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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...
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...
Melissa Harris-Perry 06/14/2014
Jim Wallis, president and founder of Sojourners, joins Melissa Harris-Perry to talk about illegal immigration, the influx of child migrants along the...
Morning Joe 06/13/2014
Rev. Jim Wallis joins Morning Joe to discuss his new book “The (UN)Common Good: How the Gospel Brings Hope to a World Divided.” Rev. Wallis also...
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...