The Briefing: Turkey’s Freedom, North Korea’s Paranoia and Canada’s Legalized Marijuana

I’m Albert Mohler and this is The Briefing, a daily analysis of news and events from a Christian worldview. [display_podcast]THE FRAGILITY OF LIBERTY: TURKEY REFERENDUM CENTRALIZES AUTOCRATIC RULE OF PRESIDENT ERDOGAN As is so often the case, it is international headlines that press themselves upon us as we begin a new week. First up, Turkey, where the announcement came yesterday that the government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced that it has won a big political victory. It … [Read more...]

The Briefing: Norma McCorvey, American Religion, Kim Jung Nam and American Girl Dolls from a Christian Worldview

[display_podcast] I’m Albert Mohler and this is The Briefing, a daily analysis of news and events from a Christian worldview.FROM PRO-CHOICE SYMBOL TO PRO-LIFE ACTIVIST: NORMA MCCORVEY, 'ROE' OF ROE V. WADE, DIES AT 69 Sometimes just a few words can encapsulate an entire revolution. That’s the case in a front-page story that appeared over the weekend in USA Today. Eliza Collins writes, “Norma McCorvey, the woman behind the 1973 Supreme Court ruling Roe v. Wade that legalized abortion, died … [Read more...]

Jesus in HD 175: The Signs of the Times, Part 2

[display_podcast]Birth pains. It’s all about the birth pains.As you will hear in this PODCAST, as we enumerate the final three of the six "signs of the times," both Paul and Jesus made it crystal-clear that we are to think of these signs in terms of birth pains.Paul, who borrowed this most-meaningful metaphor from Jesus, used it most-appropriately when he in Romans 8 declared, "For we know that all creation has been groaning as in the pains of childbirth right up to the present ti … [Read more...]

The Big Picture Podcast 46: The “Boomer Cata-Lists”

[display_podcast] Welcome to the Big Picture Podcast. I’m Joel Fieri and this podcast seeks to begin and hopefully sustain a conversation about current trends, ideas and issues in the Church and greater society. On today’s podcast I think it’s time to check in and hang out with the “Late Boomer” as he continues to mop up the societal mess that is the legacy of his generation, the Baby Boomers. No presentation by a Boomer would be complete without a list. Boomers love lists, and I’m no different … [Read more...]

An Examined Life with Jeff Allen 10: Dr. Andy Bannister, part 1

[display_podcast]Andy Bannister is the Director and Lead Apologist for RZIM (Ravi Zacharias International Ministries) Canada.  He speaks around the world and has a PhD in Islamic Studies and authored An Oral-Formulaic Study of the Qur’an.  Andy and I start off our discussion by addressing the Gnostic gospels.  Now, while author Dan Brown (DaVinci Code, Angels and Demons) has asserted the idea that there has been some kind of conspiracy behind the availability of the Gnostic Gospels, the t … [Read more...]