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Christianity Today 09/19/2014
Yesterday, I spoke at the Sojourners Summit at Georgetown University in Washington D.C. It's a diverse gathering focused on engaging the faith...
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 09/12/2014
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...
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...
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...
Intervarsity Press 07/31/2014
C. Christopher Smith is editor of The Englewood Review of Books, and a member of the Englewood Christian Church community on the urban Near Eastside...
Preston Yancey 07/31/2014
That's why I read and talk to and with and pray with and alongside Ann Voskamp and Ben Moberg; Glennon Doyle Melton and Derek Rishmawy; Jennie...
Council for a Parliament of the World's Religions 07/31/2014
Poverty Must No Longer Be With Us with Huruhisa Handa, Jim Wallis, Katherine Marshall, Dr. A T Ariyaratne, Tim Costello, Sulak Sivaraksa and Sr. Joan...
Red Letter Christians 07/31/2014
If there is one thing that most Christians of all denominations agree on, it is abortion. A 2012 Gallup poll found that 54% of American Catholics and...
Religion News Service 07/30/2014
Testimonies were coordinated by three groups: Creation Justice Ministries, the Washington-area chapter of Interfaith Power and Light and the...
The New York Times 07/30/2014
“The science is clear,” said Lisa Sharon Harper, the senior director of mobilizing for Sojourners, an evangelical organization with a social justice...
The Huntsville Times 07/30/2014
Saperstein's nomination has been praised by Russell Moore, president of The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist...