The Christian Civics Blog

Loving God with all our mind, when what’s on our mind is politics and public life.

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Episode 49: Vote Like You’re Hiring

How can a professional recruiter help us think differently about voting faithfully?

Episode 48: A Fuller View of Being Prophetic

What does it mean to act prophetically? The way you answer this question

Episode 47: (Still) Remembering the Prisoners

The pandemic has changed a lot about American life, American politics, and American ministry. Heather Rice-Minus of Prison Fellowship shares how it changed the work Prison Fellowship does promoting a more biblical approach to justice.

Episode 46: Being Online Wrong

How can a Christian talk about important issues online without losing patience or hope?

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Do I Know You

Do I Know You?

We close out our mini-series on the scariest passages of the gospel with a look at why bearing fruit and fitting the description of a Christian isn’t enough.

Shadow Joined By Hands

A Sword In Our Churches

How Jesus’ promise to bring a sword prompts us to ask ourselves uncomfortable questions about our friendships and our church life.


The Empty Ones

A hard-to-translate Aramaic expression rings true in American public debate.


Better Off Drowned

Part two in a mini-series reflecting on some of the secretly scariest passages of the synoptic gospels.


God Wants Better For Others

Jesus’ encounter with the demons called Legion teaches us how to uncover hardness of our own hearts.

War for Twitter

War for the Dignity of Twitter

New blog correspondent Jeff Porter joins us for a loose, informal conversation that touches on social media, shame, secularization and white supremacy.

Faith in Place

A brand-new devotional guide connecting you to God’s heart for the place where you live, available now from the Center for Christian Civics!

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