The Common Good

Articles By Chris Rice

Chris Rice, a former columnist for Sojourners, chronicles in Grace Matters: A True Story of Race, Friendship, and Faith in the Heart of the South his years living in Antioch...
Commemorating the life of Christian activist, magazine editor, and longtime friend of Sojourners John Alexander.
A straight-shooting white friend once commented that whenever blacks and whites are together it's like there's a "big pile of poop in the middle of the room..."
My former college, one of the nation’s top-ranked schools, is considering banishing a highly respected national Christian group from campus for discriminatory practices.
Wherever self-censorship rules, a real debate is not taking place.
If those who know me really knew me, what would they think of me?
Are we only liberated from something or are we also liberated into something?
Okay baby, let’s say God really is God; he’s not applying for the job, etc. etc.
The continuing scandal is summed up in a 1997 Gallup Poll: The Christian church remains the one "highly segregated" major institution of American public life.
With our family's move last year from urban Jackson, Mississippi, to small-town Vermont, I exchanged the blackest state for the whitest and neighborhood drive-bys for wild turkey dive-bys.
On the first anniversary of the day Spencer met you face to face.
Spencer Perkins showed us what reconciliation looks like.
Billy Graham and Martin Luther King: the road not traveled.