Theology

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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Events

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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Media

Christianity, Libertarianism, and the Drug War (Video)

Dr. Laurence Vance was our first keynote speaker of the day at the Christians For Liberty 2015 Conference. In his …

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Libertarianism

Things that Make for Peace: Gospel Against Empire

This post is a modified form of the talk I gave at Christians for Liberty 2015. The purpose of the …

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Truly He Taught Us to Love One Another
Christian Worldview

Jesus’ Way Beyond Anger and Contempt

Sometimes you read an article and it strikes you as extremely important for your walk with Christ – what follows …

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Theology

Ye Shall Be As Gods

  Now the serpent was more subtle than any beast of the field which the Lord God had made. And …

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Theology

Everything is Spiritual

If you missed Jeff Wright’s recent guest post, go read it now. Jeff has written a must-read essay on the spiritual …

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Politics

Politics as Spiritual Formation

Political engagement shapes us. It forms us. Politics affect, not just our thoughts, but the inclinations of our heart. Political engagement …

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Libertarianism

Libertarianism and the Power of the Gospel

Christians throughout the centuries have always communicated the good news of the Kingdom of God in the vernacular of their …

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Libertarianism

Progressives, Libertarians, and God’s Economy

When progressives emphasize social justice by using collectivist phrases like “common good” and “caring for our neighbor,” the typical reaction …

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Theology

Joseph Judson Taylor, Man of Peace

Since the beginning of the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003, two words that have rarely been seen together are “Baptist” and “pacifist.” We have instead been subject to things like high-profile Baptist leader Jerry Falwell writing a defense of the Iraq war titled “God Is Pro-War” …

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Christian Worldview

Sniper Theology

There came out of the woodwork after George W. Bush’s immoral, unjust, and unnecessary invasion, occupation, and destruction of Iraq …

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Libertarianism

Should Christians rethink capital punishment?

Especially for death penalty proponents, Romans 13:4 has come to occupy a central role in debates on capital punishment. There Paul writes: “[I]f you do what is wrong, you should be afraid for the authority does not bear the sword in vain! It is the servant of God to execute wrath on the wrongdoer.” Notably, Southern Baptists cite Romans 13:4 in their church’s official statement supporting capital punishment.

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