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Iowans sign pledge not to abuse faith during political campaigns Iowans sign pledge not to abuse faith during political campaigns
Originally Posted: 01/08/2013 - 4:55pm | Type: Press

February 9, 2012 Sojo in the News William Petroski ...

Analysis: Obama contraceptive mandate has a price
Originally Posted: 01/08/2013 - 4:54pm | Type: Press

February 9, 2012 Sojo in the News Rachel Zoll ...

Our obligation to care for war veterans
Originally Posted: 01/08/2013 - 4:56pm | Type: Press

February 8, 2012 Sojo in the News Logan Mehl-Laituri ...

Fixing Obama's Catholic problem
Originally Posted: 01/08/2013 - 5:02pm | Type: Press

February 7, 2012 Sojo in the News Martin Schram ...

Abortion, birth control grab political spotlight
Originally Posted: 01/08/2013 - 5:02pm | Type: Press

February 7, 2012 Sojo in the News Charles Babington ...

WWJD On YouTube? It Depends Who You Ask
Originally Posted: 01/08/2013 - 5:02pm | Type: Press

February 7, 2012 Sojo in the News Barbara Bradley Hagerty ...

Mr. Baltzell’s Neighborhood: The Rise of Word “Mainline” and the Decline of Mainline Denominations
Originally Posted: 01/08/2013 - 4:57pm | Type: Press

February 7, 2012 Sojo in the News John Schmalzbauer ...

Super Bowl a time to remember Tim Tebow wasn’t the only example of faith this NFL season
Originally Posted: 01/08/2013 - 3:58pm | Type: Press

February 1, 2012 Sojo in the News Rev. Bill Haley ...

National Prayer Breakfast Gets A Rival: The People's Prayer Breakfast
Originally Posted: 01/08/2013 - 3:57pm | Type: Press

February 1, 2012 Sojo in the News Jaweed Kaleem ...

New places within
Originally Posted: 01/08/2013 - 4:10pm | Type: Press

January 29, 2012 Sojo in the News Michael Walrond Jr. ...

Republicans take evangelical voters’ support for granted
Originally Posted: 01/08/2013 - 4:11pm | Type: Press

January 27, 2012 Sojo in the News Brandon Givens ...

Clash on Dodd-Frank ‘conflict minerals’
Originally Posted: 01/08/2013 - 4:12pm | Type: Press

January 26, 2012 Sojo in the News Tim Mak ...

Name that evangelical endorsement
Originally Posted: 01/08/2013 - 4:14pm | Type: Press

January 20, 2012 Sojo in the News Sarah Pulliam Bailey ...

Rejection of oil pipeline project
Originally Posted: 01/08/2013 - 4:23pm | Type: Press

January 19, 2012 Sojo in the News the Associated Press ...

Obama's Keystone decision is something to celebrate
Originally Posted: 01/08/2013 - 4:22pm | Type: Press

January 19, 2012 Sojo in the News Maureen Fiedler ...

Faith Leaders Respond to Keystone Pipeline Decision
Originally Posted: 01/08/2013 - 4:22pm | Type: Press

January 19, 2012 Sojo in the News Nick Sementelli ...

World Magazine vs. Sojourners: Keystone XL Pipeline
Originally Posted: 01/19/2012 - 6:27pm | Type: Blog

Having critics isn’t a bad thing. Sometimes they serve as a sort of public accountability. Other times, they express questions that others might be asking but haven’t voiced. Marvin Olasky, editor in chief of World Magazine , came out with a quick ...

Women and Children First
Originally Posted: 01/08/2013 - 4:21pm | Type: Press

January 19, 2012 Sojo in the News Ellen Painter Dollar ...

Is there a link between forgiveness and justice?
Originally Posted: 01/08/2013 - 4:24pm | Type: Press

January 17, 2012 Sojo in the News Father William J. Byron ...

Sojourners chief takes 3-month sabbatical
Originally Posted: 01/08/2013 - 4:25pm | Type: Press

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

Time to Go Deeper
Originally Posted: 12/29/2011 - 1:38pm | Type: SojoMail

December 29, 2011   QUOTE OF THE WEEK  "We can't aff ...

A Christmas Gift
Originally Posted: 12/22/2011 - 1:22pm | Type: SojoMail

December 22, 2011   QUOTE OF THE WEEK   Quote of the day. ...

Is Free Enterprise Moral?
Originally Posted: 12/09/2011 - 1:03pm | Type: Blog

On Nov. 30, at Gordon College in Wenham, Mass., Sojourners CEO Jim Wallis and Arthur Brooks of the American Enterprise Institute, debated the question, "Is Free Enterprise Moral?" ...

Thankful, Indeed
Originally Posted: 11/24/2011 - 9:51am | Type: Blog

I’ve learned that it’s especially important for those who are always trying to change the world, to remember what they are thankful for in their world as it is! I’ve learned that ...

Voices from the Human Circles of Protection: Stefan Fritz in Chicago
Originally Posted: 11/17/2011 - 12:00am | Type: Blog

"The time has come to put actions to our prayers, our values and act our morals," Fritz said. "And it's time for us to call upon our political leaders to act justly....We will fight togethe ...

Human Circles of Protection: Jim Wallis Visits the Chicago Circle at North Park University
Originally Posted: 11/17/2011 - 1:13am | Type: Blog

Sojourners' CEO Jim Wallis visited Chicago's North Park University today to march with students, faculty, and staff to form a “Human Circle of Protection” at the North Park Friendship Center. Jim sha ...

Noon Today: Join a Human Circle of Protection Near You!
Originally Posted: 11/16/2011 - 11:28am | Type: Blog

On Nov. 16, 2011, at 12 p.m. (Eastern, Central, Mountain, and Pacific time zones) faith leaders, parishioners, advocates, community lead-ers, and their constituents will come together to join hands and create human circles around agencies and programs a ...

Liberty Has Been Ransacked: MOBILIZE!
Originally Posted: 11/15/2011 - 2:54pm | Type: Blog

It’s time for people of faith to get up off the couch, out of the pews, and MOBILIZE! I saw the first tweet at 1:10 a.m. Tuesday: @OccupyWallSt: Raid happening NOW at #libert ...

Penn State’s Massive Moral Failure to Put The Most Vulnerable First Instead of Last
Originally Posted: 11/17/2011 - 12:11pm | Type: Blog

As it was done to them, it was done to Christ himself, the very Son of God. The Penn State story of the sexual abuse of children has just sickened me — as it has many others. I ha ...

Be A Good Neighbor to a Veteran
Originally Posted: 11/11/2011 - 4:33pm | Type: Blog

You might call yourself a pacifist, a just-war theorist, a pragmatist, a dove or a hawk but today (and every day), you should be a good neighbor to a veteran. The other week duri ...

When the White House Calls to Say, "OK, You Win."
Originally Posted: 11/10/2011 - 7:29pm | Type: Blog

This pipeline is a climate killer. It is morally right for President Obama to delay this decision until he can deny the permit. It didn’t take long — after news broke this afterno ...

Join a Circle of Protection on Nov. 16: Standing For and With the Poor
Originally Posted: 11/08/2011 - 10:52am | Type: Blog

The New York City Human Circle will be replicated throughout across the nation, when faith leaders host Human Circles as members of the Sojourners National Mobilizing Circle, which is bringing together faith a ...

Jim Wallis and Gary Bauer on CNN's "State of the Union" Discuss Religion and the 2012 Election
Originally Posted: 11/08/2011 - 5:09am | Type: Blog

On Sunday morning (11/6), Sojourners CEO Jim Wallis appeared on CNN's "State of the Union," with American Values president Gary Bauer and host Candy Crowley to discuss how religion will affect t ...

Listening to Veterans
Originally Posted: 11/08/2011 - 5:16am | Type: Blog

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You Make Me Almost Want To Be a Christian
Originally Posted: 11/08/2011 - 8:47am | Type: Blog

I always notice something when speaking to a mostly secular audience. Many people have been so hurt or rejected by the bad religion in which they were raised or have encountered elsewhere over the course of th ...

A Peacemakers Litany
Originally Posted: 11/06/2011 - 4:43pm | Type: Blog

Gracious Lord, Gracious Lord, We dream of a world free of poverty and oppression, we yearn for a world free of vengeance and violence, and a nation -- America -- that ...

A Robin Hood for Wall Street
Originally Posted: 11/06/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Blog

With the opening of the G20 Summit in Cannes, France today, an idea that's been around for awhile is in the news again and gaining more attention as a result of the #OWS movement: The so-called " ...

Awkward: Obama's Press Secretary Corrects the Boss, Invents Bible Verse
Originally Posted: 11/03/2011 - 11:13am | Type: Blog

He meant well. It sounded right. But it was ... wrong. He meant well. It sounded right. But it was ... wrong. Poor White House spokesman Jay Carney misquoted -- invented, ...

Just Back from Kabul
Originally Posted: 11/03/2011 - 11:46am | Type: Blog

During interviews with more than a dozen Afghan women leaders, researchers, international aid workers and former Afghan government officials, we learned of persistent dangers and threats to the country's ...

Encircle the White House Nov. 6 to Stop the Keystone Pipeline
Originally Posted: 11/03/2011 - 10:58am | Type: Blog

On November 6, I will join Jim Wallis, staff members from Sojourners, and 15,000 others in Washington, D.C.'s Lafayette Park to tell President Obama to stop the Keystone XL pipeline project. ...

Is The American Dream God's Dream?
Originally Posted: 11/03/2011 - 11:07am | Type: Blog

Nearly 50 million Americans are currently living below the poverty line (that is $22,000 for a household of four) and half of them are working full time jobs. Edit ...

"Hole-y" Bible Gets a Digital Makeover
Originally Posted: 11/02/2011 - 8:54am | Type: Blog

This morning, as I caught up on what had been going on in the world over the weekend, I stumbled across a very interesting resource -- a website that compares the frequency with which words appear in ...

From a Shoebox to a Movement
Originally Posted: 04/09/2012 - 2:13pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis For 40 years, Sojourners has been fighting the good fight. Where do we go from here? The metaphor ...

Salt, Light, and Social Change
Originally Posted: 04/09/2012 - 2:15pm | Type: Magazine Article

Soong-Chan Rah An evangelical scholar looks at Sojourners' role in evangelical social justice. The year ...

Reformation Day and You(2): Reformed and Always Reforming
Originally Posted: 11/01/2011 - 9:58am | Type: Blog

When I was ordained as a "Minister of Word and Sacrament" in the Reformed Church in America, a denomination that began in 1628, I imagined that I was being ordained to a church that was "reform ...

Earth-Friendly Halloween Recipes
Originally Posted: 11/01/2011 - 9:58am | Type: Blog

My personal favorite, from 101CookBooks.com, Thai-spiced Pumpkin Soup: My personal favorite, from 101CookBooks.com, Thai-spiced Pumpkin Soup : I've made this ...

Wallis and Mohler Debate Social Justice and the Gospel
Originally Posted: 10/30/2011 - 12:24pm | Type: Blog

The Rev. Jim Wallis and Dr. Albert Mohler, president of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, went head to head Thursday night at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School outside Chicago in a debate over the hot ...

News: Quick Links Round-up and Redux
Originally Posted: 10/25/2011 - 9:18am | Type: Blog

THE WASHINGTON POST/RELIGION NEWS SERVICE: D.C. Pastor To Lead Democrats' Faith Outreach THE WASHINGTON POST/RELIGION NEWS SERVICE: D.C. Pastor To Lead Democrats' Fait ...

Afternoon SoJo: Round-up of the Best Op-Eds of the Day
Originally Posted: 10/25/2011 - 9:18am | Type: Blog

The Occupy Wall Street movement continues to preoccupy the imaginations of editorial writers around the country. Clarence Page in the Chicago Tribune thinks that "a lack of formal leaders, agenda and st ...

#OccupyWallStreet: Rediscovering Values
Originally Posted: 07/18/2012 - 10:28am | Type: Blog

Editor's Note: In light of the recent protests at #OccupyWallStreet and around the world, we have revisited Jim Wallis' 2010 book Rediscovering Values: On Wall Street, Main Street, and Your Street ...