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Pastors’ Letter on Mark Driscoll: Step Down From All Aspects of Ministry and Leadership
Originally Posted: 08/28/2014 - 2:03pm | Type: Blog

A letter from nine Mars Hill Church pastors to their fellow elders offers the most trenchant criticism yet of controversial megachurch pastor Mark Driscoll, who recently stepped down for at least six weeks ami ...

To the Dying Church: Offer Us the Hope You Once Did
Originally Posted: 05/16/2014 - 1:30pm | Type: Blog

Offer us the hope you once did. Spur us on to be a beacon of hope, love, and compassion. My Dear Friend, It breaks my heart to be the one to tell you this, but I figured you m ...

'Dear Martin': Bishop's Letters to MLK Trace the Highs and Lows in Race Relations
Originally Posted: 01/16/2014 - 8:22pm | Type: Blog

The nation will mark the birthday of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday with speeches, prayers, and volunteer service. The nation will mark the birthday of the Rev. Martin ...

A Passing of the Baton
Originally Posted: 06/12/2013 - 8:49am | Type: Magazine Article

Lisa Sharon Harper If Bernice King had been born on time, her daddy's letter might never have been written. ...

Fifty Years Later, Church Leaders Respond to King’s 'Birmingham Jail' Letter
Originally Posted: 04/15/2013 - 11:17am | Type: Blog

Fifty years after the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. challenged white church leaders to confront racism, an ecumenical network has responded to his “Letter from Birmingham Jail.” F ...

VIDEO: "Letter from Birmingham Jail"
Originally Posted: 03/18/2013 - 1:13pm | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors A half a century after Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. penned “Letter from Birmingham Jail,” King’s prophetic words continue to reverberate. In “ To Redeem the Soul of Am ...

Clergy Response to "Letter from Birmingham Jail"
Originally Posted: 04/01/2013 - 12:34pm | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors On Good Friday 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. led a nonviolent march through the streets of Birmingham, Ala., to draw attention to the injustices of segregation. Arrested ...

'We Dare Not Postpone Action'
Originally Posted: 04/15/2013 - 9:26am | Type: Magazine Article

Christian Churches Together Church leaders respond, 50 years later, to King's "Letter from Birmingham Jail." ...

To Redeem the Soul of America
Originally Posted: 05/20/2014 - 8:21am | Type: Magazine Article

Vincent Harding King's "living letter" from Birmingham jail still speaks to us all. AT TIMES I ...

For Further Reading
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 7:23pm | Type: Magazine Article

Sabrina Falls I very much appreciated “The Art of Dying” by Lisa Sowle Cahill (June 2010). I very much appreci ...

Acceptable in God’s sight?
Originally Posted: 03/22/2011 - 9:53pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ted Voelker In her generally fine article, Lisa Sowle Cahill states, “euthanasia or physician-assisted suicide is not an acceptable answer ...

Unfilled Niche?
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 7:23pm | Type: Magazine Article

Vanessa Carter I live in Los Angeles and work among progressively minded folks (Jesus-following and not). During and since the Proposition ...

Hitting Home
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 7:25pm | Type: Magazine Article

Lucy Fuchs Your article “Destroying West Virginia” (Onleilove Alston, June 2010) tore at me. > Your article ...

Thinking Outside the Box
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 7:25pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rebecca Cynamon-Murphy I was quoted by Dr. Soong-Chan Rah and Jason Mach in “Is the Emerging Church for Whites Only?” (May 2010). ...

Grace Under Fire
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 7:25pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ray Higgs Thank you for the revealing “A Visit to Birkenau” (by Sami Awad, May 2010). Thank you for the reveal ...

Revolving-Door Injustice
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 7:25pm | Type: Magazine Article

Bob Rundle David Cortright calls for realism in his excellent “How to Rid the World of Nuclear Weapons” (May 2010), but he hardly mentions ...

Standing Together for History
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 7:25pm | Type: Magazine Article

John MacMurray Thank you for the recent John Fea essay (“Those Who Will Not Learn from History,” May 2010) on the educational lunacy going ...

The Cure for Greed
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 7:25pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rev. Bernard Kern “Time to Move Your Money?” combines a pastoral heart with prophetic passion. “Time to Move Y ...

Sin of Pride
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 7:25pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rev. Frank J. Corbishley In “God’s Two Books” (February 2010), Joel Hunter says: “Remind me again: Why are we afraid of the facts of evolu ...

Open the Discussion
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 7:26pm | Type: Magazine Article

Maxine Sitts Tom Breckenridge Thank you for printing the eloquent letter from Nancy Can ...

Take a Risk
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 7:26pm | Type: Magazine Article

SFW, Brother River Damien Sims Sojourners has great articles, and advocates for people whom no one else will advocate for. But I will not ...

Building Bridges
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 7:26pm | Type: Magazine Article

Carolyn Fure-Slocum I was deeply saddened to learn in Eboo Patel’s coumn “Bridges: Beyond Barrier, Bubble, or Bomb” (January 2010) of Apri ...

Dating Ourselves
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 7:26pm | Type: Magazine Article

Edward Yerke-Robins We at Mazon: A Jewish Response to Hunger are honored to be included in Jo Ellen Green Kaiser’s “Do What Is Just” (Febr ...

Getting Real
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 7:26pm | Type: Magazine Article

Katharine M. Preston Bravo for finally addressing climate change head-on (December 2009). Bravo for finally ad ...

Well Versed?
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 7:26pm | Type: Magazine Article

Isabel B. Stanley I look forward to each issue of Sojourners, but I must admit dismay when I started to read the articles by James Jones ( ...

Go Gradual
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 7:26pm | Type: Magazine Article

Bob Anderson In “Offensive Medicine” (January 2010), Ed Spivey Jr. suggests that President Obama’s next book will be titled The Audacity o ...

Not by Might
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 7:26pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jack Morris I was glad to read the review of the United Farm Workers story (“Becoming David,” by Kevin Lum, December 2009), but I was dism ...

Numbered Days?
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 7:26pm | Type: Magazine Article

Lu Mountenay The photo on the cover of the December 2009 issue is one of the most haunting reminders of global warming I’ve seen. It seems ...

Liturgy That Remembers
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 7:26pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ken Sehested I appreciate your making space for Bryan Cones’ “Rites and Rituals” (November 2009). I know and value a number of the resourc ...

Another Injustice
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 7:26pm | Type: Magazine Article

Nancy Cannon Despite my great respect for Sojourners magazine and its staff, I find myself disappointed, once again, as I scan the pages o ...

'Our Children Are Waiting for the Music'
Originally Posted: 05/13/2011 - 8:48am | Type: Magazine Article

Vincent Harding An open letter from a civil rights elder to President Obama. My dear brother, nephew, son, a ...

Off the Mark?
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 7:26pm | Type: Magazine Article

Gilead Ini Robert Hirschfield was wrong about media coverage of Israel and about the media watchdog organization CAMERA (“Peering Through ...