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09/10/2011
In an event to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the World Trade Center destruction and events of 9/11, global evangelical leaders came together Friday to call for unity between different groups and religions to bring about lasting change. The World Evangelical Alliance joined with Sojourners to promote discussion surrounding the Sept. 11 tragedy that occurred 10 years ago.
09/09/2011
Speakers at the press conference Friday called upon Christians to pave the way for unity and peace by being good neighbors to the Muslim community instead of using faith to fuel the controversies. The event was co-sponsored by the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA), the largest network of evangelicals worldwide, and Sojourners, an evangelical publication by the Christian social justice organization of the same name.
09/07/2011
Sojourners spokesman Tim King said he hopes its new ad, sponsored by the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) and the Ali Forney Center, will encourage Christians to reconsider not only how they view homelessness, but also homosexual children.
07/22/2011
President Barack Obama met with Christian leaders Wednesday to talk about the economic crisis and its impact on Christian values and the poor.
07/22/2011
Lisa Sharon Harper, director of mobilizing for Sojourners and author of Evangelical Does Not Equal Republican or Democrat, said Jesus would defy political lines to help the vulnerable.
07/21/2011
Amid ongoing negotiations on Capitol Hill over the national debt limit, Christian leaders are looking to make allies with Congress and the White House in order to ensure benefits and entitlements for the poor at home and abroad.
07/21/2011
Amid ongoing negotiations on Capitol Hill over the national debt limit, Christian leaders are looking to make allies with Congress and the White House in order to ensure benefits and entitlements for the poor at home and abroad.
07/15/2011
A letter signed by almost 5,000 pastors urging President Obama and legislators not to cut funds that offer services to the poor was printed in Politico Wednesday.
06/04/2011
Ethan Cole of "The Christian Post" covers the recent Faith and Freedom Coalition conference in Washington, DC. Cole quotes Jim Wallis, who participated in a counter event calling on Christians and politicians to defend the poor and vulnerable.
06/01/2011
Writing for The Christian Post, Anugrah Kumar covers recent political maneuvers around the U.S. Debt Ceiling and mentions the efforts of Sojourners and other organizations to protect critical programs.