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Sojourners Press Items
07/01/2008
Evangelical leader Jim Wallis, author of The Great Awakening and President of Sojourners, the largest network of progressive Christians in the United States, today issued a statement in response to Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama’s proposal to form a new President’s Council for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships within the White House.
06/24/2008
Evangelical leader Jim Wallis, author of The Great Awakening and founder of Sojourners, the largest network of progressive Christians in the United States, today criticized James Dobson, founder of Focus on the Family, for distorting Barack Obama’s statements on faith and politics at the annual Pentecost Conference in 2006 held by Sojourners.
06/16/2008
On Monday, June 16, 2008, 21 faith leaders representing 16 churches and religious organizations from across Arizona presented a letter to elected officials highlighting their concern about the increasingly hateful rhetoric surrounding the immigration debate.
06/12/2008
At a press conference on Monday, June 16th, faith leaders from diverse congregations and organizations across Arizona will present a letter discussing their concern about the increasingly hateful rhetoric surrounding the immigration debate.
06/10/2008
Religious leaders, representing evangelical and mainline Christians from both Latino and white communities, united today to call on federal, state and local officials in Florida to uphold the values of this welcoming nation and focus on immigration reform. A letter signed by more than thirty local religious leaders from across the state outlines the need for humane immigration reform.
05/23/2008
Sojourners, a monthly publication that addresses issues of faith, politics, and culture from a biblical perspective, received nine awards this month from the Evangelical Press Association (EPA) and 13 awards from the Associated Church Press (ACP) last month.
05/20/2008
Jim Wallis, progressive evangelical leader, author of God’s Politics and The Great Awakening and founder of Sojourners, the largest network of progressive Christians in the United States, discussed the misunderstandings of the media around the Evangelical Manifesto in a series of articles.
04/30/2008
Over 10,000 people participated and 40 churches unified across denominational, political, racial and socio-economic divides to support the first Justice Revival convened by Sojourners, an international social justice ministry.
04/17/2008
350 leaders under the age of 30 met at Sojourner's Justice Revival in Columbus, Ohio to discuss social justice and activism. Shane Claiborne, of The Simple Way, spoke to the young leaders.
04/16/2008
Highlights from the first night of the Columbus Justice Revival.