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Men, Women, and Biblical Equality
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:51am | Type: Blog

Christians for Bibilical Equality's statement on "<a title="http://www.cbeinternational.org/new/about/biblical_equality.shtml" href="http://www.cbeinternational.org/new/about/biblic ...

Happy Birthday, Billy Graham
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://www.sojo.net/blog/godspolitics/uploads/081107-billy-graham.jpg"></a>As a 30-something Christian in the U.S., I just want to wish Dr. Billy Graham a happy 90th bir ...

Audio: Conversation with a Swing State Pastor
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:51am | Type: Blog

Last week Jim Wallis sat down with Mike Slaughter to talk about the faith and politics of a swing state pastor. Last week Jim Wallis sat down with Mike Slaughter to talk about the ...

Seeking the Heart of God
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:51am | Type: Blog

I have had a simple prayer on my heart of late -- "God, break my heart for the things that break yours." This past Saturday and Sunday I spent the weekend with Pastor Mike Slaughter at Ginghamsbur ...

Everyone Is Called to Serve
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:51am | Type: Blog

How many of you love listening to people who are retired discuss their life achievements? How many of you love listening to people who are retired discuss their life achievements? ...

An InterVarsity Chapter Shifts Focus from the Campus Booth to the Voting Booth
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Blog

<p>Max Kuecker was a devoted member of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship (IV) on Northwestern's campus in the mid 90's. It provided faith, fellowship, support, and friends. One thing, however, ...

Different but Equal?
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:51am | Type: Blog

I met an extraordinary teenager recently who had come to faith in a small town in Latvia. He was passionate about Jesus and wanted to live his life fully for Christ. I met an extr ...

What New Monastics Can Learn from History (Part 2)
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:51am | Type: Blog

[<a href="http://www.sojo.net/blog/godspolitics/?p=2950">continued from part 1</a>] Out of a general respect for anyone who seeks to serve the inner city (I grew up in the housing project ...

What New Monastics Can Learn from History (Part 1)
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:51am | Type: Blog

The settlement house movement is the foundation of public welfare in the United States. The settlement house movement is the foundation of public welfare in the United States. Beg ...

Audio: Adam Hamilton on How His Megachurch Does Justice
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:51am | Type: Blog

Pastor Adam Hamilton talks about how his <a href="http://www.sojo.net/blog/godspolitics/?p=2811">suburban megachurch</a> engages issues of social justice in the education system of their ...

Changeling and the Spirituality of Activism
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://www.sojo.net/blog/godspolitics/uploads/081015-changeling.jpg"></a>Clint Eastwood's latest feature <a href="http://changelingmovie.net/">Chang ...

Audio: Adam Hamilton Talks About Mainline Renewal
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:51am | Type: Blog

Pastor Adam Hamilton of <a href="http://www.sojo.net/blog/godspolitics/?p=2811">Church of the Resurrection</a> in <span style="font-size: x-small; font-family: Arial;">Lea ...

A Church of Misfits
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:51am | Type: Blog

<a href="http://www.cor.org/">Church of the Resurrection</a> takes its name seriously, and it should. Church of the Resurrection takes its name seriously ...

Injustice is Not Categorical
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Blog

<p>Near the Vatican in October 2001, Janice Sevre-Duszynska and fellow advocates hung a banner calling in seven different languages for the ordination of women. Almost seven years later, the fruit of tha ...

Salvation on the Small Screen? 24 Hours of Christian Television (Part 2)
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Blog

<p>[<a href="http://www.sojo.net/blog/godspolitics/?p=2608">Continued from part 1</a>] I began to wonder what the TBN folks would think of me, a heavily tattooed Christian progressi ...

Salvation on the Small Screen? 24 Hours of Christian Television (Part 1)
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Blog

<p>To say that Christian television is "not my thing" doesn't even get close. To say that Christian television is "not my thing" doesn't even ...

Bad News and Good News for a Dream Deferred
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:51am | Type: Blog

Remember Bobbie Williams, the tough but hopeful friend <a href="http://www.sojo.net/blog/godspolitics/?p=2525">we sent to truck-driving school back in May</a>? </p> ...

Good News Break: It's Now Legal to Feed Poor People in Orlando
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:51am | Type: Blog

Last Friday, U.S. District Court Judge Gregory A. Last Friday, U.S. District Court Judge Gregory A. Presnell struck down the City of Orlando's "Large Group Feeding Ordin ...

Family Values: Ministry or 'Just Life'
Originally Posted: 10/24/2013 - 11:11am | Type: Blog

I believe that every dedicated family following Jesus is a great instrument for the kingdom of God. A family serving together is a picture of God's love and grace. I believe ...

Vote Out Poverty: 'That's Just How We Roll Around Here'
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:51am | Type: Blog

I dropped by the office at Discovery Church on Orange Avenue in Orlando yesterday to deliver some posters and flyers for the Poverty Sunday premiere of the film <a href="http://www.ordinaryradicals ...

Dealing With Rejection
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 2:17pm | Type: Blog

The other day Marty invited some neighborhood kids over to help with a mailing she brought home from work. The other day Marty invited some neighborhood kids over to help with a m ...

A Pop-Star Pastor's Public Fall and the Christian Cult of Celebrity
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Blog

<p> It was only last month that Sydney newspaper The Herald Sun's <a href="http://blogs.news.com.au/heraldsun/faithworks/index.php/heraldsun/comments/nothing_is_impossible/P20/">Fait ...

Fear and Fun on a Fellowship Field Trip
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 2:18pm | Type: Blog

I've been on lots of roads trips, but none of them compare to <a href="http://www.thewalnuthillsfellowship.org/">The Walnut Hills Fellowship's</a> weekend journey to Chicago. ...

Small-Time Ministry, Big-Time Dreams
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:51am | Type: Blog

<P>There are plenty of times I miss running a legitimate ministry organization like Mission Year. There are plenty of times I miss running a legitimate ministry organiza ...

I Hate It When All You Can Do Is Pray
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:51am | Type: Blog

<P>I'm not friendly with the white-shirted drug dealers who work the corners near my house yet, but at least they acknowledge me as a neighbor now, instead of looking me over as a prospective buyer ...

Pete Seeger and the U2charist
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:18am | Type: Blog

During the <a href="http://www.tribecafilmfestival.org/">Tribeca Film Festival</a>, I happened to catch the world premiere of the documentary <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.co ...

New and Noteworthy
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Molly Marsh Island Living Island Living The 45-minute DVD Bloqueo: Looking at the U.S. Embargo Again ...

Churches Close Accountability Gap
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Brian Bolton The mayor of Fall River, The mayor of Fall River, Massachusetts, sits ...

What the Mean Streets Teach
Originally Posted: 07/09/2014 - 4:22pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Kate Bowman Calling herself "Aly," the Episcopal bishop of ...

The World as God Intends
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:29pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Yvonne Delk has always done more than live beyond the boundaries - by her witness, strength, and perseverance, she' ...

More Than Pickets and Prayer
Originally Posted: 08/31/2012 - 2:19pm | Type: Magazine Article

Kim Bobo Fifteen ways to strengthen your congregation's justice ministry with workers. Across the nation ...

Now is the Time
Originally Posted: 06/19/2014 - 11:28am | Type: Magazine Article

Jeremy White For if you remain completely silent at this time, relief and deliverance will arise for the Jews from another place, but you ...