Tag: culture

Politics

What You Should Really Know About the Libyan Slave Trade

Christians Serious About Justice Cannot Pretend History Began Yesterday Readers of The Gospel Coalition could hardly be blamed for thinking …

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Politics

Start With Jesus As King

American Christians just can’t quit our addiction to power. We have no problem with the notion that a majority should …

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Politics

We Are All Racists Now

Race Actually Matters for Believers … Just Not the Way You Think (We Are All Racists Now) by Rev. Jacob …

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Libertarianism

Libertarianism Wins Hands Down (Over Conservatism)

Review of Nathan W. Schlueter and Nikolai G. Wenzel, Selfish Libertarians and Socialist Conservatives? The Foundations of the Libertarian-Conservative Debate …

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Libertarianism

Freedom Is the Imitatio Christi

“The truth shall set you free.” — Jesus Christ The truth, as Jesus demonstrated, is not conceptual but perceptual. That is, it …

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Politics

Racism, Free Speech, and Censorship

The past few weeks have been an extraordinary time for western culture amongst an already-extraordinary past two years. Most readers …

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Politics

How the Government “Works” – A Visual Model

How does the government actually “work?” In conversations about economics or politics, it is only a matter of time before …

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Libertarianism

A Christian Defense of Capitalism

*Today’s guest post comes from Dr. Alex Tokarev of Northwood University. As an economist at Northwood University, I teach the …

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Libertarianism

Liberty Needs Christianity, Not Fascism

I recently saw a video by a libertarian commentator named TJ Brown, also known as That Guy T, on YouTube …

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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

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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Politics

A Christian Black Lives Matter Manifesto

“Without violence, nothing is ever accomplished in history.” – Karl Marx “But I tell you not to violently resist an …

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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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Events

Announcing The Libertarian Christian Podcast

It’s a big day for LCI. Coinciding with our attendance at the 2017 International Students for Liberty Conference, today we …

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Theology

People, Not Issues

What happens to individuals after issues are won and lost in the political arena? For instance: when immigration bans are …

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Media

David Gornoski Interviews Ron Paul

Author and friend of LCI, David Gornoski, recently interviewed Ron Paul on the subject of Christian nonviolence. It’s always great …

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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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Libertarianism

The Exorcism of Collectivism

Exorcising Collectivism out of Personhood (or, The Exorcism of Collectivism) Have you ever found yourself living out an expected role …

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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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Libertarianism

Phony Anarchists

Reuters is reporting on supposed ‘anarchist groups’ planning to interfere with Donald Trump’s inauguration ceremony on January 20th. This falls …

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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 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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Culture

I Pledge Allegiance to the State?

Theologian Preston Sprinkle wrote a short blog the other day about why he stopped saying the Pledge of Allegiance. Like …

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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

Victory, Defeat, and Learning About Liberty

“The real glory is being knocked to your knees and then coming back. That’s real glory. That’s the essence of …

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Economics

The System Built on Greed

Guest post by C. Jay Engel of the Reformed Libertarian. The anti-free market proclamations from the left (and even sometimes …

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War in the forest
President's Blog

Militarism is the Devil’s Work

Joel Poindexter writes: The Great Commission, as described in the gospel of Matthew, has been perverted by these Right-Wing warmongers. …

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