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, May 1, 2018
    Which side in America’s great cultural conflict is winning—is it the right, or is it the left? || White House Correspondents’ Association dinner reveals danger of the Hollywood-major media industrial …
  • Monday, Apr. 30, 2018
    British toddler Alfie Evans dies five days after being removed from life support against parents’ wishes || The deadly consequences of displacing the family as the centerpiece of society || Many quest …
  • Friday, Apr. 27, 2018
    Why, from a biblical worldview, the arrest of a suspect in the ‘Golden State Killer’ case is deeply satisfying || From family values to felonies: How Bill Cosby helps us understand the entertainment c …
  • Thursday, Apr. 26, 2018
    The tragic story of Alfie Evans: What’s at stake when parental rights are not recognized as natural rights || Pew study reveals deep theological confusion that marks American people || Progressive may …
  • Wednesday, Apr. 25, 2018
    A monkey’s day in court: What happens when a secular society loses the ability to ground human dignity in anything objective || Wonder turns into confusion: The inevitable outcome of taking an evoluti …
  • Tuesday, Apr. 24, 2018
    How morality, not just economics, factors in to Amazon’s search for HQ2 || Massachusetts schools adopt new curriculum aimed at normalizing LGBTQ lifestyle || What worldview will be taught as ‘teachabl …
  • Monday, Apr. 23, 2018
    Transfer of power in Cuba proves that some of the worst and deadliest ideas seem to persist the longest || As socialism resurges in the United States, many who identify as socialists don’t really know …
  • Friday, Apr. 20, 2018
    California set to enact legislation barring sale of any books expressing orthodox Christian beliefs on sexuality || Christians no longer welcome? What’s really behind the line of questioning in a Sena …
  • Thursday, Apr. 19, 2018
    The indispensable role First Ladies have played in American history || Former First Lady Barbara Bush dies at 92: Remembering her life and legacy || How the cultural establishment maintains their cult …
  • Wednesday, Apr. 18, 2018
    Theological language shows up in European politics as Macron warns of ‘Civil War’ || Why true community can’t exist without shared truth or morality || British Prime Minister urges other nations to su …
  • Tuesday, Apr. 17, 2018
    Cultural shift on marijuana tracks along the same lines as shift on same-sex marriage || Former Speaker John Boehner ‘evolves’ on marijuana, joins board of cannabis company || Liberal New York Governo …
  • Monday, Apr. 16, 2018
    Why it's easier to claim victory over evil than it is to deliver on that victory || The frailty of the U.N. Security Council at the point it is most crucially needed || What the retirement of Pau …
  • Friday, Apr. 13, 2018
    Looking at the real legacy of Cecile Richards as influential media outlets celebrate her tenure leading Planned Parenthood || Why it’s essential to understand the categorical distinction between human …
  • Thursday, Apr. 12, 2018
    Appointment of first humanist as lead chaplain is yet another signpost along the way to secularization || ‘Red Letter Revival’ attempts to plant new political theory on parts of the New Testament whil …
  • Wednesday, Apr. 11, 2018
    As Zuckerberg goes to Capitol Hill, Facebook faces fallout from misuse of user data || Could government regulation of social media lead to a crackdown on religious speech? || Will outrage over data le …

 

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