Josh Lewis of the Saving Elephants podcast joins JB Shreve today to discuss the development of his faith and politics. This rich interview explores where Josh sees the intersection of faith and politics as a conservative and also how he plans to navigate his faith and politics in the 2020 election season. This is part 3 in our series on the 2020 election season.
Josh Lewis is a CPA who lives in Tulsa and works for the Oklahoma State Auditor’s Office. A former candidate for City Auditor with over a decade of experience in auditing governments, Josh has a unique and practical perspective as an outside observer of politics put into practice.
Josh graduated from College of the Ozarks–Hard Work U–majoring in Accounting with a minor in Speech Communications, where he was president of the College Republicans. Though a lifelong Republican, Josh stepped down as Treasurer of the Tulsa County Republican Party in 2016 when he could no longer support the candidate chosen to represent his party.
As a diligent student of the conservative movement championed by Edmund Burke, Russel Kirk, William F. Buckley, Thomas Sowell, and many others, Josh is passionate about conservatism surviving and thriving in the 21st century. In particular, Josh is interested in sharing with fellow Millennials how the conservative worldview offers solutions to our unique challenges from learning ways to celebrate and revitalize the uniqueness of the multitude of sub-cultures within America, addressing the loss of civil society and institutions that give our lives meaning and community, and continuously striving to balance order and liberty in the soul of the individual and our nation.