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

  • Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018
    New, expanding wave of sexual abuse allegations rocks Roman Catholic Church || Lessons from Willow Creek: What we must learn from the mishandling of sexual misconduct allegations at one of America’s l …
  • Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018
    In the great battle of worldviews, the United States now competes with China for the attention and ambition of emerging nations || As Xi Jinping’s power expands, Christians and Muslims in China see th …
  • Monday, Aug 13, 2018
    Questions remain after tragic human drama plays out in the air over Seattle || One year after deadly confrontation in Charlottesville, Christians must be very clear that biblical Christianity is incom …
  • Friday, Aug 10, 2018
    Andy Stanley, once again, makes an argument that subverts the authority of Scripture and casts doubt upon biblical Christianity || A problem for feminists in Germany? Why the German language threatens …
  • Thursday, Aug 9, 2018
    Another collision between religious liberty and sexual liberty: Lawsuit filed against University of Iowa for expelling Christian student group || What’s missing from the coverage of Hollywood’s failur …
  • Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018
    A society that argues some have the right to demand their death will eventually argue that all have the right to demand that very death, even the youngest || Separating the real from the ideal: How a …
  • Tuesday, Aug 7, 2018
    Frustrated by the slow pace of secularization, researchers turn to artificial intelligence for answers || How satisfying can individually-designed secular rituals actually be? || When you change the l …
  • Monday, Aug 6, 2018
    The self as the center of the universe: How the language of addiction has replaced the language of theology in our modern secular society || Experts remain unconvinced as World Health Organization ide …
  • Friday, Aug 3, 2018
    Vatican changes church teaching, says the death penalty is unacceptable in all circumstances || Does doctrine change? Understanding the fundamental divide between Catholics and Protestants when it com …
  • Thursday, Aug 2, 2018
    A house built upon the sand: Revoice, LGBT identity, and biblical Christianity || What a newly claimed prophetic role reveals about the ideology of sexual revisionists || Enforced secularism in the na …
  • Wednesday, Aug 1, 2018
    As goes the Supreme Court, so goes the nation: Why the Kavanaugh nomination matters to both sides of the partisan divide || What does it mean for a judge to be a ‘strict constructionist’? || Even in a …
  • Friday, June 29, 2018
    A political earthquake in New York as Democrats continue their leftward march || Why it’s significant that a deep red state like Oklahoma voted to legalize medicinal marijuana || Orthodoxy of the sexu …
  • Thursday, June 28, 2018
    How Justice Anthony Kennedy became one of the most singularly important figures in Supreme Court history || In yet another victory for free speech, Supreme Court rules public-sector employees can’t be …
  • Wednesday, June 27, 2018
    Supreme Court reinforces authority of the executive branch, upholds travel ban || In 5-4 decision, Supreme Court rules that coerced speech at crisis pregnancy centers violates First Amendment || Why p …
  • Tuesday, June 26, 2018
    Why according to a biblical worldview civility is not just a political necessity || Obsessed with death: Secular society forced to search for meaning when confronted with the reality of mortality || S …

 

Books by Albert Mohler