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, 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, 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 03-28-17
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  • The Briefing 03-27-17
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  • The Briefing 03-24-17
    51 years after asking, "Is God Dead?" TIME Magazine now asks, "Is Truth Dead?" || Despite clean hearing, Senate Democrats vow to filibuster Neil Gorsuch's Supreme Court nomina …
  • The Briefing 03-23-17
    How the secularization of America has led to more partisanship and deeper cultural divide || "Prophetic opposition"? The history and theology behind Princeton's decision not to honor Ti …
  • The Briefing 03-22-17
    Judge Neil Gorsuch remains poised and unscathed as Supreme Court nomination hearing continues || Time for every brand to pick a political side? The politicization of every dimension of American life | …
  • The Briefing 03-21-17
    In ongoing confirmation hearing of Neil Gorsuch, opening statements illustrate just what's at stake || Money, budgets, and morality: Trump budget faces hurdles on both sides of the political aisl …
  • The Briefing 03-20-17
    An "ideological food fight"? Confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch begin today || When feminism and abortion collide, feminism loses: British doctor pushes for sex-sel …
  • The Briefing 03-17-17
    Justice Samuel Alito: "A wind is picking up that is hostile to those with traditional moral beliefs." || 1 child, 3 parents: The biological and legal revolutions that are redefining parentho …
  • The Briefing 03-16-17
    What does it mean to be male and female? New push for Equal Rights Amendment would have courts decide || Rise of the personality cult and prosperity theology: Widow of cult leader "Father Divine …
  • The Briefing 03-15-17
    Fact checking Sen. Schumer at the Washington Post: No, Planned Parenthood does not provide mammograms || Sore choice for liberal states under AHCA: Lose abortion coverage mandate or deny residents tax …
  • The Briefing 03-14-17
    Cannibalism on CNN's "Believer": How Reza Aslan's attempt to show all religions the same backfired || Coopers Brewery under fire for association with Bible Society in ad featuring …
  • The Briefing 03-13-17
    Freedom of conscience vs. abortion "rights": New Mexico legislature debates radical new abortion bills || Catholicism and the priesthood: Pope breaks with tradition, says he's open to a …
  • The Briefing 03-10-17
    Liberal bias in sportswriting? The worldview chasm between sports fans, athletes, and sportswriters || In praise of homemakers: Why societies should greatly esteem the sacrifice of those who raise chi …
  • The Briefing 03-09-17
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  • The Briefing 03-08-17
    Trump calls their bluff: Planned Parenthood won't stop abortions—only "3%" of organization—for funding || Reviewing 'The Shack': The missing art of evangelical discernment The …


Books by Albert Mohler