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Religion News Service 09/17/2014
(RNS) In the face of an imploding immigration system, an exploding political debate and a deadlock on reform in Washington, it was religious leaders...
Christian Post 09/17/2014
The political stalemates between Republicans and Democrats on Capitol Hill stood in stark contrast to the shared vision on how to address poverty...
CNSNews.com 09/16/2014
U2 frontman, investor, and philanthropist Bono, who isn’t shy about discussing his Christian faith, wrote a poem in honor of evangelist preacher...
National Catholic Reporter 09/16/2014
We are six days out from the People’s Climate March, and the ark is built and on its flatbed truck on its way to Manhattan.
Time Magazine (online) 09/15/2014
I was in South Africa on August 9, when a young, unarmed black man was killed by a white police officer in Ferguson, MO. It didn’t take long before...
Huffington Post 09/15/2014
Billy Graham has had many high-profile friends over the years, and among them is U2 frontman and international rockstar Bono.
Huffington Post 09/12/2014
That was a bumper sticker Sojourners published at the outset of the Iraq war more than a decade ago. American church leaders had not only opposed the...
Christian Post 09/12/2014
Pastors Mark Dever of Capitol Hill Baptist Church in Washington, D.C. and Christopher Brooks, head of Evangel Ministries in Detroit, say...
Decode DC 09/12/2014
On this week's DecodeDC podcast, host Andrea Seabrook talks to three experts about a deceptively simple question: What responsibility does the U...
Rome News-Tribune 09/08/2014
After the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, I read a letter from the Rev. Jim Wallis titled “Lament from a White Father.” In it, he stated that he...
Huffington Post 09/05/2014
In a township called Khayelitsha, a woman wakes well before dawn to catch a bus that will carry her to the beautiful home in Cape Town where her...
Christian Post 09/05/2014
The Evangelical Immigration Table's efforts to build support for immigration reform have achieved modest success, according to new research.
Huffington Post 08/08/2014
"There is nothing quite like the African bush to soothe and rejuvenate." That experience was conveyed to me by a South African church...
The Witness 08/06/2014
AMERICAN author, activist and theologian Jim Wallis and his trailblazing theologian wife, Joy Carroll Wallis, will be in KwaZulu-Natal for a series...
Berea Mail 08/06/2014
Jim Wallis, the prominent US author, activist and theologian together with his trailblazing theologian wife, Joy Carroll Wallis will be in KZN for a...
Religion and Politics 08/05/2014
This rhetorical theme isn’t limited to television. In 2006, then-Senator Barack Obama addressed a conference hosted by the Christian social justice...
Fairfax Times 08/05/2014
As Jim Wallis, a New York Times bestselling author, public theologian, speaker, and acclaimed commentator on ethics and public life, has frequently...
Mennonite World Review 08/04/2014
Now is the time to harness Christian support for immigration justice and meet the increasingly desperate need at the U.S. and Mexico border.
Deseret News 08/02/2014
But a blogger for Sojourners worries that talking about compensation packages distracts from a pastor's true purpose: serving God. "...
Insurance News Net 08/02/2014
FIFTY YEARS AGO, on Aug. 20, 1964, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Economic Opportunity Act into law. It had already been a momentous year. The...