Jonathan Imbody, author of Faith Steps: Moving toward God through personal choice and public policy
November 4, 2015 12:00 ET

Marriage and sexuality, religious freedom, abortion, assisted suicide, stem cell research and human trafficking: The stands we take and the choices we make on such vital issues, as individuals and as a nation, matter now and for eternity. Faith Steps encourages and equips people of faith to winsomely engage friends and the culture on critical matters --not as partisans but as ambassadors.

Decisively rejecting the stifling notion that Christians should remain mute on controversial social issues and shun the political arena, Faith Steps reveals how courageous and compassionate engagement can help our neighbors and transform culture.

Drawing on Jonathan Imbody’s many years of experience in Washington, DC in government relations and communications, the book provides practical, in-the-trenches communications strategies to address and engage individuals and society on the most controversial and consequential issues of our day. Join FRC and Jonathan Imbody as he comes to discuss this important book.


A veteran writer of over 30 years, Jonathan Imbody has published over 100 commentaries in various national publications. He has also written numerous magazine articles, marketing materials and educational curricula. Jonathan's writing focuses on health-related ethical issues including conscience protections for healthcare professionals, healthcare reform, human trafficking, abortion, assisted suicide, stem cell research, the role of faith in health, international health, abstinence and HIV/AIDS. His on-site research on euthanasia in the Netherlands formed the basis for the “No Mercy” video and a presentation at an international conference in The Hague.

Currently, he serves as Vice President for Government Relations and director of the Christian Medical Association's Washington Office. As CMA's liaison with the federal government, he has participated in nearly 30 White House meetings and events and makes more than 200 personal contacts with Congressional leaders and government officials each year. Jonathan has testified in the U.S. Senate on euthanasia and assisted suicide. He received his bachelor's and master's degree from Penn State and earned a certificate in biblical and theological studies from the Alliance Theological Seminary in New York. Jonathan and his wife Amy have four grown children and live in Ashburn, Virginia.

Copies of Faith Steps will be available for sale at the lecture. To order online, click here. For a free 13-week study guide to accompany the book, click here

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