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19 May 16

Christians and Libertarians on the Tom Woods Show

One of my first major influences as a libertarian was Dr. Thomas Woods, through his impressive articles and the lovely book The Politically Incorrect Guide to American History. When I went to Mises University in 2006, I really looked forward to meeting…

14 May 16

Do Americans Live in a Free Society?

Whenever I hear someone say that U.S. troops fighting overseas somewhere, anywhere—it doesn’t matter where—are defending our freedoms, it makes me want to vomit, and for two reasons. The troops aren’t defending anything. They are engaging in offense: intervening, violating, invading, occupying,…

10 May 16

The Libertarian Priority

“I am getting more and more convinced that the war-peace question is the key to the whole libertarian business.” ~ Murray Rothbard That our enemy is the state, there is no question. As Rothbard explains: Briefly, the State is that organization in society which…

04 May 16

Old Testament Christians

There is, of course, no such thing as an Old Testament Christian, since the disciples of Jesus Christ were “called Christians first at Antioch” (Acts 11:26), well into the first century A.D. But how else are we to describe certain twenty-first century…

30 Apr 16

Christian Libertarian Meetup in Phoenix Next Week!

If you're in the Phoenix, AZ area on May 3, 2016 then you are cordially invited to the first meeting of the new Christians For Liberty Phoenix meetup group, hosted by Chalon Hutson. You can learn more at the Facebook event posting,…

28 Apr 16

Religious Liberty Bills Miss the Real Issue

Same-sex marriage was first legalized in the United States in Massachusetts in 2004. That came as no surprise. But then followed the states of Connecticut (2008), Iowa (2009), Vermont (2009), and New Hampshire (2010), plus Washington, D.C. By the time of the…

22 Apr 16

The Moral Bankruptcy of Just War Theory

Review of Robert Emmet Meagher, Killing from the Inside Out: Moral Injury and Just War (Cascade Books, 2014), xxi + 161 pgs, paperback. Much has been written about just war theory in recent years—some of it to justify the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan…

18 Apr 16

Mark Your Calendar for the CFL 2016 Conference!

I am very happy to announce the Christians For Liberty 2016 Conference will take place this August 6th at St. Edwards University. We are especially excited to welcome Dr. Robert Murphy as our first keynote speaker of the conference. Dr. Murphy is…

15 Apr 16

Hearing the Scream

If snorting cocaine is against the law, the addict becomes a criminal. The law builds a wall between him and law-abiding citizens. He becomes not a brother we pity, love, and witness to, but a miscreant we fine and jail. Following this…

05 Apr 16

The Sin of Certainty

Learning more about our faith surely is a great thing, but can there be a negative on the flip side? Could the over-elevation of certainty be considered a sin?

21 Mar 16

Concerned with Libertarianism? You Shouldn’t Be

Southern Baptist Seminary President Al Mohler misunderstands libertarianism. Attempts to correct his perception have been unsuccessful thus far. Maybe in the near future that will change, but in the meantime let us address his publicly declared, yet ill-contrived concerns about libertarians, since…

08 Mar 16

Conservative and Libertarian Christians: Worldview Allies or Enemies?

I am so glad my colleague Norman Horn, founder and President of the Libertarian Christian Institute (LCI), was given a chance to debate well-known evangelical leader and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary President, Albert Mohler. Dr. Mohler has been outspoken in his opposition…