David Closson

Director of the Center for Biblical Worldview

David Closson serves as the Director of the Center for Biblical Worldview at Family Research Council. 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.

While in seminary, he served as a Teaching Assistant 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 at Southern Seminary for two years.

David has served as a Program Leader for Covenant Journey, leading 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. He also 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, The Gospel Coalition, and Townhall. David is a regular guest on Washington Watch, FRC's national radio program heard on over 750 stations in forty-eight states.

Currently, David is completing a Ph.D. in Christian Ethics at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. David is a graduate of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (M.Div., Th.M.) 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.

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Tom McClintock, Patrick Hauf, Meg Kilgannon, David Closson

Buddy Carter, Connor Semelsberger, Roger Gannam, David Closson

Unconscionable: New Bill Proves Democrats Are Okay With Abortion Up Until Birth

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Olympics Foreshadow Bleak Future for Women's Sports

Does the Bible Really Condemn Abortion?

Does the Bible Really Condemn Abortion?

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Thinking Biblically About Loyalty

Equality Act Assails Religious Freedom

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A Biblical Rebuke of the Equality Act

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Tom Cotton, Catrin Wigfall, David Closson, Brent Keilen

You Can't Twist Scripture to Force Women to Compete Against Men in Sports

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Ken Blackwell, Michele Bachmann, Russ Vought, KathyGrace Duncan, David Closson

Chuck Fleischmann, Patrick Payton, Jonathan Saenz, David Closson

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Jackie Walorski, Michelle Cretella, David Closson

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The Equality Act Demands Conformity to Moral Anarchy

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Steve Daines, Ryan T. Anderson, Gordon Chang, David Closson

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Study: Most Biden Voters Don't Know Scripture

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David Closson on Cancel Culture

A Real Time out for Labeling Christians

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Supremes Side with Churches over Newsom

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Christmas Prophecies (Part 6): How the Servant's Death Brings the Light of Life

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Christmas Prophecies (Part 4): The Suffering Servant Is Rejected by Mankind

Christmas Prophecies (Part 3): A Root That Is Despised

Christmas Prophecies (Part 2): How the Suffering Servant Defied Expectations

Christmas Prophecies (Part 1): Why We Should Contemplate Christ's Suffering at Christmas

Biden's HHS nomination sign of admin's likely extreme abortion course

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Warnock Professes To Be a Christian, But Look What He Actually Believes

New 'Woke' Denomination is a Warning Sign to Christians

When Churches Should Defy COVID-19 Restrictions

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Roy Blunt, Tyler O'Neil, David Closson

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Should Christians Really Support ACB?

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The Persecution of the Church -- California Style

The Domino Effect of Worldview

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Biblical Principles for Human Sexuality

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Prayer Point #5: Pray for Health Care Workers and First Responders

Prayer Point #4: Pray for the Vulnerable

Prayer Point #3: Pray for Church Leaders

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Prayer Point #2: Pray for Government Leaders

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Principios Biblicos para la Participacion Politica

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Remembering the Holocaust Amid Rising Anti-Semitism

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Marching for Lives

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47th anniversary of Roe v. Wade: Increasing opposition to abortion nationwide

Dean Nelson, Travis Weber, Brent Keilen, David Closson

Religious Freedom Still Deserves Our Respect

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James Lankford, Ted Yoho, Quena Gonzalez, David Closson

Chris Smith, Tyler O'Neil, Jerry Boykin, David Closson

A Split in the Pews: Methodists Cope with LGBT Standoff

Steve Scalise, Don Bacon, Connor Semelsberger, David Closson

Jerry Boykin, Brad Wenstrup, Greg Laurie, David Closson

Lt. Gen. Jerry Boykin, Travis Weber, Brent Keilen, David Closson, Marcus Harris

Cissie Graham Lynch, David Closson, Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry

Netflix's Mocking of Christians Is Not Sitting Well With Brazilians

Louie Gohmert, Monica Cole, Jonathan Larcomb, David Closson

Rep. Chris Smith, Dr. Albert Mohler, David Closson

Liberty in the Things of God (Book Review)

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Josh Hawley, Gus Bilirakis, David Closson, Meg Kilgannon

Roger Marshall, Jodey Arrington, David Closson, Harold Harper

Brandon Darby, Scott Rasmussen, Travis Weber, David Closson

Ted Yoho, Mike Kelly, Jim Campbell, David Closson

Jerry Boykin, Ethan Gutmann, Matt Krause, Jared Bridges, David Closson

Mike Johnson, Ben Carson, David Fowler, David Closson

Chris Mitchell, Victoria Coates, Peter Sprigg, David Closson

Not Even Sermons Are Safe Anymore

Adam Kennedy, Travis Weber, Adrian Zenz, David Closson

James O'Keefe, Travis Weber, David Closson

Lindsey Graham, Bassam Ishak, Terry Jeffrey, David Closson

Jim Banks, Alex Azar, Sylvia Allen, David Closson

Travis Weber, David Closson, Mike Cloud, Meg Kilgannon, Jesse Gill

Religious liberty is in the Bible

Jason Chaffetz, Christin Willis, Jim Banks, David Curry, David Closson

Religious Tax Exemption Good for Society, Church and State

The Human Dignity of Klopfer's Victims

Biblical Principles for Pro-Life Engagement

Former LGBT marchers shows need for religious freedom in counseling

Biblical Principles for Religious Liberty

Mary Beth Waddell, Debbie Lesko, Carter Conlon, William Boykin, David Closson

What the LA Times Gets Wrong About Religious Freedom

Gordon Chang, Andy Biggs, David Closson

Weekend Edition - August 17, 2019

John Cooper, Alfonso Cirulli, Angie Wallace, David Closson

Isolation, White Supremacy, and Despair: A Christian Response to El Paso

Finding Hope in the Joshua Harris Story

Weekend Edition - July 27, 2019

Mike Johnson, Chris Wilson, David Closson

Biblical Principles for Political Activism in the 2020 Presidential Election

Weekend Edition - July 13, 2019

Democrats Are Fixated on Climate Change. How Should Christians Respond?

Biblical Principles for Political Engagement: Worldview, Issues, and Voting

David Closson, Director of the Center for Biblical Worldview

The Sexual Revolution and sex abuse scandals: A Protestant take on Pope Benedict's letter

Weekend Edition - April 20, 2019

Rep. Brian Babin, Gen. Jerry Boykin, David Closson

Sen. Roy Blunt, Rep. Andy Harris, Terry Jeffrey, Chris Gacek, David Closson, Mary Beth Waddell

Biden, Pence and the Left's 'Decency' Standard

President Trump's Pro-Life Proclamation

The Pro-Infanticide Party

Democratic Congresswoman Condemns Religious Bigotry, Standing up to Her Party in a Rare Act of Courage

Religious Freedom Day

Family Research Council: Congress Must Repeal Its Tax on Churches and Charities

Speaking the Truth in Love: Lauren Daigle and the Reality of Being a Christian in Modern America

Season for Giving to Religious Groups

For Christians, Voting Is Not an Option. It Is a Divine Calling.

Faith Based Adoption Agencies Under Attack

Evangelicals Power Republicans to Senate Victories

How Shall We Engage Politically? A Response to Tim Keller and Kevin DeYoung

The Image of God and the Pursuit of Truth in the Kavanaugh Hearing

Lawsuit Targeting Faith-Based Adoption Agencies Allowed to Proceed in Michigan

SOGI Law Forces Catholic Adoption Provider to Close After 95 Years