The Common Good

Results for Faith-Based Organizations

Sojo Stories: Immunizing 250 Million Children By 2015
Originally Posted: 05/03/2013 - 3:44pm | Type: Blog

The GAVI Alliance, a public-private partnership aimed at increasing worldwide access to immunizations, has a goal of reaching 250 million children by 2015. Dr. Mercy Ahun, GAVI special representative in Geneva ...

A League of God's Own
Originally Posted: 05/13/2011 - 12:45pm | Type: Magazine Article

Joe Murchison At age 29, Don McClanen founded the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Five ministries later, McClanen -- now 83 -- continues ...

Out of Harm's Way
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 10:06am | Type: Magazine Article

Molly Marsh Faith-based groups fight violence against women. Scan the pews on a typical Sunday morning, and i ...

True Transformation
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 7:32pm | Type: Magazine Article

(Name withheld by request) “God Behind Bars,” by Nancy Hastings Sehested, September-Octo­ber 2007) was a very good article. ...

Faith-Based Fraud
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

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

New and Noteworthy
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Molly Marsh Good News Good News If you’re thinking of building a housing ministry, put Making Housing ...

On A Wing And A Prayer
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Tom Sine Neighbourhood preparedness is important, particularly in poorer communities. Recently, I met a Chris ...

Good Samaritans
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:25am | Type: Magazine Article

Celeste Kennel-Shank Shanti Sellz and Daniel Strauss, both 23, face felony charges for aiding people in the Arizona desert who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border. Their appeal to have ...

Quality Time
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Holly Liebowitz Rossi The Amachi program gives people of faith the tools they need to make a difference for inmates' children. ...

Faith-Based Discrimination?
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:25am | Type: Magazine Article

Duane Shank Religious organizations and fair hiring. Can religious organizations choose to hire only people ...

Terms of Engagement
Originally Posted: 06/30/2014 - 3:48pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Religious leaders demand (and get) help for working families. A dramatic story occurred behind the ...

Acting in Good Faith
Originally Posted: 07/27/2011 - 9:25am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis An interview with John DiIulio, point man for the White House's controversial new 'faith-based' initiative. ...

Hijacked Faith?
Originally Posted: 07/27/2011 - 9:26am | Type: Magazine Article

John DiIulio Some religious leaders, especially from within conservative evangelical Christian communities of faith, have worried out loud ...

Compassion is good, but justice is better
Originally Posted: 07/27/2011 - 9:26am | Type: Magazine Article

E.J. Dionne Jr. Charitable choice has to be seen as part of a broader effort to strengthen civil society as a whole. ...

Eyes on the Prize
Originally Posted: 06/30/2014 - 3:14pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Will witches, cults, and strange religions soon get taxpayers' dollars? In the short period s ...

The Conscience of the State
Originally Posted: 06/30/2014 - 2:55pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Breakfast in the White House can be dangerous to the prophetic vocation. President Bush's sup ...

Healing the Sick And the System
Originally Posted: 07/27/2011 - 9:39am | Type: Magazine Article

Emily Dossett Faith-based health ministries provide medicine...and hope. As Dolores walked through the door of ...

Faith Works
Originally Posted: 07/27/2011 - 9:53am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Lessons from the life of an activist preacher. An excerpt from the new. Faith Works is a book a ...

Saul Alinsky Goes to Church
Originally Posted: 07/27/2011 - 9:54am | Type: Magazine Article

Pacific Institute for Community Organizations, 171 Santa Rosa Ave., Oakland, CA 94610; (510) 655 ...

Hot Tea and Union Organizing
Originally Posted: 07/27/2011 - 9:56am | Type: Magazine Article

Helene Slessarev Baltimoreans United in Leadership Development (BUILD), a faith-based organizing network in Baltimore, won the first munic ...

Our Lady of the 501(c)3
Originally Posted: 03/16/2011 - 11:24am | Type: Magazine Article

E.J. Dionne Jr. E.J. Dionne talks about God, politics, and the American experiment. E.J. Dionne—syndicated col ...

A Real House Party
Originally Posted: 06/23/2014 - 2:09pm | Type: Magazine Article

Helene Slessarev The East Brooklyn Congregations (EBC) literally have rebuilt an entire community by securing the funding to erect 2,300 s ...

Natural Born Allies
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Pat McDonnell Twair Labor activists and people of faith rally around 'core values.' "I feel lik ...

A Covenant to Care
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Fred Glennon Moving from a "welfare state" to a "welfare society." In 1999, Presidential h ...

What's an FBO?
Originally Posted: 06/23/2014 - 10:46am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis The emergence of the term "faith-based organization" in political discussion (and its acronym FBO) may signal one of ...