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Christianity Today - Her.meneutics 07/24/2014
Vast amounts of ink have been spilled pointing out how our attempts at charity go about it wrong.
The Huntsville Times 07/23/2014
Jim Wallis, the Christian minister who has taken the Christian principle of protecting the weakest as his life's work, will be speaking in...
Huffington Post 07/23/2014
Though immigration is a polarizing issue, the plight of migrant children at the southern border of the United States is so dire that an unlikely...
Christian Post 07/23/2014
In the midst of an unprecedented number of unaccompanied Central American children migrating across the Mexican-American border, Conservative and...
Politico 07/22/2014
Signers of the letter include leaders from groups such as the National Association of Evangelicals, World Relief, Bread for the World, Christian...
Time Magazine 07/18/2014
This is a moral moment for America and what it means to be an American. And for the church, it is a moment to make clear what it means to be a...
07/18/2014
CHURCHPEOPLE have been urged by the General Synod to challenge political parties to "promote the common good" in the next General Election...
Huffington Post 07/18/2014
I met my wife, Joy Carroll, at Greenbelt, a summer festival of faith, arts, and justice held annually in England. It was August 1994. A few months...
Your Daily Tripod 07/18/2014
As Christian Piatt, a feature writer for Sojourners, points out, “Jesus is always throwing us curveballs.” He writes that our behavior reminds him...
San Diego Writers, Ink 07/18/2014
Dean Nelson, the prose editor, is the founder and director of the journalism program at PLNU (Point Loma Nazarene University) who writes occasionally...
Christian Post 07/17/2014
This is not the first time that biblical films have been criticized for "whitewashing." In an op-ed for Sojourners last year, Ryan Herring...
LynneHybels.com 07/16/2014
A version of this article appeared in Sojourners Magazine, July 2014.
Jeff Aupperle 07/15/2014
In a recent article for TIME, Jim Wallis asks: Whatever Happened to the Common Good? Wallis notes: The common good has origins in the beginnings...
US Catholic 07/15/2014
I think we all know that the issues we’re facing cannot be solved by Gamaliel alone. They cannot be solved by Catholic Charities alone. If they could...
Christian Post 07/15/2014
I recently had the privilege of speaking with Jim Wallis, President and founder of Sojourners, a Christian organization committed to faith in action...
Christian Today 07/13/2014
Rev Jim Wallis, a leading light on the evangelical Christian left in the US and the founder of the popular Sojourners movement, warned nearly 500...
Ecumenical Review 07/11/2014
Excerpted from Jim Wallis, The Uncommon Good (Grand Rapids: Brazos Press, a division of Baker Publishing Group, 2014). Used by permission.
Huffington Post 07/11/2014
Jim Wallis "In my life, I’ve gained the most wisdom from being in places where I wasn’t supposed to be and being with people I was never...
Patheos 07/11/2014
Emily A. Dause is a public school teacher and a freelance writer. She writes in the tensions between despair and hope, doubt and faith, and isolation...
Charlotte Observer 07/10/2014
Those few who are well-known to an international audience are surprisingly accessible. Jim Wallis is the founder of Sojourners Magazine, New York...