Friday

The Briefing 08-04-17

· · ·

  • President Trump makes argument for Western civilization in Poland speech
  • A promise they cannot keep: Church of England considers ceremony recognizing transgender identity
  • Worldview Book Recommendation: 'Amusing Ourselves to Death' by Neil Postman
Thursday

The Briefing 02-23-17

· · · ·

  • Theo Hobson says Church of England should remain agnostic on homosexuality. Is that even possible?
  • From 'The Homosexuals' to 'When We Rise': Documenting the LGBT revolution in two shows, 50 years apart
  • The rise of marriage-lite: British court denies heterosexual couple civil union
  • Culture and theology: What's missing in the NY Times story on reincarnation and baby rituals in Bali
Wednesday

The Briefing 02-15-17

· · · ·

  • When businesses get political, how should Christian consumers respond?
  • History, sin, and memorial: Yale to drop Calhoun's name from College due to his legacy on slavery
  • In upcoming synod, Church of England to "take note" of retired bishops' letter encouraging LGBT reform
Friday

The Briefing 09-02-16

· · · · · · ·

  • California considering bill that would outlaw the kind of videos that exposed Planned Parenthood evils
  • Is adoption meaningless now? NYT editorial board celebrates redefinition of parenthood
  • Amidst the collapse of Christianity in Britain, some are wondering what will fill the gap
  • Is this socialism? Bernie supporters balk at use of "dark money" and his $600k third home
Friday

The Briefing 02-26-16

· · ·

  • Middle ground eroding in abortion debate because it is morally untenable
  • Biggest abortion case since Roe v. Wade set to appear before Supreme Court in March
  • Church of England's precipitous decline in membership tied to underlying theological issues
  • Habits formed around smartphone use hinder our ability to communicate face-to-face
Wednesday

The Briefing 01-13-16

· · ·

  • Secular worldview unable to cope with irreducibly theological challenges presented by Islam
  • Record low attendance in Church of England indicative of lack in theological substance
  • German publication of annotated 'Mein Kampf' a testament to the tenacity of evil ideas
Thursday

The Briefing 10-15-15

· · · ·

  • Swerve leftward of Democrat party away from centrism exposes disappearing middle ground in American politics
  • Election of gay married priest, Christmas parishes expose confusion of gospel mission in Church of England
  • Gallup no longer polling 2016 election, as predicting voters considered too unreliable
1 2 3