Capitol Conversations Episodes

With Congress in August recess, we take a break from our usual policy focused conversations to bring you interviews with leaders we admire who are shaping the world of Christian political engagement. This week, Chelsea Patterson Sobolik sits down with Jennifer Marshall Patterson of The Heritage Foundation and Reformed Theological Seminary.  

Guest Biography

Jennifer Marshall Patterson is a senior visiting fellow in the Institute of Family, Community and Opportunity at The Heritage Foundation and a visiting lecturer and director of the Institute of Theology and Public Life at Reformed Theological Seminary in Washington. Previously, she served as a vice president of The Heritage Foundation. She has spoken at national and international forums, including many ERLC conferences, testified before Congress, authored the book Now and Not Yet: Making Sense of Single Life in the Twenty-First Century, and appeared on numerous radio and television shows. Marshall is pursuing doctoral studies at The Catholic University of America in moral theology and ethics. She holds masters degrees in religion from Reformed Theological Seminary and in statecraft and world politics from the Institute of World Politics and a bachelor’s degree in French and from Wheaton College.

Resources from the Conversation

Last week’s episode: August Profiles: Justin Giboney on Christian compassion and conviction in politics


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Chelsea Sobolik

Chelsea Sobolik serves as the Director of Public Policy with the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission in the Washington, D.C. office. Previously, she worked on Capitol Hill on pro-life policies, domestic and international religious freedom, adoption, and foster care issues. Chelsea has been published at the Wall Street Journal, USA … Read More

Jeff Pickering

Jeff Pickering is the director of the Initiative on Faith & Public Life, a project of the American Enterprise Institute. AEI is a leading public policy think tank in Washington, DC and the initiative exists to equip Christian college students for faithful engagement in public life. Jeff moved to Washington … Read More


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