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Failing to See God's Love
Originally Posted: 06/24/2014 - 4:03pm | Type: Blog

By church rules, you are entitled to a sabbatical, perhaps three months every seven years. But when you propose it, you hear what one pastor heard the other day... You are a pasto ...

Exploring A Lenten Practice Of Sabbatical
Originally Posted: 03/18/2014 - 10:36am | Type: Press

March 16, 2014 Sojo in the News Tim Nafziger ...

Church No More: Part 6 — Back to Church Again
Originally Posted: 08/30/2012 - 10:04am | Type: Blog

The saying “you can't go home again,” probably originated from Tom Wolfe's novel, You Can't Go Home Again. It's the story of an author who leaves his home, writes about it from a distance a ...

Church No More: Part 5 — Far Too Little Sabbath in the Sabbath
Originally Posted: 08/14/2012 - 12:13pm | Type: Blog

More than two months into my sabbatical, I now have to say, “Boy was I wrong.” People who are not in church are on sabbatical, more so than I am. Editor's Note : Th ...

Listening for the Voice of Aslan
Originally Posted: 04/12/2012 - 12:46pm | Type: Blog

A main purpose of the sabbatical was to write a new book and, gratefully, I am now on the last chapter. It’s about “why Jesus came,” and the writing made me feel closer to him. Re-reading C.S. Lewis' Narn ...

Soul Food
Originally Posted: 01/26/2012 - 7:33am | Type: Blog

When Sojourners CEO Jim Wallis departed on his three-month sabbatical at the beginning of January, I sent him a list of books, films and music that I thought would nourish his mind and spirit in, perhaps, diff ...

Sojourners chief takes 3-month sabbatical
Originally Posted: 01/08/2013 - 3:25pm | Type: Press

January 14, 2012 Sojo in the News The Toledo Blade ...

Jim Wallis Announces Three-Month Sabbatical
Originally Posted: 01/28/2013 - 4:30pm | Type: Press

January 4, 2012 Press Releases Sojourners ...

Time to Go Deeper
Originally Posted: 12/29/2011 - 11:10am | Type: Blog

It is time to engage in the spiritual reflection that would restore the moral compass our politics and economics have lost. It’s been a bad year, and the 2012 election year looks ...