Why True Freedom Actually Constrains You

Why True Freedom Actually Constrains You

The purpose of July 4 is not to provide an excuse to watch fireworks and eat hot dogs, though many of us did so earlier this week. It’s meant to commemorate the efforts of the 13 colonies to win their freedom from what was perceived to be arbitrary, despotic political...
Look Back | July 4th Worship Requires Caution, Courage

Look Back | July 4th Worship Requires Caution, Courage

Editor’s note: “Look Back” is a series designed to highlight articles from the Good Faith Media archives that remain relevant or historically interesting. If you have an article from our archives that you’d like us to consider including in this series, please email...
How Your Religious Liberty Works Both Ways

How Your Religious Liberty Works Both Ways

There has been much debate about religious liberty lately. On one side, evangelical Christians argue that their faith is under attack from those attempting to reduce their influence in culture. On the other side, proponents of church-state separation contend that some...
When You’re Baptist in the US on Independence Day

When You’re Baptist in the US on Independence Day

The modern Baptist movement arose in England (and among English exiles in the Netherlands). Early Baptists, such as John Smyth and Thomas Helwys, proclaimed a simple evangelical faith rooted in Scripture alone and – in dramatic opposition to both the Protestants and...