The Briefing: Syria Bombing Aftermath and Christian Persecution

I’m Albert Mohler and this is The Briefing, a daily analysis of news and events from a Christian worldview. [display_podcast]IS THE COLD WAR BACK? CONSIDERING THE AFTERMATH OF THE US STRIKE IN SYRIA The United States’ airstrikes on Syria last Thursday night in the aftermath of that nation’s use of chemical and indeed nerve gas weapons in order to kill its own people still leads the international conversation, and for good reason. This has shifted the entire international perspective from on … [Read more...]

Open the Gates Podcast 16: ISIS is Christianity’s Wake Up Call!

[display_podcast] From Daniel Massieh, founder of Open the Gates Ministries: As an Egyptian, when I saw the story of ISIS terrorists beheading Egyptian Coptic Christians in Libya, my heart broke, but the first thing that I thought about was when Jesus said in John 10:10:“The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.” We know that this is an act of a Satanic movement, and I believe that God will use what happened there to w … [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...]

Confessions Of A Closet Christian 27: Why Is It Hard To See God & Why Do We Ignore What Is Right In Front Of Us?

[display_podcast]On a recent trip to Israel, I found myself reluctant to even be there. This sounds both sensible and selfish. After all, Israel had just attacked Syria just before we left on our trip and Syria retaliated by targeting a tourist location within a day of our arrival.Still, complaining about going abroad sounds “snobby”, selfish and inconsiderate. So as I boarded the plane, I felt like a bona fide jerk. Personally, I felt a lot like Jonah going on this trip. Jonah – you know … [Read more...]