Capitol Conversations Episodes

Capitol Conversations covers the policy debates and news shaping our world as we aim to foster a new evangelical imagination for political engagement.
Latest Episode
November 17, 2020

Russell Moore on “The Courage To Stand,” and looking for truth in post-election America

Jeff Pickering and Chelsea Patterson Sobolik welcome back ERLC president, Russell Moore, to the podcast to talk about his new

Religious Freedom

Lori Windham on Fulton v. Philadelphia, the Supreme Court foster-care case

On Wednesday, Nov. 4, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Fulton v. Philadelphia, a crucial religious liberty case


We, the Whole People: Celebrating 100 years of Women’s Suffrage

The right to vote is at the heart of our nation’s grand pursuit of a more perfect Union. Though restricted


Yuval Levin on the fractures in American public life and the path to renewal

Jeff Pickering and Chelsea Sobolik welcome Yuval Levin of the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) to the roundtable to talk about

Religious Liberty

A pastor from Capitol Hill Baptist Church on religious liberty and being a good neighbor

October 21, 2020

Jeff Pickering and Travis Wussow welcome Charles Hedman, a pastor and elder from Capitol Hill Baptist Church, to the show


Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian of AXIOS on China’s rising influence and the threat to human rights

In recent years, the Chinese government has escalated its persecution of religious minorities. The communist regime is using totalitarian tactics


Rolland Slade on how pastors can build partnerships with public officials

October 7, 2020

Jeff Pickering and Travis Wussow welcomed California pastor Rolland Slade to the roundtable to talk about his journey from business

International Issues

SPECIAL EPISODE: Matti Friedman on the Middle East after the Abraham Accords

October 5, 2020

Jeff Pickering and Travis Wussow welcome Israel based journalist and award winning author Matti Friedman to talk about the Middle

Public Policy

The Supreme Court nomination of Amy Coney Barrett and the Adoptee Citizenship Act

This week’s episode was originally scheduled to be an interview with fellow adoption advocate, McLane Layton, on the need for

Religious Freedom

Andrew Bunnell on religious freedom misconceptions and the way forward

September 22, 2020

Jeff Pickering and Travis Wussow welcome Andrew Bunnell of Biblical Ministries Worldwide to the roundtable for a wide ranging conversation