Tuesday

The Briefing 09-13-16

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  • Could reality TV define our national reality? "Sister Wives" polygamy case appeals to Supreme Court
  • Rationality, desperation theory, and the attempt to understand North Korea's latest nuclear test
  • Birds of a feather flock together: What your friendships reveal about your worldview
Monday

The Briefing 03-21-16

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  • Obama's historical visit to Cuba highlights difficulties of statecraft in a fallen world
  • Evil in the heart of man: ISIS operative's arrest reveals bloodthirsty change in tactics
  • North Korea sentences American student to 15 years hard labor for theft of "sacrosanct" sign
  • Twitter celebrates its 10th anniversary. How has its 140-character limit shaped the world?
Friday

The Briefing 01-08-16

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  • North Korea's claim to have hydrogen bomb stark reminder of challenge in restraining evil
  • Sex education controversy in Omaha is a battle over morality, not "just the facts"
  • Upcoming caucuses will reflect current divide in America along basic worldview commitments
  • New study confirms ancient Christian teaching: children need both mothers and fathers
  • "Mobile" generation tends to find self-worth in social media, not in the image of God
Monday

The Briefing 08-24-15

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  • Ohio bill banning Down Syndrome abortions exposes shame of America for permitting such deaths
  • Marches against Planned Parenthood across the nation on Saturday contained thousands
  • Coalition opposes faith-based organizations receiving any federal funds in secular state
  • North Korea shifts time zone in effort to assert independence from Japan and entire world