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The Overflow
Originally Posted: 06/16/2014 - 3:32pm | Type: Blog

Women get to choose the life we want, and most of us will choose fountain and flowing, over and over again. … my cup overflows. -Psalm 23 Women have a lot to offer — and ...

Atheist Or Believer? Frank Schaeffer Is A Bit Of Both
Originally Posted: 06/13/2014 - 3:08pm | Type: Press

June 12, 2014 Sojo in the News Kimberly Winston ...

How The Bible Understands Justice
Originally Posted: 06/09/2014 - 1:19pm | Type: Press

June 6, 2014 Sojo in the News Jim Wallis ...

The Stunning Resurgence Of Progressive Christianity
Originally Posted: 06/09/2014 - 1:10pm | Type: Press

June 4, 2014 Sojo in the News Paul Brandeis Raushenbush ...

Vincent Harding Dies At 82; Historian Wrote Controversial King Speech
Originally Posted: 06/09/2014 - 12:34pm | Type: Press

May 23, 2014 Sojo in the News Steve Chawkins ...

Immigration Delay Ups The Ante On Obama, GOP
Originally Posted: 06/09/2014 - 10:58am | Type: Press

May 28, 2014 Sojo in the News Josh Lederman ...

Man On A Mission
Originally Posted: 06/09/2014 - 10:18am | Type: Press

June 5, 2014 Sojo in the News Molly Worthen ...

The Evangelical Renaissance Is Over
Originally Posted: 06/09/2014 - 9:56am | Type: Press

June 8, 2014 Sojo in the News Steven Miller ...

You've Got To Hear This Preacher
Originally Posted: 06/05/2014 - 2:33pm | Type: Press

May 15, 2014 Sojo in the News Ben Wikler ...

My Kingston--Michael Alexander Blake
Originally Posted: 06/05/2014 - 10:56am | Type: Press

June 1, 2014 Sojo in the News The Jamaica Observer ...

Moral Mondays' William Barber To Speak At WNC Festival
Originally Posted: 06/05/2014 - 10:52am | Type: Press

June 2, 2014 Sojo in the News Carol Motsinger ...

1,100 Clergy, Religious Leaders Call For Sentencing Reform In Federal Drug Cases
Originally Posted: 06/04/2014 - 2:29pm | Type: Press

June 3, 2014 Sojo in the News ENews Park Forest ...

Dynasties and Birthrights
Originally Posted: 06/11/2014 - 8:36am | Type: Magazine Article

Joy J. Moore Reflections from the Common Lectionary, Cycle A THE CHILDHOOD UNDERSTANDING of the familiar tune ...

The Power to Heal
Originally Posted: 06/11/2014 - 8:36am | Type: Magazine Article

Rebecca Kraybill A conversation with writer and performer Daniel Beaty. “I AM A storyteller,” says Daniel Bea ...

Why I Stay in the Church
Originally Posted: 06/11/2014 - 8:36am | Type: Magazine Article

Brian Doyle A testament of irrational fath and quiet, gracious miracles. A QUESTION ASKED of me 100 times in ...

No Longer the 'Best Kept Secret'
Originally Posted: 06/11/2014 - 8:36am | Type: Magazine Article

Tom Allio Pope Francis is bringing renewed attention to Catholic social teaching—and not only for Catholics. ...

An Iconic Faith
Originally Posted: 06/11/2014 - 8:36am | Type: Magazine Article

Patricia Zapor You may not recognize Robert Lentz's name, but you probably know the work of his hands. F ...

The Stubborn Persistence of 'Jew-Hatred'
Originally Posted: 06/11/2014 - 8:36am | Type: Magazine Article

David P. Gushee The term "anti-Semitism" hides an ugly history of racialized animus. THE SHOOTINGS ...

How to Dismantle the 'New Jim Crow'
Originally Posted: 06/11/2014 - 8:36am | Type: Magazine Article

Michelle Alexander Public attitudes about mass incarceration are changing. But it will take a much deeper transformation to overturn this ...

Giving Thanks for a True Disciple
Originally Posted: 06/11/2014 - 8:36am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis In everything he did, Glen sought to bring Christian ethics to public life. MY DEAR FRIEND Glen St ...

The First Multimedia Blowup Moment
Originally Posted: 06/02/2014 - 10:10am | Type: Blog

The moment of Pentecost was an enormous multisensory event. It was the equivalent of a something going viral on social media — but on an even grander scale. Can you imagine sittin ...

Sacrament as Subversion
Originally Posted: 05/29/2014 - 1:59pm | Type: Blog

Sacraments are outward expressions of acts, longings, or processes already underway or taking place within us. Anyone who thinks much on theology will tell you that you go throug ...

Pastorgraphs: "The Heart Of A Sojourner"
Originally Posted: 05/27/2014 - 10:49am | Type: Press

May 26, 2014 Sojo in the News Bill Jenkins ...

Vincent Harding: In Our Cloud Of Witnesses
Originally Posted: 05/27/2014 - 10:42am | Type: Press

May 23, 2014 Sojo in the News Jim Wallis ...

Jimmy Carter's Evangelical Downfall: Reagan, Religion And The 1980 Presidential Election
Originally Posted: 05/27/2014 - 10:39am | Type: Press

May 25, 2014 Sojo in the News Randall Balmer ...

Will the REAL Evangelicals Please Stand Up?
Originally Posted: 05/27/2014 - 10:36am | Type: Press

May 26, 2014 Sojo in the News Brandan Robertson ...

The Age Of Evangelicalism, By Steven P. Miller
Originally Posted: 05/22/2014 - 2:52pm | Type: Press

May 21, 2014 Sojo in the News Edward Blum ...

We Are In A Crisis -- A Moral Crisis
Originally Posted: 05/22/2014 - 2:48pm | Type: Press

May 21, 2014 Sojo in the News The Rev. Dr. William Barber II ...

Vincent Harding, Civil Rights Author And Associate Of Dr. King, Dies At 82
Originally Posted: 05/22/2014 - 2:38pm | Type: Press

May 21, 2014 Sojo in the News Margalit Fox ...

You're Smart Enough To Change The World, Not Just Run It
Originally Posted: 05/22/2014 - 2:31pm | Type: Press

May 19, 2014 Sojo in the News Lillian Cunningham ...

Chile's New U.S. Ambassador Recalls A Deadly Day In 1976 In Washington And His Own Escape
Originally Posted: 05/22/2014 - 1:19pm | Type: Press

May 20, 2014 Sojo in the News Al Kamen ...

The Bible Calls For Moral Action On Climate Change
Originally Posted: 05/22/2014 - 1:07pm | Type: Press

May 20, 2014 Sojo in the News Jim Wallis ...

Change The World Event Reaches Five-Year Milestone
Originally Posted: 05/22/2014 - 12:57pm | Type: Press

May 21, 2014 Sojo in the News Sidney Daily News ...

Faith is a Verb - A Theology of Love
Originally Posted: 05/20/2014 - 8:53am | Type: Blog

In the end we can have all the theology in the world, but if we have not love we are nothing. There is a line in the famous movie  Ben Hur  in which one of his relatives goes to ...

Why Net Neutrality Is A Social Justice Issue
Originally Posted: 05/19/2014 - 2:55pm | Type: Press

May 15, 2014 Sojo in the News Jo Ellen Kaiser ...

Multi-faith Group Backs US Bipartisan Support For Persecuted Middle East Christians
Originally Posted: 05/14/2014 - 8:20am | Type: Press

May 13, 2014 Sojo in the News Ecumenical News International ...

Abducting Girls In The Name Of God
Originally Posted: 05/13/2014 - 2:05pm | Type: Press

May 13, 2014 Sojo in the News Jim Wallis ...

Where The Culture War's Fault Lines Really Lie
Originally Posted: 05/13/2014 - 8:19am | Type: Press

May 12, 2014 Sojo in the News Noah Toly ...

Religion Newswriters Announce 2014 Contest Finalists
Originally Posted: 05/12/2014 - 3:55pm | Type: Press

May 12, 2014 Sojo in the News Religion News Service ...

Faith Leaders Support Hike In Minimum Wage
Originally Posted: 05/12/2014 - 3:53pm | Type: Press

May 12, 2014 Sojo in the News Bob Allen ...

Q&A: Marilynne Robinson on Guns, Gay Marriage, and Calvinism
Originally Posted: 05/12/2014 - 2:45pm | Type: Blog

Pulitzer-Prize winning author Marilynne Robinson draws a wide fan base that spans lovers of serious literature, including many conservative Christians. Pulitzer-Prize winning aut ...

175 Leaders Urge U.S. Support In Christianity's Historical Heartland; Egyptian Churches Not So Sure
Originally Posted: 05/12/2014 - 9:26am | Type: Press

May 9, 2014 Sojo in the News Jayson Casper ...

Heaven Is a Home
Originally Posted: 05/12/2014 - 9:21am | Type: Blog

If God has prepared a home for us, ought we not prepare a home for our neighbor? When I was a child, my vision of heaven was riddled with roller coasters and populated by Disney c ...

Cherish Each Moment — Even the Sucky Ones
Originally Posted: 06/30/2014 - 9:25am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Rice "If communion isn't a little edgy, you may not be doing it right." -- A tribute to Elizabeth Palmberg (1970-2014) ...

Can Grounded Faith Save Us?
Originally Posted: 05/14/2014 - 9:00am | Type: Magazine Article

Barry K. Morris The Earth Manifesto: Saving Nature with Engaged Ecology, by David TraceyA Political Theology of Climate Change, by Michae ...

To a Dying Church: Continue to Tell the Sacred Story
Originally Posted: 05/09/2014 - 1:08pm | Type: Blog

I remember warmly how you shared with me from an ancient letter that faith, hope, and love abide, these three, but the greatest of these is love. Dear friend, The diagnoses ar ...

Jesus' Most Basic Command
Originally Posted: 05/09/2014 - 9:19am | Type: Press

May 8, 2014 Sojo in the News Peter Carli ...

To a Dying Church: Either Die or Live Like You Mean It
Originally Posted: 05/09/2014 - 9:12am | Type: Blog

What if, freed from the concerns of playing it safe for posterity, you stomped on the gas pedal and decided to blow the doors off? What might that look like? Dear Church, I rec ...

A Crash Course In Q
Originally Posted: 05/09/2014 - 8:57am | Type: Press

May 9, 2014 Sojo in the News John Murdock ...

To the Dying Church From a Millennial
Originally Posted: 05/08/2014 - 2:18pm | Type: Blog

While the studies indicate that organized communities of faith are in decline, the amount of men and women who are seeking and finding a radical faith in Jesus is increasing. Dear ...