The Common Good

God's Politics

Environmental Activist Anna Clark: 'Christians Must Conserve Resources'

At the Wild Goose Festival in North Carolina last weekend, I was able to speak with Anna Clark, author of Green, American Style, president and founder of EarthPeople, a green consulting firm, and a contributor to Taking Flight: Reclaiming the Female Half of God's Image Through Advocacy and Renewal. Anna has a heart for equipping churches to make small and big changes for the sake of creation care and stewardship of the earth's resources. How can Christians do this, you ask? Read our conversation to find out.

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Would I Risk as Much as the Dreamers?

The youngest person in a crowd of teenagers and young adults at the Dream Act Senate Judiciary Subcommittee hearing on Tuesday was an 8-year-old girl.
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My Other Calling? Coaching Jack and Luke

My iPhone died and I didn't even care. A cooler full of water and ice was dumped on my head, which soaked not only me, but also my phone. My older son Luke's Little League team, called the Nationals, had just won the Majors championship in Northwest Little League.

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Afghanistan Weekly Digest: The Politics and Pain of War

[Editors' note: As part of Sojourners' campaign to end the war in Afghanistan, we will run a weekly Afghanistan news digest to educate our readers about the latest n
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Could a Decline in Numbers Bring New Hope to Southern Baptists?

Although I've never been a Southern Baptist, I have a special place in my heart for them.
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Toothbrushes, Towels, and Tackling Root Causes in Gaza

We met 10-year-old Noor Al-Abid in November during our first visit to Gaza.
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From Your Gas Tank to World Hunger: The Dangers of Speculative Futures

Wall Street may seem far away, but it's actually as near as your gas tank -- and as widespread as global hunger.
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Worship, Liturgy, and an Introduction to Poet Scott Kinder-Pyle

Scott Kinder-Pyle is a Presbyterian pastor in Spokane, Washington, and the featured poet in Sojourners' July issue.
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Michelle Obama and the Women of South Africa

Places and spaces become holy because they are locations where the human and the divine meet.
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