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

  • The Briefing 04-27-17
    The prophets of secularization miscalculated: Religious people have more children than secular people || ISIS, Cubs of the Caliphate, and the importance of capturing the hearts of our children with th …
  • The Briefing 04-26-17
    Two candidates, two worldviews, two futures: Why the French presidential election matters || When socialism becomes fascism: Political unrest compounds economic disaster unfolding in Venezuela || Is t …
  • The Briefing 04-25-17
    Siege warfare and the Syrian civil war: Why the Christian understanding of Just War Theory matters || Shouldn't we just ban the bomb? Nuclear weapons and the problem of sin and knowledge || Canad …
  • The Briefing 04-24-17
    How should evangelicals respond to Russia's ban of Jehovah's Witnesses as "extremist group"? || Why is the atheistic regime in communist China concerned about the reincarnation of …
  • The Briefing 04-21-17
    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-se …
  • The Briefing 04-20-17
    In oral arguments on church-state relations, SCOTUS Justices appear to side with Trinity Lutheran || Parental rights and the role of government: Homeschooling in America and abroad || Are our kids …
  • The Briefing 04-19-17
    Scraped knees, the Blaine amendment, and separation of church and state today at the US Supreme Court || NYT columnist asks President Carter the most important question: "Am I a Christian?" …
  • The Briefing 04-18-17
    Glorifying abortion, Planned Parenthood to honor Hillary Clinton with "Champion of the Century" award || Will free speech survive on America's college campuses? Latest trial at Wellesle …
  • The Briefing 04-17-17
    The fragility of liberty: Turkey referendum centralizes autocratic rule of President Erdogan || Paranoia on parade: North Korea's militaristic personality cult and the danger it poses to the worl …
  • The Briefing 04-14-17
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  • The Briefing 04-13-17
    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 …
  • The Briefing 04-12-17
    A tale of power, opportunity, & moral failure: Alabama Gov. resigns amid scandal and charges of felony || Study shows millennials more traditional than previous generations when it comes to family …
  • The Briefing 04-11-17
    "Evil" and modernity: Horrors like Syrian chemical attacks force secularists to ponder reality of evil || "Christianity is literally dying in Europe": What birth trends tell us abo …
  • The Briefing 04-10-17
    Is the Cold War back? Considering the aftermath of the US strike in Syria || Suicide bombings in Coptic churches on Palm Sunday underscore threat to Christianity in Middle East || Judge Neil Gorsuch t …
  • The Briefing 04-07-17
    America sends a clear signal to Syria: You cannot use chemical weapons against your own citizens || Triggering nuclear option, Senate Republicans set up confirmation vote for Judge Neil Gorsuch || Rem …

 

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