The velocity of the moral revolution steadily increasing

Al Mohler’s daily briefing podcast reviews three events this week contributing to the moral revolution.

Web page: https://albertmohler.com/2018/04/20/briefing-4-20-18/

Audio: https://mohler-media-5ox2mshyj.stackpathdns.com/Podcast/20180420_TheBriefing.mp3

Stories:

California set to enact legislation barring sale of any books expressing orthodox Christian beliefs on sexuality

Christians no longer welcome? What’s really behind the line of questioning in a Senate committee hearing

Army chaplain under fire after refusing to facilitate a marriage retreat for same-sex couples

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Thought of the Day and Unrelated Articles

Thought of the day:

Memes are good conversation starters…But NOT good arguments.

Unrelated Articles of the day:

http://www.wsj.com/articles/a-liberal-gets-religion-1473722200 (you do not need to subscribe to WSJ to read this, just type the title “A Liberal ‘Gets’ Religion” in Google search)

http://www.albertmohler.com/2016/09/15/briefing-09-15-16/ (podcast)

Coercion and cultural bias against conservative religious groups?

-U.S. Commission on Civil Rights report-  http://www.usccr.gov/pubs/Peaceful-Coexistence-09-07-16.PDF

-New American Bar Association Rules- http://www.albertmohler.com/2016/08/12/briefing-08-12-16/

 

Memo from Columbine Massacre

This is prophetic and moving. Written by the Colorado State Board of Education in the wake of the Columbine massacre April 1999. Read what this group of public school officials and state employees write. Listen to their exhortations. This is more relevant today than it ever has been.

Read this: http://www.cde.state.co.us/sites/default/files/documents/cdeboard/download/resolution/res_columbine.pdf

“Finally, we must remember, respect, and unashamedly take pride in the fact that our schools, like our country, found their origin and draw their strength from the faith-based morality that is at the heart of our national character. Today our schools have become so fearful of affirming one religion or one value over another that they have banished them all. In doing so they have abdicated their historic role in the moral formation of youth and thereby alienated themselves from our people’s deep spiritual sensibilities. To leave this disconnection between society and its schools unaddressed is an open invitation to further divisiveness and decline. For the sake of our children, who are so dependent upon a consistent and unified message from the adult world, we must solve these dilemmas.”

Annotated Bibliography on Three issues related to Same-Sex Marriage and its Redefinition

Comparing the Same-Sex Marriage debate to the American Civil Rights Movement is a Bad Analogy Marriage, Reason, and Religious Liberty: Much Ado About Sex, Nothing to Do with Race By Ryan T. Anderson, Ph.D. http://www.heritage.org/research/reports/2014/04/marriage-reason-and-religious-liberty-much-ado-about-sex-nothing-to-do-with-race “Whatever one’s views of marriage and however the state defines it, there is no compelling state interest in forcing all […]