Commentary, news and action opportunities related to the free exercise of faith, honoring life and caring for others. Jonathan Imbody has authored Faith Steps (http://tinyurl.com/FSstudy), directs Freedom2Care and serves as VP of Govt. Relations for the Christian Medical Association. Views expressed are personal and may or may not reflect those of the organizations.
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
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
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.