The Briefing with Al Mohler

The Briefing enables Christians to think biblically about the world by providing daily worldview analysis about the leading news headlines and cultural conversations.

About Al Mohler

Dr. R. Albert Mohler Jr. serves as president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary – the flagship school of the Southern Baptist Convention and one of the largest seminaries in the world.

Dr. Mohler has been recognized by such influential publications as Time and Christianity Today as a leader among American evangelicals. In fact, Time.com called him the “reigning intellectual of the evangelical movement in the U.S.”

In addition to his presidential duties, Dr. Mohler hosts two programs: “The Briefing,” a daily analysis of news and events from a Christian worldview; and “Thinking in Public,” a series of conversations with the day’s leading thinkers. He also writes a popular blog and a regular commentary on moral, cultural and theological issues. All of these can be accessed through Dr. Mohler’s website, www.AlbertMohler.com. Called “an articulate voice for conservative Christianity at large” by The Chicago Tribune, Dr. Mohler’s mission is to address contemporary issues from a consistent and explicit Christian worldview.

Dr. Mohler is a theologian and an ordained minister, having served as pastor and staff minister of several Southern Baptist churches. He came to the presidency of Southern Seminary from service as editor of The Christian Index, the oldest of the state papers serving the Southern Baptist Convention.

Dr. Mohler is listed in Who’s Who in America and other biographical reference works and serves on the boards of several organizations including Focus on the Family. He is a member of the Council for Biblical Manhood and Womanhood and serves as a council member for The Gospel Coalition.
He is married to Mary, and they have two children, Katie and Christopher.

Latest Episodes

  • Thursday, April 18, 2019
    Tigers Woods’s victory at the Masters is being called his redemption story, but Christians should think carefully about the secular use of theological words like ‘redemption' What a recent articl …
  • Wednesday, April 17, 2019
    Planned Parenthood is rebranding … or is it? The insidious reality of speaking of abortion as simply an issue of reproductive health Moral revolutionaries take aim at Michigan adoption agencies: Where …
  • Tuesday, April 16, 2019
    Notre Dame cathedral in Paris burns: What this historic cathedral tells us about the development of modern France How the media's description of Notre Dame as a national symbol instead of a place …
  • Monday, April 15, 2019
    Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks, arrested: A look back at the wrongdoings of the prophet of anarchism How Julian Assange acts as the explosive center point for the cultural shifts on the morality …
  • Friday, April 12, 2019
    What the first picture of a black hole tells us about the amazing capabilities of mankind, the mysteries of God, and the reliability of God’s self-revelation The largest election in history begins in …
  • Thursday, April 11, 2019
    What the reelection of Benjamin Netanyahu to a fifth term as Israeli prime minister tells us about Israel’s political and theological worldview Scientists speculate that newly-discovered bones could b …
  • Wednesday, April 10, 2019
    The soap opera that is the college admissions scandal continues to unfold as Felicity Huffman makes a public statement confessing her guilt Major media is finally acknowledging ‘Unplanned’ because of …
  • Tuesday, April 9, 2019
    In the name of anti-discrimination, Yale Law School discriminates against students who won’t surrender to the moral revolution Scandal hits the Southern Poverty Law Center, an organization that makes …
  • Monday, April 8, 2019
    Joe Biden then and now: What the candidacies and controversies of the former vice president tell us about today’s politics || The 2020 presidential election: Beginning a worldview analysis || Politici …
  • Friday, April 5, 2019
    Senate leadership changes its procedural rules, setting the stage for further divide and revealing the lack of deliberation and compromise in American politics || A middle school teacher is fired beca …
  • Thursday, April 4, 2019
    Chicago elects openly gay, African-American woman as mayor: What this tells us about identity politics, the normalization of a new morality, and the Chicago political machine || The prophet of the Mor …
  • Wednesday, April 3, 2019
    Younger generations are moving to the left: What cultural conditions have led to this change and what should the church’s response be? || Society is celebrating that a grandma gave birth to her grandd …
  • Tuesday, April 2, 2019
    The Supreme Court makes a narrow decision on a death penalty case: A look at the media coverage, the divide of the court, and the delay between crime and punishment || How changing opinions on the dea …
  • Monday, April 1, 2019
    Georgia passes bill restricting abortion. The response of the cultural elites? Hollywood threatens to pull out of the state, potentially taking billions of dollars in the process || How the massive op …
  • Friday, March 29, 2019
    Notre Dame mom calls for modesty on campus: Why this biblical concept is now a controversial topic in the wake of modern feminism || The Jussie Smollett saga continues to unfold, displaying the import …

 

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