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Free to be Faithful is a religious liberty, education, and awareness program created by the Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod in response to increasing governmental and societal incursions into religious life.

Free to be Faithful is a religious liberty, education, and awareness program created by the Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod in response to increasing governmental and societal incursions into religious life.
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United States

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Free to be Faithful is a religious liberty, education, and awareness program created by the Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod in response to increasing governmental and societal incursions into religious life.

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@kfuoradio

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English

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314-965-9000


Episodes

Midterm Elections and the Religious Community --- 2018/11/21

11/26/2018
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Washington observer Tim Goeglein joins moderator Kip Allen to discuss the implications of the 2018 elections for the religious community.

Duration:00:27:50

Religious Liberty in Culture and Courts --- 2018/10/17

10/17/2018
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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.

Duration:00:27:37

Religious Liberty and the Supreme Court Hearing --- 2018/09/19

9/19/2018
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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.

Duration:00:27:32

Disciplined for Following Procedure --- 2018/08/15

8/17/2018
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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 at firstliberty.org.

Duration:00:29:00

Reclaiming Liberties for People of Faith --- 2018/07/18

7/18/2018
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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.

Duration:00:28:59

Religious Liberty in the United States --- 2018/06/20

6/20/2018
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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.

Duration:00:29:00

Religious Liberty Executive Order: One Year Later --- 2018/05/16

5/16/2018
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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.

Duration:00:27:50

Two Kingdoms in Washington, D.C. --- 2018/04/18

4/18/2018
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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 episode.

Duration:00:29:29

Victories for Religious Freedom --- 2018/02/21

2/21/2018
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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.

Duration:00:30:36

The Lutheran Center for Religious Liberty --- 2018/01/17

1/17/2018
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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.

Duration:00:28:32

A Look at Religious Freedom in 2017 --- 2017/12/20

12/20/2017
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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.

Duration:00:30:53

Religious Freedom in the Military --- 2017/11/15

11/15/2017
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People of faith and our institutions have come under increasing attack in recent years from secular sources. The United States Military is one of the targets. Military people of faith have been punished for following the dictates of their consciences. Many examples of these punishments can be found. One organization taking up the cause of religious freedom in the military is First Liberty Institute. Guest Michael Berry, Deputy General Counsel for First Liberty Institute, talks about these...

Duration:00:27:49

Religious Freedom Cases in the Supreme Court --- 2017/10/18

10/18/2017
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People of faith and our institutions have come under increasing attack in recent years from secular sources. Secular forces are often resorting now to litigation when they fail to achieve their legislative goals. These challenges have come largely from pro-abortion, atheist, and homosexual pressure groups. Many of these cases have been working their way up the judicial ladder, and some have come to the United States Supreme Court, and will be heard in the current session will began on the...

Duration:00:28:49

Why Do Christians Show Mercy? --- 2017/09/20

9/20/2017
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Christians express their faith in many ways - including acts of mercy in times of tragedy, like the recent Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, and other disasters. Today’s guests, Rev. Ross Johnson, director of LCMS Disaster Response, and Rev. Michael Meyer, manager of LCMS Disaster Response, talk about why Christians do these acts of mercy for all people, why it’s a deeply ingrained part of Christian theology, and how we can continue to help those in need. Learn more about LCMS Disaster Response...

Duration:00:29:05

When Words Become Weapons --- 2017/08/16

8/16/2017
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Words have power. They can educate, inform, or entertain. They can be used to shape how we think of our world around us. But, like any power, words can be misused. They can be potent weapons in cultural warfare, shaping how people think and believe. Since the 1950s a publication called the Associated Press Stylebook has been used by nearly all media outlets in the country as a way to standardize word meaning, grammar, and style. The Stylebook is updated every year as new words and terms...

Duration:00:26:48

State of Religious Freedom --- 2017/07/19

7/19/2017
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The country is now six months into a new administration in Washington, D.C. Does this bode well or ill for people of faith? Guest Washington, D.C.-based Tim Goeglein of Focus on the Family talks about the situation and what portends for Lutherans and other people of Faith. Issues discussed include in this episode include Vice President Pence speaking to Focus on the Family, the fate of Obamacare and why it’s bad for people of faith, important issues before the Supreme Court, the impact of...

Duration:00:27:48

What Makes a Hate Group? --- 2017/06/21

6/21/2017
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What do Alliance Defending Freedom, The American College of Pediatricians, and the Family Research Council all have in common? According to the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), they’re all hate groups. Jim Campbell, senior counsel with Alliance Defending Freedom, discusses how these groups have been labeled hate groups by the SPLC and how the charge of "hate" is increasingly being used as a tool to delegitimize points of view and opinions that differ from the progressive narrative.

Duration:00:27:15

Religious Freedom in the Military --- 2017/05/17

5/17/2017
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The military is charged with defending American liberty as defined in the freedoms outlined in the U.S. Constitution. The free exercise of religion is one of the most important of those basic rights. How is this freedom treated within the military? Are U.S. service members, who risk their lives each day defending the Constitution, allowed the same freedom they are defending for the rest of America? Guest Roger Drinnon, LCMS Director of Editorial Services and Media Relations, joins moderator...

Duration:00:27:20

Equal Protection for Children on Playgrounds --- 2017/04/19

4/19/2017
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People of faith and our institutions have come under increasing attack in recent years from secular sources. One such attack strikes close to home for the LCMS. One of our congregations, Trinity Lutheran Church in Columbia, Missouri, runs a child-care center and a playground. Now the State’s Department of Natural Resources has a program that’s open to non-profit organizations that provides grants to help reimburse rubberizing play areas with materials made from recycled tires. Trinity...

Duration:00:29:42

Do you stand with Baronelle? --- 2017/03/15

3/15/2017
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Baronelle Stutzman is the owner of Arlene’s Flowers in Washington state. When a long-time customer asked her to make a special floral arrangement celebrating gay marriage, she refused. The customer, along with help from the State’s Attorney General and the ACLU filed a challenge. Last month, the Washington Supreme Court ruled that Stutzman could indeed be forced to make such an arrangement, and punishment for refusing includes paying fines and attorney fees. Alliance Defending Freedom is...

Duration:00:29:15