It’s amazing how words change over time. A good example is the word “liberal” which many of my readers will view with caution, concern or disdain.
Most of my life I’ve considered myself a conservative, meaning that I’m committed to conserving or renewing biblical truths in my own life and nation. Why? Because God’s truth brings true freedom.
“To the Jews who had believed him, Jesus said, ‘If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples. Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free’” (John 8:31,32).
“Free” is the root meaning of the word “liberal.”
That’s why I’m a liberal. Here’s what I mean.