The
Christian
Civics
Podcast

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

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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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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

A Charlottesville Pastor Shares His Story

It’s been nearly a month since the so-called “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, VA, erupted into violence, culminating in a member of the white …

Praying After Charlottesville

While we understand that one five-minute prayer can not lead anyone through a comprehensive response to this weekend’s white supremacist rallies and subsequent violence in …

Faith, Politics and Persecution (Part Two)

We bring in two guests for a follow-up conversation after our interview with D; we briefly look at the difference between government and politics; and …

Faith, Politics and Persecution (Part One: Overseas)

In part one of a two-part episode, we bring you an interview with “D,” a long-term missionary to Bosnia, a formerly socialist country whose political …

Health Care, Baseball and Ministering to Capitol Hill

The latest episode of the Christian Civics Podcast features discussion of how our interview with Rev. Charles Garriott of Ministry to State can inform our …

Sanders, Institutions and What We’re Supposed to Be About

Last week, two big stories about Christians and the Democratic party started circulating on social media: On one hand, a major figure in the party …