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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

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Theology makes its way into the headlines again: Why Joel Osteen’s prosperity theology is an exchange of the true gospel for self-centeredness The four pillars of Joel Osteen’s prosperity theology: How the prosperity gospel actually undersells the reality of life for those in Christ Ukraine overwhelmingly elects comedian as president whose only political experience is portraying a president in a sitcom The post Wednesday, April 24, 2019 appeared first on AlbertMohler.com.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 5:00am
New details emerge about the attacks in Sri Lanka: The challenges of understanding the role of technology and the necessity of conversionist Christianity What the response to the Sri Lankan tragedy reveals about secularism in both East Asia and the West New Yorkers are still worshiping this Easter, some by going to church and others by going to brunch The Supreme Court chooses to take up cases on the application of the Federal Civil Rights Act of 1964: Is the original meaning of a text binding? The post Tuesday, April 23, 2019 appeared first on AlbertMohler.com.

Monday, April 22, 2019

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 5:00am
A big theological story hits the pages of the New York Times, denying the sovereignty of God, the virgin birth, the bodily resurrection of Jesus, and much more The radical candor of modern liberal theology: A new religion to replace Christianity The 100 most influential people? What TIME’s cover story tells us about TIME and America Horrible headlines from Sri Lanka: A tragic story as old as Christianity The post Monday, April 22, 2019 appeared first on AlbertMohler.com.

Friday, April 19, 2019

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 5:00am
The release of the Mueller report and the hard questions of justice: The challenges of seeking justice in a hyper-partisan age When the demands of justice meet the reality of justice: Why, in a political age, politics always dominates Bigger than the headlines: The centrality of the cross and resurrection to Christian faith and hope The post Friday, April 19, 2019 appeared first on AlbertMohler.com.

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 5:00am
Tigers Woods’s victory at the Masters is being called his redemption story, but Christians should think carefully about the secular use of theological words like ‘redemption' What a recent article challenging religious liberty reveals about the culture’s demands on churches and religious institutions The Guardian attacks religious teaching on gender, revealing that society requires complete secularization and opposes all religious truth claims The post Thursday, April 18, 2019 appeared first on AlbertMohler.com.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 5:00am
Planned Parenthood is rebranding … or is it? The insidious reality of speaking of abortion as simply an issue of reproductive health Moral revolutionaries take aim at Michigan adoption agencies: Where the government’s money goes, it’s coercive hand soon follows Australian rugby star Israel Folau cut by national team because of his religious views, demonstrating that it is a rough world for those who stand against the sexual revolution The post Wednesday, April 17, 2019 appeared first on AlbertMohler.com.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 5:00am
Notre Dame cathedral in Paris burns: What this historic cathedral tells us about the development of modern France How the media's description of Notre Dame as a national symbol instead of a place of worship reveals the current state of European modernism Pope Benedict XVI comes out of hiding to attack the moral and theological liberalism in both Western society and the Roman Catholic church The post Tuesday, April 16, 2019 appeared first on AlbertMohler.com.

Monday, April 15, 2019

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 5:00am
Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks, arrested: A look back at the wrongdoings of the prophet of anarchism How Julian Assange acts as the explosive center point for the cultural shifts on the morality of information, the #MeToo movement, and the transgender revolution Authorities arrest suspect charged with burning 3 African-American churches: Why we should celebrate when the system of justice works as God designed The post Monday, April 15, 2019 appeared first on AlbertMohler.com.

Friday, April 12, 2019

Fri, 04/12/2019 - 5:00am
What the first picture of a black hole tells us about the amazing capabilities of mankind, the mysteries of God, and the reliability of God’s self-revelation The largest election in history begins in India where everything from advanced electronics to elephants will be used to collect votes Richard Cole, the last survivor of the Doolittle Raid, dies at 103: A reminder of the courageous men who brought hope to the nation after the attack on Pearl Harbor The post Friday, April 12, 2019 appeared first on AlbertMohler.com.

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 5:00am
What the reelection of Benjamin Netanyahu to a fifth term as Israeli prime minister tells us about Israel’s political and theological worldview Scientists speculate that newly-discovered bones could be an ‘early human species’: Why a person’s understanding of creation and human descent has moral consequences Abortion pills soon to be available in campus clinics across California: How the language of the culture of death is oftentimes deceptive and conceals the moral horror of abortion The post Thursday, April 11, 2019 appeared first on AlbertMohler.com.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Wed, 04/10/2019 - 4:00am
The soap opera that is the college admissions scandal continues to unfold as Felicity Huffman makes a public statement confessing her guilt Major media is finally acknowledging ‘Unplanned’ because of its box office success: What this tells us about the role of film in driving the culture What the revival of Alex Rodriguez from disgraced baseball outcast to popular broadcaster tells us about the moral compass of America The post Wednesday, April 10, 2019 appeared first on AlbertMohler.com.

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Tue, 04/09/2019 - 5:00am

Yale Law School discriminates against students who won’t surrender to the moral revolution in the name of anti-discrimination>

  • USA Today (Samuel Adkisson) - So Yale Law School endorses anti-religious bigotry now?
  • The Federalist (Aaron Haviland) - Yale Law School Yanks Stipends From Students Who Work For Christian Firms
  • Scandal hits the Southern Poverty Law Center, an organization that makes ‘hate group’ accusations against convictional institutions>

  • Wall Street Journal (Kristen Waggoner) - We Were Smeared by the SPLC
  • The New Yorker (Bob Moser) - The Reckoning of Morris Dees and the Southern Poverty Law Center
  • Virtue signaling in private? Why Christians understand the inclination to signal virtue even when it seems like no one else is watching>

  • New York Times (Jillian Jordan and David Rand) - Are You ‘Virtue Signaling’?
  • Friday, April 5, 2019

    Fri, 04/05/2019 - 5:00am

    Senate leadership changes its procedural rules, setting the stage for further divide and revealing the lack of deliberation and compromise in American politics

    A middle school teacher is fired because her topless selfie became public: A warning about technological determinism for Christian leaders, parents, and children

    Why the rise of ‘snowplow’ parents produces children who are ill-equipped to handle the challenges of adulthood

    The post Friday, April 5, 2019 appeared first on AlbertMohler.com.

    Thursday, April 4, 2019

    Thu, 04/04/2019 - 5:00am

    Chicago elects openly gay, African-American woman as mayor: What this tells us about identity politics, the normalization of a new morality, and the Chicago political machine

    The prophet of the Mormon church claims God directly told him to change the church’s name: Why this direct assertion of special revelation is theologically troubling

    An opinion piece in the New York Times states that believing in a perfect, all-powerful, and all-knowing God is incoherent, but Christians stand firm in God’s self-revelation

    The post Thursday, April 4, 2019 appeared first on AlbertMohler.com.

    Wednesday, April 3, 2019

    Wed, 04/03/2019 - 5:00am

    Younger generations are moving to the left: What cultural conditions have led to this change and what should the church’s response be?

    Society is celebrating that a grandma gave birth to her granddaughter, but Christians understand that not every means by which a child is conceived is equally laudatory

    The importance of the Apostles’ Creed for defining authentic Christianity and passing on that faith to the next generation

    The post Wednesday, April 3, 2019 appeared first on AlbertMohler.com.

    Tuesday, April 2, 2019

    Tue, 04/02/2019 - 5:00am

    The Supreme Court makes a narrow decision on a death penalty case: A look at the media coverage, the divide of the court, and the delay between crime and punishment

    How changing opinions on the death penalty highlight the moral transformations in Western culture over recent decades

    The New York Times is shocked that Mike Pompeo’s theology shapes his practice, but why? How every person’s worldview, whether religious or not, influences their decisions

    The post Tuesday, April 2, 2019 appeared first on AlbertMohler.com.

    Monday, April 1, 2019

    Mon, 04/01/2019 - 5:00am

    Friday, March 29, 2019

    Fri, 03/29/2019 - 5:00am

    Notre Dame mom calls for modesty on campus: Why this biblical concept is now a controversial topic in the wake of modern feminism

    The Jussie Smollett saga continues to unfold, displaying the importance of truth and the progressive shortening of the cycle of scandal

    Rafi Eitan dies at 92: A look at the Israeli Spymaster who caught Adolf Eichmann and the inescapability of justice

    The post Friday, March 29, 2019 appeared first on AlbertMohler.com.

    Thursday, March 28, 2019

    Thu, 03/28/2019 - 5:00am

    The political left wants to pack the Supreme Court: What this threat to Chief Justice John Roberts teaches us about the role the court plays in the societal push to the left

    Once a society begins to legislate the invented rights of the LGBTQ revolution, the constitutional protection of the God-given right of religious liberty is jeopardized

    Is morality relative or absolute? How a recent headline in the Wall Street Journal reveals that, even in a postmodern world, moral categories like ‘evil’ exist

    The post Thursday, March 28, 2019 appeared first on AlbertMohler.com.

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