Archive - Chelsen Vicari

Chelsen Vicari serves as the Evangelical Program Director for the Institute on Religion and Democracy. She earned her Masters of Arts in Government from Regent University and frequently contributes to conservative outlets. Follow her on twitter @ChelsenVicari.

To my fellow millennials: Christian persecution is a social justice issue

By Chelsen Vicari - May 16, 2014

Did you ever imagine a hashtag could help spread the word about Christian persecution in a matter of hours? Neither did I.

The #BringBackOurGirls Twitter trend has garnered global media and government outcries after Boko Haram, an Islamist terrorist group, kidnapped over 276 mostly Christian girls ages 14-18 in Nigeria. more »

Topic: Culture, Citizenship, Christian Citizenship, Persecution, Social Issues,

Women, sexuality and the ERLC Summit

By Chelsen Vicari - Apr 22, 2014 - (1)

Liberal Christians often champion themselves as facilitators of deep, authentic dialogue about the cultural issues facing America’s faithful. But when the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) gathered together yesterday for their first-ever leadership summit to genuinely discuss a myriad of sexual morality topics–including same-sex marriage and sexuality, the premier cultural conundrum facing the Church–unexpected kickback erupted on social media. more »

Topic: Culture,