maslin) ‘The Feminine Mystique’ at...

  • Audio
  • Children
  • Feminism
  • gambling
  • Internet Gambling
  • Modifying Behavior
  • Television
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The Briefing 01-30-13

Story 1 - The Transformation of the Boy Scouts of America Morally Straight? The Transformation of the Boy Scouts of America, AlbertMohler.com Story 2 -...

  • Abortion
  • Boy Scouts
  • Children
  • Homosexuality
  • Parenting
  • Pro-Choice
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The Briefing 01-23-13

Story 1 - 40 years after Roe: Americans remain deeply conflicted 'Roe v. Wade' about much more than abortion, USA Today (Kate Michelman and Carol...

  • Abortion
  • Children
  • Parents
  • Pro-Life
  • Roe v. Wade
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“And Them That Mourn” — Celebrating Christmas in the Face of Grief and Death

Families across the Christian world are gathering for Christmas even now, with caravans of cars and planeloads of passengers headed to hearth and home. Christmas...Read this essay →

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The Briefing Special Edition – Connecticut Shooting

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...

  • Audio
  • Children
  • Death
  • Gospel
  • Hope
  • Murder
  • Sin
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The Briefing 11-30-12

The Supreme Court Considers Taking Up Marriage Appeal. Will Only California Be Affected? Don't Bet On It... Is The Fiscal Cliff The Real Problem?... When...

  • Audio
  • Children
  • egalitarianism
  • Fiscal Cliff
  • gay marriage
  • Homosexuality
  • Marriage
  • Palestine
  • Supreme Court
  • United Nations
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The Briefing 11-28-12

Governments Prey On Citizens Through Powerball... A Financial Question Or A Matter Of Life And Death?... Unreliable Abortion Stats And A Necessary Fight... An Actor...

  • Abortion
  • Audio
  • Children
  • Entertainment
  • gambling
  • Lottery
  • Playing
  • prenatal testing
  • Television
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The Briefing 08-28-12

Norway Mass Killer Gets The Maximum: 21 Years... The Post-Christian Condition, Anders Breivik And The Limitations Of Justice... Why Norway Is Satisfied With Breivik’s Sentence......

  • Audio
  • Children
  • Marriage
  • Murder
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Soft Patriarchy, Firm Realities: A Conversation with Bradford Wilcox

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Our Children and Money

A recent New York Times article reveals that parents are concerned their children are not ready to launch out of the home and into the...Read this essay →

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How Do You Talk To Your Kids About Christian Doctrine?

Along with the privilege of parenting comes the responsibility of answering tough questions from the children.  And some of the most difficult questions Christian parents...Read this essay →

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Having the Talk: Educating Your Children About Sex

Parents are finding that their children know a startling amount of information about sex from a very young age.  A recent study published by Pediatrics...Read this essay →

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