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By Bettina J Krause
Founded in 1906, Liberty is the leading magazine on religious freedom.
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Bibllcal Social Justice - Part 2
What does the Bible have to say about social justice and how can Christ’s followers demonstrate His brand of caring for others? Attorney Steve Allred offers insights and suggestions.
April 24, 2022
Biblical Social Justice - Part 1
We’ve heard the term “social justice.” Stephen Allred has written a book with a unique title. It’s called “Do Justice, The Case for Biblical Social Justice.” What exactly does “Biblical” mean?
April 17, 2022
Free Speech for Me, Not Thee
Why are both progressives and conservatives growing more and more comfortable with trying to suppress “uncomfortable” speech?  How is this impacting religious freedom worldwide?
April 10, 2022
There’s a country that’s on the mind of so many these days—and not in a happy way. Ukraine is under attack. What are the implications of this war on religious freedom and cultural identity?
April 03, 2022
When the world is facing a pandemic, we need to fight back. In some people’s minds, the vaccine is helping us do just that. In other people’s minds, vaccine mandates represent a blatant overreach.
March 27, 2022
The Thrill of Victory
Sometimes you win. Sometimes you lose. Today we talk about a time when religious freedom won. But Alan Reinach says that victory may be short-lived.
March 20, 2022
The Paradox of Persecution
The 2022 Winter Olympics are now in the history books, but without controversy. As China hosted the Winter Olympics, its track record on human rights was often in the spotlight.
March 13, 2022
Faith or Culture
What created the beliefs by which you live? Is it your faith in God, or your faith in the culture that surrounds you? Which needs to take the lead in your dance of life?
March 06, 2022
The Big Lie
We have a choice to make: either we follow Satan, or Christ. Jesus faced people whose choices harmed or helped Him. Those choices were based on whether they believe the big lie or not.
February 27, 2022
Facing the Mobs
The Great Controversy—that epic battle between good and evil, Christ and Satan—is raging all around us. We aren’t just victims of that conflict, we are participants. How do we survive?
February 20, 2022
Pitfalls and Possibilities
Is it a good idea that a Bible-reading, Christ-loving person throw his or her hat into the political ring? Have you seen the political ring? Melissa Reid offers some pitfalls and possibilities.
February 13, 2022
Beyond Our Borders
Vaccine exemptions, Covid restrictions, workplace battles; these are issues that need to be addressed. But, we mustn’t forget the outright persecution taking place beyond our borders.
February 06, 2022
Christian Nationalism
One nation, under GOD. What’s so hard to understand about that? It means we should be a God-loving, God-fearing, God-obeying country, right? Editor Krause suggests a broader view.
January 30, 2022
One Religion
Former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn said, in a speech, that he supports the concept of one nation under God and one religion. Are there any pitfalls to that scenario?
January 23, 2022
The Battle to Save Oak Flat
For the San Carlos Apache and other western tribes in the United States, Oak Flat is special. But something may happen there that could jeopardize their culture, health, and religious freedom.
January 16, 2022
Do No Harm Act
The “Do No Harm Act” is a piece of legislation that could potentially do a whole lot of harm. Where did it come from and what is it trying to achieve?
January 09, 2022
Content Moderation
Does a company or business have a right to stifle my words—to keep me from expressing what’s on my heart? It’s called “content moderation” and many on social media are concerned.
January 02, 2022
Current Religious Liberty Challenges
“What are some of the current religious freedom challenges you’re seeing and how do you plan to address them with your education and passion?” A Christian law student weighs in.
December 26, 2021
The New Generation
Anton Dormer represents a new generation of young people who’ve been inspired to embark on a journey in support of religious liberty. The question is, “Why?”
December 19, 2021
Unintended Consequences
All actions have consequences. But, some of those consequences can be rather startling and unplanned. They can also impact religious freedom in profound ways.
December 12, 2021
Final Freedom
Do condemned prisoners, facing execution, have religious liberty rights? The Supreme Court has asked itself that same question in a recent stream of cases dealing with just such an issue.
December 05, 2021
The Beginning of the End
The Bible makes it very clear how the great controversy between good and evil, right and wrong, God and Satan, will end. But, how did it begin? And what can we learn from the past?
November 28, 2021
Healing Political and Cultural Divides
It’s no secret that some major political and cultural divides exist on this earth. The news outlets fairly bleed such stories each day. So, what’s a Christian to do? Healing is possible, if…
November 21, 2021
Social Media De-platforming
You see a situation that doesn’t seem right to you. So you take to social media to vent your frustrations. Suddenly you find yourself banned. Are your rights being ignored?
November 14, 2021
Religion in Public Spaces
Why does the issue of religious expression in public spaces keep coming up? Why are all of these issues important to our understanding of religious freedom? Editor Krause offers insights.
November 07, 2021
Should Religious Freedom be Absolute?
“We are always free to act on our religious convictions.” This is the hue and cry of many today. Is it true? Is religious freedom limitless? Editor Krause suggests otherwise—to a point.
October 31, 2021
Hunter v. US Department of Education
In the ever challenging world of the lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, and transsexual community, a court case has emerged. According to Nick Miller, that case is the tip of an expanding iceberg.
October 24, 2021
Covid-19 and Religious Freedom
Nick Miller recently returned from a trip to Italy where he presented a research paper to a G20 Interfaith Forum on the subject of Covid-19 and religious freedom. What did he say?
October 17, 2021
Islam in America
Islam is a religious minority in America and often encounters an “uneven playing field” when it comes to religious freedom rights. How should we as Christians respond?
October 10, 2021
Vaccine Mandates
Can a government force its citizens to accept a medical treatment to fight a deadly disease? Liberty editor Bettina Krause steps onto the landmine littered field of vaccine mandates.
October 03, 2021
LGBTQ Issues
LGBTQ and discrimination. Those topics seem to be attached at the hip these days because we live in a country where discrimination is a no-no and Christ-like love is often MIA.
September 26, 2021
Fairness for All Act
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer, better known as LGBTQ, is a hot topic these days. There’s a bill in congress called the “Fairness for All Act.” What are its goals?
September 19, 2021
Greatest Challenges Ahead
Bettina Krause, incoming editor of Liberty magazine, identifies the greatest challenges facing the magazine, and the world in general. The obstacles are great, she says. But so is the power of God.
September 12, 2021
New Editor Takes the Helm
Just as the world of religious liberty is ever changing, so is the world of publishing. There’s a new voice for the magazine and the radio program. Bettina Krause is incoming Liberty editor.
September 05, 2021
Student Liberties
“They’ve tossed God out of public schools. Students can’t worship Him there. Religion is forbidden.” Misunderstanding is common and can cause a lot of grief. Truth can clear the air.
August 29, 2021
Racism in America
Constitutional law, individual rights, and critical race theory. Many times, in social discussions, these are the elephants in the room that many want to go away. Why should that not happen?
August 22, 2021
Critical Race Theory
Critical race theory. What is it, why is it, and why should we care? Depends on whom you ask. Tim Golden, a professor of philosophy, explains its importance and why it’s often ignored.
August 15, 2021
The Beast - Part 2
Greg Hamilton uncovers a Biblical beast hiding in plain sight within the book of Revelation. It deserves our undivided attention because we are the prey it is after.
August 08, 2021
The Beast - Part 1
Bible writers loved to use fanciful creatures to represent very real events and illustrate prophecies. Two such beasts should be of particular interests to us today.
August 01, 2021
How the World Changed Part 4
Outgoing Liberty magazine editor Lincoln Steed looks back at the events that shaped religious freedom during the past twenty years. January 6, 2021 will remain a scar on America’s history.
July 26, 2021
How the World Changed Part 3
Outgoing Liberty magazine editor Lincoln Steed looks back at the events that shaped religious freedom during the past twenty years. 9-11 altered the war on religious liberty forever.
July 19, 2021
How the World Changed Part 2
Outgoing Liberty magazine editor Lincoln Steed looks back at the events that shaped religious freedom during the past twenty years. He examines Bush’s ill-conceived Faith-based Initiative.
July 12, 2021
How the World Changed Part 1
Outgoing Liberty magazine editor Lincoln Steed looks back at the events that shaped religious freedom during the past twenty years. He begins with the homeschool crisis of the late 1990s.
July 05, 2021
History's Reflection Part 2
How can the past help us identify trends that may be taking place today that put religious liberty in jeopardy? Two history experts discuss the possibilities, and the dangers.
June 27, 2021
History's Reflection Part 1
You may have heard the old saying that, “Those who don’t study history are bound to repeat it.” There’s a lot of truth to that statement especially in the area of religious liberty.
June 20, 2021
Young Eyes Part 2
What do the issues concerning religious liberty look like to today’s young people? Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, talks with his teenage son Christopher to find out.
June 13, 2021
Young Eyes Part 1
Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, sits down with one of his favorite teenagers—his son Christopher—to talk about religious liberty in America.
June 06, 2021
Q&A with the Editor
Liberty magazine editor Lincoln Steed is a combination of writer, editor, and Christian pastor. On this broadcast, he answers some of the tough questions that are on many minds these days.
May 30, 2021
Do you know what a “theocracy” is? Well, there are many in this world who are trying to show us exactly what it is. Lincoln Steed sounds a warning.
May 23, 2021
Free Speech
“I can say anything I want to say because this is a free country!” Ever heard anyone utter those words? They usually say them right after they’ve shouted something hateful. Are they right?
May 16, 2021
The Darkness Drops Again
“I wish we could talk about only happy things,” many say. But, there’s value in addressing the darkness that creeps in from time to time. Lincoln Steed offers a flashlight.
May 09, 2021
Why Me? Why Liberty?
One of the most common questions that people ask these days can be summed up with one word: Why? Why did this happen. Why am I here? Lincoln Steed suggests some answers.
May 02, 2021
Disorderly Conduct
The Supreme Court recently ruled that what’s labeled as “disorderly conduct” isn’t always disorderly. Such was the case concerning a student at a Georgia college who tried to share his faith.
April 25, 2021
MacArthur Loses Faith in Religious Freedom
Mega churches reveal a lot about today’s balancing act between religion and freedom. Nowhere is this more in evidence than at a certain establishment in beautiful Sun Valley, California.
April 18, 2021
Myanmar on Dissent
Myanmar, former Burma, is a cauldron of strife and dissent where religious freedom is under heavy fire. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, shares the latest developments.
April 11, 2021
The Pope Goes to Iraq
The Pope of Rome is a busy man as evidenced by his many appearances and travels. Recently, he visited Iraq, which begs the question, why? What did he hope to accomplish there?
April 04, 2021
Native American Dilemma
America boasts a proud heritage, except in one rather glaring area: human rights as expressed through religious liberty. One group of citizens has a very good case.
March 29, 2021
Myanmar Coup
Myanmar is in the news again, and, as usual, not in a good way. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, talks about this latest chapter in that very troubled corner of the world.
March 22, 2021
January 6
There are many dates in American history which will long be remembered. July 4, December 7, September 11, and now January 6. What are the repercussions of this latest day of infamy?
March 14, 2021
The Gathering
To gather, or not to gather. That has been a question that church-goers have been asking in California for many months. The Supreme Court recently weighed in with a decision.
March 08, 2021
Free Speech
Free Speech. What exactly does it give us the freedom to do? Lincoln Steed and attorney Sonja DeWitt discuss the impact and limitations of the freedom to speak our mind.
February 28, 2021
Sovereign Citizens and the Lawless One
Movements by self-proclaimed “sovereign citizens” aren’t new. Such pressure groups have existed since the beginning of our world’s history. Lincoln Steed explains.
February 21, 2021
America's True History of Religious Tolerance
Just how tolerant of religion has American been through the years? We speak of religious freedom as if we own it, but do we? Lincoln Steed examines the historical evidence.
February 14, 2021
Civil Coups and the Great Controversy
We will never forget the images of right-wing fanatics storming the Capital building in Washington D.C. Lincoln Steed insists that it was part of a much larger controversy.
February 07, 2021
Peace Be Still
To quote Yogi Berra, “It’s like Déjà vu all over again.” What is? Take your pick. Politics, healthcare, relationships? Lincoln Steed reminds us of a presence in the storm.
January 31, 2021
Political Crisis
“Hurray for my side!” This seems to be the call to arms from most lips these days. Their “side” could be Republican or it could be Democrat. But this passion can create a political crisis.
January 24, 2021
What About Religious Freedom
We all need a reason to get up in the morning. Perhaps we want to make a living, answer a call, or fulfill a promise. Lincoln Steed suggests one more reason, and how we can respond.
January 17, 2021
The Elijah Message
Jesus was all about love, forbearance, and forgiveness. But, He also issued His share of dire warnings, one of which included a direct reference to an Old Testament prophet.
January 10, 2021
Court Stacking
To say this is a new day in our country is an understatement. So much is changing, including the structure of the highest court in our nation – the Supreme Court.
January 03, 2021
Pandemic and Freedom
Covid-19 is robbing us of a lot more than our health these days. According to many, our basic freedoms are being eroded by the virus. Lincoln Steed explains.
December 27, 2020
Babylon and Religious Liberty
Paula White, President Trump’s spiritual adviser, doesn’t exactly hide her beliefs, which isn’t a bad thing. But Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine sees a bit of a problem.
December 20, 2020
Fake News Versus Truth - Part 2
The truth is often bent and broken in so many people’s quest to be right or relevant. Lincoln Steed and Elijah Mvundura discuss the battle between fake news and the truth.
December 13, 2020
Fake News Versus Truth - Part 1
That’s ‘FAKE NEWS” we hear people say. “FAKE NEWS!” So, where exactly did that concept come from? The answer may surprise you.
December 06, 2020
Gay Rights and Christian Love
How do we demonstrate love for individuals while standing firm against what we believe to be the very real, Bible-condemned sin in their lives? Christ showed us how time and time again. >
November 22, 2020
The Freedom to Be Unkind
Do we the right to say anything we want about anything we choose? Are our words protected by law? This program examines that question from both a worldly and divine perceptive. >
November 15, 2020
The Right To Assemble
Should churches bring their flock together for in-person worship even in the midst of a deadly pandemic? This is a hot topic with voices sounding on both sides of the vestibule. >
November 08, 2020
Free Exercise
Does a “religion” that worships Satan have the same rights and privileges under the law as one that worships God? Michael Peabody weighs in on a very real case the courts are facing today. >
November 01, 2020
Letters and Other Strangers
“You’ve got mail.” Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, receives mail on a daily basis and he talks about the letters and the motivations that sometimes fuel them. >
October 25, 2020
Living in the Company of COVID
We all want it to go away. We all want life to return to normal—even if “normal” has major issues of its own. What could our future life look like in the company of Covid-19? >
October 18, 2020
The Parking Lot War
Today’s alleged war on churches has even spread to the parking lot. Just how far should our consciences take us? Lincoln Steed addresses the issue of church attendance during Covid-19. >
October 11, 2020
The General and the Synagogue
“When any group of human beings is defined as a problem, it becomes easier to commit human rights abuses and to normalize discrimination against them” (Rabbi Schneier). >
October 04, 2020
Great, Part 2
Can a nation, be great? Many politicians want us to believe that one can. But what, exactly, does it mean to be great if a country or collection of people want to be? >
September 27, 2020
Great, Part 1
The dictionary defines the word “great” as “considerably above the normal.” This can be applied to something’s size, importance, and value. But can the word “great” be applied to a nation? >
September 20, 2020
The Blast
Lebanon is a country familiar with tragedy—both social and physical. The recent explosion in Beirut is just the latest heartbreak that may crack open animosities hiding just below the surface. >
September 13, 2020
Religious Liberty is an ever-moving, often shape-shifting target. Sometimes, issues and opinions need to be revisited in order to update a situation or challenge. Lincoln Steed explains. >
September 06, 2020
The Bridge
Sunday afternoon, March 7, 1965. The location? Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama. What happened there on that date set the stage for some significant changes in this country. >
September 01, 2020
Testing Time
Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, says we’re in a “Testing Time.” That can have several meanings—some of which hide a grave danger to today’s Christian. Editor Steed explains. >
August 23, 2020
Churches - To Open or Close
If you’re a church goer, chances are very good that you aren’t … going. Most churches remain shuttered, and for good reason some say. Is that a good thing, or are there dangers? >
August 16, 2020
China’s Dark Secret
With China, if it’s not one thing, it’s another. Freedom is an uphill battle in that country—especially when it comes to religious liberty. Lincoln Steed reveals the nation’s dark secret. >
August 09, 2020
Should a federal judge censor a governor or mayor? This is a big issue these days. Liberty magazine editor Lincoln Steed addresses this topic and more. >
August 02, 2020
Hardwired in Nigeria, Part 2
What happens when a country allows religion and politics to freely mingle to the point that one controls the other? Hardwired is dedicated to keeping that from happening. >
July 26, 2020
Hardwired in Nigeria, Part 1
What happens when a country allows religion and politics to freely mingle to the point that one controls the other? Hardwired is dedicated to keeping that from happening. >
July 19, 2020
Hardwired, Part 2
Liberty magazine’s Lincoln Steed, and Tina Ramirez, founder and President of “Hardwired,” an organization that educates and trains against persecution, discuss the Middle East. >
July 12, 2020
Hardwired, Part 1
Liberty magazine’s Lincoln Steed, and Tina Ramirez, founder and President of “Hardwired,” an organization that educates and trains against persecution, discuss the Middle East. >
July 05, 2020
Academic Freedom, Part 2
Academic Freedom. And are there limits to those freedoms within either a church-run educational institution or a state-run place of higher learning? Should there be? >
June 25, 2020
Academic Freedom, Part 1
Academic Freedom. And are there limits to those freedoms within either a church-run educational institution or a state-run place of higher learning? Should there be? >
June 18, 2020
The End of History
We all know what history is. It’s the study of the past: past civilizations, past decisions, past movements of people. According to some, history will someday have an end. >
June 11, 2020
Essential Services
Are you essential? More to the point, is what you do essential to your community and to your country? Who decides? The answer may reflect on the future of religious liberty. >
June 04, 2020
Follow the Money
Follow the money! That’s what people say these days when they want you to get to the root of a problem. Is that also true in the sometimes confusing world of religious liberty? >
May 31, 2020
Age-based Disposability
We have disposable napkins, disposable cups, even disposable clothes these days. Some look at old people the very same way. How do we best protect and nurture our aging population? >
May 24, 2020
Anne Hutchinson
If we were Puritans living in the first half of the 1600s, we’d know who Anne Hutchinson was, and for good reason. It might do us well to know who she was and what she did, today. >
May 17, 2020
Munster Rebellion
Travel back in time to the early 1500s, to a city named Munster in Germany. If we ignore history, we’re bound to repeat it. This is a history we’d do well not to repeat. >
May 10, 2020
They say that hard times bring out both the best and worst in people. Could we also say that hard times bring out the best and worst in nations? And, what happens to our religious freedoms? >
May 03, 2020
Corona Virus and the Plagues
Ancient Egypt was the scene of some serious plague action at the time of the Exodus. The Bible says such scenes will be repeated. Is the Corona Virus one of those prophesied afflictions? >
April 26, 2020
Service in the Service
Religious Freedom is often a delicate balancing act, needing dedicated and uncompromising hard work to create and maintain it, even in the military. Chaplain Bob Mills explains how it’s done. >
March 12, 2020
Brexit and Protestant Peace
Changes in economics, social structure, and education can impact religious freedom. But the United Kingdom has brought about changes for reasons many may not fully comprehend. >
March 05, 2020
Israeli Peace Ultimatum
Peace in the Middle East. Is it possible? The problems bubbling over constantly in that particular part of the world have existed since the Garden of Eden. Is there hope, and from where? >
February 27, 2020
Impeachment and the Constitution
“Don’t move! I’ve got the constitution and I know how to use it.” We seem to be using the American Constitution these days as a weapon to either condemn or defend political actions. >
February 20, 2020
The Atheist’s God
Frank Schaeffer, the son of Francis and Edith Schaeffer, founders of the L’Abri community in Switzerland in 1955, shares his journey from Right Wing golden boy to Evangelical critic. >
February 06, 2020
McCarthyism Lives On
The 1950s was a time of fear and accusation for many in this country. Communism was the enemy. Some saw evidence of coercion where there was none. The results destroyed lives. >
January 30, 2020
Fiasco in Iran
Bad guy sighted. Bad guy targeted. Bad guy neutralized. Quick and clean. Plain and simple, right? The people in Iran may not see it quite that way. >
January 23, 2020
Champions of Faith
What we need today are some good, old-fashioned champions to show us how to deal with the religious liberty crises we see developing around the world. History reveals a few who weren’t. >
January 16, 2020
The Party of God
It's an ageless dilemma...for God. Two groups of people with opposing views pleading for God to help their cause and bring about victory in their shared battles. What's a deity to do? >
January 09, 2020
What’s All the Freedom About
It used to be so simple. You want religious freedom? Come to America. But lately, religious freedom has come under fire and most of the fuel for that fire is from an unlikely source. >
December 26, 2019
The Role of the King
The news out of Washington, D.C. lately is usually, in a word, “unprecedented.” Some insist that we don’t need a government. We need a KING! Would that help? >
December 19, 2019
Organ Harvesting
The practice is beyond belief. But in China, belief has been suspended when it comes to the sanctity of the human body. It’s an old horror with far reaching implications. >
December 12, 2019
Most Christians tend to possess an almost overwhelming need to share their faith; to witness to those around them. So, in this day and age of cynicism and anger, how to you do that? >
December 05, 2019
What most people know about the country of Nepal can be summed up in one word: mountains. But there much more going on there. Lincoln Steed takes us on a visit. >
November 28, 2019
Unimpeachable Truth
Partisanship aside, our country is in a mess with actual impeachment looming. What should be our response? Lincoln Steed examines this issue from a religious liberty perspective. >
November 21, 2019
The Environment, Part 2
Why should we be so concerned about climate change? Are environmental advocates right? Lincoln Steed looks behind the curtain to discover who may be pulling their strings. >
November 14, 2019
The Environment, Part 1
Remember when environmental issues revolved around whales and spotted owls? Well, that was then, this iswow! Today, we’ve all become spotted owls. Lincoln steed explains. >
November 07, 2019
The economy is doing pretty well in this country right now. But what happens to religious freedom during recessions, downturns, or a financial crisis? Can we survive the coming storm? >
October 31, 2019
There may be 50 ways to leave your lover, but how do you leave the EU. That’s what the people of Great Britain are asking themselves. There’s much at stake, including religious liberty. >
October 24, 2019
Liberty on the Move
The times they are a changing. Bob Dylan got that right. And those institutions that are trying to keep up must change as well—including Liberty magazine. How does it hit a moving target? >
October 17, 2019
The Himalayan region of Kashmir has been a flash-point between India and Pakistan for over six decades.Today it remains one of the most militarized zones in the world. History reveals why. >
October 10, 2019
Poverty and Religious Violence
There’s a direct connection between poverty and the level of violence that religious people experience. Jonathan Duffy of the Adventist Development and Relief Agency explains. >
October 03, 2019
“What’s your agenda?” This is a question we should be asking ourselves, our leaders, fellow church members, friends, family, and God. Alan Reinach suggests a powerful answer. >
September 26, 2019
In God We Trust
“In God We Trust” sounds like a good idea, unless you’re one of millions whose trust is placed elsewhere. Should this phrase be on walls of public schools everywhere? Sonja DeWitt shares. >
September 19, 2019
A Cross to Bear
When is a cross not a cross? When it’s a tourist attraction? Bladensburg, Maryland recently played host to a Supreme Court battle and age won. Michael Peabody explains. >
September 12, 2019
Truth in Iran
Iran is in the news these days and not usually in a good way. This country seems to be a pot that’s boiling over with danger and threats. Lincoln Steed takes a look at his troubled nation. >
September 05, 2019
Secularism-Threat or Relief
It’s becoming a common thought these days—that religion is the enemy while the human heart is our only safe haven. Lincoln Steed examines why Christians should be concerned about this. >
August 29, 2019
Lessons from Australia
Why should we interested in anything that’s happening in Australia? Because that country can sometimes be a Petri dish for certain serious religious liberty issues. Lincoln Steed weighs in. >
August 22, 2019
Partner in Autocracy
Religion is many things to many people. It has built, and destroyed ethnic groups and entire nations. But when is religion the most dangerous? Lincoln Steed explains. >
August 15, 2019
Social Justice Part 2
What exactly does “justice” mean? In this country, we say that it exists “for all.” Nathan Brown focuses on the subject of social justice as it relates to both God and man. >
August 08, 2019
Social Justice Part 1
Religious liberty is often reflective of a nation's view of the individual. It's an indicator of the value it places on every human life. When that value is deflated, so is freedom. For a free copy of Nathan Brown's book "For the Least of These," visit: of These >
August 01, 2019
New-time Religion
"Give me that old time religion." We all know the song. In today's world, the old ways of worshiping God are fading away, replaced by ... what? >
July 25, 2019
Roe, Roe, Roe Your Boat
This country is presently in an upheaval of sorts. One of those upheavals centers around women's rights--more to the point, Roe v. Wade. What's the latest? >
July 18, 2019
Freedom Campaign
Liberty magazine is a That means it promotes only two things. Its mission, and itself. The magazine depends on magazine readers and radio listeners to do what we do best. >
July 11, 2019
Liberty Dinner 2019
It happens once a year, and provides an opportunity for Liberty magazine to honor some very special movers and shakers in the world of religious freedom. >
July 04, 2019
Roger Williams’ Stand
Roger Williams stood for truth and paid a heavy price for it. But his legacy is felt in churches and our own constitution to this day. It's amazing what one passionate person can do for God. >
June 27, 2019
John Milton’s Paradise
John Milton was an English poet, man of letters, and civil servant for the Commonwealth of England under Oliver Cromwell. His epic poem resonates with Christians to this day. >
June 20, 2019
John Bunyan’s Progress
John Bunyan. What can this three-hundred plus year-old English writer and Puritan preacher teach is about religious liberty? Lincoln Steed offers some suggestions. >
June 13, 2019
Hands Across the Gulf
Seems to be a trend these days: different faith groups that used to be at odds with each other embracing each other. Why? And is it a good thing? Lincoln Steed explains. >
June 06, 2019
Campus Freedom
Freedom is much more than a social or political entity. It can be academic as well. What better place to teach acceptance and tolerance than on our college campuses, right? >
May 30, 2019
The New Zealand Shootings
What happened in New Zealand recently has shown a light on the common flesh that all people of all religions in all nations share. Grief is no respecter of persons. >
May 23, 2019
Lebanon of Fire
Lebanon is a jewel of a nation situated at the eastern end of the Mediterranean Sea. Like many things of great value, Lebanon had to be refined—this time by fire. Lincoln Steed shares a story. >
May 16, 2019
Changed Nation
Most people will tell you that change in good—that things need to be refreshed, altered, or even transformed to stay relevant. Does this count for nations as well? >
May 09, 2019
The Hussite Wars
Bohemia is a little knows region of this world, but is central to a battle for truth during the Reformation. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, provides a look back, and ahead. >
May 02, 2019
Executive Free Speech Order
Executive orders seem to be flying high these days. Should we rejoice or be concerned? Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, examines one particular order centered on free speech. >
April 25, 2019
Bladensburg Peace Cross
Executive orders seem to be flying high these days. Should we rejoice or be concerned? Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, examines one particular order centered on free speech. >
April 18, 2019
Old Time Religion
The “old time religion” isn’t making the transition to a new time religion very well these days. There’s a shift happening in spiritual circles and that’s both good news and bad news for society. >
April 11, 2019
The Ox in My Yard
Every once in a while, something happens that illustrates the principles of true religious freedom in ways unexpected. Journalist and radio host Charles Mills shares just such an event. >
April 04, 2019
Love Under Fire, Part 2
Religion often oversteps its bounds. Two editors of Liberty magazine, one present, one former, examine the subject with the help of Dostoevsky’s classic tale, “The Grand Inquisitor.” >
March 28, 2019
Love Under Fire, Part 1
Is torture ever justified? This is an uncomfortable topic to discuss, but Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine and Clifford Goldstein, former editor, weigh in with an eye on history. >
March 21, 2019
On the Job
You go to work, get busy doing your assigned tasks with skill and dedication, and then it happens. You need an employment law attorney. What happened and how do you fight back? >
March 14, 2019
Abortion. “Save the unborn!” “Protect women’s rights?” The battle rages. Recent events have triggered even greater passion on the subject. It all comes down to life and legality. >
March 07, 2019
Jesus and Homosexuals
Sometimes, ex-presidents can offer glimpses into the future of religious liberty. There are people who are willing to get up very early on a Sunday morning to find out what they have to say. >
February 28, 2019
Walls Around Walls
There are two walls that dominate the news these days. One is made of concrete or steal, depending on what day it is. The other is made of much stronger stuff and we’re part of it! >
February 21, 2019
Asylum Seekers
Someone steps out of an airplane, walks up to a border, or lands on a beach. “Please,” they say, “I’m asking for asylum in your country.” How we answer can reveal our view of God. >
February 14, 2019
“Blasphemy” is “the act or offense of speaking sacrilegiously about God or sacred things.” But who determines what’s sacred? And, more to the point, who determines what is God?  >
January 31, 2019
Frontline of Faith
Religious liberty is under constant attack. People, nations, churches, organizations, denominations all must face a barrage of different beliefs or no belief. How should we respond? >
January 17, 2019
“I have a right to defend myself, even if I have to take you out,” some insist. Well, that sounds about right in theory within this sinful world. But what should the true Christian be saying? >
January 10, 2019
Pending Problems
The world of religious liberty is chaotic at best. New challenges, new demands, new failures are commonplace and increasing with each passing year. What’s on the horizon? >
January 03, 2019
Freedom vs. License
Religious liberty can provide freedom from sin, but it’s not an unlimited force against all rights infringements. When civil and religious rights clash, one must eclipse the other. But which one? >
November 29, 2018
Freedoms Progress
We’ve all heard of the book, “Pilgrims Progress,” a classic in every since of the word. It’s a book, it’s a movie, and now, in Australia, it’s a musical with a powerful message. >
November 15, 2018
Commonwealth of Love
We all like to believe that our constitution assures our religious freedoms. But, there’s more to it than that. Sometimes what’s needed most, to assure freedom, is love. >
November 08, 2018
Disaster Capitalism
It may seem like a strange connection to make, but the fires, floods, hurricanes, and other calamities that strike a nation can and do have an impact of personal freedoms. >
November 01, 2018
The young people of the world need to be brought up-to-speed concerning the religious freedom issues we all face. One organization is doing just that, with hopeful and far-reaching results. >
October 25, 2018
The young people of the world need to be brought up-to-speed concerning the religious freedom issues we all face. One organization is doing just that, with hopeful and far-reaching results. >
October 22, 2018
Labor Unions, Part 3
Labor unions. Good, bad, dangerous? They promote protection, but sometimes deliver the opposite. Lincoln Steed and Bruce Cameron discuss the downside to being a member. >
October 18, 2018
Labor Unions, Part 3
Labor unions. Good, bad, dangerous? They promote protection, but sometimes deliver the opposite. Lincoln Steed and Bruce Cameron discuss the downside to being a member >
October 18, 2018
Labor Union, Part 2
Just how valuable are labor unions to the Christian worker? Do they do enough to protect his or her rights or can they actually work contrary to long-held spiritual beliefs?  >
October 11, 2018
Labor Unions, Part 1
Do labor unions—organizations that say they exist to protect workers from unscrupulous or unlawful labor activates—also protect worker’s beliefs? Are they the savior of the workforce? >
October 04, 2018
Steal Away
The entrenchment of the America slave culture was tied up with the movement of sin across the face of the earth. Only one power could uproot it. Unrestrained love.  >
September 27, 2018
Catholic Sex Scandal
Sex scandals--on an international scale--are bringing this once dominate religion to its knees. Lincoln Steed says the problem is as old as time and needs to be addressed now. >
September 20, 2018
Indian treaty
“I will honor your rights and religion as long as it doesn’t interfere with my bottom line.” This seems to be the motto of American expansion past and present. Just ask an American Indian. >
September 13, 2018
Law Breakers
When do my rights eclipse yours? Does what I believe override what you believe? Civil rights versus free expression. How do we find our way forward? Lincoln Steed offers suggestions. >
September 06, 2018
Why Iran Is Sad
Grief and conflict seems to be the foundation stones of Iran these days. But it hasn’t always been that way. Lincoln Steed shares insights into why this Middle Eastern country is so sad. >
August 30, 2018
Chaldean Christians
A rose by any other name. When is a Christian not a Christian? Lincoln Steed suggests that many of faith have lost sight of those things that bind us as we suspiciously examine those things that don’t. >
August 23, 2018
The Wall
Fences and walls make good neighbors. They also can form the front lines of wars. When are walls a good thing, and not? Lincoln Steed shares insights and suggestions. >
August 16, 2018
State Department Ministerial
Oil and water. Church and State. Some elements shouldn’t mix. Or should they? The U.S. State Department seems to be attempting the improbable. Lincoln Steed explains. >
August 09, 2018
Exclusion Orders, Part 2
History may not repeat itself, but it certainly rhymes with itself from time to time. Lincoln Steed focuses on one particular verse in the heart-breaking sonnet of the Second World War. >
July 26, 2018
Exclusion Orders
The government of the United States has the power to, simply put, prevent someone from being somewhere. Lincoln Steed discusses Exclusion Orders and why they can be dangerous to liberty. >
July 19, 2018
Trinity and Freedom
What’s your view of God? Sometimes we forget that even how we construct that whole idea of God in our minds can come under attack. Lincoln Steed reveals sad moments from history. >
July 12, 2018
Danger in Turkey
Being a Christian missionary is tough enough. But what’s happening in one country these days adds a whole new layer of uncertainty and challenge. Lincoln Steed explains. >
July 05, 2018
Zealotry in Nigeria
If a person says the words “Boko Haram,” you can pretty much rest assured that what he or she says next won’t be complimentary. Lincoln Steed takes a look at a situation in Nigeria that should be of interest to any religious liberty proponent. >
June 28, 2018
Religion for Rent
Today we head to the beautiful state of Oregon to examine the case of a church withdrawing an offer. Why would a Christian organization do such a secular thing? Lincoln Steed discusses what happens when religion is for rent. >
June 21, 2018
After Liberalism
Liberalism. What does it mean and why should we care whether it exists or not? Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, says we should both care and be concerned because the end result may not be for anyone’s good. >
June 14, 2018
The Bible in Prison
A prisoner’s life is anything but safe and satisfying. What he or she needs is God’s Word to bring comfort and hope. But, in one case at least, that need is being challenged. Lincoln Steed shares the details and the lessons learned. >
June 07, 2018
Cakes and Flowers
A baker and flower arranger have been in the news lately. How could practitioners of such benign professions find themselves in the media spotlight? Employment law attorney Michael Peabody explains. >
May 31, 2018
Protestant Slaves
One doesn’t usually combine the word “Protestant” with the word “Slave.” But that’s exactly what Lincoln Steed does in this broadcast. History reveals a dangerous connection. >
May 24, 2018
Daniel and Revelation
The Biblical books of Daniel and Revelation have a lot to say about the "End Time;" the "Apocalyptic Times" in which we may or may not be living. Lincoln Steed offers insights.  >
May 17, 2018
Executive Orders
The President wields certain personal powers that can be a force for good—or evil (depending on whom you ask). Lincoln Steed examines “executive orders” and our nation’s religious freedoms. >
May 10, 2018
Ceremony of Innocence
If you think religious liberty issues are something new, think again. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, pulls back the curtain of time to reveal the ugly truth. >
May 03, 2018
The Mob, Part 2
Many believe that the United States Constitution is outdated and should be revised in what many believe to be dangerous ways. Lincoln Steed and Greg Hamilton offer insights and suggestions.  >
April 26, 2018
The Mob, Part 1
The Mob. Not the gangster type. The Christian type. Lincoln Steed and Greg Hamilton examine the present and the past to identify its members and reveal its presence in our lives today. >
April 19, 2018
Christ calls us to serve humanity; to shine the light of His love into every life. But are there limits to the Christian witness? Charles Mills suggests a new way to look at a controversial topic. >
April 12, 2018
A Time of Fire
What does the future hold? Lincoln Steed digs into Bible prophecy for answers. What he discovers is both good and bad news, depending on the god we worship >
April 05, 2018
Jesus and the Wall
Thomas Jefferson referred to a “wall of separation” between church and state. Was that a new concept? Or do we find that Jesus Himself advocating such a barrier. Michael Peabody explains. >
March 29, 2018
Is there a connection between our ability to--and our desire to--not create life, and religious liberty. Lincoln Steed examines the contraception debate. >
March 22, 2018
Wedding Cake Blues
To bake, or not to bake? Free expression or civil rights? Right now, focus is on a wedding cake that never was. Lincoln Steed serves up some suggestions. >
March 15, 2018
Political Harrassment
Seems every day we're treated to the minute details of someone's sexual encounter of the unwelcomed kind. Are there deeper forces at play here? Lincoln Steed provides insights. >
March 08, 2018
Shot in the Dark
Flu season can be a real killer for some. For others, it’s a time of defiance. “I’m not getting a flu shot,” they insist. “It’s against what I believe.” Faith or folly? Lincoln Steed weighs in.  >
March 01, 2018
The military has a word for it. When there’s a clear and present danger on its way, someone will shout “Incoming!” Editor Lincoln Steed says the Liberty magazine sometimes must share that message. >
February 28, 2018
Spheres of influence
Someone once said that fences make good neighbors. But, does that concept translate into “border walls make good countries”? Editor Lincoln Steed examines those things which separate us. >
February 22, 2018
First Causes
It began with Adam and Eve and continues to this day impacting each and every one of us—sometimes in profound and irreversible ways. Editor Lincoln Steed explains where we are, and from where we came. >
February 15, 2018
Liberty for All
Liberty magazine has always upheld the highest standard of publishing by offering a fair and balanced view of religious liberty issues. Editor, Lincoln Steed shares why that work is essential. >
February 08, 2018
Back to the Future
“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, says our country is in danger of doing just that when it comes to religious freedom. >
January 31, 2018
Politically Incorrect
You can’t open your mouth these days without offending someone, somewhere. Is this fact standing in the way of our religious freedoms? Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, shares insights and suggestions. >
January 25, 2018
Myths and Truth - Lincoln Steed
“My religion, and how I worship, is safe as long as I don’t break any civil laws, right?” Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, shares insights into the many myths prevalent in the world of religious freedom. >
January 18, 2018
Myths and Truth
Nowhere are myths more prevalent than in the world of religious liberty. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, separates fact from fiction with some surprising results. >
January 11, 2018
The Cost of Commitment
How much are your values worth to you? What price would you put on your beliefs and opinions? Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, says that sometimes that cost can be very, very high. >
January 04, 2018
Moore Is Less
If sex isn’t a god in this world, it soon will be. Seems so many people are willing to sacrifice everything in the worship of their carnal urges and need for power. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, examines the case of Roy Moore and the Christians who support him. >
December 28, 2017
The Tax Bill
Sometimes a tax bill is more than a tax bill. Like a comet pulling a tail across the night sky, congressional tax bills sometimes come with baggage—additions that can alter the religious freedom landscape of a country. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, explains. >
December 21, 2017
Fake Rohingya
Got a people group causing your country concern? Then do like they’re trying to do in Myanmar. Erase them. That’s what human rights advocates are saying that the military in that country is attempting to do. Liberty magazine editor Lincoln Steed reveals a hidden genocide. >
December 14, 2017
Constitutional Twin
I can’t think of a more divisive topic these days than gay rights. It’s not just in this country where the dialog is getting heated. Australia is attempting to come to grips with those of like gender who want to tie the knot. Lincoln Steed is editor of Liberty magazine explains. >
December 07, 2017
Conscience at War
Should Christian’s fight in wars? Should they kill the enemy? The answer, as with all answers concerning conscience, is complicated. Navy Chaplain Robert Mills weighs in. >
November 30, 2017
Words On Walls
“The words of the prophets are written on the subway walls.” In Washington, D.C. they’re on memorial walls. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, examines a few of Jefferson’s words. >
November 23, 2017
The Reformation Apocalypse
The meaning of word “Apocalypse” may surprise some. It simply means “revelation” or “uncovering of something hidden.” Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, explains.  >
November 16, 2017
America In Prophecy
You know you’re in trouble as a nation when the Bible talks about you. Does God’s Word speak of the United States? Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, discusses America in prophecy. >
November 09, 2017
Nazism’s Roots
Germany in the 1930s and 40s. We think we know the story. But today, Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, invites us to think again. Where did all that hate come from? >
November 02, 2017
You accommodate me. I accommodate you. Seems simple enough. But these days, we’re facing elements in our culture that make a much deeper and more destructive demand—especially in the workplace. Attorney Michael Peabody addresses the reality of this vital issue. >
October 26, 2017
What does it look like when religious freedom vanishes in a country? Just ask the Rohingya of Burma. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, shares insights into this humanitarian crisis. >
October 19, 2017
Church Wars
Is it conceivable that war is being waged, not only on battlefields, but within the walls of churches as well? What would that look like? Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, examines the issues. >
October 12, 2017
“Nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more” (Isaiah 2:4). Wouldn’t that be wonderful? But, as with most things Biblical, there’s a gross breakdown between hope and reality. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, talks about conflict and salvation. >
October 05, 2017
The Reality of Jesus
What, exactly are we fighting for when it comes to religious freedom? Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, offers insights into what should be the core motivation for our every action. >
September 21, 2017
Grassroots Religious Freedom
Religious liberty is usually addressed on a global scale. Retired Christian pastor Harold Kuebler offers a local, grassroots perspective on these sweeping issues. >
September 21, 2017
Front Line Religion
Recently, the International Religious Liberty Association held its 8th World Congress in Hollywood, Florida. 550 attendees and guests, coming from 65 countries and six continents, spent time together celebrating a unique freedom that not everyone on this earth enjoys. Two special participants, Ahmed Shaheed and Robert Seiple, share insights. >
September 14, 2017
Startling Statements
One can’t be involved with a radio program like LifeQuest Liberty for many years without learning something along the way. Radio host Charles Mills shares some of the lessons he’s learned from the amazing guests who’ve graced the radio airwaves in the name of religious freedom.  >
September 07, 2017
Around the World
On a recent around-the-world trip with his family, Liberty magazine editor Lincoln Steed found evidence of both tolerance and intolerance when it comes to the human right to worship or not worship. >
August 31, 2017
Daily News
Want to know the latest happenings that impact religious liberty these days? Look no further than your newspaper. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, proves this point. >
August 24, 2017
Report Card
What grade would you give the current administration when it comes to protecting religious liberty? Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, hands out his report card. >
August 17, 2017
American Dream
You know you're in trouble as a nation when people in high places start debating the real meaning of the Statue of Liberty poem. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, examines today's chaos and what's happened to the American Dream. >
August 10, 2017
History of the Wall, Part 2
There seems to be a bit of confusion, especially among some religious organizations and politicians, about what constitutes the "wall of separation" referred to by Thomas Jefferson. Greg Hamilton, President of the Northwest Religious Liberty Association, weighs in. >
August 03, 2017
History of the Wall, Part 1
The separation of church and state has always been a cornerstone belief at Liberty magazine. Just how "separate" do they have to be? Greg Hamilton, President of the Northwest Religious Liberty Association, offers a history lesson. >
July 27, 2017
The Supreme Court
They've been making decisions since 1789. It's where, in the United States, the legal buck stops cold. Kevin James, associate director of the North American Religious Liberty Association--Southern Union Chapter, examines the Supreme Court and recent rulings. >
July 20, 2017
Education Currents
America has always prided itself on its education system. But under the new management set in place, the future is somewhat cloudy. Amireh Al-Haddad, director of the North American Religious Liberty Association--Southern Union Chapter, suggests what may lie ahead. >
July 13, 2017
Playground Plaintiffs
It's one of those court cases where both sides seem to be right. But there are far-reaching issues hidden just below the surface. Michael Peabody, employment law attorney, offers insights and a warning. >
July 06, 2017
Atheist Enigma
You meet someone who, flat out, doesn't believe in God. No heaven. No hell. No Holy Bible. No Savior dying on a cross. What do you say? How do you act? Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, offers suggestions. >
June 29, 2017
Religious Entitlement
The reign of Donald Trump is proving to be a blend of scandal, sideshow, and confusion for most everyone involved. Does the Trump cloud have a silver lining? Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty, weighs in. >
June 22, 2017
Liberty Dinner - 2017
Each year, Liberty magazine holds a celebration of sorts that includes good fellowship, good speakers, and good food. It's called the Liberty Dinner and one took place not very long ago. Lincoln Steed offers a behind-the-scenes look at this year's event. >
June 15, 2017
Love and the Reformation
People interested in religious liberty tend to spend a lot of time examining history, and for good reason. The past has a lot to teach us about the present. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, takes a close look at that particular time in this world's history, looking for clues for where we may be headed today. >
June 08, 2017
Qatar in the Gutter
It sticks into the Persian Gulf like a wayward lock of hair jutting from Saudi Arabia. Qatar is under pressure from its neighbors for a reason that caught the attention of Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine. >
June 01, 2017
Law of the Land
There are those who feel very uncomfortable that the current U.S. president is attempting to run his country like a business. Time will tell if that concept is successful. But there are also those who feel that it should be run like a church. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, examined this controversial issue. >
May 25, 2017
Aretha Franklin invited listeners, in song, to find out what R E S P E C T means to her. But what should it mean to those in relationships with people who don't believe as they believe---in other words, those of different faiths; or who express no faith at all. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, offers suggestions. >
May 18, 2017
Judging the Supreme Court
Recent changing within the makeup of the highest U.S. court--the Supreme Court--has brought renewed interest in where the nation is headed. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, examines those changes and how they may affect future legislation. >
May 11, 2017
Sometimes, what seems innocent enough, many not be. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, examines the possibility that the United States government has a motive behind its inoculation program that has very little to do with health. >
May 04, 2017
Your Property
We all know about the sad chapter in American history when Japanese Americans were deported to various locations to keep them out of sight and out of mind during World War ll. That kind of thing wouldn’t happen today, right? Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, shares insights and a warning.Libert >
April 27, 2017
Progress Report
The Trump administration has been anything but boring during the past couple months. There’s been plenty going on to keep news commentators and comedians well armed with material. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, digs into the present to catch a glimpse of what may be waiting for us in the future when it comes to religious freedom? >
April 20, 2017
United Nations
We hear a lot about the work of the United Nations. But the reports usually include mention of “boots on the ground” in some faraway nation. But there’s a lot going on behind the scenes which is designed to keep boots off the ground when it comes to religious freedom. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, explains. >
April 13, 2017
Fire from Heaven
Liberty magazine enjoys a proud history of making plain the difficult and often misunderstood aspects of religious freedom. Editor Lincoln Steed shares a bit of its history and outlines the road ahead. >