Director of Christian Ethics and Biblical Worldview
David Closson serves as the Director of Christian Ethics and Biblical Worldview at Family Research Council, where he researches and writes on life, human sexuality, religious liberty, and related issues from a biblical worldview.
David is the author of FRC's Biblical Worldview Series, which seeks to help Christians and Christian leaders apply the teachings of the Bible to difficult moral questions.
Currently, David is completing a Ph.D. in Christian Ethics (with a focus in public policy) at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. While in Louisville, he served as an Online Teaching Assistant and Garrett Fellow for courses including Introduction to Christian Ethics, Systematic Theology I, Personal Spiritual Disciplines, and Southern Baptist Heritage and Mission. He also served as an assistant to the Dean of the School of Theology for two years.
David has served as a Program Leader for Covenant Journey, where he leads trips to Israel designed to strengthen Christian college students in their faith through an experiential journey of biblical and modern Israel. He has served on staff or as an ordained deacon at churches in Florida and Kentucky. While in seminary, he interned for the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention.
His writing has appeared at Fox News, National Review, Real Clear Politics, The Council for Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, and Townhall. David is a regular guest on Washington Watch, FRC's national radio program heard on over 350 stations in thirty-nine states.
David is a graduate of Southern Seminary (M.Div., Christian Ministry) and the University of Central Florida (B.A., political science, cum laude).
David lives in Washington, D.C. and is a member of Capitol Hill Baptist Church.
Recent Activity of David Closson
- Gender and Sexuality in the 2020 Election
- D-Day at 76
- This National Day of Prayer, Ask God to Bless America During the Pandemic
- Religious Freedom: A Consistent Priority for the Trump Administration
- Restrictions on Religious Freedom During the Coronavirus Crisis
- Principios Biblicos para la Participacion Politica