In order to encourage Texas Baptists to participate in the democratic process, the CLC works at the Capitol to bring a biblical perspective to public policy, provides resources and encourages Texas Baptists to engage in informed advocacy on public policy issues affecting their churches and communities.


Kathryn Freeman

Director of Public Policy, Christian Life Commission


(512) 473-2288

A Christian Response to Reentry


I walked out of prison more resilient than I was at intake, a miracle considering the harsh nature of prison. At intake, I was completely defeated. My addiction had progressed to criminality, and everything in my life that had any value to me was stripped away. I was filled with shame. The Christian volunteers I met while in prison helped me see that I am not defined by the worse thing I ever did. None of us are. They helped me to chart a path to forgiveness and hope.  

Along the way, I embraced the limited opportunities available to me. I earned... [continue]


Public policy
issues

We provide information on public policy issues such as Criminal Justice, Alcohol & Addiction, Education and Gambling, so that the world we live in can reflect Biblical truth. Click here for more information, or contact Kathryn Freeman at .

Faithful
response

Essays, devotionals, sermons and reflections on the role and practice of many faithful Christians and their experiences as advocates and faithful citizens. Click here for more information.

Legislative
sessions

We provide our audience with not only our Public Policy Priorities for the current legislative session, but also End of Session Reports from past sessions. Please continue checking back for the 84th Legislative Session priorities. Click here for more information.

Legislative
Action

We are here to support both you and your church as you broaden ministry areas and transform your community through public policy and other active forms of Christian Citizenship. Click here for more information.

Resources

We have compiled and created many resources relating to Public Policy. Covering a vast array of topics we hope to inform and equip you to better navigate the area of Public Policy.

Click here for a full list of resources.