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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…

05 Mar 16

Post-Debate Recap and What Should Have Been Said

Today I participated in a debate-of-sorts on the Up For Debate radio show. The other discussant was Dr. Al Mohler, president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and well-known evangelical theologian. If you missed the show, click here to listen in. I…

03 Mar 16

Al Mohler Misunderstands Libertarians

This article originally appeared at The Reformed Libertarian. A reader of this site called my attention to a “Wretched” episode in which Al Mohler discusses the trend among Christians to accept and be attracted to libertarianism.  The link that was provided to…

02 Mar 16

Al Mohler, Click Here

Dear Al, On Saturday March 5, you and my good buddy Dr. Norman Horn, will be discussing one of my favorite topics — liberty and Christian faith – on Up for Debate with Julie Roys. I'm the kind of guy who loves debates,…

26 Feb 16

The Crucifixion Repudiates Earthly Powers

Malcolm Muggeridge was a journalist and contemporary of C.S. Lewis.  I have seen him quoted by Christian writers multiple times in recent days, which is particularly interesting since he is also much the skeptic. He wants to be all in, but he just…