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The Libertarian Christian Podcast

Join the LCI Team each week they explore, debate, and analyze the issues that are directly relevant to the intersection of Christianity and liberty. Always thoughtful, frequently controversial, and never boring (trust us), it is our hope and prayer that The Libertarian Christian Podcast serve as a valuable resource to the Church for years to come. Episodes are released every Monday. Be sure to subscribe on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher to get each episode as soon as it launches!
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Now displaying: 2021
Dec 27, 2021

Doug Stuart and Dr. Norman Horn joined Buck Johnson on his Counterflow Podcast to talk about Faith Seeking Freedom and field some tough, interesting questions from Buck. If you didn't already catch this great episode on Buck's podcast feed, then you'll definitely want to listen to it now!

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Dec 21, 2021

Whether or not Christians give credence to evolutionary biology, psychologist Justin Barrett believes that the sub-field of evolutionary psychology has a lot to offer us when we it comes to thinking about human thriving. In this conversation, Justin and Doug discuss the lessons Christians can learn from this sub-field as it relates to theology and the Scriptures.

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Dec 14, 2021

Today Jacob Daniel Winograd joins Doug to talk about the various approaches to politics within the libertarian movement, in particular the strategy of the Mises Caucus and why its emphases are likely to have better results for the sake of liberty.

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Dec 7, 2021

How you respond when you know the mainstream media is selling you lies and deception? What is the appropriate amount of skepticism and rejection of the narrative for a libertarian Christian? Jason Rink joins us to talk about his experience and understanding of the way the corporate press has its audience thinking in a way that supports the state and threatens the wellbeing of a properly-informed populace.

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Nov 30, 2021

Kick off the Christmas season with a cheerful short ebook by Tom Mullen, author of An Anti-State Christmas. Not only will you learn why Tom Mullen believes Jesus was the greatest libertarian, you'll get to read his hilarious poem about Christmas Eve during an era of government control during a pandemic.

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Nov 24, 2021

Crypto-currency expert Vijay Boyapati, who left his job with Google to support the Ron Paul 2008 presidential campaign, joins Dr. Norman Horn to discuss his excellent new book, The Bullish Case for Bitcoin, and field common questions and objections to crypto-currency in general and Bitcoin specifically.

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Nov 17, 2021

How do you process and apply history? What do you really know about history in the first place? ...just trivia, or deep understanding that impacts your beliefs and actions? What's the purpose of government? ...and how does your understanding of history impact how you answer that question? Historian Jeff Nichols, of the History Comes Alive podcast, joins Doug Stuart to answer these questions and more.

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Nov 10, 2021

Kerry Baldwin joins Doug Stuart to answer the Christian version of, "But who would build the roads?" Spoiler: No, the fact that God created and hence "owns" everything does not mean that we cannot also own ourselves. Join Kerry and Doug as they bury this old chestnut and discuss various other angles of the discussion around self-ownership and personhood.

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Nov 4, 2021

Chris Williams of Podsworth Media joins Doug Stuart to discuss how the actions of govt, big tech, and the corporate press in the COVID era have impacted the liberty movement. They discuss the varying reactions to mask and vaccine mandates among different camps of libertarians, the red-pilled vs. blue-pilled paradigm, the growth of new factions in the liberty movement, the abandonment of libertarian principles by many self-proclaimed libertarians, and the abandonment of the libertarian name by many who still hold libertarian principles.

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Oct 25, 2021

Most libertarians defend their politics with a simple starting point: self-ownership and the non-aggression principle. Christians have often raised issues with the concept of self-ownership, since as the Creator of the universe, isn't God really the owner of everything? Todd Lewis, a recent guest on the podcast, joins Doug and Norman for a long-form civil discussion on whether or not these principles are compatible with Christian thinking.

You can find Todd Lewis on Twitter @Tertullian225

Check out the video version of this episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HJTCI6I7QSc

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Oct 19, 2021

Doug Stuart and Dick Clark joined Bob Murphy to talk about Faith Seeking Freedom, and Bob hurled some extra-tough questions their way. If you didn't already catch this great episode on Bob's podcast feed, then you'll definitely want to listen to it now!

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Oct 12, 2021

Join the co-authors of Faith Seeking Freedom to get a "behind the scenes" look at the the book's creation and the content of Chapter 13: Christian Misconceptions of Libertarianism. Norman Horn joins Doug Stuart to discuss the book's final chapter and more!

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Oct 4, 2021

David Forsyth recently welcomed Doug Stuart onto his Freedom Adventure podcast to discuss the Christian case for compassionate border policy.

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Sep 28, 2021

Jimmy Song recently welcomed Doug Stuart onto his podcast, Bitcoin Fixes This, for a wide-ranging conversation. Today, we are sharing that conversation with you.

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Sep 20, 2021

Join the co-authors of Faith Seeking Freedom to get a "behind the scenes" look at the the book's creation and the content of Chapter 12: What About the Environment and Creation? Dick Clark joins Norman Horn to discuss how pollution control and stewardship of the earth and scarce natural resources would be better ensured in a free society with libertarian property rights.

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Sep 14, 2021

How are libertarians different from conservatives? What should I do about getting a vaccine? How do we deal with social media being hostile to free market ideals? In this episode, Doug and Norman tackle these questions and more from listeners.

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Sep 7, 2021

Abolitionist Nathan Weisser joins Kerry Baldwin and Doug Stuart for a discussion of the different sub-sects of the pro-life movement, their differing strategies, where and why they disagree, and where all people who consider themselves pro-life should be able to come together.

Special Bonus: You can watch the discussion here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lhVcGH06pcU&feature=youtu.be 

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Aug 30, 2021

Join the co-authors of Faith Seeking Freedom to get a "behind the scenes" look at the the book's creation and the content of Chapter 11: What About Abortion? Kerry Baldwin joins Norman Horn to discuss what both pro-choicers and pro-lifers get wrong on this issue and the unique perspective on it which libertarian Christians can offer.

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Aug 23, 2021

Entrepreneur and author Luke Burgis joins us to talk about mimetic desire in everyday life. In this discussion, Luke talks about the importance of understanding mimetic desire, how Scripture demonstrates mimetic desire, and how we as humans can use this understanding of ourselves, others, and the culture to comprehend the world around us in a deeper way.

Luke Burgis teaches principled entrepreneurship and business at The Catholic University of America, and he speaks regularly about the education of desire. He studied business at NYU Stern and philosophy and theology at a pontifical university in Rome. He's the author of the book, Wanting: The Power of Mimetic Desire in Everyday Life.

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Aug 16, 2021

Doug Stuart joins the Steel on Steel podcast to discuss with conservative host John Loeffler what the Christian libertarian view on immigration should be. Doug advocates a more open borders policy, but as John points out, this is not without its concerns, and certainly not without its opponents. Listen to find out how Doug answers these questions!

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Aug 9, 2021

Join the co-authors of Faith Seeking Freedom to get a "behind the scenes" look at the the book's creation and the content of Chapter 10: What About Immigration? Dick Clark joins Doug Stuart to discuss God's call for His people to take care of immigrants, how He punished nations who abused immigrants, what exactly caring for immigrants entails, the economics of immigration, and more.

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Aug 3, 2021

This episode features LCI’s Libertarian Christian Roundtable, where you get a Libertarian Christian reaction and assessment of the latest news. In this episode, we welcome David Gay of Liberty Memes to discuss the latest incredible happenings in Cuba, and the misinformation coming from the Federal Government surrounding it as well.

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Jul 26, 2021

Does Romans 13 mean that we, as Christians, should just submit to the state? Or is there perhaps a better, more nuanced way to understand Romans 13, and therefore what a Christian's relationship to the state should be? Join Doug and guest Matt Bellis (who is also the narrator for the intro of the podcast), as they discuss a recent speech that Matt gave to Reopen Pennsylvania, discussing Romans 13 in the context of God's intentions for human government, and also in light of Old Testament passages, specifically from the books of Exodus and 1st Samuel.

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Jul 19, 2021

Join the co-authors of Faith Seeking Freedom to get a "behind the scenes" look at the the book's creation and the content of Chapter 9: What About Social Justice? Dick Clark joins Doug Stuart to discuss how we should think of the concept of social justice, why private charity is morally superior to and more effective than government programs, the role of the church in taking care of the needy, both within and outside one's congregation, and more.

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Jul 12, 2021

Todd Lewis joins us to discuss pacifism and why libertarian Christians should especially be interested in understanding this position further.

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