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How Long Can Christians Genuinely Hold to Christian Convictions and Stay in the Medical Field? A Dark Warning: The Culture of Death Now Argues that Physicians who Oppose Abortion on Religious Grounds Should Not Enter Obstetrics and Gynecology Moral Relativism on Display in the Public Library as Drag Queen Reads at Storytime: Even the Library Is Not a Safe Space for Christian Parents and Children Anymore Now Starring in the Latest Box Office Sensation? Man’s Best Friend The post Tuesday, May 21, 2019 appeared first on AlbertMohler.com.
Introducing Kirsten Gillibrand the Theologian You Can’t Legislate Morality: A Bad Argument Rises Again Taiwan Becomes First Asian Nation to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage: What’s Behind the Headline Same-Sex Marriage Marks an American Anniversary: It’s Still Younger Than Your 16-Year Old To Be Human Is to Crave a Satisfying End to the Story: A Look at the Nihilistic Worldview of George R. R. Martin and the Quest for an Ending The post Monday, May 20, 2019 appeared first on AlbertMohler.com.
California’s governor prohibits capital punishment, but prosecutors are still seeking the death penalty in cases like the Hollywood Ripper and the Golden State Killer Doris Day dies at 97: A look at her life as a sex symbol, animal rights activist, and follower of Mary Baker Eddy’s Christian Science French baby names are changing: What the rise of names like Chanel and Mohamed reveal about France The post Friday, May 17, 2019 appeared first on AlbertMohler.com.
The intensity of the abortion debate in the United States reaches a new level as Alabama bill banning abortion is signed into law The new Alabama abortion law sets the stage for potentially overturning Roe v. Wade, but will the Supreme Court hear the case? PBS depicts gay wedding on ‘Arthur’: How the sexual revolution seeks to normalize its own morality by targeting children The post Thursday, May 16, 2019 appeared first on AlbertMohler.com.
Days before election, Australian Prime Minister is asked about his views on homosexuality and hell: W The audacity of moral revolutionaries who claim sinners will not go to hell: How our culture determines theology based on emotion Have the arts replaced Christianity as the primary change agent of society? The post Wednesday, May 15, 2019 appeared first on AlbertMohler.com.
Should conservatives champion evolution? Why evolution always leads to secularization and liberalization The fracturing of civilization is made clear in the decision of Harvard College not to renew Harvey Weinstein’s lawyer, Ronald Sullivan, as dean What does geography have to do with worldview? The liberalization of the increasingly urban and wealthy American coastlines The post Tuesday, May 14, 2019 appeared first on AlbertMohler.com.
So help me God? How a little change in Congress points to a big change in the culture How does God make an oath? Big theology behind recent headlines ‘Secret science’ and the arrival of gene-edited babies Science, scientism, and the big question of who will make the biggest moral decisions in the future The post Monday, May 13, 2019 appeared first on AlbertMohler.com.
The war for the minds of our children: New California sex education framework for public schools is a manifesto for the sexual revolution and LGBTQ movement Heroism is not dead, and we must be thankful that it isn’t: Young men in North Carolina and Colorado show that manhood still matters, especially in the face of evil A doctor’s conscience on abortion should never be respected? One congresswoman’s amazingly honest statement and the moral subversion of society The post Friday, May 10, 2019 appeared first on AlbertMohler.com.
Christine Quinn claims the life in a mother’s womb isn’t a human being, raising the question, "What then is the standard for recognizing human life?" Should prisoners be allowed to vote? The morality of human nature and the consequences of evil Avatar baptisms? Why there can be no such thing as a virtual reality church The post Thursday, May 9, 2019 appeared first on AlbertMohler.com.
Christianity is increasing in Africa but declining in the industrial West: What these trends reveal about the reverse missionary movement and conservative theology What does a historical debate between Martyn Lloyd-Jones and John Stott have to do with the modern happenings of the Church of England? The problem of gay clergy and the LGBTQ revolution in the Anglican Church Georgia’s governor signs fetal heartbeat bill: The holy provocation of recent pro-life legislation The post Wednesday, May 8, 2019 appeared first on AlbertMohler.com.
Facebook removes seven people identified as ‘extremists.’ Is this the beginning of Facebook eliminating all unwanted speech? The Washington Post challenges Pete Buttigieg to leave his religion out of morality: Are theology and morality always linked? The moral revolutionaries are moving so quickly to the left that even openly gay Pete Buttigieg is too male and too pale to keep up The post Tuesday, May 7, 2019 appeared first on AlbertMohler.com.
White House further protects religious freedom in the medical field as newly-invented rights continue to collide with religious liberty Only theology could explain families turning into units of terror in the Sri Lankan Easter attacks A new king is crowned in Thailand: Analyzing one of the world’s richest monarchs, King Maha Vajiralongkorn The post Monday, May 6, 2019 appeared first on AlbertMohler.com.
It comes down to a choice: You can have the transgender revolution or women’s sports, but you can’t have both The transgender war on females: Women and girls at risk Why the transgender revolution won’t fly: Logic breaks down in the TSA line How can you have a men’s college when you don’t know who a man is? The surveillance society meets the resistance . . . and it has a snout The post Friday, May 3, 2019 appeared first on AlbertMohler.com.
Emperor Naruhito ascends to Japan’s Chrysanthemum Throne after his father’s abdication: How the history of the imperial family informs this historic transfer of power Though once thought to be a god, the emperor of ‘secular’ Japan is still considered a priest of Shinto. How secular can a society really be when worship is involved? Hillsong Pastor Brian Houston criticizes rugby star Israel Folau for judgmentalism: Why the bad news of sin and hell is necessary in the good news of the gospel The post Thursday, May 2, 2019 appeared first on AlbertMohler.com.
Canadian father found guilty of ‘family violence’ for opposing sex reassignment of his teenage daughter What the gag order on a Canadian father means for parental rights in the sexual revolution The threat that homeschooling presents to the moral revolution: Why the British government is seeking to control the education of all children, even homeschoolers The post Wednesday, May 1, 2019 appeared first on AlbertMohler.com.
Synagogue shooting in Poway, California: Understanding the evil of Anti-Semitism and the history of Chabad Judaism How the statement from the parents of the synagogue shooting suspect reveals the danger of curiosity in the information age The inerrancy of Scripture is rejected in the USA Today because of the moral revolution: Why Christians must believe that Scripture alone is the final authority for the church The post Tuesday, April 30, 2019 appeared first on AlbertMohler.com.
United Methodist court upholds the majority of the traditional plan that affirms biblical sexuality: Will the liberal churches now exit the denomination gracefully? The culture of death gains ground in Kansas as the state’s Supreme Court blocks law that would have limited abortions: The danger of an unrestrained government The Atlanta Journal-Constitution publishes a number of opinion pieces on Georgia’s proposed abortion law: Analyzing the far-fetched arguments of pro-abortion advocates The post Monday, April 29, 2019 appeared first on AlbertMohler.com.
Joe Biden is officially running for president: Will he be liberal enough to win the nomination of the Democratic party? A look at the candidacy of Mayor Pete Buttigieg: How the young mayor of South Bend, Indiana, became a front-runner for the 2020 Democratic nomination Openly gay Pete Buttigieg is being heralded as a candidate of faith, which raises the question, ‘What does it really mean to be a person of faith?’ The post Friday, April 26, 2019 appeared first on AlbertMohler.com.
The family of a pregnant woman murdered in New York demands justice for two, but New York’s new abortion law guarantees that no justice will come The Supreme Court is hearing arguments in a case raising the question, ‘Is it constitutional to ask about citizenship status on the 2020 census?’ You can’t spend what you don’t have, even if you’re the federal government: The looming social security problem facing the United States Elizabeth Warren’s plan to cancel student debt and eliminate tuition sounds nice and seems fair, but is it really either? The post Thursday, April 25, 2019 appeared first on AlbertMohler.com.
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.