• Will Beauty Save the World? by Albert Mohler

    FROM TABLETALK | May 2017

    In his work The Idiot—a novel drenched in Christian content and deeply engaged with Christian theology—the great Russian novelist Fyodor Dostoevsky posits what seems like an odd notion. He says that beauty will save the world. It’s an interesting …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 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 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

  • Toward a Christian View of Economics by Albert Mohler

    FROM TABLETALK | February 2017

    Regrettably, many American Christians know little about economics. Furthermore, many Christians assume that the Bible has nothing at all to say about economics. But a biblical worldview actually has a great deal to teach us on economic matters. The meaning …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

  • Why Can’t Christians Just Join the Revolution? by Albert Mohler

    FROM TABLETALK | December 2016

    Why not just join the revolution? This question seems obvious to many people who look at conservative Christians and honestly wonder why we cannot just change our views on homosexuality, same-sex marriage, and the entire constellation of LGBT issues. We …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

  • 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 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

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

    FROM TABLETALK | December 2013

    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

  • 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 Challenge of Same-Sex Unions by Albert Mohler

    FROM TABLETALK | April 2012

    In the world but not of the world? From the very beginning, the church has faced the challenge of responding to external events, trends, ideologies, and controversies. By definition, the church does not get to choose these challenges, but they …Read More

  • Holding the Line: An Interview with R. Albert Mohler Jr. by Albert Mohler

    FROM TABLETALK | April 2011

    Tabletalk: In 1993, shortly after your appointment as president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, there was substantial faculty fallout and a sharp move in an orthodox direction. Would you give us a glimpse into that time for you and …Read More