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10/31/2011
The New York Times in a recent discussion asked several commentators, including Jim Walls, Michael Novak and others: Which politicians espouse policies that align with Christianity, and how so? Here are some of their responses.
10/28/2011
Two evangelical heavyweights went toe-to-toe in a theological debate Thursday evening, presenting both sides of the question as to whether social justice is an essential part of the mission of the church. Jim Wallis, president and CEO of Sojourners, took the “yes” position, while Dr. Albert Mohler Jr., president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, took the “no” viewpoint.
10/21/2011
Lisa Sharon Harper, director of mobilizing for Sojourners and author of Left, Right & Christ told The Christian Post in a July interview that Jesus would defy political lines to help the vulnerable. She also believes those who espouse Jesus as their political hero should also support entitlement programs that distribute food to the poor and ensure health care for those who cannot afford it.
07/22/2011
President Barack Obama met with Christian leaders Wednesday to talk about the economic crisis and its impact on Christian values and the poor.
07/22/2011
Lisa Sharon Harper, director of mobilizing for Sojourners and author of Evangelical Does Not Equal Republican or Democrat, said Jesus would defy political lines to help the vulnerable.
07/21/2011
Amid ongoing negotiations on Capitol Hill over the national debt limit, Christian leaders are looking to make allies with Congress and the White House in order to ensure benefits and entitlements for the poor at home and abroad.
07/21/2011
Amid ongoing negotiations on Capitol Hill over the national debt limit, Christian leaders are looking to make allies with Congress and the White House in order to ensure benefits and entitlements for the poor at home and abroad.
07/15/2011
A letter signed by almost 5,000 pastors urging President Obama and legislators not to cut funds that offer services to the poor was printed in Politico Wednesday.
06/04/2011
Ethan Cole of "The Christian Post" covers the recent Faith and Freedom Coalition conference in Washington, DC. Cole quotes Jim Wallis, who participated in a counter event calling on Christians and politicians to defend the poor and vulnerable.
06/01/2011
Writing for The Christian Post, Anugrah Kumar covers recent political maneuvers around the U.S. Debt Ceiling and mentions the efforts of Sojourners and other organizations to protect critical programs.