Capitol Conversations Episodes by Title

With Congress in August recess, we take a break from our usual policy focused conversations to bring you interviews with leaders we admire. We hope to bring you interesting profiles of people shaping the world of Christian political engagement. This... Continue...

Matthew and Travis welcome Ben Mitchell, PhD to discuss physician-assisted suicide and the biblical ethics that inform a Christian view of the issue. The roundtable reviews domestic religious freedom items including Senator Bernie Sanders’ religious test for public office, a... Continue...

The 2020 presidential election kicked off with double header debates this summer for the Democratic Party’s nomination. As Christians, we want to approach these debates and each election thoughtfully to engage as well-informed citizens. Longtime politico, Brent Leatherwood joins Jeff... Continue...

Bruce Ashford joins Matt Hawkins to discuss his new book, Letters to an American Christian. Follow Bruce on Twitter Bruce’s website Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary Letters to an American Christian on Amazon Bruce’s other books on Amazon Guest bio Bruce... Continue...

Matt Hawkins and Travis Wussow discuss the plight of Christians and other religious minorities in Iraq and the Trump Administration’s decision to lift sanctions on Sudan with Gavin Gramstad of The Nehemiah Group. Plight of Religious Minorities in Iraq and... Continue...

Travis Wussow moderates a panel event on Capitol Hill to discuss the implications of the Supreme Court’s opinion in Trinity Lutheran. Cohosted by the ERLC and the Alliance Defending freedom, the conversation features attorney David Cortman, Rep. Vicky Hartzler (MO-4), Kevin... Continue...

A preview of a new podcast from the ERLC. Capitol Conversations is hosted by Matthew Hawkins and Travis Wussow from the ERLC offices in Washington, D.C. Continue...

During a spring recess on Capitol Hill, Matt welcomes Congressional staffer and author Chelsea Patterson Sobolik. Their conversation focuses on childlessness and the church, a personal and cultural experience well upstream from policy issues like adoption, foster care, reproductive technologies,... Continue...

For this special two part series, we bring you ERLC president Dr. Russell Moore teaching on Christian ethics. These lectures were recorded live in Washington, D.C., at the ERLC Academy on the Hill events earlier in 2018. In part one,... Continue...

For this special two part series, we bring you ERLC president Dr. Russell Moore teaching on Christian ethics. These lectures were recorded live in Washington, D.C.. at the ERLC Academy on the Hill events earlier in 2018. In part one,... Continue...