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Churches must ‘address the spiritual and moral realities behind’ domestic violence, Moore says
Originally Posted: 10/03/2014 - 2:07pm | Type: Press

October 2, 2014 Sojo in the News Barry Bolin ...

Cutting-Edge Orthodoxy
Originally Posted: 03/12/2014 - 9:18am | Type: Magazine Article

Jason Byassee Nadia Bolz-Weber is a hipster pastor with a medieval soul. And her church—House for All Sinners and Saints—is practicing an ...

Church Leaders Say Returning Vets Need Time, Attention
Originally Posted: 11/12/2012 - 2:01am | Type: Blog

When Staff Sgt. Brandon Hill came home from his third tour in Iraq last year, he expected his wife and young daughters at the welcoming ceremony. What he didn't expect were the pastors, secretaries and me ...

8 Lessons Learned as a Pastor and Mother
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:40pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://blog.sojo.net/2011/05/13/8-lessons-learned-as-a-pastor-and-mother/" target="_self"></a>I love this photo. Exemplified in this photo is where my life as ...

Jesus Knows Sign Language
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 10:27pm | Type: Blog

During my last year of college, my pastor lent me the book Living Gently in a Violent World, co-authored by Jean Vanier and Stanley Hauerwas. This book is an exploration on how followers of Christ ought to liv ...

Wall Street, Repent!
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:34am | Type: Blog

We are all familiar with the famous pop culture image of a street evangelist holding up a sign reading, "Repent, for the end is near!" But repentance is actually a fundamental religious theme, and ...

My Alter Ego
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:33am | Type: Blog

I have a fantasy persona. There are only select times that I'm tempted to bring it out: on an airplane, out with friends on a Friday night, on vacation, at the dentist. I hav ...

Six Questions for Rev. Laura Sumner Truax
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:26pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jeannie Choi Serving the community of LaSalle Street Church in Chicago. Tell us about L ...

A Pastoral Strategy for Hard Times
Originally Posted: 03/06/2012 - 11:31am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis What is the responsibility of Christians? Many Americans are angry about this financial crisis, an ...

The Power of Alliance
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:24am | Type: Magazine Article

Bill Wylie-Kellermann Why the church and the labor movement belong together. Biblically, theologically, ethi ...

Healing People for the Struggle
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:30pm | Type: Magazine Article

Bill Wylie-Kellermann There is a key spiritual gift that the church may bring to labor struggle: pastoral care. ...