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Huffington Post 06/25/2014
Sojourners, a national Christian organization, is celebrating more than 40 years of faith in action for social justice. It has become an important...
Religion New Service 06/24/2014
Words and music are the stock-in-trade at most Christian festivals, but the Wild Goose Festival is adding another component: the visual arts.
Religion News Service 06/24/2014
Last week I was in Washington, D.C., for the inaugural Summit for Change, created by Sojourners, to which, incidentally, you really ought to...
Religion News Service 06/23/2014
It wouldn’t be exactly true to say that I spent a year and a half in Malawi, Africa, because of Nicholas Kristof, but it wouldn’t be entirely wrong,...
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...
The Capital Times (Madison) 06/22/2014
Most pastors these days are at least a bit wiser both theologically and practically in how they deal with someone facing domestic violence. That’s...
Winnipeg Free Press 06/21/2014
Is the church in Canada in danger of being persecuted? That's what Bob Kuhn, president of Trinity Western University, maintains. In an...
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...
Time Magazine (online) 06/18/2014
When considering what's next after graduation, think of others.
The Gazette (Colorado Springs) 06/18/2014
For at least three reasons, the contemporary persecution of Christians demands attention: It is occurring on a massive scale, it is underreported,...
Think Progress 06/17/2014
Members of the United Church of Christ’s (UCC) mid-Atlantic conference voted to boycott the Washington Redskins football team this weekend, the...
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...
Time Magazine (online) 06/10/2014
With Cantor out, Speaker Boehner, the faith community is counting on you to act on immigration reform.
The Wall Street Journal 06/10/2014
“Politics is full of surprises but one basic rule is not to lose touch with the people you represent. While Eric Cantor’s loss will be attributed to...
Christian Post 06/10/2014
What does Jim Wallis believe will end poverty? Work, education and family.