Resources on Civility

“Be careful” was the cryptic text I received from a respected Christian leader and a close friend after a series of politically charged tweets I posted online in 2016.  “I think most people agree with you, but you need to... Continue...

Volume 5, Issue 2 - "Why Can't We Get Along?" Letter from the Editor A few months ago I received a surprising email. The writer was apologizing for approaching me on Easter Sunday in 2016 over some political disagreements. She was... Continue...

For Thanksgiving travels, we wanted to bring you a message on the twin values of civility and courage ERLC president Russell Moore recently gave at Veritas Church in Iowa City. This event was part of the ERLC's Faith and Healthy... Continue...

As part of an effort to learn more about how American evangelical Christians might contribute to healing political and cultural divides in America, the Fetzer Institute commissioned  “Faith and Healthy Democracy,” a report produced by the Ethics & Religious Liberty... Continue...

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sep. 26, 2019—The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission unveiled results of a public survey conducted by LifeWay Research today that explore the perspectives of American adults with evangelical beliefs on civility, politics and how likely they are to engage with... Continue...

In June 2017 a gunman opened fire on a group of Republican Congressman, nearly killing one. Just over a year later, several pipe bombs were mailed to prominent Democratic officials, including former President Barack Obama. In recent years Americans have... Continue...

In June 2017 a gunman opened fire on a group of Republican Congressman, nearly killing one. Just over a year later, several pipe bombs were mailed to prominent Democratic officials, including former President Barack Obama. In recent years Americans have... Continue...

We live in an age where “speaking your mind” is considered a virtue and a hailed as a sign of good leadership. But is this trait something the Bible comends? Should Christians be known for “speaking their mind?” There are... Continue...

Former U.S. Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan coined a phrase about a coarsening American political discourse: “defining deviancy down.” What he meant by that was, in far too many cases, rhetoric that was well outside the norms of accepted political behavior... Continue...

Matt Hall shares how can Christians, especially leaders, can cultivate humility and civility in a social media platform.  Continue...