The Common Good

Timothy King

Tim is a graduate of North Park University in Chicago with degrees in both theology and philosophy. After graduation, he worked for the Industrial Areas Foundation (IAF) as an organizer on the South Side of Chicago. Tim ran campaigns around food access, school funding reform, ex-offender issues, and youth homelessness. He developed and implemented organizing curriculums for high school to graduate level classes. After a brief stint as a campaign consultant, Tim came on staff with Sojourners in 2008, where he served as Chief Strategy Officer until 2015.

Tim has been a guest on many radio shows and podcasts and has been interviewed for various print and online publications including ABC News, the BBC, TIME, CNN, Christianity Today, The Christian Post, and the Daily Beast. He blogs regularly about the intersection of faith and politics.

You can follow Tim on Twitter @tmking.

 

Blog Posts by Timothy King

Posted by Timothy King 3 weeks 1 day ago
In a world of highly charged political rhetoric, the essay provides language and a framework for a community discussion on environmental ethics that takes a step back from immediate policy debate....
Posted by Timothy King 4 weeks 1 day ago
Novelist Jonathan Franzen was getting hammered earlier this month. He recently wrote a piece delving into his ornithological passion in The New Yorker entitled “Carbon Capture: Has climate change...
Posted by Timothy King 4 weeks 4 days ago
The day after Easter, it snowed. I was carrying in my last buckets of sap before leaving for Portland and was not surprised by the flurries, but they still stymied my expectations of warmer weather....
Posted by Timothy King 6 weeks 5 days ago
It was five years ago now. I had recently finished a few week stay in the ICU, more than two months in the hospital, and more than one conversation between my parents and doctors about whether I...
Posted by Timothy King 7 weeks 7 hours ago
Few people in my life would likely make the mistake of characterizing me as a naturally disciplined or pious person. Zealous, maybe. Pious, no. I’ve tended to live life in a passionate pursuit of a...

Articles by Timothy King

Chicago's North Park offers a model for honest conversation.

One.Life: Jesus Calls, We Follow, by Scot McKnight. Zondervan.