The Common Good

Results for Hearts & Minds

The Urgency of Civility
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:26pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Respecting the image of God in one another. The call from the member of Congress was almost despera ...

Faith Principles for Health-Care Reform
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:26pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis In recent days, people of faith have raised their voices in the health-care reform debate and started talking about moral value ...

Three Moral Issues of Health Care
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:26pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis On a personal, national, and global level, the physical well-being of all God’s children is close to God’s heart and should be ...

The Real Meaning of Sports
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:27pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Baseball has changed our family's life. This issue of Sojourners focuses on sports, faith, ...

A Paradigm Shift
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:27pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Our Mobilization to End Poverty this spring brought together nearly 1,200 Christian leaders and grassroots activists from aroun ...

A Christian Mistake
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:29pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis On ominous red-on-black lettering, a recent Newsweek cover carried the headline, “The Decline and Fall of Christian America.” T ...

A Step Toward the Common Good
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:30pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Several years ago, faced with a disastrous federal budget proposal, So­jou­rn­ers started using the phrase “budgets are moral d ...

The Value of Davos
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:30pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis If we can learn new habits of the heart from this economic crisis, perhaps the suffering can be redemptive. ...

The New Face of Islam
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:30pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis The answer to fundamentalist religion is prophetic religion. Here’s a principle: Religious extremis ...

A New Faith Coalition
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:31pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis The faith community can help bring people together on the biggest moral issues of our time, even across old political divisions ...

A Pastoral Strategy for Hard Times
Originally Posted: 03/06/2012 - 11:31am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis What is the responsibility of Christians? Many Americans are angry about this financial crisis, an ...

What's at Stake
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:31pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis 10 issues to consider in casting a ballot. With perhaps the most consequential election of any of o ...

A New Moment Dawning
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:31pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis A solution to poverty will take both liberals and conservatives and those who are neither. Forty ye ...

A Visit to the ER
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:31pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Unequal access to medical care has made death a social disease. Healing is both a major subject of ...

An Evangelical Manifesto
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:31pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Alexis Vaughan "Being disciples of Jesus means serving him in pu ...

A Generation Comes of Age
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:31pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis These young evangelicals refuse to reduce the gospel to a "fire-insurance" salvation pitch. ...

Healing the Wounds of Race
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:32pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Sadly, many white Americans are still in denial about black frustration and anger. Barack Obama sh ...

A Turning Point
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:32pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis After 40 years, we might finally be ready to come out of the wilderness. The year 1968 was very si ...

The Politics of Change
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:32pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis It's time to be in the business of building social movements, not just winning elections. At the ...

Why I Wrote The Great Awakening
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:32pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Evangelicals are leaving the Religious Right in droves. My book God’s Politics called ...

A Real 'Values' Agenda
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:32pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis "The Church is the conscience of the state." As we enter the 2008 election year, it’s tim ...

'Come Let Us Reason Together'
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:36pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis It is time to work for common ground between evangelicals and progressives. The public discussion ...

No Turning Back
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:36pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis World Vision shines a spotlight on the moral imperative for change. This August I had the great bl ...

Iraq: The Tipping Point
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:36pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis The war in Iraq should never have been fought, cannot be won, and must now be ended. This summer, o ...

How Faith Shapes Political Values
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis The presidential forum clearly showed that faith is alive and well on both sides of the political aisle. ...

Falwell's Legacy
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis I watched much of the cable television coverage of Jerry Falwell's death and legacy. I watched ...

Tonight We Begin to End War
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis This war is morally wrong, and it was from the very start. The following is adapted from Jim Wall ...

A Conversation on Moral Issues
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Rich Cizik is part of a broad and growing evangelical consensus on global warming. A new space is o ...

All Hands on Deck
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Scripture suggests a clear role for government in ensuring the common good. This month we look at c ...

Revival for Justice
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Some years ago on a trip to the U.K., I walked through the historic Holy Trinity Church on Clapham Common in South London. ...

A Man of Faith
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis My dad was always one to deflect attention from himself and give the glory to God. On the morning ...

A Watershed Election
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis The results are good news for those alienated by the political extremes of right and left hungry for a new ...

Faith-Based Fraud
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Political manipulation of religion only compounded the crime of political neglect of the poor. Davi ...

Who Will Protect Us From Him?
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:25am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis George Bush's sense of religion makes him alarmingly self-righteous. As the nation observed t ...

Sojourners/Call to Renewal
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Sojourners and Call to Renewal have joined forces to create a new and much stronger organization. W ...

If All You Have Is A Hammer
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis For those who run our foreign policy, diplomacy has become a 'weak' word. The best line I ...

The Rubble of War
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis 'That's war,' he said, 'and that's why I hate it.' My dad—Jim Wal ...

Something Has Gone Terribly Wrong
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Australia is an absolutely beautiful country, and it wasn’t until I got back there (after more than a decade) that I realized h ...

An Evangelical Climate Change
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis 'I'm tired of those old white guys telling us what to think and do.' For more than a ...

Turning Tables
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Would Jesus come to Davos if he were invited? Once each year, the quiet and spectacularly beautiful ...

Red Letter Christians
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:25am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Somehow, Jesus has survived even the church. “I’m a secular Jewish country music songwriter and di ...

Compassionate Priorities
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis 'Have they no shame?' was a frequent response. In January 2005, Sojourners and Call to Re ...

Falsehoods and the Iraq War
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis The warring factions in Iraq are engaged in a civil war that the U.S. occupation is only making worse. ...

When I First Met Bonhoeffer
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:32am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis I had mostly experienced an American Christianity without Christ. When I First Met Bo ...

It's the Message, Not the Messaging
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:32am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis The Democrats can't even muster the gumption to oppose a government of the wealthy, by the wealthy, and for the wealthy. ...

The New Altar Call
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:32am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis We must rise to the occasion, both spiritually and politically. I just finished the ...

The Urgency of Middle East Peace
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:30am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Palestinian grievances are real and justified. So are Israeli fears. If Americans c ...

A Wake-Up Call to the Churches
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis We must never claim that those who disagree with our judgements are not people of real faith. ...

A Life of Moral Consistency
Originally Posted: 10/18/2012 - 11:00am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Many people - especially leaders - tried to claim the pope as their own. Sadly, it’s ra ...

For the Health of the Nation
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Our uses of the earth must be designed to conserve and renew the Earth rather than to deplete or destroy it. ...