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

  • Friday, Dec. 15, 2017
    Economics as a test of worldview and tax reform as either promise or peril || As Americans have their say about Christmas, we see the centrality of history to Christianity || Evangelical Christian wor …
  • Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017
    Why a Down syndrome diagnosis reveals the sanctity of human life, not just genetics || A moral revolution leads to a new government in Palm Springs, California || From LGBT to LGGBDTTTIQQAAPP: An expa …
  • Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017
    A political earthquake in Alabama || The limits of conservative tolerance on questions of character || Elections have consequences—in the Senate and in the womb || Secular attempts to resolve the sin …
  • Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017
    A special election and a crisis of conscience in Alabama || The crucible of political discourse and the mixed messages of political results || Abortion and a missed political opportunity || The urgenc …
  • Monday, Dec. 11, 2017
    The moral mayhem of last week in Congress || Our brave new world of political morality || Why Christians should be deeply troubled by surrogate parenting || Very nature of New Testament as the Word of …
  • Friday, Dec. 8, 2017
    The combustible mix of scandal, moral relativism, and political expediency || A new big question in Congress: Who leaves and who stays? || The odd but interesting timing of Vladimir Putin’s re-electio …
  • Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017
    The significance of the U.S. recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel || How the marriage revolution in Austria reveals the comprehensive confusion of the sexual revolution || If religious liber …
  • Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017
    Will Justice Anthony Kennedy in 2018 agree with Justice Anthony Kennedy in 2015? || What Facebook targeting children age 13 and under means for kids and their parents || A morality tale for our times …
  • Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017
    Stakes are high as Supreme Court hears oral arguments in Masterpiece Cakeshop case || Media coverage of Masterpiece case insists what case is not about || A new right not found in the text of the Cons …
  • Monday, Dec. 4, 2017
    Ireland’s turn to the left and the moral dimension of secularization || Australian state turns to euthanasia amid the shifting ground of medical authority || As millennials look to horoscopes, belief …
  • Friday, Dec. 1, 2017
    Religious liberty in Australia is sacrificed on the altar of the sexual revolution || Mississippi courts asked to deny the most basic facts of biology || Why America is in danger of becoming one giant …
  • Thursday, November 30, 2017
    The rise of abortion doulas: If you have to say ‘normal, normal, normal,’ whatever you’re talking about is almost surely not ‘normal’ || Preschool near Washington D.C. accused of being un-Christian be …
  • Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017
    Rogue state that poses a new threat as North Korea tests new ICBM || Courageous North Korean defector doesn’t leave the country alone || Secularism’s lack of resilience on display in new Pew study || …
  • Tuesday, November 28, 2017
    Why a change in worship requires a change in theology || The Church of Sweden revises its references to God || France allows a statue to the Pope, so long as the Pope isn’t holding the cross || How a …
  • Monday, Nov. 27, 2017
    Theology roars back into the headlines after mosque attack in Egypt || Flawed justice in genocide conviction of Ratko Mladic || Why Robert Mugabe is but one in a long line of the left’s tyrannical her …

 

Books by Albert Mohler