R. Albert Mohler Jr.

Al Mohler is the president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He became seminary president after serving as editor of "The Christian Index," the oldest of the state papers serving the Southern Baptist Convention.

Stories by R. Albert Mohler Jr.

Al Mohler Responds: The Evangelical Unease Over Contraception

Is evangelical unease about contraception just a cover for white male leaders to keep women out of pulpits?

Is the Internet the enemy of faith?

Mario Tama GETTY IMAGES Ultra-Orthodox Jews take in the view from Citi Field at a meeting to discuss the risks … Continued

We must pray for persecuted Christians

2011 began with some bleak news for Muslim-Christian relations around the world.Recent attacks against churches in Iraq, Nigeria and Egypt … Continued

Marriage disappearing in front of our eyes

A new survey out this week from the National Marriage Project shows that marriage is an institution in decline in … Continued

New political equation for religious right

The meaning of the 2010 election is destined now to be the Great Debate of the next political season. While … Continued

The logic of Christian marriage

Chelsea Clinton, raised Methodist, and Marc Mezvinsky, Jewish, will wed this weekend. Statistics show that 37 percent of Americans have … Continued

The gospel truth behind Beck’s inartful words

(Originally published on my blog) Fox News broadcaster Glenn Beck is famous for launching verbal grenades, and he did so … Continued

The Scandal of Apostate Pastors

Part 21 of the OnFaith Forum “Disbelief in the Pulpit.”

Does God Hate Haiti?

Q: Many have criticized Pat Robertson’s suggestion that the catastrophic earthquake in Haiti was the work of the devil or … Continued

Oral Roberts’s spiritual gifts and errors

The death of Oral Roberts marks a significant milestone in the history of American Christianity. His life, spanning from 1918 … Continued

Out of sight, out of mind?

Q: What’s your reaction to Sunday’s decision by voters in Switzerland to ban construction of minarets, the slender towers from … Continued

When religious beliefs conflict with the military oath

Q: What is the proper role of religion — and personal religious belief — in the U.S. armed forces? Should … Continued

Sorry, President Carter, this Argument Falls Flat

Former president Jimmy Carter and other world leaders issued this statement: “The justification of discrimination against women and girls on … Continued

A Governor, a King, and the Tragedy of Adultery

Why do so many American politicians — from Bill Clinton to Mark Sanford — use religious language when they make … Continued

A Wicked Deed in Wichita – A Test for the Pro-Life Movement

The cold-blooded murder of Dr. George Tiller on Sunday morning presents the pro-life movement in America with a crucial moral … Continued

What About the Child?

What should be done when parents rely on religion instead of medicine to heal sick children? Recent cases involving parents … Continued

Talking About Talking About Abortion

What did you think of President Obama’s commencement speech Sunday at Notre Dame? How will the Notre Dame controversy change … Continued

Satan, a Real and Present Danger

Satan is a real and present danger, but Christians err on the other extreme by misunderstanding Satan and exaggerating his power.

Beware the Faith-Based Funding Trap

The Obama administration has announced its own authorization of what have been known as “faith-based” funding programs, and in so … Continued

No, and Newsweek Should Know Better

Newsweek magazine, one of the most influential news magazines in America, has decided to come out for same-sex marriage in … Continued