The Common Good

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Ched Myers, Sara Stratton, Chris Grataski, and Sasha Adkins describe how they are connected to their local watersheds.
The SOLD Project's hopeful vision to end human trafficking.
Create your own memorial prayer altar in remembrance of those you love and will never forget.
The Moral Mondays model seems to be spreading.
What is a watershed? And why does it matter?
What does it take to educate and parent African-American children, all while maintaining family values?
Rev. Joy Carroll Wallis, one of the first women ordained in the Church of England, is the real-life vicar of Dibley.
The United States maintains 33,400 beds and spends nearly $2 billion a year on the detention of immigrants under the dubious banner of "security."   
In remembrance of Pete Seeger
For some veterans, PTSD rages on as "the war within."
Nadia Bolz-Weber, pastor of the House of All Sinners and Saints in Denver, Colo., talks to CNN.
If you think it’s impossible to change evangelicals’ views on climate change, think again. 
As the federal minimum wage stagnates at $7.25 an hour, many states have taken the lead to raise wages on their own. Where does your state stand? 
Pope Francis' recently named 19 new cardinals—half of which hail from non-European countries—to serve the Roman Catholic Church.
Indigenous American leaders speak out against the Washington NFL team’s mascot.
In La Puya, Guatemala, Christian community members are nonviolently standing up against gold and silver mining companies.
Yousef Bashir's remarkable story of reconciliation.
Moriel Rothman speaks candidly about his decision to not serve in the Israel Defense Forces.
Hasidic poet, Yehoshua November, on the mystery of God.
Learn more about the Sojourners Women and Girls (SWAG) work.
Joshua Casteel served as an interrogator in Iraq. Then an encounter with a Jihadist challenged him to truly live out his faith.
Invest in the transformation of lives by trying some of these fair trade, eco-friendly gift ideas or charities.
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.