The Common Good

Common Good Discussions

Is it possible to find common ground on issues that bitterly divide us (gun control, abortion, same-sex marriage)? And if so, as Christians, where do we find that common ground without demonizing others?

In light of this week's horrific events and disappointing news — from the Boston bombings to the West, Texas tragedy, cowardice in Washington and failure of politicians — what gives you hope for the common good? 

As Congress debates issues surrounding gun violence legislation, what does a common good solution look like?


Jim Wallis calls the bipartisan approach toward immigration reform playing out in Washington a move toward the Common Good. Do you agree? In what ways?

What does the phrase "Common Good" mean to you? Is it political? Religious? Both?