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 10-20-17
    Who are the real extremists on the issue of abortion? || Should the Supreme Court hire a team of official social scientists? || What the most recent Nobel Prize in Economics tells us about how sin aff …
  • The Briefing 10-19-17
    The Caliphate in retreat: Coalition forces seize Raqqa from the Islamic State || The resistance of secular Westerners to recognize the Islamic nature of the Islamic State || Chinese President Xi outli …
  • The Briefing 10-18-17
    Dance of legislation in CA shows the danger to religious liberty across the country || Major American liberal political figure shifts on political spectrum without ever moving || Why the issue of gamb …
  • The Briefing 10-17-17
    The religion of contraception: Buyer’s remorse for religious liberty among the revolutionaries || The AP Stylebook goes to war on human nature || A warning about warnings: Why we should make our warni …
  • The Briefing 10-16-17
    Fire in Northern California: One of humanity's deadliest enemies || Concern emerges as marijuana crop goes up in smoke || Hollywood expels one of its own leading figures for the very misbehavior …
  • The Briefing 10-13-17
    Who is responsible for the secularization of America’s young people? || Whose priorities are fueling the secularization of America’s youth: parents, professors, or both? || What are marketers telling …
  • The Briefing 10-12-17
    The next step in the evolution of the Boy Scouts of America: accepting girls || The words "boys" and "girls" are becoming increasingly ironic || The Pope condemns the death penalty …
  • The Briefing 10-11-17
    Historic College at Oxford says Christianity is just too harmful for freshmen || Why are advertisers turning to porn as a data metric? || A fact checker discovers that America really is an outlier on …
  • The Briefing 10-10-17
    When did the Kennedy family change its position on abortion? || Alabama Senate candidate flaunts pro-abortion position. Why are the media ignoring it? || The rise of the occult in headlines from Afric …
  • The Briefing 10-09-17
    A clash of orthodoxies: Trump administration's reversal of contraception mandate sets off firestorm || Two different conceptions of how to read a law on display in AG Session’s Title VII guidance …
  • The Briefing 10-06-17
    Partisanship comes to late-night: What the turn in comedy tells us about the culture || Dark, anxious, and realistic: Why comedians now want audiences to wince while they laugh || Art as a form of mor …
  • The Briefing 10-05-17
    After House passes 20-week abortion ban, sanctity of human life could hang by a Senate rule || While upholding sanctity of life with his vote, PA congressman undermines it in personal life || Politica …
  • The Briefing 10-04-17
    How to speak in the aftermath of a massacre, even in a context of controversy || Awkwardness in using the word evil reveals bigger problems || When the archbishop of Canterbury won’t answer the questi …
  • The Briefing 10-03-17
    The moral vocabulary of pure evil in the aftermath of Las Vegas || The importance of moral facts, not just moral values, and the reality of evil || Why, in times of trouble, the American people expect …
  • The Briefing 10-02-17
    The intersection of natural disaster and political leadership in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria || The looming humanitarian crisis in Myanmar and the ineffectual nature of the United Nations || Achi …

 

Books by Albert Mohler