The
Christian
Civics
Podcast

Exploring how the gospel empowers us to think, speak and act differently in the public square.

Latest Episode

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.

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Rick Barry
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About the podcast

Hosted by Rick Barry, The Christian Civics Podcast provides ongoing support and encouragement for Christians who are trying to navigate what it means to carry their faith into the public square during this tumultuous moment in political history.

Episodes feature guided prayer, plus class excerpts, commentary on current events and exclusive interviews with people living lives that can help us better understand what it means to be a disciple of Christ in a representative democracy.

Complete Archive

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.

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.

Why Will The Poor Always Be With Us?

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

Losing Power Is Painful (an interview with Bill Henson)

Bill Henson, founder and president of Lead Them Home, discusses mission and witness from a position of weakness.

Refuge and Asylum (Pastor Chris Sicks and Ministry to State)

A Virginia pastor shares the story of how his church engaged with a national questions in a personal way.

Practicing for Heaven (Curt Thompson, Part Three)

The third and final part of our conversation with Dr. Curt Thompson covers what Christian eschatology means for our attempts to deal with political diversity in the church.