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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-...
Christian Post 06/28/2014
While most Protestant pastors see domestic violence as a pro-life issue and know of victims, they rarely speak about it in their churches, according...
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...
Huffington Post 06/27/2014
America is stunned by what is happening in Iraq right now, and happening so quickly. We may be facing the worst terrorist threat to international...
Bloomberg 06/27/2014
The wave of children showing up on the U.S. southern border has caught President Barack Obama between his allies who want him to do more on...
Baptist Standard 06/27/2014
Many Protestant pastors view domestic violence as a pro-life issue, but they almost never talk about it.
The Tennessean 06/27/2014
A new survey from Nashville-based LifeWay Research shows most pastors discuss domestic violence from the pulpit once a year or less even though they...
Religion News Service 06/26/2014
Among the most difficult sessions at the Sojourners Summit last week was the panel on gun violence. There are more than 30,000 gun-related deaths...
Wall Street Journal 06/26/2014
A day after Congress’s biggest cheerleader for immigration legislation declared the effort dead, Vice President Joe Biden insisted it is still alive.
Politico 06/26/2014
Vice President Joe Biden had a clear message for immigration advocates in a private meeting Thursday: We’re not giving Congress the “red card” on...
Politico 06/25/2014
Vice President Joe Biden is convening a private meeting Thursday with immigration reform advocates, according to two people familiar with the...
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...