Tuesday

The Briefing 11-01-16

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  • China elevates President Xi to "core" leader, joining the ranks of Mao Zedong and Deng Xiaoping
  • Democracy on trial? The geopolitics of the 2016 presidential election
  • When Iraq is finally liberated, will Iraq's Christians have a home?
  • Who's securing the National Security Agency? Recent NSA security breach raises eyebrows
Thursday

The Briefing 10-13-16

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  • Opening an irreversible door: New push for assisted suicide in the US raises huge moral concerns
  • In religious liberty crackdown, China to "protect" children from religious influence of parents
  • Pres. Reagan to 7th grader: Don't ask government to do what you should do for yourself
Tuesday

The Briefing 09-27-16

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  • Who won the debate? What fact-checkers and political analysts reveal about worldview and truth
  • But will they even vote? Poor civic involvement reflects lack of conviction amongst growing "nones"
  • China joins the quest for alien life with new, massive telescope
  • Missionaries to Mars: If found, would Christians need to take the gospel to aliens?
Thursday

The Briefing 06-02-16

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  • China prepares to reap disastrous societal effects from infamous one-child-only policy
  • Sad and bizarre paganism on display as women in Thailand care for fake plastic children
  • Dolls for boys? Christians must recognize that even the toy aisle reflects a worldview
Wednesday

The Briefing 05-25-16

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  • History lessons not learned: Mao's bloody communist revolution still grips China today
  • In attempt to subdue Christianty's growth, China's Communist Party removes crosses from churches
  • Technology outstrips morality in closed-door meeting where scientists discuss creating synthetic DNA
  • There's a 91% chance Hawaii won't get hit by a mega-tsunami in next 50 years—and it's making headlines
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 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
Friday

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
Wednesday

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
Friday

The Briefing 10-30-15

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  • Infamous China one-child policy changed to two-child policy due to demographic, not moral, shift
  • Paul Ryan election to Speaker reveals significance of pageantry of American politics
  • Historical and theological context of Halloween must be remembered, understood
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