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Bono: David Sang the Blues and Jesus Did Some Punk Rock
Originally Posted: 06/24/2013 - 12:54pm | Type: Blog

U2 frontman Bono exchanged Bible references and bantered about music, theology, and evangelicals’ role in AIDS activism in a recent radio interview with Focus on the Family President Jim Daly. ...

Hugging Bono, Engaging Critics, and Wishing 'The Frontman' a Happy Birthday
Originally Posted: 05/13/2013 - 11:44am | Type: Blog

Like Bono, I am no economist, but also like Bono, I take seriously the Biblical teachings about poverty and justice. Back in December 1984, I went to my first U2 show at Detroit’s ...

Jim Wallis: Fight Against AIDS 'Starts With Me'
Originally Posted: 11/28/2012 - 1:07pm | Type: Blog

The ONE Campaign — an international nonprofit focused on global health and poverty issues — today launched its "It Starts With Me" video campaign. Sojourners President ...

Fowler woman's trip to Ethiopia sparks desire to make a difference
Originally Posted: 01/16/2013 - 3:45pm | Type: Press

November 25, 2012 Sojo in the News Kathleen Lavey ...

What Americans Think About U.S. Foreign Aid Might Surprise You
Originally Posted: 10/24/2012 - 7:23am | Type: Blog

It might come as a surprise to learn that less than one percent of the U.S. budget is spent on foreign assistance. It might even be shocking to discover that, despite this relatively small amount, these funds ...

Ethiopian Orthodoxy, Tawahedo, and 'Being Made One'
Originally Posted: 10/23/2012 - 8:36pm | Type: Blog

LAKE TANA, Ethiopia — We finally returned to the boats, where the rest of our group was waiting patiently, and on our journey back to Bahir Dar, I began thinking about pilgrimage and how, perhaps, what you bel ...

Ethiopia: Motherhood is Powerful, Precious
Originally Posted: 10/23/2012 - 8:38pm | Type: Blog

Sunday afternoon, after us ONE Moms dropped our luggage at the hotel, piled into our chartered bus, and drove to the outskirts of the city to the Mary Joy Aid Through Development Association, I met my Ethiopia ...

Ethiopia: God Is Even Bigger Than We Think
Originally Posted: 10/23/2012 - 8:39pm | Type: Blog

My flight's about to board for Ethiopia. I'm not looking for anything or anyone. I'm going with an open hand and heart. And I know — more than I ever could express in words — that God is even bi ...

ONE and Funny or Die Team to Fight AIDS
Originally Posted: 07/24/2012 - 11:00am | Type: Blog

In their latest promotional message, they enlist help from the folks at Funny or Die, along with bigger names like Zach Galifianakis, Sarah Silverman, and Tracy Morgan. In a video that seems like a sketch stra ...

No Joke: The Beginning of the End of AIDS by 2015
Originally Posted: 04/02/2012 - 10:07am | Type: Blog

Our friends at the ONE Campaign took traditional April 1 tomfoolery and turned it on its head with the new video "I Predict," that uses humor to drive home a stone-cold sober reality: Within three ye ...

Bono Chimes in on 'Kony 2012'
Originally Posted: 03/12/2012 - 10:14am | Type: Blog

Amidst controversy over the viral 'Kony 2012' video produced by Invisible Children, Bono lent his words of support in Ireland's Sunday Times edition. Amidst controv ...

America is a Great Idea
Originally Posted: 12/06/2011 - 9:49am | Type: Blog

The right to life, the right to liberty, and the right to pursue happiness each demand the will and resources make an AIDS-free generation a reality by 2015. I stood in a small r ...

Progress, Proof, Promise: Advent Expectations for the End of AIDS
Originally Posted: 12/02/2011 - 2:59pm | Type: Blog

Looking at all the progress we have made, especially in the last 10 years, it is a moment for us to not only celebrate, but in the words of President Jakaya Kikwete of Tanzania, “recommit ourselves,” to end th ...

Quilting an End to AIDS
Originally Posted: 12/01/2011 - 11:25am | Type: Blog

In honor of World AIDS Day today, Jim Wallis added his square to the quilt, and I added one too. It’s easy, it’s meaningful, and even though you can’t wrap up in it, it still gives a little warmth. ...

'Ǎhk-Toong Bāy-Bi Covered': New U2 Album Aids Victims of East Africa Famine
Originally Posted: 11/17/2011 - 4:28pm | Type: Blog

All of the proceeds from the album, 'Ǎhk-Toong Bāy-Bi Covered,' featuring Patti Smith, Snow Patrol, Depeche Mode, Jack White, The Fray and others covering U2's famous 1991 album 'Achtung Ba ...