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National Journal 05/30/2014
Washington often loses sight of the common good. Instead of considering how to best serve the public, many of our elected leaders focus on advancing...
Cleveland Plain Dealer 05/29/2014
A pro-reform coalition that includes the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference, National Immigration Forum, Service Employees...
Christian Post 05/29/2014
Sojourners President Jim Wallis said that House Speaker John Boehner faces both a moral and a biblical choice regarding putting immigration reform up...
NBC News 05/28/2014
A few hours before the White House announcement, several advocacy groups issued a joint statement asking Obama to hold off on executive action and...
Wall Street Journal 05/28/2014
The statement came from the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference, National Immigration Forum, Service Employees International Union,...
The Associated Press 05/28/2014
"Giving the Republicans space takes away their final excuse," said Jim Wallis, president of Christian social justice group Sojourners....
Time Magazine 05/27/2014
Monday was Memorial Day, full of family trips and events, lots of picnics and barbecues with friends and neighbors, and a national day off from...
Politico 05/27/2014
The groups issuing the statement included the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference, National Immigration Forum, Service Employees...
Patheos 05/26/2014
To the contrary, based on the early vision for evangelicalism developed by Carl Henry, it seems that true evangelicalism is more closely aligned with...
Mid-City Christian 05/26/2014
I shared with many of you last week that I was honored to be selected by Sojourners as one of 50 “Greatest Social Justice Leaders We've Never...
Salon 05/25/2014
In a blistering editorial in the January 1978 issue of Sojourners, Jim Wallis castigated the president for failure to attend adequately to the needs...
Huffington Post 05/23/2014
Vincent Harding died on Monday. One of my most important and dearest mentors is gone; there are countless other people across America -- indeed,...
Los Angeles Times 05/23/2014
"All the keepers of the conventional wisdom, especially in the New York Times and the Washington Post, simply vilified and condemned Martin,...
San Diego Jewish World 05/22/2014
Leaders from 26 states gathered to discuss the accelerating impacts of man-made climate change, and how Americans can respond. The group included Dr...
Huffington Post 05/22/2014
These new fellows join a powerful community, including Jim Wallis, Judith Browne-Dianis, Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner, Paul Rieckhoff, Rachel Lloyd,Rea...
Sidney Daily News 05/21/2014
The idea for Change the World started in 2010. Slaughter wrote a book called “Change the World: Recovering the Message and Mission of Jesus.” It...
The New York Times 05/21/2014
In Atlanta, Dr. Harding joined the department of history and sociology atSpelman College, becoming the department chairman. At the same time, he...
Minneapolis Star Tribune 05/21/2014
The Bible Calls for Moral Action on Climate Change. Here's the introduction of an Op-Ed from Jim Wallis at TIME.com: "To ignore climate...
Campaign for America's Future 05/21/2014
Editor’s Note: Rev. William Barber will speak atthe New Populism Conference on May 22. We share this piece by Rev. Barber that was originally posted...
The Christian Century 05/21/2014
In the 1970s, evangelicalism had not yet become tethered to conservative politics. Carter, a Democrat, received almost 50 percent of the evangelical...