The Politics of Exile: How do we live with a politics fractured by race, guns, incivility, and polarization? We’ll be looking at Jeremiah 29 for guidance.
In today’s fragmenting public space Christians on the left and right seem as polarized as everyone else. Does the ancient prophet Jeremiah have any wisdom to share with us who long to hear a renewing word from God?
Come and see as we reason together.
Dr. Jerry S. Herbert (Ph.D., Duke Univ., political science) has a passion for helping followers of Jesus explore and understand their personal, professional, and public commitments in the light of their faith convictions.
As an educator Jerry taught in the areas of politics, policy, leadership, vocation, and citizenship, helping people explore how the advancing stories of God’s rescue and reign (gospel and kingdom) can shape their work and citizenship.
Most recently, Jerry has retired from his position as adjunct professor of public policy at Pepperdine University's Washington DC Program and now serves as InterVarsity Christian Fellowship Graduate Faculty Ministries Interim Volunteer Campus Staff at the George Washington University in DC.
Jerry and his wife Jeannie live in Northern Virginia and attend Washington Community Fellowship on Capitol Hill where he serves as an elder. Jeannie and Jerry have three adult sons and five grandchildren.