Conservatives and people of faith gathered in Washington, D.C., earlier this month for the annual Values Voter Summit. Free To Be Faithful moderator Kip Allen speaks with Washington observer Tim Goeglein who attended the summit. Learn more about the Values Voter Summit and view archived videos at valuesvotersummit.org. Free to be Faithful is a religious liberty, awareness, and education program created by The Lutheran Church—Misso... Read more
The name of the program is Free To Be Faithful, but freedom is never free. It comes with a price, as people of faith learn every day. LGBT groups are now saying that “Bring Your Bible to School Day” is homophobic hate. In this episode, host Kip Allen speak with Bruce Hausknecht, J.D., judicial analyst for Focus on the Family, about the cost of being faithful. Free to be Faithful is a religious liberty, awareness, and education pro... Read more
The spread of Christianity helped pull the world out of the Dark Ages and fueled scientific inquiry, according to an article online. The Rev. Dr. Greg Seltz, Executive Director of the Lutheran Center for Religious Liberty, and Moderator Kip Allen discuss this idea on Free To Be Faithful. Free to be Faithful is a religious liberty, awareness, and education program created by The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod in response to increas... Read more
Do you vote with your dollars? How do you know if the places where you spend your money support your Christian beliefs? We vote first at the ballot box, and then second at each business we support. 2ndVote keeps rates for hundreds of companies so you can be an informed consumer of products and services. Robert Kuykendall, spokeseman for 2ndVote, joins moderator Kip Allen to talk about how we can spend wisely. Learn more about 2ndVo... Read more
A thousand pro-life supporters descended on Philadelphia after a state representative harassed teenage girls and older women praying in front of an abortion center. Guest Alison Centofante, Director of External Affairs with Live Action, talks about this response on Free To Be Faithful.
The tax status of religious organizations is being threatened. Learn about it as Free to be Faithful moderator Kip Allen discusses it with attorneys from Alliance Defending Freedom and the Heritage Foundation.
The state of Illinois is attempting to pass legislation allowing abortion up until birth. Lutherans are fighting to preserve the sanctity of life. Pastor Roger Drinnon of Southern Illinois explains on today’s Free To Be Faithful.
The Rev. Dr. Greg Seltz, Executive Director of the Lutheran Center for Religious Liberty, examines the State of the Union address from a two-kingdoms perspective with Free To Be Faithful moderator Kip Allen. Learn more about the Lutheran Center for Religious Liberty at lcrlfreedom.org.
Rev. Robert Zagore, Executive Director of the LCMS Office of National Mission, talks about the 2019 LCMS Life Conference. Learn more about the Life Conference at calendar.lcms.org/event/2019-lcms-life-conference.
Washington observer Tim Goeglein joins moderator Kip Allen to discuss the implications of the 2018 elections for the religious community.
Gregory P. Seltz, PhD, Executive Director of the Lutheran Center for Religious Liberty (LCRL), joins host Kip Allen to discuss issues concerning people of faith in current events, current culture, and the court system. Learn more about the LCRL at lcrlfreedom.org.
Guest Tim Goeglein joins moderator Kip Allen to talk about the implications for religious liberty regarding the Supreme Court nomination hearing for Judge Brett Kavanaugh.
Military chaplains have a special role in America’s armed forces. They have specific rules and regulations that they must follow. Yet one chaplain is facing a possible court martial because he followed the proper procedure. Jeremy Dys, Esq., Deputy General Counsel for First Liberty Institute, discusses the case of Army Chaplain Scott Squires with moderator Kip Allen on today’s Free To Be Faithful program. Read more about this case ... Read more
Religious liberty, sanctity of life and defense of marriage are the three main areas of concern for the Lutheran Center for Religious Liberty in Washington, D.C. Much has changed in recent months and more will happen in the near future. Center Executive Director the Rev. Dr. Gregory Seltz discusses these issue with moderator Kip Allen on today’s Free To Be Faithful.
Moderator Kip Allen and Tim Goeglein of Focus on the Family discuss the status of religious liberty in the United States. Judicial appointments, court cases, the impact of the sexual revolution and freedom of conscience are among the topics discussed.
It’s been a year since President Trump’s executive order protecting religious liberty. What has it actually done and what still needs doing? Free To Be Faithful moderator Kip Allen discusses this issue with Travis Weber, the director of the Family Research Council’s Center for Religious Liberty. Read his article on this issue at frc.org/executiveorder.
The Lutheran Center for Religious Liberty is established in Washington, D.C. to speak for people of faith to those who make our laws and set opinion. Its main concerns are issues relating to life, family and religious liberty. Although the Center faces many challenges, it also has many opportunities. Center Executive Director the Rev. Dr. Gregory Seltz joins moderator Kip Allen about the Center’s role and progress on today’s episod... Read more
This month on Free to be Faithful, Stephanie Taub, Counsel with First Liberty Institute, joins host Kip Allen to discuss five victories for religious freedom since Donald Trump was elected President of the United States. Learn more about the work of First Liberty Institute at firstliberty.org, on Twitter @1stLiberty, and on Facebook.
Today’s guest the Rev. Dr. Gregory Seltz, Executive Director of the Lutheran Center for Religious Liberty in Washington, D.C., joins moderator Kip Allen to talk about how the Lutehran Church – Missouri Synod is fighting the trending attacks on religious liberty in our society and culture. Learn more about the LCRL at lcms.org/lutheran-center-for-religious-liberty.
Guest Washington, D.C.-based Tim Goeglein of Focus on the Family and moderator Kip Allen look at developments in Religious Freedom in the United States in the past year.