Godarchy Podcast

The GodArchy podcast shoves a crowbar between state and church. It’s the show where Christian faith intersects with libertarian anarchism.

My Swan Song: GodArchy Podcast 3.4

“For everything, there is a season and a time for every matter under heaven.” And the season for GodArchy has come to an end. This will be the final podcast for the foreseeable future. In this episode, I explain why, reminisce a bit, and say some thank you’s.

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A Radical Among Radicals With Dave Benner GodArchy Podcast 3.3

The American founders were radicals. In the 21st century, America’s founding political principles seem pretty mundane. But in their time, they were extremely radical. And Thomas Paine was one of the most radical of the radicals. In this episode of the GodArchy podcast, I talk with historian and Paine biographer

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Dropping Some Big News! With Doug Stuart: GodArchy Podcast 3.1

It’s official! GodArchy has partnered with the Libertarian Christian Institute with the GodArchy podcast joining the Christians for Liberty Network. In this episode, I drop the big news and then talk with Libertarian Christian Institute CEO Doug Stuart. We discuss the work of LCI, how Doug got involved, and how

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Inflation Is Theft GodArchy Podcast 2.8

Taxation is theft. And so is inflation. In fact, inflation is just taxation by another name. What is inflation? How does government use inflationary monetary policy to steal from you? And what are the spiritual/biblical implications? I cover these questions in this episode of the GodArchy podcast. Show Notes Taxation

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Pontius Pilate the Politician: GodArchy Podcast Episode 2.6

You can’t trust politicians! Pontius Pilate is the archetypical politician, and the way Pilate handled Jesus’s trial teaches a lot of lessons about political power, the political process, democracy — and why we shouldn’t trust any of it. In this episode of the GodArchy podcast, I talk about some of these

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The Yemen War and How to Stop It With Scott Horton

This war needs to end — now! The U.S. has been involved in a war in Yemen for years. Calling the situation in that country genocide is no hyperbole. In this episode, I talk to foreign policy expert Scott Horton. He explains how the U.S. got into the war, its

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Living Free in an Unfree World With Tricia Stuart-Mann

The state may be illegitimate but it’s not going anyplace anytime soon. So, how do we live free in this unfree world? If you’re a regular listener to GodArchy, you know I talk a lot about the moral and ethical illegitimacy of the state and its governments. I frequently point

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This Episode Is History! With CJ Killmer

It’s dangerous history! Does history repeat? Does it rhyme? Does human nature change? These are some of the meaty topics I discuss with Dangerous History Podcast host CJ Killmer. CJ and I talk history, his approach to teaching the subject, and how history led him to libertarianism. And of course,

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It’s Magic! An Interview With Doc Dixon

You have to believe in magic. After all, seeing is believing! In this episode, I chat with Doc Dixon. Doc is a professional magician who fooled Penn and Teller. He’s also a libertarian and a Christian. In this wide-ranging (and hilarious) episode, we talk about a bunch of topics including

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I’m Back! GodArchy Podcast 2.1

After about a 9-month hiatus, the GodArchy podcast has returned!For the GodArchy reboot, I talk a little about where I’ve been and where the show is going. I explain why I decided to bring the show back and what you can expect moving forward. There is also a little foray

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A Grief Observed

“There is nothing we can do with suffering except to suffer it.” – C.S. Lewis In this episode, I share a little about my journey through grief after the death of my mother, guided by “A Grief Observed” by C.S. Lewis. I also talk a little about my plans moving

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The Last Enemy

The last enemy to be destroyed is death. I recently watched my mother die. It was a profound experience. In this episode, I share a few thoughts and the flashes of light I saw during a dark time. I also tie in a little political theology. Show Notes An Ethic

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To Jab or Not to Jab?

To jab or not to jab? That is the question. But a lot of people don’t feel like they have a whole lot of choice in the matter. In this episode, I talk about the coronavirus vaccine,  mandates and passports, from a libertarian Christian perspective. Show Notes Unmasking Rona –

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Unmasking Rona — GodArchy Podcast

If all these mitigation efforts including lockdowns and mask mandates worked, we should see a significant difference between areas that implemented such measures and those that didn’t. We see no such difference. In this episode of the GodArchy podcast, I talk with Ian Patterson about efforts to control coronavirus. We

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Suck It Up Simone? GodArchy Podcast

Is Simone Biles “soft?” Did she embarrass America? Is she indicative of deeper problems in American society? A lot of people think so since the American gymnast dropped out of the Olympic competition. But perhaps there’s another way of looking at it. In this episode of the GodArchy podcast, I

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Compulsory National Service

Compulsory national service is slavery. Sound like hyperbole? I don’t think so. In this episode of the GodArchy podcast, I talk about compulsory national service, including military conscription, and explain how it destroys the fundamental concept of self-ownership. And if somebody else owns you — that’s slavery. Show Notes Who

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If at First You Don’t Secede With Mark Kreslins

In my view, centralized power is the greatest threat to liberty. The best way to confront that threat is the break up centralized power through secession. Secession gets a bad rap in the United States because of its association with slavery and the Civil War, but secession itself has nothing

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Postmodernism and Critical Race Theory With Michael Rectenwald

Racism is everywhere! At least that’s the narrative the “woke” social justice movement drives. Political movements spring from ideas and the left-wing social justice movement is rooted in postmodernism and critical race theory. But what are these ideologies? Where do they come from? And how do these ideas play out

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Hopping on My Soapbox: GodArchy Podcast

I’ve got stuff to say! In this potpourri episode,  I hop on my soapbox and pontificate about several issues including a misguided reason for supporting wars, the dark side of social media, and the limitation of libertarian philosophy when it comes to promoting human flourishing. Show Notes Enough Already! Time

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Should Christians Do Politics? With Mark West

Should Christians get involved in politics? I don’t think there is a dogmatic answer, but it’s definitely something believers should at least wrestle with. Author and former pastor Mark West doesn’t think so. He recently wrote, “I would recommend that Christians avoid political means altogether. … I see political power

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She Blinded Me With Science! With Dr. Norman Horn

Trust the science! We’ve heard that mantra evoked a lot over the last year or so, but what does it really mean? What can science really tell us? And what are its limitations? In this episode of the GodArchy podcast, I talk about “the science” with Libertarian Christian Institute president

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Socialist Myths With Economist Walter Block

Profit is theft? I get comments like this from time to time on the GodArchy Facebook page. There seem to be a lot of Christians enamored with socialism. I think they have good intentions, but good intentions can’t trump economic reality. In this episode of the GodArchy podcast, economist Dr.

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