The Common Good

Media Advisories and Press Releases

Sojourners 03/24/2011
A Coalition of Faith and Other Leaders Announce Campaign to Protect Programs for Vulnerable People
Sojourners 03/01/2011
An open letter from Rev. Wallis to Speaker Boehner
Sojourners 02/28/2011
7 denominations heads, prominent Christian orgs tell Congress “A Budget is a Moral Document” in full-page Politico ad
Sojourners 02/09/2011
How priests, pastors and rabbis might change your credit card bill
Sojourners 02/04/2011
In Sojourners call-to-action, Wallis urges Obama to take stronger stand on Mubarak
12/14/2010
Faith Leaders and Students from LA, TX, OH, NC, FL, ME, NH, IL, KS Rally and Pray, Reminding Senators of their Urgent Task
Sojourners 12/13/2010
Clergy and Students from LA, TX, OH, NC, FL, MA, SC, NH, IL Rally and Pray for America’s Future at Emergency Prayer Summit
Sojourners 12/07/2010
Rev. Wallis to White House: Free Bernard Pastor
Sojourners 11/04/2010
Rev. Wallis publishes a weeklong series on creating and sustaining a vision after the 2010 election.
10/27/2010
Two weeks ago during the Sojourners Truth and Civility Election Watch, Rev. Jim Wallis warned about the connection between “violence of tongue, fist and heart.” This connection was made after a Move On staff person was dragged to the ground and stomped in the head by a Rand Paul campaign coordinator.
10/27/2010
Dear Candidate, Party Organization, PAC, Super-PAC or anyone Committee that happens to be contributing to the non-stop political ads that have flooded my TV, Give us all a break!
Sojourners 10/21/2010
Just in time for the election, one of the nation’s leading public theologians analyzes what some Tea Partiers think about God and why it will matter on Election Day. One in four Christian conservatives claim to be a part of the Tea Party movement, according to a recent survey, but Sojourners President Jim Wallis gives seven reasons that Jesus might not sign up among their ranks.
Sojourners 10/18/2010
WASHINGTON, DC –– Just before the congressional recess, Sen. Robert Menendez(D-NJ) and Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) introduced comprehensive immigration reform legislation in the United States Senate. The following is a statement from Rev. Jennifer Kottler, director of policy and advocacy at Sojourners:
10/01/2010
WASHINGTON, DC – Sojourners, the country’s largest network of Social Justice Christians, launched a “Truth and Civility Election Watch” on Thursday, September 23. The campaign is highlighting media figures and politicians who leave both truth and civility behind during the election season. Rev. Jim Wallis said, “The level of our public discourse has hit new lows. From politicians to commentators, I keep hearing the same thing, ‘We’ve never seen it get this bad.’”
Sojourners 07/15/2010
As the U.S. Senate passed the conference committee report on the financial regulatory reform bill today, Rev. Jim Wallis – an evangelical leader, author of Rediscovering Values, and president of Sojourners (the largest network of social justice Christians in the United States) – praised the new law, saying...
Sojourners 05/21/2010
After the U.S. Senate passed its financial regulatory reform bill, Rev. Jim Wallis – an evangelical leader, author of Rediscovering Values: On Wall Street, Main Street, and Your Street and president of Sojourners (the largest network of social justice Christians in the United States) – said in a statement today that though “the legislation still contains some weaknesses … it is nonetheless a historic accomplishment.”
Sojourners 05/20/2010
Rev. Jim Wallis – an evangelical leader, author of Rediscovering Values and president of Sojourners (the largest network of social justice Christians in the United States) – is responding to Glenn Beck’s claim that “churches are being used by progressives to help bring about the fundamental transformation of America.” Rev. Wallis responded in a statement today by saying, “It is actually the other way around – the faith community is pushing the government, rather than the government using us.”