Wednesday

The Briefing 08-30-17

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  • Evangelical coalition releases Nashville statement, a manifesto on biblical sexuality
  • Nowhere to hide: Church faces unavoidable questions on issues of sexuality
  • Why the human scale is the most important scale when it comes to Hurricane Harvey
Wednesday

The Briefing 08-09-17

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  • In the name of diversity, Google fires employee for not toeing the ideological party line
  • In Silicon Valley, quest for diversity does not extend to older workers
  • London Mayor intervenes to ensure survival of LGBT bar, make sure it is ‘sufficiently gay’
Friday

The Briefing 06-30-17

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  • Harry Potter at 20: What will be the legacy of J.K. Rowling's fantasy series 'Harry Potter'?
  • The iPhone turns 10: Who owns whom? Do we own the iPhone, or does the iPhone own us?
  • Religious liberty vs. sexual liberty: How "dignitary harm" could completely reshape the conversation
Friday

The Briefing 06-23-17

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  • The history of "Born this way" and why the LGBT movement is phasing it out as a slogan
  • What does it say about the LGBT revolution that "Pride" events are now more corporate & less radical?
  • Childhood redefined: Antidepressants for 6-year-olds, Botox for 8-year-olds, & no playing in the sand?
Thursday

The Briefing 06-08-17

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  • Big news day: Comey to testify before Senate Intelligence Committee & Britain to vote in snap election
  • Religious test for office? Sen. Sanders vehemently opposes nominee's defense of biblical Christianity
  • New legislation in Ontario gives state power to seize children from parents who oppose LGBTQ agenda
Thursday

The Briefing 06-01-17

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  • New Illinois policies mandate foster parents and staff be "LGBTQ-affirming," "facilitate" exploration
  • Is "Drag Queen Story Hour" coming to a public library near you?
  • Our changing moral landscape: When gambling is within driving distance of virtually every American
  • Christ-haunted culture: "Redemption," "salvation," and "a fallen world" in the pages of the NYTimes
Friday

The Briefing 05-26-17

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  • New research shows "existential distress," not pain, main reason why people choose assisted suicide
  • Should religious organizations have to give up convictions to help foster children? TX bill says no.
  • How John F. Kennedy, born 100 years ago on Monday, became an iconic figure
  • Friday Book Recommendation: "Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps That Explain Everything About the World"
Wednesday

The Briefing 05-24-17

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  • Manchester bombing and the nature of terrorism: How terror assaults a society's stability and security
  • Why Christians must uphold together the biblical teaching of chastity and the sanctity of human life
  • Confirming a lie: An entire moral revolution in the new term "gender conformation surgery"
Friday

The Briefing 05-12-17

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  • We can't escape nature: Tennessee judge grants lesbian rights of "husband" in same-sex divorce
  • Will the US military ever be able to write transgender policy that satisfies gender revolutionaries?
  • Historically, LGBT activists were against the US Census collecting LGBT data. Why are they for it now?
  • How the American Civil Liberties Union is standing against the civil liberties of Americans
  • The scouting story continues: Mormon Church severs ties with Boy Scouts of America
Tuesday

The Briefing 05-09-17

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  • Can we really erase gender? MTV's gender-neutral prizes awarded for gendered roles on the big screen
  • Politics with a side of sports: ESPN doubles down on politics-infused sports coverage
  • Science, philosophy, and the origins of our 'post-truth era'
  • Stephen Hawking says humanity has just 100 years to find a new home. But do major media believe him?
  • And they think our worldview is strange: TIME reports aliens probably wouldn't eat us after all
Friday

The Briefing 04-21-17

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  • Money, morality, and the media: Bill O'Reilly out at Fox News amidst accusations of sexual harassment
  • New York Governor Cuomo mandates insurers cover infertility treatment for singles, same-sex couples
  • New York's latest offer of tuition-free college at state schools: A government takeover of higher ed?
  • Is the Bible's position on women in ministry sexist? Complementarianism in the New York Times
Thursday

The Briefing 04-13-17

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  • A high court in Sweden just ruled that a midwife must be willing to perform abortions to keep her job
  • Official Journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics: Calling breastfeeding "natural" is unethical
  • Does it matter if the Passover story is literally true? Truth, fact, and the historicity of the Bible
Thursday

The Briefing 04-06-17

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  • 7th Circuit drops bombshell: Sexual orientation covered under Title VII of 1964 Civil Rights Act
  • Inaction would be unacceptable: International outrage as chemical weapons used again in Syria
  • Parsing the partisan divide: The competing worldviews of 5 political tribes in Washington, D.C.
Wednesday

The Briefing 04-05-17

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  • NCAA "reluctantly" allows N. Carolina consideration for championships after bathroom bill compromise
  • Trump admin cut funding for UN Population Fund over ties to forced abortion and sterilization in China
  • VP Mike Pence casts tie-breaking vote on Senate bill that allows states to defund Planned Parenthood
  • 18 hours too long for culture of death: Fed Judge blocks IN law over waiting period before abortion
Monday

The Briefing 04-03-17

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  • This is the big week in Washington--the Supreme Court, the Senate, Neil Gorsuch, & the nuclear option.
  • Is the Senate filibuster itself a constitutional problem?
  • The NCAA plays hardball with North Carolina, becomes enforcer for LGBTQ demands.
  • Basketball over bathrooms -- this is how a revolution in morality is coerced.
Tuesday

The Briefing 02-28-17

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  • Political Hollywood: What the Oscars reveal about American culture and worldview
  • Our political moment: Cadillac ad attempts to bridge the nation's political chasm to sell luxury cars
  • Transgender "boy"—a girl undergoing testosterone therapy—wins girls state wrestling title in Texas
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