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Ep 127: Timeless Preaching Made Accessible with Revived Thoughts

Troy Frasier and Joel Bourdess join us to talk about how sermons preached before the advent of audio recording can …

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History

How Private Generosity Embarrassed the Greatest Empire of the West

It was the early 360s CE. Emperor Julian (361-363) paced the floor nervously amidst his secretaries. There was a fresh …

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History

Reflections on the Gulag Archipelago

Life is filled with suffering, and suffering is magnified and multiplied by the endless stream of malevolence. I am discovering …

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Economics

Going Back Toward a Durable Society

This guest post was written by Paul LaScola.  If complete slavery is defined as full forceful control over one’s actions …

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History

Monday Morning Matrix Meme: Achieving Power, Printing Money, Creating Wealth

If you wanted to become the most powerful person in the world, how would you do it? Work harder than …

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History

Sinful Nature and the Question of the State’s Necessity

Among Christian libertarians, as with other libertarians, there are differing views concerning the legitimacy, necessity, and inevitability of the state. For …

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History

Christianity and Government Considered

Today’s guest post is by writer/commentator Paul LaScola. In Paul’s letter to the Romans, he writes to the Christian followers …

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History

Monday Morning Matrix Meme: Legality v. Morality

Being born into a nation-state, all of us are trained to equate “illegal” with “bad,” and “legal” with “OK.” And …

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History

Desiderius Erasmus: The Forgotten Christian Libertarian

2017 marks the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. Martin Luther nailed the 95 Theses to the church door in …

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History

America’s Christian Libertarian Roots

* Today’s guest post comes from author Samuel Smith. The United States of America were blessed to be founded on …

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History

Twelve False Assumptions Behind Mainstream Politics

1. That the world’s problems can be solved by passing more laws. The more rules there are, the less freedom …

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History

Ep 14: Pope Francis Attacks Libertarianism; Jeffrey Tucker Responds

Several weeks ago, Pope Francis escalated his political and economic rhetoric with a direct attack on libertarianism. Jeffrey Tucker, one …

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History

America’s Choice: Splitting Our Baby in Half

Human desire is a magnetic force. Whenever a person desires something, the desire takes hold of their whole being. Another …

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History

Resurrection Sunday: the Surety of Our Hope

Each Easter, countless people from around the world look forward to spending time with friends and family, or perhaps just …

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History

The Curious Case of Russell Moore

Most politically-aware Christians are probably at least somewhat-familiar with the recent controversy in the Southern Baptist Convention surrounding Russell Moore, …

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Culture

A Shining City on a Hill


Today’s guest post comes from Robert Maynard and was originally posted at Fifth Estate. ********** The notion of establishing a …

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Called to Freedom
History

Toward a More Augustinian View of Government

The following is an excerpt from Jason Hughey’s chapter in the new book, Called to Freedom. (edited for format) With …

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Culture

The Dying and Desperate Left

The American Left – which never had a sterling record to begin with – is rapidly deteriorating. In one sense …

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History

Religious Superstition in the Age of Christianity

Religious superstition characterized the Greco-Roman culture of the first-century. Here is but one snapshot of home life: In addition to …

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History

The Attempted Seduction of the Bride of Christ

“Christianity and Politics: The Attempted Seduction of the Bride of Christ” by Christopher R. Petruzzi. Wipf and Stock Resource Publications, …

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Events

Change History: Support LCI in 2017

Why is it that followers of the Prince of Peace are so often the quickest to beat the drums of …

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History

The Nativity Means the End of Empire

“My grace is sufficient for you, for power is perfected in weakness.” – Jesus of Nazareth to his imitator Paul …

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History

The Global Populist Revolt and the Church

2016 will go down in the history books as a watershed year for world politics. Between the stunning Brexit vote …

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Culture

The West’s Deadly Speech Pathology

In the beginning was the Word. And the Word was with God. And the Word was God. Go to any …

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Christian Worldview

Libertarian Impulses in Early Christianity and Contemporary Theology

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Christians For Liberty 2016 Conference Videos

Does Christian history and theology shun libertarian ideas? Of course not. In fact, Jamin Hubner argues that we can find …

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