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PODCAST: The Church Politics Podcast

Attorney Justin Giboney and speaker Michael Wear breakdown policies and headlines through a Christian worldview without a party bias. If you are disillusioned or without a party then this is the podcast for you. It is nuanced and challenging and a desperately needed point of view that is distinctly Christian, but not partisan.

PODCAST: Faith 2020

The AND Campaign’s Michael Wear interviews journalists, religious leaders and politicians in a twice a month podcast. Wear provides his helpful analysis and commentary on the major parties campaign strategies through the filter of his Christian faith. This podcast works well with Wear’s newsletter.

BOOK: Compassion (&) Conviction

Humans are created in the image of God. That sentence is what Christians should build their framework around for political engagement. Not a political party, not a tribe and not an ideology. Human dignity is one the major themes that flows throughout Compassion (&) Conviction.

BOOK: Just Mercy

A true story about America’s criminal justice system and how it treats people of color, the poor, the wrongly convicted, and the wrongly condemned. The material is heavy, but the author is hopeful despite his years of seeing terrible injustice.

BOOK: White Awake

A fantastic, thorough read penned with humility, nuance and honesty. If you are looking for an extensive resource on your journey towards racial reconciliation or are wondering what that process entails this is the book for you.

BOOK: Prophetic Lament

Associate professor at North Park Theological Seminary (Chicago, IL) Soong-Chan Rah meticulously goes through the five chapters of Lamentations providing a theological framework for lament while simultaneously critiquing the American church . He argues that American exceptionalism and its theology of praise has pushed out the important practice of lament in the American church.