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 previously served as the Research Fellow for Religious Freedom and Biblical Worldview at FRC.
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. For two years he also served as an assistant to the Dean of the School of Theology.
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.
Previously, David 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,and Townhall. David is a graduate of Southern Seminary (M.Div., Christian Ministry) and the University of Central Florida (B.A., political science, cum laude).
He is a fan of the Orlando Magic, Florida Gators, and UCF Knights.
Recent Activity of David Closson
- Biblical Principles for Political Activism in the 2020 Presidential Election
- Biblical Principles for Political Engagement: Worldview, Issues, and Voting
- The Sexual Revolution and sex abuse scandals: A Protestant take on Pope Benedict's letter
- Biden, Pence and the Left's 'Decency' Standard
- Democratic Congresswoman Condemns Religious Bigotry, Standing up to Her Party in a Rare Act of Courage
- Religious Freedom Day