Boys State, Starring Our Own Malnourished Political Imaginations

We swim in the waters of partisan conflict, and we can hardly recognize that underneath all the posturing, strategizing, and warfare tactics is supposed to be a real vision of human flourishing.

Let’s Make America Truly Great Again: Revisiting Reconstruction

A brief survey of America’s flawed history reveals that during Reconstruction our government has attempted to position itself for greatness in terms of using its power to serve the lowliest in its caste system, formerly enslaved citizens.

Something Wicked, Something Holy: Light and Darkness in Something Wicked This Way Comes

To participate in politics in 2020 seems to be an exercise in fear, like the call from Dark in Ray Bardbury’s Something Wicked This Way Comes.

Persuasion 203 BONUS | Interview with Sam Haist

Listen to Hannah’s full interview with Sam Haist in this special members-only bonus episode!

Persuasion 205 BONUS | Interview with Alan Noble

Listen to Erin’s full interview with Alan Noble in this special members-only bonus episode!

Persuasion 205 | Don’t Waste Your Vote

Erin and Hannah wrap up their For God and Country series with a discussion about the power and privilege of voting and a side interview with Alan Noble about the Christian’s call to vote for truth.

Persuasion 204 | Don’t Be So Political, with Kathryn Freeman

Erin and Hannah host Kathryn Freeman for a discussion about whose voices and whose ideas are welcome in the public sphere.

Compassion (&) Conviction, Free for CAPC Members

Christ and Pop Culture members receive digital copy of Compassion (&) Conviction from AND Campaign thanks to InterVarsity Press.

Persuasion 203 | Just Preach the Gospel

If we reached every person with the gospel, would the common good happen naturally? Erin and Hannah discuss gospel matters in this episode of their For God and Country series.

Persuasion 202 | Toeing the Party Line

If we are to truly invest in and bring about the common good, we need to find both the common and the good. Erin and Hannah discuss party lines in this episode of their For God and Country series.

Persuasion 201 BONUS | Interview with Sam Perry

Listen to Hannah’s full interview with Sam Perry in this special members-only bonus episode!

Persuasion 201 | Taking America Back for God

Erin and Hannah talk about “Taking America back for God!” and the Christian nationalist perspective affecting our work for the common good.

Persuasion 200 | For God and Country? with Kaitlyn Schiess

Erin Straza and Hannah Anderson host Kaitlyn Schiess to kick off the fall series, For God and Country. Each episode will tackle an aspect of how faith and politics collide. PLUS >> Register to win a copy of Kaitlyn’s book!

Deliver Us: What the Prince of Egypt Has to Say about Suffering

If Exodus voices our collective hunger for deliverance, it also calls us to work for deliverance, toward liberatory action.

COVID Clashes with Capitalism Culture and a Return to School

The most viable option is to plaster the invaluable image of God onto our neighbors, listen to their needs and concerns, and strive to outdo one another in love in whatever capacity we can.

History Is Written by the Losers

The lesson is that if we don’t tell the true stories, if we fail to pass them down to future generations, the lies will rush into the vacuum and take over.