The Common Good

Results for Poverty

Compassionate Priorities
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis 'Have they no shame?' was a frequent response. In January 2005, Sojourners and Call to Re ...

Missing the Kairos Moment?
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:32am | Type: Magazine Article

Debayani Kar The U.N. World Summit comes up short. Missing the Kairos Moment? The ...

Out of Sight, Out of Mind?
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:32am | Type: Magazine Article

James Ferguson Out of Sight, Out of Mind? Out of Sight, Out of Mind? Atlanta’s city ...

What the Waters Revealed
Originally Posted: 05/11/2011 - 10:36am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Hurricane Katrina opened the eyes of many to the reality of poverty in America. Will we take responsibility for the poor in our ...

America's Holy City
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:32am | Type: Magazine Article

Danny Duncan Collum The suffering and salvation of New Orleans. America's Holy City ...

A People's Identity
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:32am | Type: Magazine Article

Robert Roth Whenever you helped the needy - or ignored the poor - Jesus said, "you did it to me." ...

Battling Goliath in Tennessee
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Ted Parks The Tennessee Justice Center advocates for the ill - and squares off against the state's health cuts. ...

A Fitting Challenge
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Adam Taylor Millennium Goals offer hope against poverty. With more than 120, With ...

Feed Your Kids!
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Mark Betz Stats Rich countries have falle ...

Under IMF's Thumb
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Elizabeth Palmberg Rich countries have decided to control Iraq the old-fashioned way. A recent ...

All Work, No Pay
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Mark Betz While President Bush pledges to reduce poverty through tax ...

Stumping for Values
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis The book tour will be a national conversation faith, The day after the election, ...

What's Next?
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Neither candidate championed the poor as a moral value A flawed exit poll question ...

A Reformed System?
Originally Posted: 07/28/2014 - 8:46am | Type: Magazine Article

Aaron McCarroll Gallegos Book Review: American Dream: Three Women, Ten Kids, and a Nation's Drive to End Welfare (Viking: 2004). ...

Rolling to Overcome Poverty
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis The 7-year-old's poster said, 'Every Life is Sacred. Stop Poverty.' The children f ...

The Power of the Word
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Magazine Article

Julie Polter Reading passionately isn't about escaping reality, but about plunging further into it. T ...

Debt Relief at Last?
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Elizabeth Palmberg Hope for the world's poorest countries During the last few months, ...

Perspectives on Poverty
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Nathan Wilson Two distinct audiences will get much out of Lifting Up the Poor: Two distinct audiences will get much out of Lifting Up the Poor : reli ...

A Presidential Option for the Poor?
Originally Posted: 05/06/2011 - 1:55pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Venezuela's Hugo Chavez stirs up fierce criticism - and hope. Sister Be ...

Class Warfare
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:25am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis 'People hate this kind of talk. Raw truth is never popular.' I did a right-wing talk sh ...

The Things That Make for Peace
Originally Posted: 07/09/2014 - 3:12pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis As [Jesus] came near and saw the city, he wept over it, saying, "If you, even you, had only recognized on this day the th ...

Building Dreams
Originally Posted: 07/03/2014 - 9:23am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Architecture students at Alabama's Rural Studio raise shelters for the spirit. Hale Cou ...

Time to Come to Washington
Originally Posted: 07/03/2014 - 9:24am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis For those who care about poverty in America, the coming months are a critical time, a turning point similar to the New Deal of ...

Report from Ground Zero
Originally Posted: 08/28/2011 - 6:25pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis I just returned from Ground Zero in New York City. I just returned from Ground Zero in New York C ...

Going for Broke
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 7:52pm | Type: Magazine Article

Nathan Wilson As the economy heads south, it's the poor--as usual--who bear the brunt. For some time to ...

A Year of Living Dangerously
Originally Posted: 08/28/2011 - 6:25pm | Type: Magazine Article

Bob Hulteen Definitional books come around about once a decade. Definitional books come around about once a ...

A Victory!
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 7:53pm | Type: Magazine Article

Marian Wright Edelman The refundable tax credit will help 500,000 children in poverty. The final tax bill sign ...

The Conscience of the State
Originally Posted: 06/30/2014 - 2:55pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Breakfast in the White House can be dangerous to the prophetic vocation. President Bush's sup ...

Lifting All Boats
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 5:11pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Let the good times roll! President Bill Clinton was absolutely beaming as he reported the U.S. Census Bureau's annual pov ...

The Rich Get Richer
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:27pm | Type: Magazine Article

Alice J. Burnette Davis In these boom times, the wealth gap is getting worse. The gap between rich and poor in ...

Daily Resurrections of Hope
Originally Posted: 08/06/2012 - 3:48pm | Type: Magazine Article

Sara Wenger Shenk The big hearts of small friends. Jonathan Kozol, whose books have pricked the American cons ...

Debunking Myths
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:27pm | Type: Magazine Article

Tom Montgomery-Fate Ian Frazier's On the Rez Anthropologist Renato Rosaldo introduced the term "impe ...

Poverty Is Not a Left-Wing Issue
Originally Posted: 06/23/2014 - 3:48pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Overtaking poverty will take all of our best values and insights. In the Faith Works book tour ...

Unleashing a New Moral Energy
Originally Posted: 07/27/2011 - 9:51am | Type: Magazine Article

Duane Shank Church leaders came together to declare widespread poverty 'morally unacceptable.' And they promised to do something ...

If Not Me, Who?
Originally Posted: 06/23/2014 - 2:34pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis The Covenant to Overcome Poverty is as simple as it is potentially life-changing. Seattle now has ...

Faith Works
Originally Posted: 07/27/2011 - 9:53am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Lessons from the life of an activist preacher. An excerpt from the new. Faith Works is a book a ...

Call to Renewal's Fourth National Roundtable
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Mike Bruinooge Group launches campaign document. Fifty people gathered in Washington on December 7 for Call to ...

Making Poverty a Campaign Issue
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Alice J. Burnette Davis CTR readies for approaching Summit. A New Policy Team. This fall Call to Renewal gathe ...

A Coalition of Power and Hope
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

William Julius Wilson Ordinary people could bring about a more just society. But to do so, we have to work together. An interview with soc ...

Do We Care Enough?
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ronald J. Sider Generous Christians and other people of good will can end the scandal of poverty. But will we? ...

'Behold, The Treasure of the Church'
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ched Myers The poor are always with us. The questions is what we do about it. The 1996 dismantling of the welf ...

Why Kosovo and not Sierra Leone?
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ron Mitchell "They're poor. They're black. And they have no oil." Although Kosovo has cons ...

Healers of the Breach
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:29pm | Type: Magazine Article

Brent Coffin Sam Herring Urban churches bridge barriers of neighborhood, class, and rac ...

Missing moral Issues
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:30pm | Type: Magazine Article

Duane Shank Power politics vs. the poor A flood of recent news stories have reported efforts to create a new c ...

The Nature of God
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:30pm | Type: Magazine Article

Joe Nangle Some days ago I received an unexpected call from Lima, Peru. A brother Franciscan there told me that Olga Valencia had died and ...

Keeping Service in the Zone
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:33pm | Type: Magazine Article

Carol Fennelly An effort to protect churches' public ministries. With massive cuts to federal and local p ...

Local Work on a National Problem
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:33pm | Type: Magazine Article

Duane Shank Communities pitch in to help people out of poverty. While government officials claim that welfare ...

Cashing in on Crisis
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:33pm | Type: Magazine Article

Carol Welch Who profits from the Asia bailouts? Anyone who has picked up a newspaper in the last several month ...

For a Dignified Life
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:33pm | Type: Magazine Article

Marie Dennis The worldwide movement for debt relief is rooted in Jubilee. Matchbox Child Living in a ...

Is Welfare Reform Working?
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Barbara Howell The rolls are down, but hunger is up. During a discussion last August of the first year of welf ...