The Christian Civics Blog

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

Latest Articles

Why Would a Beltway Insider Start Publishing Comic Books?

For 16 years, Mark Rodgers developed an impressive reputation on Capitol Hill. Now he’s betting arts and entertainment can help heal our political divides.

Praying Through Grief

God knows our griefs and promises us joy in due time.

Advocacy and Justice: An Interview with Steven Harris

The Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission’s policy director on advocacy and the history of criminal justice.

A TImeline of Criminal Justice Reform

A series of unlikely and often seemingly unrelated events culminated in a major piece of legislation nearing the finish line.

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Speech

Political Celebrities Won’t Save the Church

For people of faith, compelling leaders are not the primary unit of social or political change.

Hand in the Field

Commemorate a New Season of Christian Civic Engagement

Highlights from the past year of our work, and a look at what we hope to accomplish in 2019 with your help.

Grief

Praying Through Grief

God knows our griefs and promises us joy in due time.

Dating

Joshua Harris on Saying You’re Wrong in Public

When he was told that his work had unintended consequences, the author of “I Kissed Dating Goodbye” didn’t double-down. He did something harder.

Empty Legislature

Advocacy and Justice: An Interview with Steven Harris

The Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission’s policy director on advocacy and the history of criminal justice.

Incarceration

Rethinking Incarceration

Pastor and author Dominique DuBois Gilliard joins us to discuss why Christians who have never been to prison are still implicated in the idea of criminal justice.