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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Love and Power: The Spiritual Dangers of Government Work

In some ways, DC is a city designed to strip you of humility. Longtime Executive Branch staffer Ben O’Dell discusses how to live counter-culturally with Rev. Charles Garriott.

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.

Introducing Twelve Weeks of Prayer

Introducing a new 12-week prayer initiative. Read the first installment now and sign up for more.

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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.

Criminal Justice Alley

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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Between Campaigns, a Prayer for Sabbath

Reclaim your mind in this brief, sweet moment when no one is running for office.

Prayer Hands

Introducing Twelve Weeks of Prayer

Introducing a new 12-week prayer initiative. Read the first installment now and sign up for more.

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Where Has Shaped Your Vote?

Author and theologian Craig Bartholomew and pastor William McGee help us get a fuller understanding of our relationships to our towns. Those aren’t just the places we vote—they also might be the reasons we vote the way we do.