This is just a brief reminder that today is the registration deadline for the first ever Christians For Liberty Conference. We are just 3 weeks out! If you have not registered yet, click here and do so right away!
This event has the potential to bring together libertarian Christians from all over the world, building a new community to help change the world. However, the conference will not reach its potential on its own. Please help us spread the word by telling your friends and family about the event. The more the merrier!
Still unsure if you should attend? Check out this short video:
I hope you can join us!
Introducing David Theroux, president of the Independent Institute and keynote speaker of the Christians for Liberty Conference! David has been an ardent supporter of LibertarianChristians.com from the beginning and I am thrilled to welcome him in person to Austin!
David J. Theroux is Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Independent Institute and Publisher of The Independent Review. He received his B.S., A.B., and M.S. from the University of California, Berkeley, and his M.B.A. from the University of Chicago. Books produced by Mr. Theroux have been the recipients of the Eric Hoffer Book Award Grand Prize, Templeton Freedom Award, two Mencken Awards for Best Book, seven Sir Antony Fisher International Memorial Awards for Best Book, two Benjamin Franklin Awards, four Independent Publisher Book Awards, Peter Shaw Memorial Award, and three Choice Magazine Awards for Outstanding Book. He is Founder and President of the C.S. Lewis Society of California, and he was founding Vice President and Director of Academic Affairs for the Cato Institute and founding President of the Pacific Research Institute for Public Policy.
Having directed and published over one hundred scholarly books, Mr. Theroux is the editor of the books, The Energy Crisis, Private Rights and Public Lands (with P. Truluck), and Politics and Tyranny, and his scholarly articles have appeared in the Journal of Private Enterprise, Culture and Civilization, and elsewhere. His articles and reviews have also appeared in USA Today, Los Angeles Times, Wall Street Journal, Christian Science Monitor, Investor’s Business Daily, Washington Times, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Dallas Morning News, Insight, other publications, and he has appeared on ABC, MSNBC, Fox Business Network, CNN, C-SPAN, NPR, Voice of America, and other local, national, and international TV and radio networks and programs.
A contributor to American Political Economy: An Encyclopedia, he has been a director of seven corporations and four foundations, he has been a member of the Koch Crime Commission, Prison Advisory Board for the California Little Hoover Commission, and Executive Committee for the Templeton Collegiate Honor Rolls for Education in a Free Society.
Yeah, everybody knows me, right? Well, perhaps not. Here’s a 60-second bio for your host of the Christians for Liberty Conference.
Dr. Norman Horn is the founder and editor of LibertarianChristians.com, the premiere website exploring libertarian theory from a Christian point of view, and the main organizer of the Christians for Liberty Conference.
Norman holds a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and a Master of Arts in Theological Studies from the Austin Graduate School of Theology. He also has earned an M.S. in Chemical Engineering, a B.S. in Chemical Engineering, and a B.S. in Chemistry. He has won numerous awards for his writings and research in both engineering and theology. Norman is the author of multiple peer-reviewed publications in science, economics, and political theory, and he has been published in many popular venues including Young American Revolution, Students for Liberty, LewRockwell.com, and the Washington Post.
He currently resides and works in Austin, Texas, and serves as a part-time minister at the University Avenue Church of Christ.
Introducing Jason Rink of the Foundation for a Free Society! Jason and I have worked together on a variety of projects and I am thrilled to welcome him as a speaker to the Christians for Liberty Conference.
Jason Rink is the award-winning producer and director of the documentary Nullification: The Rightful Remedy, and the author of the biography of former Congressman Ron Paul, Ron Paul: Father of the Tea Party.
He has been a featured speaker on the Nullify Now tour, Students for Liberty regional conferences, and the Voice & Exit conference. He has appeared as a guest on FOX Business Channel’s “America’s Nightly Scoreboard,” the FOX News program “On The Record with Greta Van Susteren,” and “Freedom Watch” with Judge Andrew Napolitano.
Before becoming a libertarian, he was a pastor and church-planter in Cincinnati, OH. Currently, he lives in Austin, TX with his wife of 15 years, Tisa, his 14-year old son, Ethan, and a dog named Rocco.
Introducing Elise Amyx of the Institute for Faith, Work & Economics! Elise will be presenting on capitalism, poverty, and Christian charity.
Elise Amyx is a Writer and Student Outreach Manager at the Institute. She manages student outreach strategy and implementation and works with the think tank on various writing projects geared towards students. She is also a regular blog contributor.
Previously, Elise worked as the Business Development Coordinator at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C. She has also served with the Values and Capitalism Project at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, D.C. and the Acton Institute in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Her articles have been published in RELEVANT Magazine, Real Clear Religion, The Detroit News, AFF Doublethink, The Gospel Coalition, and Townhall. Elise is originally from Fairfax Station, Virginia and she graduated from James Madison University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Economics with a concentration in European Business. Follow Elise on Twitter @eliseamyx.