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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Run Congress Like A Congress

If you’ve spent any time following politics, you’ve likely heard candidates giving their stump speech use the phrase, “Run it like a business.” It’s a …

Congressional Staffers: Perception, Reality and a Desperate Request

A few weeks ago I was in an airport waiting for a flight, just watching the hustle and bustle of people moving from one gate …

Your Crooked Neighbor and Your Crooked Heart

“If you do not love someone else, you are proving or indicating that you don’t realize how much it costs to love you.” The Body …

Of Politics and Prayerlessness

There’s a story about Jesus that gives me chills every time I read it: An imprisoned John the Baptist sends two disciples to ask him, …

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Working at the Top of the Political Fray: A Christian Immigrant’s Time on Capitol Hill

The Body Politic’s editor D. Leiva introduces himself and starts to share his experiences working in Congress.


Committed to God’s Image

This is the first in a series of posts sketching some of the most important truths guiding this website’s editorial direction.