• Christ the Victor by Albert Mohler

    FROM TABLETALK | March 2005

    “The twentieth century, it is safe to say, has made us all into deep historical pessimists.” So observed Francis Fukuyama in his seminal 1992 book, The End of History and the Last Man. What happened? The nineteenth century’s humanistic …Read More

  • 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

  • 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 Antidote to Anemic Worship by Albert Mohler

    FROM TABLETALK | July 2017

    Evangelical Christians have been especially attentive to worship in recent years, sparking a renaissance of thought and conversation on what worship really is and how it should be done. Even if this renewed interest has unfortunately resulted in what some …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

  • Is the Enemy of My Enemy My Friend? by Albert Mohler

    FROM TABLETALK | December 2017

    We are not living in a season of peace. Thinking Christians must surely be aware that a great moral and spiritual conflict is taking shape all around us, with multiple fronts of battle and issues of great importance at stake …Read More

  • Keeping the Faith in a Faithless Age by Albert Mohler

    FROM TABLETALK | August 2017

    The greatest question of our time,” historian Will Durant offered, “is not communism versus individualism, not Europe versus America, not even East versus the West; it is whether men can live without God.” That question, it now appears …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