Category: Theology

Called to Freedom
Announcements

Called to Freedom: Launching On February 1st!

LCI is pleased to announce that Called to Freedom will be released on February 1st! Called to Freedom is a …

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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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Politics

The Flag is a Coffin Veil

“Now from the sixth hour darkness fell upon all the land until the ninth hour. About the ninth hour Jesus …

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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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Libertarianism

The Incarnation and Liberty

As the end of the year approaches, most people are thinking about the cultural and practical aspects of the Christmas …

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Libertarianism

The Prophetic Voice of Libertarian Christians

The election of Donald J. Trump as the 45th President of the United States will be a catalyst for various …

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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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Christian Worldview

Drop the Scapegoat! The Pragmatic Case for Christian Nonviolence

Our culture is engaged in a cinematic Mexican standoff, but the weapons we point at each other are real only …

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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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Libertarianism

Jamin Hübner on ‘Distributive Justice’

Dr. Jamin Hübner recently participated in a discussion at the University of Mississippi pertaining to distributive justice. Those on the …

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Christian Worldview

Is the God of the Bible a Tyrant?

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Christians For Liberty 2016 Conference Videos

Does the Bible reveal a capricious, tyrannical God? Of course not, says Robert Murphy. On the contrary, we encounter God …

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Libertarianism

Ron Paul is still the only Christian choice for President

Ron Paul is the only major presidential candidate Christians could hire without sinning against Jesus in my lifetime. What I …

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Christian Worldview

Taxation is Theft. (The Rest of The Story)

In my previous post, I raised some questions and pointed out problems with an argument against those who say “taxation …

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Christian Worldview

Taxation is Theft. Yes, Really.

The Acton Institute’s excellent Powerblog recently published a piece by Jordan Ballor entitled “Is Taxation Theft?” Ballor’s answer is essentially …

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Politics

Plato, the City, and the Gospel

The Great Books of western civilization have stood the test of time. They aren’t regarded mainly because they’re old, but …

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Libertarianism

10 Reasons Why the Future of Liberty Runs Through Rene Girard

Ever reach that long sought after job promotion, dream vacation, new smartphone, sports car, public recognition, or desired weight only …

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Book Reviews

Join the Kingdom Conspiracy

The term ‘Kingdom’ has become a Christian buzzword. This seems suitable; most commentators agree that the Kingdom of God was …

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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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Politics

The Gotthard Tunnel Ceremony Reveals the Aesthetic of Statism

A friend recently sent me a video to the Gotthard Tunnel opening ceremony in Switzerland that took place on June …

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Libertarianism

The End of Stoning: Jesus and the Personhood Revolution

A problem people have when thinking about the lasting legacy of Jesus is the tendency to either objectify him as …

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Announcements

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 …

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Theology

Old Testament Christians

There is, of course, no such thing as an Old Testament Christian, since the disciples of Jesus Christ were “called …

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Book Reviews

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?

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Politics

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 …

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Christian Worldview

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, …

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Politics

Al Mohler Misunderstands Libertarians

This article is by CJay Engel and originally appeared at The Reformed Libertarian. A reader of this site called my …

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Theology

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 …

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Christian Worldview

Pro-Life At Home But Not Abroad

Christians Need To Broaden Their Pro-Life Horizons Conventional wisdom says that a Republican candidate for President will almost certainly not …

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Christian Worldview

The Prince of Peace, or the God of War?

“For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his …

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