The Christian Civics Blog

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

Latest Articles

Political Celebrities Won’t Save the Church

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

Introducing Twelve Weeks of Prayer

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

Lord of the Middle Rings: Sociology, Fellowship and Prophetic Witness

A classic work of sociology, modern research into our political life, and fundamental aspects of faith and discipleship come together to form a simple, vital opportunity for witness and stewardship.

The Sabbath Mutiny

The “palace intrigue” of a political campaign offers a young staffer the chance to learn courageous discipleship.

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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.

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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.

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Why Will The Poor Always Be With Us?

Upcoming events and extra content from a recent conference presentation on mercy and politics.

Reflection

Good and Faithful Servants?

A special reflection for the end of summer 2018.