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 1 week 2 days ago
Lent is a season of preparation. But the process of preparing for Easter does not need to be all negative commitments and focused on the things we don’t do.One opportunity for developing new positive...
Posted by Timothy King 2 weeks 22 hours ago
At the heart of the Lenten season is an interesting paradox.Lent is not observed in the making of Lenten commitments, but you can’t actually observe Lent without making a commitment.Elsewhere at...
Posted by Timothy King 18 weeks 2 days ago
Jesus was clear.You cannot serve both God and money.Throughout my 20s, this was not a problem I thought I struggled with.First of all, I didn’t perceive myself as having all that much money. So, how...
Posted by Timothy King 20 weeks 20 hours ago
Death never makes for easy conversation. But the choice of a 29-year-old Brittany Maynard to take her own life over the weekend has a lot of people talking. There are the sad and belligerent...
Posted by Timothy King 21 weeks 2 days ago
The End of Our Exploring by Matthew Lee Anderson is worth reading. In fact, it’s worth getting the book just to read the last nine pages of his final chapter that beautifully and poignantly...

Articles by Timothy King

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

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