What is the connection between worship on Sunday and work on Monday? Why do ministers and worship leaders struggle to connect what they do on Sunday service with the lives of workers in the pews? Join Doug and guest host, Kerry Baldwin, as they interview Matthew Kaemingk on his book, Work and Worship: Reconnecting our Labor and Liturgy.
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 8: What About Nationalism, the Nation State, & Patriotism? Dr. Norman Horn and Doug discuss the dangers of nationalism, how it is possible to be patriotic and love one's country without having a superiority complex or being hostile to foreigners, whether or not Christians should serve in the military, and much more!
Lee C. Camp is professor of Theology & Ethics at Lipscomb University in Nashville. He is the author of "Mere Discipleship: Radical Christianity in a Rebellious World" and "Scandalous Witness" and is co-author of "Resisting Babel". He is also the host of the Tokens Show, the world's only long-running theological variety show.
Lee joins Doug Stuart and Norman Horn to discuss the interplay of Christianity, politics, and culture in America, and in particular, the many contradictions therein for many Christians.
Dr. Michael Lewis joins us to talk about the Christian’s duty to non-resistance to the state. Not only did Jesus want his followers to be non-violent as part of our witness, but also the Bible and the early church testify to this ethic.
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 7: What About Public Goods and Services? Dick Clark joins Norman Horn to discuss "Who Would Build the Roads?" and how other common government functions would be performed better without aggression in a free society.
Jimmy Song, co-author of Thank God for Bitcoin, joins us to discuss the importance of sound money, and why bitcoin is an ideal money that exceeds even gold in its ability to thwart against tyranny, stabilize an economy, and become a foundation for humans to live more moral lives.
Is tipping a pastime that should be abandoned? Why do waiters and waitresses prefer a tipping economy to a fixed wage economy? Anthony Gill, who has become world renown for his research on gratuities, joins us to discuss why tipping solves a handful of economic problems, and also serves as an indicator of whether a society is living the Golden Rule.
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 6: What About Christian Morals and Ethics? Kerry Baldwin joins Doug to discuss why non-libertarians don't have to fear a life in a free society.
When we live in a culture of fear, how should Christians follow Jesus in such a way that lives in hope and trust in God’s providence? Scott Bader-Saye, author of Following Jesus in a Culture of Fear, joins us to discuss the topic of fear in society.
Kerry Baldwin is back on the show to discuss what critical thinking really is, why it's important, how to do it properly, why so many people seem to lack the ability to think critically, and how to conduct conversations with people using the Socratic method, in order to help them start thinking critically.
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 5: Is Capitalism Problematic? Kerry Baldwin joins Doug to discuss why non-libertarians don't have to fear a life in a free society.
Mike Maharrey of the Godarchy podcast & the 10th Amendment Center joins Doug for an unscripted discussion on what's on their minds lately, from Bitcoin and sound money, to the deleterious effects of fiat currency on society, to free speech and the right to bear arms, and more!
James Whitford of TrueCharity.us joins us to discuss his passion for serving the poor without the state and how Christians can join the efforts of others to love those in need by offering them a way out of poverty.
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 4: Does A Free Society Have Limits?
Doug Stuart and Dr. Norman Horn discuss two of the biggest issues non-libertarian Christians should repent and embrace a libertarian view on: the drug war and free movement of people. Libertarians have long been on the right side of the divide, and Doug and Norman believe that the church is long overdue to embrace the moral choice to end the war on drugs and welcome the foreigner to our land with open arms.
The humanity of Jesus is an important doctrine to Christians, and recognizing its importance has real significance to our daily lives. Kurt Willems joins us to talk about his new book, Echoing Hope: How the Humanity of Jesus Redeems Our Pain, which is a theologically rich yet deeply personal manifesto on the life and humanity of Jesus of Nazareth.
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 3: What is Government?
While the future is uncertain, there are trends that point toward potential threats to our financial future and well-being. Chuck Bentley of Crown Financial Ministries has identified seven potential threats to our economic well-being in his new book, Seven Gray Swans. He joins us to talk about a few of them and how Christians should respond to the growing threats of poor and unbiblical thinking.
How did Donald Trump and the Republican Party become the default party of rural America? How does small town politics relate to the polarization at the national level? Ross Benes, author of Rural Rebellion: How Nebraska Became a Republican Stronghold, joins us to discuss his insightful memoir/analysis of Nebraskan politics, which in many ways reflects the political shifts in the past several decades across the United States.
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 2: The Libertarian Basics.
Recently, Doug and Norman joined Josh Murtagh on his podcast, The Two Things You Shouldn't Talk About, and talked about religion and politics, in particular, what a libertarian Christian perspective on social life is.
Recently all four authors of Faith Seeking Freedom joined Chris Arnzen on Iron Sharpens Iron Radio to discuss the intersection between faith and politics. They also took listener questions sent in while they were on the air. Enjoy this extended episode!
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 1: Why Should I Care About Politics?
Kurt Willems of the Theology Curator podcast joins us to talk about why Jesus was political, how Jesus did politics, and how the church today can follow in the footsteps of Jesus when living publicly. Kurt also gives us his feedback on LCI’s latest book, Faith Seeking Freedom.
The Libertarian Christian Roundtable, featuring Jason Rink who was at the Stop the Steal rally in Washington, D.C., discusses the experience of the January 6 protest/riot/insurrection/kerfuffle (nobody knows what to call it!), as well as the mindset behind those at the rally, and the truth about what really happened.