The Briefing: Liberalism, Secularism, and Their Effects On Our Global Culture

Liberalism, Secularism, and Their Effects On Our Global Culture [display_podcast] I’m Albert Mohler and this is The Briefing, a daily analysis of news and events from a Christian worldview.THE ILLIBERALITY OF SECULARISM: UK LIBERAL DEMOCRATS LEADER TIM FARRON RESIGNS OVER CHRISTIAN BELIEFS Back on May 1st on The Briefing I discussed what was then a raging controversy in Great Britain. I was there at the time and I witnessed the controversy surrounding Tim Farron, the head of the Liberal De … [Read more...]

BreakPoint: Don’t Argue the Exceptions – Beating Bad Arguments for Abortion and Transgenderism

“But what about the . . . ?” Has a rare exception every stumped you when making the case for life or anything else? Here’s how to respond with grace and truth. Beating Bad Arguments for Abortion and Transgenderism [display_podcast]“Humans have ten fingers and ten toes.” Now that shouldn’t strike anyone as a controversial statement, since almost every person ever born has had twenty digits. But what if someone argued in response that, because there are exceptions to this—people who because o … [Read more...]

The Briefing: LGBT and abortion debates forcing churches to choose

[display_podcast]"RANSOMWARE" CYBER ATTACK AFFECTING OVER 150 COUNTRIES STOPPED BY 22 YEAR OLD SURFER—AT LEAST FOR NOW It was a very busy weekend, especially for a group of hackers and those trying to stop them. The hacking was actually a massive effort—according to the count as of last night, computers have been hacked in 150 different nations. About 200,000 computers, it was estimated, by Sunday night had been infected with what is known as ransomware, and it’s not an innocent hack. The st … [Read more...]

First Liberty Briefing: Nevada Legislators Attempt to Repeal Religious Conscience Rights

Recent news out of Carson City, Nevada reveals that some lawmakers in “The Battle Born State” have initiated legislation that would delete the state’s laws protecting the religious conscience of employers. Learn more about the proposed legislation at FirstLiberty.org/Briefing.Thank you for joining us for the First Liberty Briefing, an exclusive podcast where host Jeremy Dys—also First Liberty Senior Counsel—provides an insider’s look at the stories, cases, people and laws that have made Ameri … [Read more...]

Breakpoint: Christian Abortion Supporters

Can you claim to be “born-again” when you won’t allow others to be born in the first place? Here’s how abortion strikes at the heart of the Christian faith. [display_podcast]Catholics and evangelicals are often told how obsessed we are with so-called “culture war” issues like marriage, religious freedom, and abortion. If we’d only stop being so political and focus on proclaiming Christ, say some, we’d win a lot more converts.But this isn’t how a Christian worldview works. The Scriptural … [Read more...]

BreakPoint: Peter Singer Defends Abuse

We say it often: ideas have consequences; bad ideas have victims. And a certain, consistent Princeton bioethicist continues to show just how true that is. [display_podcast]How do we know what’s right? Great minds have wrestled with that question for much of history. Is it doing our duty regardless of the consequences? Is it doing whatever a virtuous person would do? Is it doing what brings the most happiness to the most people?That last option—the greatest good for the greatest num … [Read more...]