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

  • Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019
    What starts in California does not stay in California: Understanding the trajectory of moral revolutions || Why radical inclusivity won’t work when it comes to girls joining the Boy Scouts || Recoveri …
  • Monday, Feb. 18, 2019
    As pregnancy progresses, women become happier: A powerful pro-life statement in the pages of the New York Times || What happens when the LGBTQ agenda collides with the United States prison system? || …
  • Monday, Feb. 18, 2019
    As pregnancy progresses, women become happier: A powerful pro-life statement in the pages of the New York Times || What happens when the LGBTQ agenda collides with the United States prison system? || …
  • Friday, Feb. 15, 2019
    Grandstanding from left in New York scares off Amazon. What does this tell us about capitalism? || To be cool or to be a church? A secular culture forces churches to choose when it comes to biblical s …
  • Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019
    Unbridled liberal ambition: How the ‘Green New Deal’ packages every dream of the American left in one single proposal || The reality of the ecological crisis and and the rational contours of the Chris …
  • Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019
    Are abortion advocates on a slippery slope? What new laws reveal about the widening moral divide in America || Why political pressure is not enough to change biology || The tools of a moral revolution …
  • Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019
    Virginia’s soap opera continues: Will the Democrats apply their zero-tolerance policy? || The new orthodoxy of identity politics: Understanding the consequences of reducing human beings to just one ch …
  • The Briefing — Feb. 11, 2019
    The reality of sexual abuse hits home: A massive investigative report on sexual abuse in Southern Baptist Convention || How did this happen? History, church order, and a moral crisis collide || Suprem …
  • Friday, Feb. 8, 2019
    ‘Keep up or die’: A church that won’t hold a heresy trial when confronted with heresy isn’t really a church || Is it possible to raise children without the notion of sin? Why a mere morality of harm i …
  • Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019
    Knowing where we stand: Washington Post columnist says anyone who holds to biblical morality is a bigot || What does Planned Parenthood mean when they say they want "reproductive justice"? | …
  • Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019
    The pageantry of democracy: As President Trump delivers State of the Union address, drama fills the chamber || “Made in the holy image of God”—The one specific moment in last night’s State of the Unio …
  • Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019
    A morality tale lived out: As Virginia’s governor faces calls for resignation, lieutenant governor is confronted with allegations of sexual assault || Lessons from the Cold War: Why many European elit …
  • Monday, Feb. 4, 2019
    Racism, human dignity, and leadership: Understanding the serious moral issues behind the controversy over Virginia governor’s yearbook photo || The power of sports: Why it’s significant that the Super …
  • Friday, Feb. 1, 2019
    Democrats enraged as Howard Schultz considers 2020 presidential bid. Is there a path for a candidate who is socially liberal and economically conservative? || Seeking to heal the nations, New Age guru …
  • Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019
    Virginia governor’s defense of abortion turns into a defense of infanticide || Even when looking at socially-liberal Europe, abortion laws are far more restrictive || As extreme cold grips the nation, …

 

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