• Why Controversy is Sometimes Necessary by Albert Mohler

    FROM TABLETALK | May 2012

    I recently watched as a young mother acted quickly and decisively to end a squabble among two preschool boys. She acted righteously and quite effectively, and then she turned to her two charges and set down the law: “It is …Read More

  • The Pornographic Seduction by Albert Mohler

    FROM TABLETALK | June 2005

    Every culture is challenged by its own seductions, but our culture is confronted with the present undeniable fact that we have transformed seduction into an art form. In essence, the cultures of the West are now examples of what the …Read More

  • God’s Holy Love by Albert Mohler

    FROM TABLETALK | September 2005

    The notion of retributive justice — which has been the hallmark of human law since premodern times — has been under assault for many years in Western cultures. Led by utilitarian philosophers such as John Stuart Mill and Jeremy Bentham …Read More

  • After the Revolution by Albert Mohler

    FROM TABLETALK | June 2010

    Welcome to the Brave New World of new media. Over the last two decades, we have experienced nothing less than a revolution in the ways that information is gathered, manipulated, published, and disseminated. And, as is the case with any …Read More

  • A Passion for Truth by Albert Mohler

    FROM TABLETALK | April 2005

    Truth is one of the most contested issues of our times. We now live in what Ralph Keyes has memorably named “the post-truth era.” Many intellectuals simply dismiss the idea of truth as a play on words and a …Read More

  • The Advance of Secularism by Albert Mohler

    FROM TABLETALK | March 2017

    The West’s new cultural and moral environment did not emerge from a vacuum. Massive intellectual changes have shaped and reshaped Western culture since the dawn of the Enlightenment. At the heart of this great intellectual shift is secularization. Secular, in …Read More

  • The Context for the Sexual Revolution by Albert Mohler

    FROM TABLETALK | October 2016

    When we look at the sexual revolution, we must honestly ask, how did all this happen? As noted in previous essays, the sexual revolution did not emerge in a vacuum. Modern societies created a context for moral revolution that had …Read More

  • The Endgame of Secularism by Albert Mohler

    FROM TABLETALK | September 2016

    In his important Massey Lectures delivered in 1991, Canadian philosopher Charles Taylor spoke of “the malaise of modernity.” The modern age, he argued, is marked by two great intellectual moves. The first intellectual move is a pervasive individualism. The second …Read More

  • How Will We Live Now? by Albert Mohler

    FROM TABLETALK | June 2017

    The year 1976 continues to reverberate throughout evangelical Christianity. The towering giants of the evangelical world at that time seemed to see our world in increasingly hopeful terms. The urgent cultural crises of the 1960s appeared to be in recession …Read More

  • The Intellectual Roots of the Sexual Revolution by Albert Mohler

    FROM TABLETALK | August 2016

    The new sexual morality did not emerge from a vacuum. Massive intellectual changes at a worldview level over the last two hundred years set the stage for the revolution in which we currently find ourselves. We are living in times …Read More

  • The Problem of Delaying Marriage by Albert Mohler

    FROM TABLETALK | March 2017

    Adulthood is not just a function of age—it is an achievement. Throughout human history, young people have aspired to achieve adulthood and have worked hard to get there. The three nearly universal marks of adulthood in human societies include marriage …Read More

  • The Revolution Demands Unconditional Surrender by Albert Mohler

    FROM TABLETALK | April 2017

    Now that the moral revolutionaries are solidly in control, what is to be demanded of Christians who, on the basis of Christian conviction, cannot join the revolution? The demands have now been presented, and they represent unconditional surrender. In a …Read More

  • The Right to Be a Christian by Albert Mohler

    FROM TABLETALK | January 2017

    Moral revolutions require legal revolutions. This is certainly the case with the sexual revolution and its various causes of sexual liberation. A revolution is only complete when the legal structure aligns itself with a new moral understanding. This alignment is …Read More

  • The Sexual Revolution and the Witness of the Church by Albert Mohler

    FROM TABLETALK | July 2016

    In the face of the sexual revolution, the Christian church in the West now faces a set of moral challenges that exceeds anything it has experienced in the past. This is a revolution of ideas—one that is transforming the entire …Read More

  • Should I Stay or Should I Go? by Albert Mohler

    FROM TABLETALK | September 2009

      When should an evangelical Christian separate from a church? That question is asked often these days, and it betrays more than one problem in contemporary Christianity. Far too many church members have become church shoppers. The biblical concept of …Read More