Drew Griffin

Drew Griffin is the Managing Editor for Providence. Drew holds a BA in Political Science from the University of Arkansas and a MDiv in Biblical and Theological Studies from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is a veteran of over a dozen political campaigns and is a featured writer and speaker on the intersection of faith and culture. For three years he served as director of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary extension center in NYC and was a professor of Theology at the New York School of the Bible. Drew served for four years as founder and pastor of Cross Church NYC, a Protestant church plant in Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Drew lives in Manhattan, with his wife Emily and daughter Charlotte.
Only a Matter of Time: Trump on Trade and the Temptation to Disrupt

This is an axiom, as true for foreign policy as it is for our faith. We may not be bound by history, but we are damned if we ignore it. The root of conservatism is the tendency to see value in traditions not as ends unto themselves but as visible reminders of the sacrifices of those who have gone before.

Could Christians Care Less?
Could Christians Care Less: Are We Indifferent to the Cries of the Faithful?

More than any other period in the last two thousand years, Christians across the globe are facing persecution. From Africa to the Middle East, India to Southeast Asia, China, and North Korea, the global church is undergoing violent persecution. While Christians in America and in the West are aware of the plight of their brothers and sisters abroad, the question remains: do they care?