The Common Good

Sojourners in the News

KWMU - St. Louis Public Radio 11/10/2014
Everyone is worried about what happens if the grand jury comes back and does not indict Darren Wilson. The disturbing part of this current discomfort...
Christian Post 11/07/2014
A number of Evangelical groups have urged President Barack Obama and the Republican-controlled Congress to work together on a plan that is fair to...
Huffington Post 11/07/2014
We have become resigned to politicians always blaming the other party for every problem instead of solving them and alleged political leaders...
US Catholic 11/05/2014
Nothing can compel us to practice hope, that most fragile of virtues. We can only be inspired.
Q Ideas 11/05/2014
In times like these, when politicians are sweating to sway voters to their side, it is tempting to begin to define ourselves and each other through...
St. Louis American 11/05/2014
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. talked about creating tension to bring people to the table for real negotiation – not violent tension, but a degree of...
The Huntsville Times 11/03/2014
Do you want the priorities to change in Washington? Then change Huntsville, says Jim Wallis.
Huffington Post 10/31/2014
I believe that Nelson Mandela was the greatest political leader of the 20th century -- because of his 27 years of spiritual formation in prison.
Huffington Post 10/31/2014
One of the things I really appreciate about Black-ish is that it takes universal issues and works them out through a genuinely African-American lens.
The Huntsville Times 10/27/2014
In fact, it seems that these days, the ancient idea of the common good has become most uncommon.
Huffington Post 10/27/2014
We have Ebola on the brain. Amid so much anxiety, we turn to All Saints' Day in the church's calendar.
Huffington Post 10/24/2014
What happened in Ottawa is also a reminder for me that while we can't remove all violence, we can take steps as a country to reduce it.
The Huntsville Times 10/24/2014
Rabbi David Saperstein, the man declared by Newsweek magazine to be the "Most Influential Rabbi in America" will speak in Huntsville at the...
Blog Talk Radio 10/23/2014
Her first book, Evangelical Does Not Equal Republican…or Democrat, offers a power-packed look at the roots of evangelical faith, how evangelicals...
Christian Post 10/22/2014
We thought: What if the church at large began to own its sin and confessed it to the world? And what if we took those confessions and worked them out...
The Courier-Journal (Louisville) 10/22/2014
Believing it will never happen in my church we deny and dismiss disclosures. But credible statistics say domestic violence cuts across class, race...
The Times-Picayune (New Orleans) 10/21/2014
It's been my observation, I told her, that many white individuals feel duty bound to defend whiteness.
Capital Commentary 10/20/2014
Learning more about these complex and harmful past policies, whose implications reverberate in the present, will make us better neighbors, better...
Atlanta Blackstar 10/19/2014
The Rev. Jim Wallis is sending a powerful “wake-up call” to white Christians who are refusing to fight back against a “racialized police system.”
Deseret News 10/18/2014
Tension between protesters and police officers boiled over again this week in Ferguson, Missouri. Dozens of people were arrested, including prominent...