The Common Good

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Joshua Casteel served as an interrogator in Iraq. Then an encounter with a Jihadist challenged him to truly live out his faith.
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A choral piece dedicated to “all who grieve and in memory of the children and adults of Sandy Hook Elementary School.”
"Not all who wander are lost."—J.R.R. Tolkien
Dottie Yunger puts her faith into action as the Anacostia Riverkeeper.
God's word is rich with images of water. Drink up.
Preview Ronit Avni's inspiring films about nonviolence in the Holy Land.
A radio documentary with Susan Burton, Michelle Alexander, and five residents of A New Way of Life Reentry Project.
An interview with an Iraqi Christian family
Dirty Wars: The World is a Battlefield.
Share your thoughts on what it takes to have a lasting marriage.
An infographic of the racial wealth gap in the U.S.
Modern passages from Oswald Chambers' classic devotional reader My Utmost for His Highest.
This pledge, which draws on one used by Mahatma Gandhi's independence campaign in India, was used in the U.S. civil rights movement in the 1950s and '60s.
"Justice too long delayed is justice denied."
Take heart! A new generation of evangelicals for peace is on the rise.
Spiritual growth through bread-making.
Watch what happens when stink bugs invade the Sojourners editorial retreat.
"The social justice singer-songwriter of her generation."
December 2012 photo of the month.
An extended interview on biblical womanhood with Rachel Held Evans. 
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An opportunity for gang peace in El Salvador
Between 2003 and 2006, the Pentagon database TALON kept tabs on thousands of “potential threats.”
Even while Occupy Wall Street and the worldwide movement it has helped ignite captured the public’s attention this fall, some observers claimed not to understand what the protests were all about.
Mohandas Gandhi was keenly aware of the root causes of hunger, and he knew that the problem was not a lack of resources on God’s good earth.
Using online and wireless communication to organize large, diverse groups of people has been a key component of the nonviolent Arab Spring uprisings.
Every gun that is made is, in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed.
David Cortright writes in his article in th