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LifeQuest Liberty from Liberty magazine

By Lincoln E. Steed
Founded in 1906, Liberty is the leading magazine on religious freedom.
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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.
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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.
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January 3, 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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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December 6, 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. >
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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. >
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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. >
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November 8, 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. >
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November 1, 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. >
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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? >
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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. >
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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). >
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October 4, 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? >
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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? >
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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. >
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September 13, 2020
Update
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. >
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September 6, 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. >
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September 1, 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. >
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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? >
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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. >
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August 9, 2020
Censorship
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. >
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August 2, 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. >
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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. >
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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. >
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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. >
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July 5, 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? >
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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? >
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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. >
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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. >
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June 4, 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? >
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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? >
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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. >
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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. >
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May 10, 2020
Contagion
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? >
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May 3, 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? >
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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. >
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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. >
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March 5, 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? >
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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. >
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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. >
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February 6, 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. >
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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. >
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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. >
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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? >
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January 9, 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. >
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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? >
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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. >
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December 12, 2019
Witness
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? >
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December 5, 2019
Nepal
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. >
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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. >
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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. >
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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. >
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November 7, 2019
Economy
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? >
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October 31, 2019
Brexit
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. >
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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? >
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October 17, 2019
Kashmir
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. >
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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. >
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October 3, 2019
Agenda
“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. >
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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. >
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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. >
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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. >
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September 5, 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. >
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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. >
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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. >
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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. >
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August 8, 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: ADRA.org/Least of These >
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August 1, 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? >
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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? >
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July 18, 2019
Freedom Campaign
Liberty magazine is a dot.org. 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. >
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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. >
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July 4, 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. >
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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. >
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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. >
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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. >
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June 6, 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? >
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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. >
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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. >
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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? >
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May 9, 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. >
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May 2, 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. >
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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. >
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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. >
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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. >
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April 4, 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.” >
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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. >
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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? >
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March 14, 2019
Abortion
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. >
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March 7, 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. >
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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! >
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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. >
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February 14, 2019
Blasphemy
“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?  >
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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? >
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January 17, 2019
Self-Defense
“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? >
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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? >
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January 3, 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? >
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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. >
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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. >
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November 8, 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. >
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November 1, 2018
Hardwired
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. >
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October 25, 2018
Hardwired
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. >
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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. >
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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 >
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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?  >
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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? >
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October 4, 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.  >
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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. >
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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. >
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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. >
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September 6, 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. >
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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. >
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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. >
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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. >
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August 9, 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. >
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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. >
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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. >
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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. >
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July 5, 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. >
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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. >
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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. >
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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. >
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June 7, 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. www.religiousliberty.tv >
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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. >
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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.  >
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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. >
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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. >
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May 3, 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.  >
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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. >
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April 19, 2018
Filters
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. >
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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 >
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April 5, 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. >
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March 29, 2018
Contraception
Is there a connection between our ability to--and our desire to--not create life, and religious liberty. Lincoln Steed examines the contraception debate. >
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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. >
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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. >
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March 8, 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.  >
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March 1, 2018
Incoming
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. >
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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. >
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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. >
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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. >
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February 8, 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. >
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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. >
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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. >
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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. >
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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. >
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January 4, 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. >
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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. >
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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. >
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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. >
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December 7, 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. >
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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. >
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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.  >
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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. >
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November 9, 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? >
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November 2, 2017
Accommodation
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. >
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October 26, 2017
Rohingya
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. >
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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. >
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October 12, 2017
War
“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. >
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October 5, 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. >
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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. >
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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. >
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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.  >
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September 7, 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. >
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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. >
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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. >
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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. >
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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. >
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August 3, 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. >
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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. >
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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. >
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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. >
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July 6, 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. >
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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. >
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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. >
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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. >
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June 8, 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. >
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June 1, 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. >
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May 25, 2017
RESPECT
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. >
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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. >
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May 11, 2017
Inoculations
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. >
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May 4, 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 >
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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? >
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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. >
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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. >
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April 6, 2017
Liberty Magazine
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. >
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March 23, 2017
The Balkins
The Balkins serves as a home to much war and rumors of wars—and for good reason. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, examines its tumultuous history in the light of religious liberty. >
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March 16, 2017
Lamb to Dragon, Part 2
Christians tend to look to Scripture to find a passageway through both the past and the present. But rarely do we fully understand the political shifts that have occurred in America's short 230-year history and how they apply to our country's significant role in prophecy. Greg Hamilton, president of the Northwest Religious Liberty Association, offers insights. >
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March 9, 2017
Lamb to Dragon, Part 1
Christians tend to look to Scripture to find a passageway through both the past and the present. But rarely do we fully understand the political shifts that have occurred in America's short 230-year history and how they apply to our country's significant role in prophecy. Greg Hamilton, president of the Northwest Religious Liberty Association, offers insights. >
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March 2, 2017
The Johnson Amendment
For the past 50 years, few knew anything at all about what’s called “The Johnson Amendment.” Now it’s a hot topic on social media. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, pulls back the curtain to reveal its history and why it’s under fire today. >
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February 23, 2017
Enemy Down Under
Who knew that Australia was such an enemy of the United States? Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine—and a citizen of that country—provides the history behind present-day conflicts between these two great nations. >
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February 16, 2017
Law and Morality
Donald Trump has been busy. One of his recent busy moments included what is perceived to be a ban on Muslims from certain parts of the world from entering the United States. Good idea? Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, weighs in on the topic. >
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February 9, 2017
The Cost of Silence
It’s tempting—to not say anything. You hear people bashing this or praising that and you know better—at least you think you do. Do you speak up or remain silent? Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, offers a cautionary tale from the Reformation. >
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February 2, 2017
Under God?
We all know the words. “One nation, under God?” But what are their real meanings? Kevin James, associate director for public affairs and religious liberty for the Southern Union of Seventh-day Adventists, shares insights into these powerful and often misunderstood words. >
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January 31, 2017
Entitlement
The dictionary defines the word “Entitlement” as “give a right to.” So, just how much are we entitled in the country to worship and obey God as we see fit? Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, weighs in. >
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January 24, 2017
Loving Liberty
Sometimes, the fight for religious freedom, brings about real challenges in a person’s life. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, shares the story of how it recently resulted in something quite unexpected.  >
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January 17, 2017
Feet of clay
Some say, arguably, that the Reformation began with Marin Luther. He was certainly a main player. But the movement had some subtext, especially when it came to the rich mix of cultures and peoples drawn into it. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, explains. >
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January 10, 2017
Desmond Doss
With the release of the movie, "Hacksaw Ridge," Hollywood is tossing two thumbs up for the concept of religious liberty, at least in the military. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine talks about Doss and his beliefs. >
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January 3, 2017
2016 In Review
As we close out 2016, we’d do well to see where we’ve been and where we may be headed when it comes to our religious freedoms. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, leads the way. >
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December 29, 2016
Back to the Future
There’s an old saying: Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, says that our country is in danger of doing just that when it comes to religious freedom. >
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December 21, 2016
Conscience at War
With the release of the movie, “Hacksaw Ridge,” public attention concerning the religious rights of U.S. servicemen and woman has reached an all-time high. Just how much freedom does a soldier, sailor, or airman have when it comes to following his or her conscience? Lieutenant Commander Robert Mills, chaplain in the U.S. Navy, offers insights. >
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December 15, 2016
Endless Turmoil
It’s the war that never ends. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, examines the Middle East and explains why some fires just can’t be put out. >
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December 8, 2016
Politically Incorrect
Seems you can’t open your mouth these days without offending someone, somewhere. But is being politically correct standing in the way of our religious freedoms? Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, weighs in. >
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December 1, 2016
Echoes of Reformation
While the reformation might not be a hot topic these days, its repercussion can still be felt 500 years later. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, looks back and looks ahead. >
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November 24, 2016
Selling Liberty
Liberty magazine plays a vital role in keeping its readers informed and motivated concerning religious freedom. Lincoln Steed, editor, extends an invitation to join the team. >
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November 17, 2016
Revisiting the Reformation
“Those who don’t study history are bound to repeat it.” It that happening today? Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, offers guidance through the somewhat volatile landscape of religious freedom. >
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November 10, 2016
The Syria Connection
“Turmoil of Biblical proportions” is a pretty good description of Syria these days. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, provides some insights. >
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November 3, 2016
The Very Elect
As Americans go to the polls to elect their country’s next leader, questions still remain over which candidate is the better choice. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, helps clarify what’s really at stake. >
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October 27, 2016
More Myths and Truth
"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 int the world of religious liberty while shining a bright light on the truth. >
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October 20, 2016
Myths and Truth
No where are myths more prevalent than in the world of religious liberty. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, separates fact from fiction. >
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October 13, 2016
Know Your Vote
Liberty magazine isn't in the business of endorsing one presidential candidate over another. But it is in the business of making sure people understand the religious liberty issues we're facing and who might offer some sound leadership in those areas. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, provides insights. >
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October 6, 2016
Liberty in the City
We often tend to think of religious liberty issues as they relate to america's heartland. But, according to Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, religious liberty challenges live and thrive in our noisy, traffic-clogged cities as well. >
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September 29, 2016
The NRLA Effect
They say that every journey begins with a single step. One particular religious liberty journey for many in the beautiful state of Oregon has begun, and our guest today helped them make that first important step. Greg Hamilton is president of the Northwest Religious Liberty Association and shares the details. >
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September 22, 2016
God In Control
It's a phrase you hear often in times of personal or national distress. "Don't worry," people say reassuringly, "no matter what happens, God is in control." Does that mean that the outcome of every decision is under His control as well? Greg Hamilton, president of the Northwest Religious Liberty Association, discusses just how far God's manipulating hand reaches. >
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September 15, 2016
Voices of Liberty: Part 2 - Charles Mills
More stories from men and women who have come face to face with religious liberty challenges--in their own words. >
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September 8, 2016
Voices of Liberty, Part 1 - Charles Mills
There are men and women who have faced issues of religious liberty either personally, in their families, or in their communities. These are their stories--in their own words. >
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September 1, 2016
Accomodation
You accommodate me. I accommodate you. Seems simple enough. But these day, we're hearing voices saying: "You must accommodate me even if, in so doing, you have to bend or even suspend you religious views. Oh, and my demands aren't religious. They're secular." Michael Peabody, a Los Angeles-based attorney who specializes in workplace accommodation and discrimination cases, provides details. >
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August 25, 2016
Politics from the Pulpit
Christian church pulpits are supposed to be sounding boards for personal peace, divine promises, and spiritual prosperity. But many flocks of church-goers may start to hear politics preached from the pulpit. Are these churches just getting in tune with the times or are they overstepping the boundaries of their God-ordained ministry? Michael Peabody, a workplace litigator and endless advocate of religious liberty, weighs in. >
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August 17, 2016
Playground Politics
Children's playgrounds are usually places where you hear happy laughter and the squeak of swaying swings. But one church is using their playground to make a point--and make a demand that's reaching clear up to the Supreme Court. Michael Peabody, a Los Angeles-based attorney, provides details. >
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August 11, 2016
California Bill SB1146
California: land of sunshine, shimmering beaches, and more government bills that you can shake a gavel at. One recent bill, called SB1146, is causing quite a stir. Michael Peabody, a workplace accommodation and discrimination attorney and tireless supporter of church/state separation, explains. >
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August 4, 2016
Spence
Trump and Spence. A winning ticket or a developing train wreck. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, focuses on the Republican's choice for the man one heartbeat from the big chair in the Oval Office. >
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July 28, 2016
Religious Tribalism
A recent editorial by Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, identifies something he calls "religious tribalism." It may be where this world is heading, and the possibilities should concern us all. Mr. Steed explains. >
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July 21, 2016
Police Shootings
Seems those whose job it is to protect us, need protecting. Lincoln steed, editor of Liberty magazine, shares deeper-than-evening-news insights to police shootings? >
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July 14, 2016
Russian Anti-terrorism Law
There was a time when many nations looked at Russia with both fear and loathing. Today, that nation has some serious problems of its own. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, talks about a new law that Russia is implementing to help protect itself. >
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July 7, 2016
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, provides insights and a Biblical reminder concerning the Christian life. >
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June 30, 2016
People Movements
People have been on the move ever since Adam and Eve vacated the Garden of Eden. God’s command to “fill the whole earth” has certainly been obeyed. But such movements can sometimes cause more harm than good. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, shares insights to this ageless phenomenon. >
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June 23, 2016
Orlando
It’s the deadliest civilian mass shooting in U.S. history. Orlando, Florida has a new identity and it’s one written in blood and tears. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, talks about gun control and the right to bear arms. >
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June 16, 2016
Orthodoxy in Russia
Russia has always been a bit of a mystery to the rest of the world and that can include certain aspects of its Eastern Orthodox Church. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, talks about the church, the country, and religious liberty. >
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June 9, 2016
A Father’s Witness
Losing a father to death is never an easy journey. But many of us have been there and done that, including Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine. Lincoln talks about his dad and the spiritual legacy he left behind. >
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May 19, 2016
Canadian Conundrum
A situation has developed within the borders of our northern neighbors. Canada doesn’t seem to draw a lot of religious liberty fire, but that peace-loving country is being challenged. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, brings us up to date. >
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May 12, 2016
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 tells about a friendship between a true believer and true unbeliever. >
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May 5, 2016
Voting for Religion
Blue states. Red states. Purple states. The 2016 election campaign is, to say the least, being very colorful. But what color is religion? Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, shares some insights. >
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April 28, 2016
Get Out the Vote
Presidential primaries can be confusing to say the least. Thankfully, by the time we start pulling levers or hanging chads, we Americans are pretty sure of our decisions. But what should be our criteria when selecting a leader? Kevin James, associate director for public affairs and religious liberty for the Southern Union of Seventh-day Adventists, offers suggestions with an eye toward religious liberty. >
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April 21, 2016
Under God
“One nation, under God?” We’ve recited these words since childhood. But what do they mean? Kevin James, associate director for public affairs and religious liberty for the Southern Union of Seventh-day Adventists, offers his take on these powerful and often misunderstood words. >
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April 14, 2016
Same Sex Marriage
The concept of same sex marriage is experiencing major challenges and victories these days. What should be the Christian response? Kevin James, associate director for public affairs and religious liberty for the Southern Union of Seventh-day Adventists, offers insights into this on-going situation. >
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April 7, 2016
Liberty Bills
Bills lubricate the gears of America’s law-making process, and sometimes those bills can be a real challenge to introduce and, more to the point, pass! Recently, Georgia and Mississippi voted on several bills brimming with religious liberty ramifications. Kevin James, associate director for public affairs and religious liberty for the Southern Union of Seventh-day Adventists, offers insight into the results. >
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March 31, 2016
Smoke and Mirrors
Anything you say or believe these days is open to contradiction—and more often than not, your critics usually include pie charts and secret videos with their condemnations. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, says that behind the smoke and mirrors may rest an element of truth? >
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March 24, 2016
Body of Justice
Justice Scalia is dead. But his passing has sparked an intense battle. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, fills in the details. >
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March 17, 2016
Overreach
You know you’re in trouble when the Pope makes headlines mentioning your name. This happened recently and the repercussions are still echoing along the campaign trail. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, shares the latest. >
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March 10, 2016
Church for Swingers
If you’re a worldly-wise “swinger” and happen to be looking for a church—and you live in Tennessee—rejoice! Well, sort of. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, examines a recent religious liberty event in the Volunteer State. >
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March 3, 2016
Liberty Campaign
Each year, the good folk at Liberty magazine take their story to the public in hopes of gaining support for their mission in life. Lincoln Steed, Liberty editor, shares part of that mission. >
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February 25, 2016
State of Refuge
Rhode Island is a small state with a big past, thanks to its founder. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, talks about Roger Williams and what he set in motion generations ago. >
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February 18, 2016
The Untold News
We know what the Kardashians are doing. We know what the candidates are promising. We know what the temperature is in Juneau, Alaska. But, according to Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, what we don’t know can kill us. He says that right now, this moment, part of our world is headed directly into World War lll. >
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February 11, 2016
Campaign Promises
Here in U.S. of A., presidential candidates are busy campaigning and caucusing and trying to kindle support for their particular vision. They’re busy showing how patriotic, purposeful, and pious they are so that you and I will decide that we just can’t live without them. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, shares some insights into the process and answers the important question: Does it really matter what they say? >
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February 4, 2016
Voting for Relgion
Presidential campaigns seem to last forever. This time around is no different. Debates, sound bites, and personal jabs seem to dominate the landscape. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, shares some insights and suggestions as to how we can deal with the chaos. >
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January 15, 2016
Religion in Russia
Russia has always been a land of mystery and confusion. Nowhere is this more evident than in the area of religious liberty. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, discusses the country and its newest challenges when it comes to individual freedom to worship the God of individual choice. >
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January 8, 2016
Coming to America
"Far. We've been traveling far. Without a home. Not without a star." This is how the Neil Diamond hit "Coming to America" begins. That song has taken on fresh meaning these days as millions of refugees seek safety far from their ancestral homes. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, talks about the refugee crises and what our reaction to it should be. >
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December 25, 2015
2015 in Review
Many are hoping that 2016 will be better than 2015 for them personally. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, is hoping the same thing when it comes to global religious liberty issues; but he's not optimistic. >
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December 18, 2015
Pilgrimage Part 4
When Christ walked the dusty paths of this world, there was much conflict and suffering. Sadly, the very lands in which He labored are still rocked by human agony. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, talks about the on-going struggles that are now filling our world. >
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December 11, 2015
Pilgrimage Part 3 Masada
There are many things to see in the holy Land--that area of the world where Christ was born and spent His short but meaningful life. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, was there recently and visited a fortress which should very meaningful to us all. >
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December 4, 2015
Pilgrimage Part 2 Jordan River
Lincoln steed, editor of Liberty magazine, recently visited the land many call "Holy." When your travel itinerary sounds like something of a disciple of Christ would have followed, you know you're in for a treat. Lincoln shares some very personal insights concerning what he saw and did. >
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November 27, 2015
Pilgrimage Part 1 Jerusalem
Have you ever wanted to walk where Jesus walked--to see the very places He called home while on this earth? Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, shares his recent experiences while doing just that. >
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November 20, 2015
The Catholic Payoff
Can you put a price on sexual abuse? apparently, some think you can. Recently that price became known in a Milwaukee courtroom and the response wasn't exactly cordial. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, shares insights. >
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November 13, 2015
Russia Doping Scandal
Seem everyone's doing it. Many are even getting away with it, for a while. But the long arm of both reality and truth tends to reach all the way to baseball players, bicycle riders, and even countries. A growing doping scandal is sending shock waves throughout the competitive sports world once again. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, explains. >
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November 6, 2015
The Israel/US Connection
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Obama spent some quality time together recently. Much of their discussions have roots buried deep in religious liberty's soil. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, talks about the often controversial Israel/US connection. >
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October 29, 2015
Barriers in Burma
There's a country on the far side of the world that's challenged by those who desire religious freedom and those who oppose it. This battle reaches to the highest levels of government. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, talks about Burma. >
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October 22, 2015
My Old Kentucky Home
These days we talk about issues that were taboo or simply ignored a generation ago. Gay marriage? Who openly talked about that thirty years ago? Now, everyone has an opinion, including one particular government worker in Kentucky. Lincoln Steed discusses the latest on this subject. >
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October 15, 2015
Gun Control
To carry or not to carry. to own or not to own. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, takes on the issue of gun control and its repercussions within the religious liberty arena. >
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October 8, 2015
Papal Address Part 2
The discussion continues concerning the recent visit to North America by Pope Francis. What transpired could have repercussions for years to come. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine shares insights. >
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October 1, 2015
Papal Address Part 1
Pope Francis has come and gone. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine talks about what Francis said, and just as importantly, what he didn't say. >
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September 24, 2015
End Time Promoter
It’s a common question asked by many Christians. “If the world is going to end anyway, should I help the process along?” Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, suggests that we all can and should be a part of the “End Time.” >
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September 17, 2015
FEMA Camps
They certainly exist. They’re certainly a mystery. What’s the real purpose of the many FEMA Camps springing up all around the country? Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine offers some insights and a warning. >
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September 10, 2015
Save the Planet Pope
Our world is in pretty bad shape environmentally. What we need is a little divine intervention. There’s at least one person living in Vatican City who would agree. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine talks about the Pope and saving the planet. >
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September 3, 2015
Kentucky Pride
You’ve heard about the county clerk in Kentucky who is taking on the entire gay and lesbian community as well as the federal government? Depending on to whom you’re talking, Kim Davis is being promoted as a hero, villain, martyr, embarrassment, revolutionary, or simply a Christian who’s gone too far. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, weighs in on the story. >
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August 27, 2015
Wandering
As you may have guessed, Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, reads books. A LOT of books. He discusses one that caught his attention recently in a thrift store. It’s the story of a people who needed God as much as He needed them. >
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August 13, 2015
The Cover of Faith
All religions have certain symbols connected to them—be they Christian crosses, the Star of David, the Yin and Yang of Taoism, etc. etc. One such symbol has come under fire from an unlikely source. Clothing manufacturer Abercrombie and Fitch has drawn attention, trying to ban—of all things—an article of clothing from its workforce. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, brings us up-to-date. >
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August 6, 2015
Faith and Charity
Pope Francis has been in the news lately, and for good reason. What he says makes sense, is much needed, and seems to point people in the right direction. But, as we’ve discovered in past programs, the Pope’s words may be a cover for a dangerous, hidden agenda. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, explains. >
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July 30, 2015
Creation Under Fire
You won’t find biologist and writer Richard Dawkins gracing the pews of too many Christian churches. The man is on a crusade to break the connection between nature and a creator God. How successful he is depends on whom you ask. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, talks about Dawkins, evolution, and the first chapter of Genesis. >
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July 23, 2015
Women’s Ordination
Lincoln Steed, Liberty magazine editor, was recently with 70 thousand other Seventh-day Adventists in Texas attending the world-wide session of the General Conference. It turned out to be an exciting adventure, filled with intrigue, a lot of decision making, and one very telling vote. >
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July 16, 2015
The Pope’s Pulpit
Addressing a joint session of congress must be an exciting opportunity. Foreign dignitaries, astronauts, presidents, military leaders, and others have shared their thoughts and insights on Capitol Hill. But one upcoming guest has caught the attention of Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine. >
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July 9, 2015
Nature and the President
The environment is on everyone’s mind these days, including the Pope’s. That’s a very good thing because this old world needs as many people thinking about it as possible. Thinking and doing! Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, shares the latest developments in this area of need with a word of praise…and caution. >
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July 2, 2015
Same-Sex Marriage
Well, it’s official. In the United States of America, marriage is between you and someone of the sex of your choice. At first blush, this would seem like a stab in the back for fundamentalist Christians who insist that there be a gender difference between the two potential spouses standing at the marriage alter. But, in a free society, gender shouldn’t matter, right? Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, talks marriage and freedom. >
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June 25, 2015
Racism in Ukraine
Religious racism is alive and well in this world. Need proof? Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine talks about Ukraine and the sad situation there for many people of faith—especially members of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. >
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June 18, 2015
Jade Helm
Ah, the Internet. Home to Facebook, YouTube, Skype, 24-hour news cycles, and Jade Helm. Jade Helm? Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, shares why we should even care? >
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June 11, 2015
House of Usher
So, what does Edgar Allen Poe have to do with Iraq? Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine makes the chilling connection. >
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June 4, 2015
Head Covering
The Supreme Court of the United States has had to make a lot of decisions lately about what’s allowed—and not allowed—to adorn a person’s head. First, it was a prisoner’s beard. Now, a potential employee has sued a very large retail company about what she wanted to wear on top of her head. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, explains. >
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May 28, 2015
Millennial Minds
Remember Y2K? Our new millennium brought with it more than suspected--and unfounded—computer problems. It ushered in a mindset that’s both ageless and deadly. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, shares insights. >
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May 21, 2015
Holy War 1
It was supposed to be the war to end all wars. Well, that didn’t pan out too well. World War One enjoyed lots of company during the 20th century. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, calls it a “Holy War” and explains why. >
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May 14, 2015
RFRA
It stands for Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Right now it also stands for a lot of confusion and saber rattling. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, separates misinformation from the simple facts >
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May 7, 2015
Images of Hate
Even though there are cartoons involved, this is no laughing matter. Many would ask, “Exactly what kind of matter is it?” Good question. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, talks about Texas and the right of expression. >
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April 30, 2015
Boko Haram
They’ve killed thousands. They plan to kill more. They recently expressed support of ISIS, which should tell you a little about their morals. What, if anything, can stop them? Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, talks about Nigeria’s Boku Haram. >
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April 23, 2015
Iran Emerging
For such an old country, it has a lot of new problems. Iran is jumping in and out of the news constantly. What do we need to know about this ancient country facing modern challenges? Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, >
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April 16, 2015
The Other
Whenever you hear about a religious war—and history if filled with them—there’s often something identified as “The Other” in the conflict. What is it? Why is it? And what do we need to know about it. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, explains. >
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April 9, 2015
RFRA
The Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Is it religious freedom or discrimination? Nineteen states had already enacted it. Then along came Indiana and Arkansas. What happened? Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, helps us understand. >
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April 2, 2015
A Very Bully Pulpit
Want to reach the greatest amount of people with a message? Put it on the radio. Want to reach the greatest number of law makers and politicians? Lincoln Steed identifies how as well as some of the subtle and sometimes dangerous pitfalls doing so may offer. >
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March 26, 2015
Marching Towards Armageddon
No matter what religion you happen to choose, they all have a common theme as part of their doctrinal package. It has to do with the future and what will happen to this old world and the people who call it home. Lincoln Steed shares insights. >
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March 19, 2015
What Church Schools Teach
There was a time when church schools offered a place where supporting denominations could safely teach the doctrines and principles particular to that faith and not have to instruct students in what they considered to be Biblical error. But this whole concept of freedom to teach is coming under pressure from a powerful source. Lincoln Steed explains. >
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March 12, 2015
Roy Moore Again
Alabama’s Judge Roy Stewart Moore is at it again, and this time, the stakes are even higher. Lincoln Steed brings us up-to-date on the man and his new mission. >
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March 5, 2015
Satanic Display
Ahhh, Florida. Land of sunshine, Disney, hanging chads, and…and… Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, brings us up to date on the latest Florida attraction that’s drawing some heated attention. >
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February 26, 2015
Separation Myths
That say that something that’s 99 percent true is still a lie. The same can be said about issues of religious liberty. Here to explain is Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine. >
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February 19, 2015
Kentucky Ark Park
The United States government funds a lot of things—from scientific studies to community projects to help end poverty. But there was recently a project needing funding in Kentucky that came under scrutiny as a possible breach of the separation of church and state. Here to bring us up to date is Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine. >
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February 12, 2015
Ambassadors of Freedom
We’ve all heard of ambassadors—those men and women of good will how try to keep relationships and lines of communications open between countries. But did you know that there are individuals with the equally important task of keeping relationships and lines of communications open between countries and their citizens of faith? Here to introduce the topic to us is Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine. >
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February 5, 2015
Liberty for All
In this day and age of digital distribution, social media, and cultural upheaval, Liberty magazine continues to be a familiar friend to many--read by politicians, local civic leaders, and regular folk like us. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, talks about this journal and why he thinks its success is so highly sustainable. >
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January 29, 2015
Persistent ISIS
The world has faced a lot of bad guys in the past, but none as overtly sinister as the militant group calling themselves ISIS. There's just something fundamentally horrifying about them--and I think that's by design. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, brings us up to date on this terror group and what he thinks is their larger agenda. >
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January 22, 2015
The Confessional
Some say confession is good for the soul. This may be true. But is it good for a church. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, examines the subject of confessionals and where and when they are appropriate. >
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January 15, 2015
Prophet of Liberty
Many people think that issues relating to religious liberty are a recent phenomenon. But any glance back into history--even short term--reveals a very different picture. That includes the relatively short history of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, shares insight into the past. >
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January 8, 2015
2014 in Review
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December 19, 2014
The Test of Persecution
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December 5, 2014
ISIS
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November 21, 2014
Time of the End
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November 14, 2014
The Believer President
The question is simple. Can a Bible-believing, Christ-centered, Ten Commandment-keeping person be president? The answer is simple as well. Lincoln Steed explains. >
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November 7, 2014
Continuing Catastrophe - Lincoln Steed
There are events taking place in Iraq and Iran that much of the world is ignoring. Why? Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, shares some insights and warning. >
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October 31, 2014
Voices of Liberty: Part 2 - Charles Mills
More stories from men and women who have come face to face with religious liberty challenges--in their own word. >
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October 24, 2014
Voices of Liberty: Part 1 - Charles Mills
There are men and women who have faced issues of religious liberty either personally, in their families, or in their communities. These are their stories--in their own words. >
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October 17, 2014
Prison Proselytizing
Life behind bars is tough enough. But recent developments have added a whole new layer to the onion of incarceration--a layer that rings with both extreme danger and religious freedom issues. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, explains. >
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October 10, 2014
Justice and Facial Hair - Lincoln Steed
To grow or not to grow--a beard, that is. The Supreme Court is grappling with prisoner rights to facial hair. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, offers some close-cut insights. >
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October 3, 2014
Headscarf Wars - Lincoln Steed
There are many reasons why someone doesn't land a job: bad prior performance, meager skills, less-than-stellar interpersonal relationships. But, how about headgear? Can that be a deal-breaker for someone job hunting? Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, offers the latest information.. >
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September 26, 2014
The China Syndrome - Lincoln Steed
It's a country filled with contradictions, where freedom is carefully regulated and life is abundant with possibilities if you follow proper protocol. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, talks about China and the state of religious liberty in that sometimes confusing nation. >
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September 19, 2014
More Myths and Truth
How I worship is safe as long as I don't break any civil laws doing it. The troubles in the Middle East are political in nature and must be addressed politically. Religious liberty is really religious tolerance. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, addresses these common myths with lessons from today and history. >
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September 12, 2014
forever young - Lincoln Steed
How do we build a deep, lasting sensitivity for religious liberty in the hearts and minds of young people? Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, shares some insights into reaching this particular and often demanding demographic. >
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September 5, 2014
Personal Journey - Lincoln Steed
Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, shares personal stories about what brought him to where he is today and why he made the journey. >
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August 29, 2014
Myths and Truth - Lincoln Steed
No one likes to be wrong. Nowhere are myths more prevalent than in the world of religious liberty. Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine, helps separate fact from fiction when it comes to religious freedom in the United States. >
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August 22, 2014
Middle East Remembers - Lincoln Steed
What is behind the ongoing struggles in the Middle East? Why have their wars dragged on and on for so long? Liberty magazine editor Lincoln Steed examines the present situation and finds irrefutable ties to the past. >
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August 15, 2014
The Bones of Joseph - Lincoln Steed
Why did the Children of Israel carry Joseph's mummified body with them from Egypt to the Promised Land? What can we learn from the man who saved two nations? Lincoln Steed pulls back the curtain of time to reveal an everlasting truth. >
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August 8, 2014
After Hobby Lobby - Lincoln Steed
The Supreme Court has ruled. The retail chain Hobby Lobby can choose not to offer to its employees certain government-mandated items on its Affordable Care Act. What will be the repercussions of this decision? Lincoln Steed, editor of Lib