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Politico 07/22/2014
Signers of the letter include leaders from groups such as the National Association of Evangelicals, World Relief, Bread for the World, Christian...
Time Magazine 07/18/2014
This is a moral moment for America and what it means to be an American. And for the church, it is a moment to make clear what it means to be a...
07/18/2014
CHURCHPEOPLE have been urged by the General Synod to challenge political parties to "promote the common good" in the next General Election...
Huffington Post 07/18/2014
I met my wife, Joy Carroll, at Greenbelt, a summer festival of faith, arts, and justice held annually in England. It was August 1994. A few months...
Your Daily Tripod 07/18/2014
As Christian Piatt, a feature writer for Sojourners, points out, “Jesus is always throwing us curveballs.” He writes that our behavior reminds him...
San Diego Writers, Ink 07/18/2014
Dean Nelson, the prose editor, is the founder and director of the journalism program at PLNU (Point Loma Nazarene University) who writes occasionally...
Christian Post 07/17/2014
This is not the first time that biblical films have been criticized for "whitewashing." In an op-ed for Sojourners last year, Ryan Herring...
LynneHybels.com 07/16/2014
A version of this article appeared in Sojourners Magazine, July 2014.
Jeff Aupperle 07/15/2014
In a recent article for TIME, Jim Wallis asks: Whatever Happened to the Common Good? Wallis notes: The common good has origins in the beginnings...
US Catholic 07/15/2014
I think we all know that the issues we’re facing cannot be solved by Gamaliel alone. They cannot be solved by Catholic Charities alone. If they could...
Ecumenical Review 07/11/2014
Excerpted from Jim Wallis, The Uncommon Good (Grand Rapids: Brazos Press, a division of Baker Publishing Group, 2014). Used by permission.
Huffington Post 07/11/2014
Jim Wallis "In my life, I’ve gained the most wisdom from being in places where I wasn’t supposed to be and being with people I was never...
Patheos 07/11/2014
Emily A. Dause is a public school teacher and a freelance writer. She writes in the tensions between despair and hope, doubt and faith, and isolation...
Charlotte Observer 07/10/2014
Those few who are well-known to an international audience are surprisingly accessible. Jim Wallis is the founder of Sojourners Magazine, New York...
Kerrville Daily Times 07/08/2014
“Jesus did not come just to save our souls,” wrote New York Times best-selling author Jim Wallis in his new book, “On God’s Side.” “Jesus’ gospel of...
Christianity Today 07/02/2014
Here is a Huffington Post story about our domestic violence research released at the Sojourners Summit. You can find the LifeWay release here or, if...
CBC News 07/02/2014
"From the looks on Barack Obama's face during his time with the Little Leaguers, I would guess he enjoyed it more than the political...
Christian Post 07/01/2014
A number of Christian groups have been calling on an immigration reform vote in the House, noting that 11 million men, women and children caught in...
Politico 06/30/2014
At the afternoon meeting, “I think we were just sharing the grief and pain of what this means for so many people,” said Jim Wallis, the president and...
Inforgospel 06/29/2014
The research co-sponsored by the seat of Sojourners, a national Christian organization in Washington, DC, points out that 29% of pastors do not...