This is The Briefing, a daily analysis of news and events from a Christian worldview.
Part I (00:13 – 12:47)
We are Watching the Biggest Schism in American Protestant History: The Staggering Numbers of the UMC Split Come to Light
Part II (12:47 – 16:17)
Red and Blue America Shows Up in the UMC Split: The Worldview of Geography Behind the Headlines
Part III (16:17 – 18:34)
The Short Hermeneutical Jump from Ordination of Women to LGBTQ Affirmation: Conservative Methodists Have Many Other Issues to Face
The Baltimore Sun’s New Owner Has the Newsroom on Edge by New York Times (Katie Robertson)
Billionaires Wanted to Save the News Industry. They’re Losing a Fortune. by New York Times (Benjamin Mullin and Katie Robertson)
Part IV (18:34 – 19:28)
Why So Little Media Coverage on This Great Protestant Disaffiliation? The Secular Shift of Attention in a Post-Christian America
Part V (19:28 – 25:50)
Don’t Save Us If You’re a Conservative: Recent Sale of Baltimore Sun Has Alarm Bells Ringing on the Left
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