Thursday

The Briefing 02-23-17

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  • 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
Thursday

The Briefing 02-02-2017

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  • Politics & worldview: Is party identification a better indicator of who you will marry than religion?
  • States rush to preserve abortion on demand in face of possible federal restrictions
  • "Pregnant people," not "expectant mothers": British Med. Assoc. codifies doublespeak in new guidelines
  • In response to progressive policy changes, Christians leaving Boy Scouts for conservative alternatives
Friday

The Briefing 03-25-16

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  • Time will tell whether Obama's visit to Cuba will usher in a new era or affirm an old one
  • Advances in food technology cause for celebration as global undernourishment diminishes
  • Statistics show that marriage is best for children, but some look elsewhere for solutions
  • He is risen! Christians worldwide ready to celebrate the central truth claim of our faith
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
Tuesday

The Briefing 03-08-16

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  • SCOTUS sends clear pro-abortion signal by temporarily blocking Louisiana abortion law
  • Single women now most powerful political force driving progressive agenda
  • Blue cities, red states: worldview and living environment often go hand in hand
Thursday

The Briefing 03-03-16

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  • Oral arguments reveal expected ideological divide among SCOTUS justices on abortion
  • Marriage, high school education, full-time job: 3 statistically-proven steps out of poverty
  • As Georgia faces corporate backlash over religious liberty bill, media exaggerate effect
  • In attempt to push LGBT agenda, California considers travel ban on "anti-gay" states
Wednesday

The Briefing 02-24-16

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  • Dismissing marriage as passé fails to recognize its central importance in healthy societies
  • Psychological, romantic, and moral views of marriage all fall short of the biblical view
  • Biden's words from 1992 come back to bite, reminding us that our words are never forgotten
Tuesday

The Briefing 01-19-16

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  • Increase in mortality rate due to drug abuse correlates moral behavior and wellbeing
  • Nonsensical amicus brief before SCOTUS argues for abortion rights for "pregnant men"
  • Legal and societal issues arising from breakup of the family show marriage is irreplaceable
Thursday

The Briefing 12-17-15

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  • Rapid rate of secularization in the South points to secularism in the pews
  • Battle over marriage in Australia is really a battle over sexual morality and authority
  • Discussion on whether secularism is a religion reveals everyone operates from a worldview
  • Atheists who celebrate Christmas cannot escape the Christ in Christmas
  • Life and redemption of Bob Beckel illustrates the power of the Christian gospel to save
Thursday

The Briefing 10-29-15

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  • Secular Britain sees future for churches, but not religion, in its society
  • Church buildings less popular wedding venue due to America's growing unbelief
  • Despite opposition of Americans to most abortions, laws remain unaltered
Wednesday

The Briefing 09-09-15

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  • Lack of moral authority higher than individual choice evidence in attack on Ohio abortion ban
  • Supposed popularity of sexual fluidity reveals pop culture as tool for moral revolution
  • 'Divorce selfies' and celebration of divorce an undermining of basic significance of marriage
  • Elizabeth II becomes longest reigning British monarch today
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