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Christianity Today 07/02/2014
Here is a Huffington Post story about our domestic violence research released at the Sojourners Summit. You can find the LifeWay release here or, if...
CBC News 07/02/2014
"From the looks on Barack Obama's face during his time with the Little Leaguers, I would guess he enjoyed it more than the political...
Christian Post 07/01/2014
A number of Christian groups have been calling on an immigration reform vote in the House, noting that 11 million men, women and children caught in...
Politico 06/30/2014
At the afternoon meeting, “I think we were just sharing the grief and pain of what this means for so many people,” said Jim Wallis, the president and...
Inforgospel 06/29/2014
The research co-sponsored by the seat of Sojourners, a national Christian organization in Washington, DC, points out that 29% of pastors do not...
Huffington Post 06/29/2014
Co-sponsored by the Christian nonprofits Sojourners and IMA World Health, the survey also found that pastors were more likely to believe domestic...
Anglicans Ablaze 06/28/2014
Those are among the findings of a new telephone survey of 1,000 senior pastors of Protestant churches from LifeWay Research. The survey was co-...
ecoAffect 06/27/2014
Earlier this month, I attended the first annual Sojourners Summit, a national gathering of over 300 prominent faith leaders that included an...
All Voices 06/27/2014
Biden supporters said yesterday that "we will not stop here. This is not the end, "Jim Wallis, President and founder of the Christian...
Urban Christian News 06/22/2014
On a brighter side, 80% of faith leaders state that they would take the right steps in trying to reduce the violence if they were given the right...
The Cap Times 06/22/2014
The good news is that this is a fictional scenario. Most pastors these days are at least a bit wiser both theologically and practically in how they...
Womens eNews 06/20/2014
Pastors, considering themselves not equipped to respond, often fail to address domestic and sexual violence appropriately, according to a June 19 IMA...
Religion News Service 06/12/2014
Fuzzy declarations like that give many atheists the heebie-jeebies. Not Schaeffer. While he sometimes writes lines that could have spilled from the...
The Wall Street Journal 06/12/2014
The Evangelical Immigration Table, a group of 11 religious leaders ranging from White House confidante Jim Wallis, the president of the Christian...
Christian Post 06/11/2014
Sojourners President Jim Wallis tweeted on Tuesday night, that "Eric Cantor was not an ally of immigration reform but a likely obstacle. His...
The Christian Century 06/11/2014
Last week, evangelical congregations across America began screening a documentary called The Stranger: Immigration, Scripture and the American Dream...
History News Network 06/08/2014
A similar cycle occurred in the political arena, which (fairly or not) shaped popular impressions of American evangelicalism more than megachurches...
On Faith 06/06/2014
Our understanding of biblical justice has been diminished by how the Greek and Hebrew words that were originally used have been translated. In Hebrew...
The New York Times 06/05/2014
Balmer presents Carter as an icon of progressive evangelicalism, a subculture that was coming into its own in the 1970s as young Christians like Jim...
Huffington Post 06/05/2014
Climate change is about people, not just science and politics -- it is an inter-generational ethics issue. The earth is the Lord's, and in...