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
February 24, 2021

Katie Glenn on the abortion policies hidden in H.R.5 and the pro-life movement in state legislatures

The ERLC’s public policy advocacy includes supporting good legislation while also opposing bills that are harmful to the common good.

International Issues

Genocide, peace accords, and the fragility of democracy: 3 international stories you should know about

Jeff, Chelsea, and Travis discuss three big international stories for Christians to consider. They cover an update on the Chinese


What’s next for pro-life policy in D.C. and in state legislatures?

February 3, 2021

As we step into a new year, as well as a new administration in Washington, D.C., we want to join

Public Policy

President Biden’s Executive Actions and the Psalm 139 Project

Jeff, Chelsea, and Travis discuss President Biden’s first week of executive actions, both those which are praiseworthy and others which


From Chaos to the Inauguration

Jeff Pickering, Chelsea Patterson Sobolik, and Travis Wussow are back together for the start of a new year in D.C.


Chaos at the Capitol: A Conversation about Conspiracies and Violence

January 12, 2021

We begin 2021 with a conversation between Jeff Pickering and Russell Moore about the attack on the U.S. Capitol, and


An ERLC Megacast to wrap up 2020

All of the hosts from the ERLC podcasts are together for one big crossover episode to wrap up 2020 with


NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins on the COVID-19 vaccines

December 15, 2020

With the first COVID-19 vaccine from Pfizer being delivered throughout the U.S., we wanted to bring you a discussion about


The lame duck Congress, the Biden Administration, and a deep dive on the U.S. China relationship with Michael Sobolik

Chelsea Patterson Sobolik and Travis Wussow are both back around the table with Jeff Pickering for a wide ranging policy


Fall 2020 reflections with the D.C. interns

December 2, 2020

This was a unique year for the ERLC interns as the program moved online. Rather than working together in the